Olivia Newton-John

Olivia Newton-John, an internationally recognized entertainer who charted 15 Country singles in the 1970s, died on August 8, 2022. She was 73. Born in Cambridge, England, and raised in Melbourne, Australia, Newton-John first gained attention with a British hit version of Bob Dylan’s “If Not For You” in 1971. She entered the American Country chart in 1973 with “Let Me Be There,” which won a Grammy for Country Female Vocal Performance. Newton-John also received the 1973 ACM Award for Most Promising Female Vocalist and earned a 1974 nod for Top Female Vocalist. In addition to her iconic music hits like “Physical,” “I Honestly Love You” and her iconic Grease duet with John Travolta, “You’re the One That I Want,” she was also an inspiration to millions, thanks to her public and brave battle with breast cancer.