Olly Murs

Olly Murs



Oliver Stanley Murs[1] (born 14 May 1984) is an English singer, songwriter, television presenter and actor. He first came to national attention for performing in the sixth series of The X Factor in 2009. He is currently signed to RCA Records & Sony Music UK in the United Kingdom, Columbia Records in the United States.

In 2010, Murs released his debut single "Please Don't Let Me Go", which debuted at number one on the UK Singles Charts and received a Gold certification by the BPI. It was Murs' first number one single after "You Are Not Alone" with the other series 6 finalists. His second single from his debut album, "Thinking of Me" charted at number four on the UK Singles Charts and received a Silver certification by the BPI. "Heart Skips a Beat" was his second number-one single. Murs' second single from his next album, "Dance with Me Tonight", became his third to reach number one.

In November 2010, Murs released his self-titled debut album, Olly Murs, which entered the UK Albums Chart at number two, with the biggest week one album sales for a debut album in 2010, with over 108,000 albums sold. The album went on to sell over 600,000 copies, and was certified double platinum by the BPI. In November 2011, Murs' released his second album, In Case You Didn't Know, which entered the charts at number one and resulted in two number-one singles. As of December 2014, Murs has sold over 10 million records worldwide.[2] In May 2011, it was announced that Murs would return to The X Factor to co-present the spin-off show The Xtra Factor with Caroline Flack. His autobiography, Happy Days, was published in October 2012. In November 2012, Murs released his third album Right Place Right Time, and released 6 singles from it; the first, "Troublemaker", was his fourth number one.

On 16 November 2014, Murs released the single, "Wrapped Up" featuring Gym Class Heroes' Travie McCoy, which peaked at number 3. This was to be the first song to be released from his new album Never Been Better which entered the charts at number 1 on 24 November 2014, followed by a second single, "Up" featuring Demi Lovato which peaked within the top 4. Murs also announced that he would tour the UK in spring 2015. On 15 June, Murs released his fourth single "Beautiful to Me" in which the music video included Game of Thrones actress Charlotte Hope. On 16 April 2015, it was announced that Murs would be reunited with Flack to replace Dermot O'Leary as co-presenters of The X Factor from series 12. Murs later released his fifth studio album, 24 Hrs, which debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart.



"Unpredictable" is a song recorded by English singer Olly Murs for his fifth studio album, 24 Hrs (2016).
Right Place Right Time
Right Place Right Time is the third studio album by English recording artist Olly Murs.
"Troublemaker" is a song by British recording artist Olly Murs, released as the lead single from his third studio album, Right Place Right Time (2012).
Heart Skips a Beat
"Heart Skips a Beat" is a song by English singer-songwriter Olly Murs, taken from his second studio album, In Case You Didn't Know.

