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Nevada Ballet Theatre Honors Olivia Newton-John at 32nd Annual Black & White Ball

January 24, 2016 by  

Nevada Ballet Theatre Honors Olivia Newton-John at 32nd Annual Black & White Ball
Nevada Ballet Theatre
(NBT) honored the multi-talented actress, singer, philanthropist and Las Vegas headliner Olivia Newton-John as Woman of the Year for the 32nd Annual Black & White Ball at Wynn Las Vegas on January 23, 2016 (Pictured: Entertainer Olivia Newton-John (R) and her husband, John Easterling – Photo credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage)

Entertainer Olivia Newton-John (R) and her husband, John Easterling

Entertainer Olivia Newton-John (R) and her husband, John Easterling

Photo credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage.

With more than 100 million albums sold, her successes include four Grammys, numerous Country Music, American Music, Billboard and People’s Choice Awards, an Emmy Award, ten #1 hits (including “Physical,” which topped the charts for ten consecutive weeks) and more than 15 top 10 singles.

Nevada Ballet Theatre Honors Olivia Newton-John at 32nd Annual Black & White Ball

Nevada Ballet Theatre Honors Olivia Newton-John at 32nd Annual Black & White Ball

Photo credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage.

In 1978, her co-starring role with John Travolta in “Grease” catapulted her into super-stardom and to date remains the most successful movie musical of all time.

Olivia Newton-John and Marie Osmond at 32nd Annual Black & White Ball

Olivia Newton-John and Marie Osmond at 32nd Annual Black & White Ball

Photo credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage.

Newton-John’s many contributions to the performing arts and entertainment industry as well as her tireless charitable efforts were celebrated last night with many VIP and Celebrity guests including her husband John Easterling, Marie Osmond (last year’s Woman of the Year), Leeza Gibbons,  Chippendales dancers Ryan Stuart and James Davis, Pia Zadora, vocal group Human Nature, and many more.

Olivia Newton-John at Cartier at Wynn Las Vegas

Olivia Newton-John at Cartier at Wynn Las Vegas

Photo credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage.

The Black & White Ball, which is chaired by Gillian Wynn, is the 44 year-old ballet company’s largest annual fundraiser. As one of the most anticipated charitable affairs and highly attended black-tie society events in Las Vegas, it hosts an array of local celebrities, dignitaries, VIP’s and arts supporters.

Pia Zadora at 32nd Annual Black & White Ball

Pia Zadora at 32nd Annual Black & White Ball

Photo credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage.

“I’m so honored that NBT has chosen me as their Woman of the Year,” says Newton-John. “Las Vegas has become a second home to me and this honor really makes me feel like a part of this community that I really have grown to love.”

Australian vocal group Human Nature

Australian vocal group Human Nature

Photo credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage.

Leeza Gibbons at 32nd Annual Black & White Ball

Leeza Gibbons at 32nd Annual Black & White Ball

Photo credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage.

Olivia Newton-John, Marie Osand with Human Nature and Chippendales dancers Ryan Stuart and James Davis

Olivia Newton-John, Marie Osand with Human Nature and Chippendales dancers Ryan Stuart and James Davis

Photo credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage.

Olivia Newton-John and Nevada Ballet Theatre's Future Dance students

Olivia Newton-John and Nevada Ballet Theatre’s Future Dance students

Photo credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage.

Olivia Newton-John (C) attends Nevada Ballet Theater's 32nd Annual Black & White Ball VIP party at Cartier at Wynn Las Vegas

Olivia Newton-John (C) attends Nevada Ballet Theater’s 32nd Annual Black & White Ball VIP party at Cartier at Wynn Las Vegas

Photo credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage.

Mary Wilson and Olivia Newton-John attend Nevada Ballet Theater's 32nd Annual Black & White Ball VIP party at Wynn Las Vegas

Mary Wilson and Olivia Newton-John attend Nevada Ballet Theater’s 32nd Annual Black & White Ball VIP party at Wynn Las Vegas

Photo credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage.

Olivia Newton-John receives an award during Nevada Ballet Theater's 32nd Annual Black & White Ball at Wynn Las Vegas on January 23, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada

Olivia Newton-John receives an award during Nevada Ballet Theater’s 32nd Annual Black & White Ball at Wynn Las Vegas on January 23, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada

Photo credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage.

Olivia Newton-John honored at the 32nd Annual Black & White Ball at Wynn Las Vegas on January 23, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada

Olivia Newton-John honored at the 32nd Annual Black & White Ball at Wynn Las Vegas on January 23, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada

Photo credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage.

Olivia Newton-John honored at the 32nd Annual Black & White Ball at Wynn Las Vegas on January 23, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada

Olivia Newton-John honored at the 32nd Annual Black & White Ball at Wynn Las Vegas on January 23, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada

Photo credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage.

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