Olivia Newton-John has been made a Dame!
- Publish Date
- Monday, 30 December 2019, 10:21AM
We've got chills and they're multiplying after it was announced Olivia Newton-John has been made a Dame.
The 71-year-old singer was handed the coveted honour in recognition of her services to music, cancer research and charity - having survived breast cancer and set up a cancer centre near Melbourne in Australia.
Following the announcement, the Grease star said: "I am extremely excited, honoured and grateful beyond words to be included with such an esteemed group of women who have received this distinguished award before me."
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Elsewhere, Sir Elton John also appears on the New Year Honours list.
The chart-topping icon - who was awarded a knighthood in 1998 - has joined the elite companions of honour, which is restricted to just 65 members.
Elton has been awarded the accolade in recognition of his services to music and charity.
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