Olivia Newton-John has been one of the world's most successful and adored entertainers for more than five decades. She's a four-time Grammy Award winner, has sold more than 100-million albums, and topped the charts with ten #1 singles. Her unforgettable role as Sandy, opposite John Travolta, in Grease catapulted her to super-stardom.
As a pre-teen kid, I had posters of Olivia Newton-John (along with Farrah Fawcett, Cheryl Tiegs and Cheryl Ladd) all over my bedroom. My cousin, Karen, and I would perform the entire Grease soundtrack for our grandparents in their living room constantly. Don't judge me; but, I kind of freaked out the first time I met her 20 years ago after a concert in Mississippi (see the picture below).
Her new, deeply personal memoir, Don't Stop Believin', is now available. In addition to her music and screen successes, Olivia is perhaps best known for her strength, courage, and grace. After her own personal journeys with cancer, she has thrived and become an inspiration for millions around the world. A tireless advocate for countless charities, her true passion is as the founding champion of the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness & Research Center in her hometown of Melbourne, Australia.
Olivia called The Scott Sands Show to talk about music and her three battles with breast cancer -- Click here to listen.
“I hope this story of my life from my early years up to today will bring some inspiration and positivity to the reader,” says Newton-John. “We all share so many experiences in our own unique way.”