Osmonds

August 18, 2020 09:35 PM MDT
More than anything, Justin and Kristi Osmond wanted to start a family. After marrying a little later in life, the couple tried everything they could to have a child of their own, spending thousands of dollars on expensive and painful treatments. But despite the procedures, medications, and doctor appointments, Kristi miscarried five times.
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August 11, 2020 12:41 PM MDT
A group of musicians, including several Latter-day Saints, recently gathered to discuss what they could do to raise awareness about human trafficking. Together, they concluded one way they could help was use their musical talents to recreate a version of Lauren Daigle’s powerful song “Rescue.”
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By  Emily Abel
July 10, 2020 06:50 PM MDT
Editor's note: This article does not represent an LDS Living endorsement of the film. Parents should still use discretion based on their own family’s decisions about what is or is not appropriate for their children to see.
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By  Emily Abel
May 12, 2020 05:06 PM MDT
The latest video in the "Osmond Sound Advice" series features Elizabeth Smart as she shares a powerful message about the role forgiveness can play in survival. At age 14, Smart was taken from her home and held captive for nine months. Since then, she has worked as an activist against sexual assault and abuse and has shared how faith and family helped in her recovery.
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April 29, 2020 07:41 PM MDT
Fans once filled stadiums around the world to listen to Merrill Osmond sing with his brothers—but these days Merrill is inspiring audiences in a different way with his son, Justin. A new video series, Osmond Sound Advice, features stories of overcoming. This week’s episode features The Piano Guys’ Jon Schmidt and his wife, Michelle, as they talk about losing their daughter, Annie, after a tragic hiking accident.
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April 17, 2020 04:13 PM MDT
Many know Latter-day Saint musician Donny Osmond for his iconic Las Vegas show with his sister, Marie Osmond, which ran for 11 years before the dynamic duo took their final bow in November 2019. But not everyone is aware that he also sings "I'll Make a Man Out of You" as the voice for Shang in Disney's 1998 film Mulan.
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March 23, 2020 06:01 PM MDT
With many of us practicing social distancing right now, we’ve had to get creative in how we connect with others. Whether that means talking with loved ones over video or serving our neighbors in new ways, reaching out to those around us has made all the difference during the coronavirus outbreak.
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March 11, 2020 04:03 PM MDT
Editor's note: An announcement from the Church Educational System on Wednesday night said gatherings for large events, including performances and concerts, will not be held. Per the announcement, "these events may be cancelled, streamed, or recorded and posted for on-demand use, as determined by leadership at each institution." This story will be updated as more information becomes available.
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January 06, 2020 07:56 PM MST
Marie Osmond is not only known worldwide for her musical talent but is also known for her faith as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints. Osmond shares a special “Sunday Message” every week on her Facebook page that shares a portion of her beliefs.
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November 17, 2019 10:00 PM MST
In the 1970s, the Osmond family thrilled throngs of screaming fans with performances throughout the United Kingdom. Because of their shining example both on and off the stage, these musical missionaries would play a key role in sharing the gospel and growing the Church in that corner of the world.
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By  LDS Living
October 15, 2019 12:06 PM MDT
All four of the original Osmond Brothers—Alan, Wayne, Merrill, and Jay Osmond—gathered for a final performance together for Marie Osmond's 60th birthday on The Talk Monday.
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October 02, 2019 12:15 PM MDT
“I have never spoken about this before,” Marie Osmond said on Tuesday’s episode of The Talk. “My son who died, he was bullied.”
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By  LDS Living
September 19, 2019 04:22 PM MDT
Marie Osmond appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Monday, September 16, and even beat the host in a race to see who could list all of their siblings' names in order. The two talked about Donny and Marie's award-winning Las Vegas show, which has been running 11 years. When the show wraps up this November, Marie will have performed more shows on the Strip than Elvis and Celine Dion combined. "We have been very blessed," Marie says of the show and the numerous awards it has received.
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By  LDS Living
September 09, 2019 04:00 PM MDT
During an interview with CBS Sunday Morning, Donny and Marie Osmond were asked a question many have wondered: Has their squeaky-clean lifestyle ever held them back?
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By  LDS Living
August 26, 2019 03:10 PM MDT
After 11 years and more than 1,600 performances at the Flamingo, Donny and Marie were honored by the city of Las Vegas with a key to the Strip and an upcoming star on the Walk of Stars.
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June 07, 2019 05:29 PM MDT
Surrounded by screaming fans at Madison Square Garden, Justin Osmond watched his dad and uncles onstage perform some of the hits that made the Osmonds mega-stars of the 1970s.
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June 03, 2019 01:50 PM MDT
RootsTech, the world’s largest genealogy conference, is coming to London and is pleased to announce Donny Osmond as a featured speaker.
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By  LDS Living
May 29, 2019 02:11 PM MDT
Marie Osmond thanked everyone for prayers on behalf of her newest granddaughter yesterday.
