Olly Murs
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1984-05-14
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Olly Murs Biography (Wikipedia)

Oliver Stanley "Olly" Murs (born 14 May 1984) is an English singer, songwriter, television presenter and actor. He rose to fame after finishing as the runner up in the sixth series of The X Factor in 2009. He is currently signed to Epic Records in the United Kingdom, Columbia Records in the United States, and Syco Music.

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 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 In Case You Didn't Know, "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. 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.

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Olly Murs Performances & Interviews


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You Don’t Know Love
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Wrapped Up (feat. Travie McCoy)
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Wrapped Up (feat. Travie McCoy)
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Beautiful To Me
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Beautiful To Me
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Anywhere Else
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Anywhere Else
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Years & Years
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Years & Years
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Up (feat. Demi Lovato)
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Up (feat. Demi Lovato)
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Upcoming Events

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The SSE Hydro, Glasgow, UK
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The SSE Hydro, Glasgow, UK
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Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
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Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
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Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK

Past BBC Events

Radio 1's Big Weekend: Big Weekend 2015
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Earlham Park, Norwich
2015-05-23T11:03:16
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2015
Radio 1's Big Weekend: Big Weekend 2015

Radio 1's Big Weekend: Big Weekend 2015

12:00
Earlham Park, Norwich
Live Lounge: Olly Murs
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BBC Broadcasting House
2014-12-01T11:03:16
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Dec
2014
Live Lounge: Olly Murs

Live Lounge: Olly Murs

BBC Broadcasting House
Radio 1's Big Weekend: Derry~Londonderry
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Derry-Londonderry
2013-05-24T11:03:16
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May
2013
Radio 1's Big Weekend: Derry~Londonderry

Radio 1's Big Weekend: Derry~Londonderry

16:15
Derry-Londonderry
Live Lounge: Olly Murs
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BBC Broadcasting House
2013-03-07T11:03:16
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Mar
2013
Live Lounge: Olly Murs

Live Lounge: Olly Murs

BBC Broadcasting House
T in the Park: 2012
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Balado, Kinross-Shire
2012-07-06T11:03:16
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Jul
2012
T in the Park: 2012

T in the Park: 2012

17:00
Balado, Kinross-Shire

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