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Who is Caroline Flack? Love Island host dating Andrew Brady, Harry Styles’ ex and Strictly Come Dancing winner
  –  March 1, 2018
In 2011 she began hosting The Xtra Factor alongside Olly Murs, and in 2015 the pair hosted the main series together. They were dropped however, after only one series. She is currently the leading lady of Love Island, and has been hosting proceedings for ...
Byo boy closer to clinching Voice UK
  –  March 1, 2018
This week the contest is at fever pitch as the teams assembled by Tom Jones, Will.i.Am, Jennifer Hudson and Olly Murs have entered the Battle phase. Here, the coaches were tasked with chipping away at their roster of would-be stars via head-to-head studio ...
The Voice UK – Who is on Team Olly? See who Olly Murs is coaching in the competition
  –  February 28, 2018
Olly Murs may be new to The Voice UK, but he has a wealth of experience with TV singing contests. He was a very successful X Factor contestant and even came back to host the show, so Olly has plenty of insider tips to share with his acts. Make-up artist ...
Emma Willis says Olly Murs has been "a breath of fresh air" on The Voice UK 2018
  –  February 28, 2018
Emma Willis has praised her new The Voice UK co-star Olly Murs, saying he’s been “a breath of fresh air” on the show. Olly joined the coaching line-up on the ITV talent contest for its latest series, replacing Gavin Rossdale. The former X Factor ...
Hunky New Soccer Star Seen Romancing Ronaldo’s Ex GF In Ritzy New Ride
  –  February 27, 2018
Days later, the soccer star was seen canoodling with blonde bombshell Ianthe Rose – who appeared on Olly Murs‘ music video and famously dated Calum Best. PHOTOS: Amber Heard Was Arrested For Domestic Violence Against Ex Tasya Van Ree Now that he’s ...
‘Jog on’: Olly Murs slams ‘melts’ who accused him of not knowing the lyrics to Oasis hit Live Forever
  –  February 25, 2018
Olly Murs has hit back at the “melts” who accused him of singing the wrong lyrics to Live Forever, insisting he knows “every word”. The Voice judge, 33, was caught singing along to the Oasis hit as part of Liam Gallagher’s surprise tribute to the ...
The Voice UK's Olly Murs opens up about the most "frustrating" part of being a coach
  –  February 24, 2018
The Voice UK is heading into the Battle Rounds tonight (February 24) and Olly Murs is clearly very excited about moving the competition into the next stages. But before we get there, Olly dropped by Dermot O'Leary's Radio 2 show this morning to discuss his ...
“You’re going to have to step up” – Olly Murs gets strict in The Voice UK Battle Rounds preview
  –  February 24, 2018
Tears, begging and some mega snubbing are rife in The Voice UK’s Battle Round next week. With the Blind Auditions over, the competition is really getting serious as the ten acts who have made it onto the coaches’ teams have to go head-to-head to fight ...
Olly Murs pops in to chat about being a judge on The Voice
  –  February 24, 2018
Former X Factor presenter Olly Murs pops in to chat about being a judge on ITV's The Voice. He first met Dermot in the Summer of 2009 when auditioning for The X Factor. Since then he has had 4 No 1 albums in the UK and 6 No 1 singles.
Olly Murs didn't think he'd have to ask Simon Cowell permission to do The Voice
  –  February 23, 2018
The 'Dear Darlin' hitmaker has proved a huge hit with viewers of the ITV singing show since he joined the programme earlier this year but he reportedly infuriated the music mogul - who helped kick start his career on the rival series 'The X Factor' in 2009 ...
Stormzy Saved the BRIT Awards Last Night
  –  February 23, 2018
Jack Whitehall doing "Man's Not Hot," Olly Murs, you know, being there. We get it. We know. The BRITs. But amidst all that, a few moments elevated it, allowing it to become the best BRITs ceremony there's been in years. Liam Gallagher's simple, unfussy ...
'I didn't think I'd have to check it was alright!' Olly Murs hits out at former boss Simon Cowell as he defends not telling mentor about joining The Voice
  –  February 23, 2018
He's admitted that he hasn't heard from Simon Cowell since joining The Voice as a coach. And Olly Murs continued to fuel the feud with his former X Factor mentor as he hit out suggestions that he should have spoken to the media mogul about his new job.
Olly Murs responds to claims he doesn’t know the words to Oasis’ ‘Live Forever’
  –  February 23, 2018
Olly Murs has responded to claims that he doesn’t know the lyrics to Oasis‘ classic hit ‘Live Forever’ after a video emerged of him singing along to Liam Gallagher‘s rendition of the song at last night’s BRIT Awards. Last night (February 21 ...
Ed Wedding rumours, a pop at Olly Murs and Sam Smith all star at the BRITS
  –  February 22, 2018
It was a memorable night at the BRITS last night. Performances from Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran wowed crowds, while Jack Whitehall got laughs at the expense of Olly Murs. There was even a rumour that Suffolk's Ed Sheeran had wed in secret.
BRITs 2018: Jack Whitehall takes SWIPE at Olly Murs over 'gunfire tweets'
  –  February 21, 2018
Tackling the BRIT Awards in the only way he knows how, Jack spent much of his time poking fun at the attendees of the award ceremony. Fans saw Jack taking on almost every member of the audience. Rag N Bone man was one of the first performances of the night ...
WATCH: Olly Murs Reveals He’s Going To Steal Harry Styles’ BRIT Award If He Wins!
  –  February 21, 2018
Olly’s not won one yet… so he’s going another way about getting one! We challenged Marvin Humes to slip in the fact he has won two BRIT Awards into his interview with Olly Murs on the BRITs 2018 red carpet as many times as possible, and he did not ...
Olly Murs leaves it late on The Voice as fans judge whose team is the strongest
  –  February 18, 2018
The Voice’s Olly Murs risked waiting until the final contestant to finalise his team as the blind audition stage of the competition came to an end. The newest coach on the panel, Murs remained on nine acts for the whole of Saturday night’s show before ...
The Voice’s Olly Murs twerks as contestant sets studio alight to Sean Paul
  –  February 17, 2018
To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Olly Murs is cast under a twerking spell on the latest episode of The Voice, to the sounds of Sean Paul’s Get Busy. As the last round of blind ...
The Voice judge Olly Murs picks Maidstone singer Ivy Paige
  –  January 13, 2018
A sassy singer from Maidstone got TV talent show The Voice's new judge Olly Murs babbling like a flustered schoolboy tonight. Burlesque beauty Ivy Paige first seduced the Troublemaker singer with her sultry tones during the blind audition - before ...
Olly Murs sending 'messages' to Amber Davies
  –  December 24, 2017
Singer Olly Murs and Amber Davieshave been talking to each other on social media after they met some time ago. Reportedly, Murs, who has been single since splitting from his girlfriend Francesca Thomas in September 2015, saw Davies at a restaurant in ...


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