1. Marie Osmond on Teaming Up With Olivia Newton-John and Sisqo on New Country Album 'Music Is Medicine'

    May 26, 2016 6:49 PM EDT On the classic  Donny & Marie  variety series, which aired on ABC from 1976 through 1979, Marie would kick off the theme song with the line “I’m a little bit country” to which her brother would reply ‘I’m a little bit rock and roll.” All of these years later, how does she feel about fans…

  2. Kelly Lang Talks Working With Olivia Newton-John & Paul Shaffer on 'Throwback': Exclusive Videos

    February 22, 2016 4:56 PM EST Teaming up with Newton-John on "How Can You Mend a Broken Heart" is "forever one of the highlights of my life," Lang tells Billboard. The inspiration behind Kelly Lang's new CD Throwback was sparked by a weekly video she posts on her Facebook page. "I actually…

  3. Olivia Newton-John on Las Vegas Residency, New Music & the Legacy of 'Grease': 'It's Just Contagious'

    January 22, 2016 6:38 PM EST “There’s something magical” about Grease , says pop icon Olivia Newton-John , who played Sandy in the big-screen adaptation of the hit stage musical. “It's just contagious.” Grease will get the live TV treatment on Jan. 31, when Fox stages its own staging of the musical, with Julianne…

  4. Pop Shop Podcast: Olivia Newton-John Interview, Oscar Noms & Favorite Movie Musicals

    January 19, 2016 7:19 PM EST Listen to the latest episode of Billboard.com's weekly charts breakdown. Welcome to the latest episode of the Billboard.com Pop Shop Podcast , Billboard's weekly half-hour audio breakdown of the Billboard charts, hottest music news and year's biggest musical events. Casual pop…

  5. Every Song to Stay at No. 1 on Hot 100 for 10 or More Weeks

    January 07, 2016 2:08 PM EST Adele's "Hello" is just the 31st of 1,048 total Hot 100 leaders to reign for double-digit weeks. Adele broke records at the end of 2015 with the release of her album 25 . Now, to kick off the new year, her smash song "Hello" has joined the elite list of hits to log 10…

  6. 13 Things to Know About the Billboard Charts This Week: Ariana Grande Focuses on Top 10 & More

    November 14, 2015 11:00 AM EST This week's charts saw country continue to reign, Ariana Grande start strong and the dance charts welcome back some familiar names. Adele's 'Hello' Tops Hot 100 for Second Week; Ariana Grande, Meghan Trainor Hit Top 10 Here are 13 things you need to know about this week&…

  7. Olivia Newton-John Logs First No. 1 on Dance Club Songs Chart

    November 12, 2015 7:05 PM EST The icon leads the list at last, with Dave Aude & her daughter. A legend logs a landmark leader, as Olivia Newton-John earns her first No. 1 on Billboard 's Dance Club Songs chart (dated Nov. 21), as featured on Dave Aude 's "You Have to Believe" (2-1). The track is a…

  8. Rewinding the Charts: In 1974, Olivia Newton-John Conquered Country

    October 12, 2015 10:05 AM EDT Decades before Taylor Swift's crossover, the Australian parlayed success as a country singer into pop-culture stardom thanks to 'Grease.' FOR CHILDREN OF THE LATE 1970s who danced around their bedroom to the Grease soundtrack, their awareness of Olivia Newton-John most likely…

  9. Natalie Imbruglia Takes on the Boys With a Feminine Twist on ‘Male’: Album Review

    July 31, 2015 5:46 PM EDT In 1997, Natalie Imbruglia sprinkled fairy dust all over “Torn,” her hit Ednaswap cover. On Male , her first album since 2009, the Aussie singer-actress works more remake magic on tunes originally performed by such male acts as Neil Young , Death Cab for Cutie and Tom Petty . Imbruglia…

