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Olivia Newton-John receives tribute from Coldplay’s Chris Martin, Natalie Imbruglia with ‘Summer Nights’ cover

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A tribute fit for a queen. During Coldplay’s concert on Tuesday evening at Wembley Stadium in London, singer Natalie Imbruglia joined the band’s frontman, Chris Martin, on stage, where they performed the song "Summer Nights" from the iconic 1978 film "Grease," in tribute to the movie’s co-star, Olivia Newton-John.The beloved Australian actress and musician died Aug.

8 at the age of 73 after a 30-year-battle with breast cancer. While Imbruglia took on Newton-John’s part as the film character Sandy, Martin sang his part of the song as "Grease" co-star John Travolta’s character Danny.The two were joined by Grammy-winning musician Jacob Collier, who provided piano and backup vocals during the tune's chorus.

In the clip shared on social media, the group is seen performing in the middle of Wembley Stadium, while the audience — which seats up to 90,000 people — surrounds the musicians.

Chris Martin paid tribute to Olivia Newton-John by performing "Summer Nights" on stage with Natalie Imbruglia during Coldplay's concert at Wembley Stadium in London on Tuesday. (Harry Herd/Redferns) The four-minute performance — part of the British band’s current "Music of the Sphere’s" world tour — garnered applause and cheers from the audience at the cover’s end.   "Summer Nights" was written for "Grease" and released in the summer of 1978 as the movie’s fourth single from the soundtrack.The song became a massive worldwide hit.

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