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May 24, 2019 02:07 PM MDT
Latter-day Saint singer Marie Osmond is asking for prayers for her newborn granddaughter.
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May 11, 2019 01:00 PM MDT
From TV shows to charity foundations to a member of their family being knighted, there is no doubt the Osmond family has become one of the icons of entertainment throughout the 1960s to today.
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By  LDS Living
May 08, 2019 03:00 PM MDT
Latter-day Saint singing sensation Marie Osmond announced she is joining CBS's The Talk as a co-host.
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May 03, 2019 10:00 PM MDT
Nine children with 34 gold and platinum records, hit television shows, over 102 million records sold worldwide, and an international following in the UK torival that of the Beatles' success in the United States. Not to mention anon-profit foundationthat has raised more than $5 billion for 170 children's hospitals across the nation.
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May 01, 2019 05:00 PM MDT
From the Osmond family's relationship with Elvis Presley to Justin Osmond's experience as a deaf person, father and son Merrill and Justin Osmond are sharing some of their greatest life lessons through their new video podcast, Sound Advice.
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By  LDS Living
April 01, 2019 02:00 PM MDT
In 2016, wax figures of Donny and Marie Osmond were revealed at Madame Tussauds' Wax Museum. Donny took advantage of the opportunity to play a little prank on visitors in the museum, and the video went viral. We wanted to reshare this video to give you a few April Fool's laughs.
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March 21, 2019 02:06 PM MDT
Donny and Marie Osmond announced the end of their prolific Las Vegas show on Good Morning America today.
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March 18, 2019 01:06 PM MDT
Jay Osmond, a member of the original singing group the Osmond Brothers, is set to tell the "true unvarnished story" of the Osmond family.
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March 15, 2019 02:06 PM MDT
It sounds like the beginning of a joke, but what happens when Donny Osmond and David Archuleta walk into an Orem, Utah, pizzeria?
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March 08, 2019 12:58 PM MST
In a Q&A with the Deseret News, Latter-day Saint singer and performer Donny Osmond shared what competing on Fox's The Masked Singer was like.
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By  LDS Living
January 22, 2019 09:01 PM MST
While picking his son up from serving a mission in Italy, Donny Osmond and his family had the unique opportunity of seeing the newly complete Rome Italy Temple.
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By  LDS Living
January 10, 2019 12:54 PM MST
In October 2018, the four original Osmond brothers—Alan, Jay, Merrill, and Wayne—came together with Marie at an interfaith devotional in Hawaii. This event came in the midst of a series of health crises the Osmond family has experienced this past year, which Marie spoke to People about.
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By  LDS Living
January 07, 2019 01:08 PM MST
Donny Osmond will not be performing for a month as he recovers from shoulder surgery, which the musician says was a success. In fact, Osmond felt well enough after the surgery to post a pun on Facebook: "I’m home after a successful shoulder surgery and settling in for some serious rest and recovery. My only complaint about the day: my doctor gave me the cold shoulder."
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By  LDS Living
December 24, 2018 04:14 PM MST
On Sunday, December 23, as Christmas celebrations and family parties were in full swing, Marie Osmond posted a Sabbath message to remind her fans and followers that the magic of Christmas is not in the flawless food, activities, and presentations. The magic of Christmas instead lies in loving one another, despite flaws, and embracing those simple moments that bring us together and bring us nearer our Savior.
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December 11, 2018 01:34 PM MST
Troy Osmond, Marie and Donny Osmond's 33-year-old nephew, passed away in his sleep at his parents' home in Utah on Nov. 9.
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October 22, 2018 01:54 PM MDT
While performing at an interfaith devotional, Marie Osmond spoke about the heartbreaking loss of her son and bore a powerful testimony of the Savior through word and song. Watch her inspiring talk and performance below.
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August 21, 2018 07:07 PM MDT
For the 90th anniversary of Chef Boyardee, the company "brought together two diverse musical talents to re-imagine the classic 'Thank Goodness for Chef Boyardee' jingle." And what resulted is a tune that is surprisingly catchy.
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By  LDS Living
July 16, 2018 11:15 AM MDT
Mormondom can be pretty small, but just how small is it? How many degrees does it take to connect yourself with beloved LDS celebrity Donny Osmond?
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By  LDS Living
June 19, 2018 07:29 PM MDT
Twenty years ago today, Disney's Mulan was released in theaters. But one of the most iconic songs of the film, "I'll Make a Man Out of You," wasn't sung by the actor for Captain Li Shang. It was sung by Mormon celebrity and performer Donny Osmond.
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By  LDS Living
March 20, 2018 01:57 PM MDT
Recently, Donny Osmond shared the hilarious and unexpected story of why the Los Angeles Police Department rushed to a radio station in Hollywood after the station played Donny Osmond's "Puppy Love" over and over. Here's what the police found out after arriving at the radio station:
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February 26, 2018 03:25 PM MST
Justin Osmond, the second son of Merrill Osmond, lead singer of the world-famous Osmonds, was diagnosed with 90 percent hearing loss at age 2. In a new Ted Talk, he shared the challenges of being deaf in a legendary musical family and how he learned to embrace his limitations and turn them into his greatest strengths.