  10. OMI Among Shortest Names Ever to Top Hot 100: See Who Else Makes the List

    July 15, 2015 12:00 PM EDT As 'Cheerleader' rules, OMI joins acts from M to U2 to Yes in keeping it simple at No. 1. Atop the Billboard Hot 100 this week, less is more. OMI's 'Cheerleader' Leaps to No. 1 on Hot 100 As previously reported , OMI 's "Cheerleader" jumps to…

  11. The Longest-Leading Hot 100 No. 1s

    March 16, 2015 10:05 AM EDT Just 3 percent of all Hot 100 No. 1s have led for 10 weeks or more. In honor of Mark Ronson 's "Uptown Funk!," featuring Bruno Mars , topping the Billboard Hot 100 for a 10th week, let's take an updated look at the select smashes to reign for 10 weeks or more. As…

  12. Guy Sebastian Selected as Australia's First-Ever Eurovision Contestant

    March 05, 2015 4:19 AM EST Pop singer  Guy Sebastian has been chosen as Australia's first-ever representative at the Eurovision Song Contest.  Sebastian is no stranger to the big stage of a fan-voted pop extravaganza. He won the inaugural edition of Australian Idol back in 2003, and he has gone on to a hugely…

  13. 'Grease' Reunion: Olivia Newton-John & Didi Conn Perform 'Summer Nights'

    January 05, 2015 7:01 PM EST The actresses reprise their roles as Sandy & Frenchy on stage for the first time in nearly 40 years. It was a high school reunion for Olivia Newton-John and Didi Conn in Las Vegas on Saturday night. The Grease girls, who played memorable best buds and cousins Sandy and Frenchy in the…

  14. Flashback Friday: Olivia Newton-John Gets 'Physical' in 1981

    November 21, 2014 4:19 PM EST "Let me hear your body talk." Olivia Newton-John 's "Physical" video came out in 1981, the same year MTV aired its very first music video, the Buggles ' "Video Killed the Radio Star." It's also the year Newton-John began a 10-week run at No. 1 on…

  15. This Week in Billboard Chart History: Kelly Clarkson Enjoys a No. 1 'Moment'

    September 29, 2014 8:05 AM EDT This week in 2002, Clarkson notched the first Hot 100 leader by an 'American Idol' contestant. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Cher, Tony Bennett and Boyz II Men. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart…

  16. Ask Billboard: How Has Enrique Iglesias' 'Bailando' Become Such A Big Hit?

    July 27, 2014 8:05 AM EDT In the latest mailbag: Industry execs analyze the song's barrier-breaking explosion. Plus, magic chart moves, Hilary Duff's best sellers & Tom Petty favorites As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com .…

  17. Calvin Harris Heats Up Hot 100 With Latest 'Summer' Hit

    June 07, 2014 11:05 AM EDT The EDM star's new hit is the 23rd Hot 100 top 10 with the word 'summer' in its title Calvin Harris heats up the Billboard Hot 100, where his latest hit "Summer" sizzles 12-9 . The EDM star adds to the list of top 10s with the word "summer" in their titles…

  18. Australia’s Jessica Mauboy To Perform at Eurovision Song Contest

    March 25, 2014 11:58 PM EDT Jessica Mauboy is about to go where no Australian-born artist has gone before; she's been selected to perform during the Eurovision Song Contest this May in Denmark.  The indigenous Australian pop star and actor is the reigning ARIA female artist of the year , and one of the biggest…

  19. Olivia Newton-John Devoted to Las Vegas Show

    February 04, 2014 9:42 AM EST "Grease" star Olivia Newton-John is headed to Las Vegas. The 65-year-old singer and actress announced a headlining residency Tuesday. She will perform 45 shows at the Donny and Marie Showroom at The Flamingo, starting April 8. Dates are scheduled through the summer. More Vegas…

  20. Jennifer Hudson Headlining Carnival Cruise Concert Series

    January 22, 2014 7:47 PM EST Chicago, Foreigner, Daughtry also set to perform during concert series Back when she was a nobody, long before she blasted to stardom on "American Idol" and "Dreamgirls," Jennifer Hudson sang on a cruise ship. And on Wednesday, the singer said she would do it again -- this…

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