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Olly Murs
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Murs in 2012
Born
Oliver Stanley Murs

14 May 1984 (1984-05-14) (age 36)
Occupation
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • television presenter
  • actor
Years active 2009–present
Television The X Factor (2009, 2015)
The Xtra Factor (2011–2012)
The Voice UK (2018–present)
Musical career
Genres
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • guitar
  • piano
  • keyboards
Labels
Associated acts

Olly Murs (born 14 May 1984) is an English singer. He comes from Witham, Essex. He became famous after he finished second in The X Factor in 2009.

In August 2010, his first single "Please Don't Let Me Go" came top of the record charts in the UK. After that, he had another three songs that went to number one: "Heart Skips a Beat", "Dance With Me Tonight" and "Troublemaker" (with Flo Rida). He has also made three albums, which all did well in the UK charts. His label is Epic Records.

He is co-host of the X Factor along with Caroline Flack. They took over from Dermot o'Leary from 2015.

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