One of the world’s top-selling artists of all times, Olivia Newton-John formed an all-girl group band, ‘Sol Four’ at the age of fourteen. She became regular on television shows and local Australian radio. Her first global hit was ‘All Things Must Pass.’ This was followed by ‘Banks if The Ohio,’ which made its way in the Top 10 hit in Australia and the UK. Until the release of ‘Let Me Be There’ in 1973 Newton’s career staggered. She won an ‘Academy of Country Music Award’ and a ‘Grammy Award’ for ‘Let Me Be There’ and there was no looking back after that. She earned two more ‘Grammys’ for her signature track ‘I Honestly Love You.’
With an estimated record sales of 100 million across the globe, Newton is regarded as one of the ‘world’s top-selling artists of all time.’ ‘You’re the One that I Want’, a track from musical film ‘Grease’ that also featured Newton is considered to be one of the best selling singles and is the most successful soundtracks in history. She won a ‘People’s Choice Award’ and a ‘Golden Globe Award’ nomination for the same. Some of her other notable works include, ‘Have You Never Been Mellow,’ ‘Twist of Fate,’ ‘Heart Attack,’ ‘Magic,’ ‘Physical,’ ‘Love Is A Gift,’ ‘Hopelessly Devoted To You,’ ‘If You Love Me, Let Me Know’ etc.
Her film appearances include Funny Things Happen Down Under, Grease, Toomorrow, Two of a Kind, She's Having a Baby, Xanadu, Madonna: Truth or Dare, It's My Party, Score: A Hockey Musical, A Few Best Men, and many other films.
Besides films, she has also appeared on television as a host, guest and in several other roles.
Grease is the story of greaser Danny Zuko and Australian transfer student, Sandy Olsson in the 1950s. The two fall in love during summer but break up when Sandy has to move back to Australia. However, she doesn’t move back and misunderstandings develop between the two. The two eventually find their way back to each other.
Olivia Newton-John Awards
|Winner||Favorite Motion Picture Actress||1979|
|Winner||Favorite Female Musical Performer||1979|
|Winner||Favorite Female Musical Performer||1977|
|Winner||Favorite Female Musical Performer||1975|
|Winner||Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female||1975|
|Winner||Record of the Year||1975|
|Winner||Video Of The Year||1983|
|Winner||Best Country Vocal Performance, Female||1974|