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Olivia Newton-John's Top 20 Biggest Billboard Hits

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Olivia Newton-John photographed in London on Oct. 11, 1971. 

Pop icon Olivia Newton-John has logged an incredible catalog of hits on Billboard’s charts. She’s claimed nearly 40 entries on the Billboard Hot 100 -- including five No. 1s.

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Newton-John’s all-time biggest hit on the Hot 100 is “Physical,” which spent a whopping 10 weeks at No. 1 on the tally in late 1981 and early 1982. It's not only her biggest hit, but also the No. 1 hit of the entire 1980s decade, scoring the most weeks atop the chart of any song that decade.

Here’s a look at Newton-John’s top 20 biggest hits on the Hot 100:

Olivia Newton John’s Biggest Billboard Hot 100 Hits:

Rank, Title, Hot 100 Peak Position, Peak Date

1. “Physical,” No. 1 (for 10 weeks), Nov. 21, 1981

2. “Magic,” No. 1 (four weeks), Aug. 2, 1980
3. “You’re the One That I Want” (with John Travolta), No. 1 (one week), June 10, 1978
4. “A Little More Love,” No. 3, Feb. 17, 1979
5. “Please Mr. Please,” No. 3, Aug. 9, 1975
6. “Have You Never Been Mellow,” No. 1, March 8, 1975
7. “I Honestly Love You,” No. 1 (two weeks), Oct. 5, 1974
8. “Let Me Be There,” No. 6, Feb. 9, 1974
9. “Hopelessly Devoted To You,” No. 3, Sept. 23, 1978
10. “Heart Attack,” No. 3, Nov. 6, 1982

11. “Twist of Fate,” No. 5, Jan. 7, 1984
12. “Summer Nights” (with John Travolta), No. 5, Sept. 30, 1978
13. “If You Love Me (Let Me Know), No. 5, June 29, 1974
14. “Make a Move On Me,” No. 5, April 3, 1982
15. “Xanadu” (with Electric Light Orchestra), No. 8, Oct. 11, 1980
16. “Something Better To Do,” No. 13, Nov. 1, 1975
17. “I Can’t Help It” (with Andy Gibb), No. 12, May 24, 1980
18. “Suddenly” (with Cliff Richard), No. 20, Jan. 17, 1981
19. “Soul Kiss,” No. 20, Nov. 23, 1985
20. “Deeper Than the Night,” No. 11, June 9, 1979

Olivia Newton John’s top 20 Billboard Hot 100 hits chart is based on actual performance on the weekly Billboard Hot 100, through the Oct. 8, 2016, ranking. Songs are ranked based on an inverse point system, with weeks at No. 1 earning the greatest value and weeks at No. 100 earning the least. Due to changes in chart methodology over the years, certain eras are weighted to account for different chart turnover rates over various periods.