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Olivia Newton-John

Olivia Newton-John

Feb 19, 2013 7:30pm - 11:00pm

An Intimate Evening with a Superstar

Olivia Newton-John is a voice and face the world has known and loved for over four decades of hit songs and movies. Come hear her when she comes to DPAC on February 19, 2013.
 
Olivia's U.S. album debut Let Me Be There produced her first top ten single of the same name, with Olivia being honored with the Grammy® Award for Best Country Vocalist and by the Academy Of Country Music as Most Promising Female Vocalist. This was the impressive beginning of a globally successful career that earned her three more Grammys®, as well as ten American Music and four People's Choice Awards,. Olivia Newton-John’s ten #1 hits include “Physical,” which topped the charts for ten consecutive weeks. (In September 2008, Billboard Magazine listed “Physical” at #6 on their Top 100 Songs Of All Time list and in 2010 named it “The Sexiest Song of All Time”.) She has had over 15 top 10 singles (“Hopelessly Devoted to You,” “Magic”) and has sold over 100 million albums. In 1978, co-starring with John Travolta in Grease catapulted Olivia into superstardom. This film's best-selling soundtrack featured duets "You're The One That I Want" and "Summer Nights," with Travolta, as well as her mega-hit, "Hopelessly Devoted To You." To date Grease remains the most successful movie musical in history.
 
Her personal triumph over breast cancer led her to announce her partnership with Austin Health and the creation of the Olivia Newton-John Cancer and Wellness Centre on the Austin Campus in her hometown of Melbourne, Australia (www.OliviaAppeal.com).
 
For the 2012 holiday season, Olivia and John Travolta have reunited for the first time in over 30 years and combined their iconic voices for This Christmas, available November 13 from Universal Music Enterprises. A true labor of love made specifically for “the giving season,” Travolta and Newton-John will donate the artist proceeds from the album equally to their respective charities, the Jett Travolta Foundation and the Olivia Newton-John Cancer and Wellness Centre. The CD features special guests Barbra Streisand (“I’ll Be Home for Christmas”), Tony Bennett and the Count Basie Orchestra (“Winter Wonderland”), James Taylor (“Deck the Halls”), Chick Corea (“This Christmas”), Kenny G (“Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree”), Cliff Richard (“Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”) and the original “I Think You Might Like It” by writer/producer John Farrar.
 
With her current and ongoing projects and philanthropic endeavors, Olivia's worldwide popularity is as strong as ever! For more information please visit www.OliviaNewton-John.com, or follow her on Twitter @OliviaNJ and Facebook @OliviaNewtonJohn.

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Buy at 919.680.2787, Ticketmaster, or the DPAC Ticket Center.
Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC)

123 Vivian Street
Durham, NC 27701

919-688-3722

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