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February 10, 2018 12:02 PM MST
Though they may be rich, influential, and glamorous, these famous Latter-day Saints have the same troubles we all face when it comes to love. Awkward dating moments, insecurity, and embarrassing failures all mingle with the sweet to make these real-life romances something far more fascinating than what you'd find in a fairytale.
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By  LDS Living
January 22, 2018 08:53 PM MST
If you think you're a fan of Donny Osmond, think again.
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By  LDS Living
January 08, 2018 03:19 PM MST
On Sunday, Marie Osmond took to Facebook to share her feelings about the man who comforted her at her son's and her parents' funerals: Thomas S. Monson.
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December 18, 2017 04:20 PM MST
Thanks to the Deseret News for making us aware of this story.
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November 24, 2017 01:33 PM MST
What better time to take a good look at what you are really thankful for than the Thanksgiving season? While gathered with friends and family for the holiday, these Mormon celebrities and artists shared what they were thankful for in the best ways.
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November 09, 2017 07:30 PM MST
"What happens when you put 112 Osmonds on the same plane? Ten years ago, we found out. LOL!" Donny Osmond posted on Facebook, along with a hilarious video of the bunch.
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October 30, 2017 10:00 PM MDT
Sick and tired of being a witch, a hobo, or a toilet-paper mummy for Halloween five years in a row? Still looking for that great Halloween costume that will turn the heads of your fellow ward members? Don't worry, we've got you covered.
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October 17, 2017 05:26 PM MDT
Halloween celebrations can vary greatly from person-to-person and religion-to-religion. Some people prefer not to celebrate it, and others prefer to celebrate the day with gusto.
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By  LDS Living
October 03, 2017 12:51 PM MDT
Shock, heartbreak, confusion—so many emotions grip us after devastating acts of violence, especially ones that strike so close to home. For many LDS performers, the shooting in Las Vegas hit in a place they know well and near where they often perform. Donny Osmond, Dan Reynolds of Imagine Dragons, Brandon Flowers of the Killers, Kaskade, one of the highest paid DJs in the world—these musicians took to social media to share their heartbreaking and inspiring thoughts:
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By  LDS Living
September 12, 2017 04:20 PM MDT
On Tuesday, Donny Osmond welcomed the newest addition to the Osmond clan, his grandson Willem River Osmond, with the sweetest tweet.
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August 31, 2017 02:10 PM MDT
For Michael Jackson's birthday on August 29, Donny Osmond shared a humorous story of an adventure they had after he and Jackson presented together at the American Music Awards.
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By  LDS Living
August 15, 2017 07:29 PM MDT
"When I was 17, I 'flat lined' after an accident and was later told I had died for just under 5 min," is not the usual way questions about conversion and the LDS faith begin, but it was all the more powerful for it.
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By  LDS Living
August 08, 2017 04:46 PM MDT
Donny Osmond welcomed another addition to his family last Friday.
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By  LDS Living
July 28, 2017 12:19 PM MDT
In 2016, Marie Osmond, co-founder of the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, brought one of her "dearest, sweetest, most lovely friends" to perform at the charity's annual conference, Olivia Newton-John. Watch the incredible performance.
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July 13, 2017 12:03 PM MDT
Governor Gary Herbert joined Donny and Marie Osmond on stage before their show on July 11th, making a special announcement. He declared that July 11th is now known as "Donny and Marie Day."
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July 11, 2017 08:38 AM MDT
From rock and roll to country music to thetop of the Billboard charts, Mormons have had their fair share of fame when it comes to the music industry. So it's no wonder Mormon artists have performed with a whole gamut of celebrities, from Celine Dion to Jamie Foxx. Check out these incredible performances:
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June 23, 2017 05:51 PM MDT
As Donny Osmond recently discovered, when life gets stressful, there's always one unusual but effective way of loosening up—goat yoga.
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June 20, 2017 05:20 PM MDT
With his amazing voice and characteristic smile, Donny Osmond is known around the world for his talent and his charm.
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By  LDS Living
June 19, 2017 02:26 PM MDT
Father's Day is a special time to remember and celebrate the good influence fathers and father figures can bring into our lives.
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By  LDS Living
June 02, 2017 05:03 PM MDT
"Who remembers these jumpsuits? Get a good look, because you’ll never see me in it again. LOL!" Donny Osmond posted on Facebook, along with a video of him and his brothers performing "Yo-Yo" in studded, you guessed it, jumpsuits.
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By  LDS Living
May 16, 2017 02:34 PM MDT
Donny Osmond shared the sweetest tweet on Mother's Day, saying, "These mothers are the reason for our strong and loving #family. I am eternally grateful to them."
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