- 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."
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.