English-Australian singer, songwriter, actress, dancer, entrepreneur and activist Olivia Newton-John is perhaps best remembered for her role and her music in the musical film Grease – it is still one of the most successful soundtracks ever! She has a number of top-charting singles to her credit, including Hopelessly devoted to you, Xanadu, Physical and many more.
Newton-John has won a slew of awards and honours, including an OBE, 4 Grammys, citations, double platinum albums and many others. She has sold over 100 million records worldwide, which puts her on the list of the best-selling artistes of all time. She still sings on invitation and occasionally records music. Olivia Newton-John is valiantly battling cancer and maintains a super-healthy and happy lifestyle, she says.
To celebrate the 71st birthday of one of the super-women of music, Olivia Newton-John, here are 5 songs to sing along to….
- Hopelessly devoted to you
- You’re the one I want ft John Travolta (Grease)
- Let me be there