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Olly Murs

Occupation: Singer

Nationality: British

Born: May 14, 1984 (30)

After being a runner-up on the sixth year of The X Factor, Murs signed to Syco records and has released five UK Top 10 tracks, with four number ones.

He is known for his affable personality, and has since hosted several series such as X Factor's sister show Xtra Factor and Celebrity Club Classic on Capital FM. His third album is set for release in November 2012.

The producer is the first artist to conquer both charts simultaneously since Miley Cyrus. Mark Ronson achieves chart double Mark Ronson could top both the singles and the albums chart on Sunday. Meghan Trainor challenges Ronson for No.1 'Uptown Funk' is the first track with five weeks at number one since 'Blurred Lines'. 'Uptown Funk' claims 5th week at No.1 If 'Uptown Funk' keeps its position, it will match 'Blurred Lines' time at the top. Mark Ronson on course for 5th week at No.1 Olly Murs opens up about a decision that turned his life around for the better. Olly Murs: 'Depression made me a zombie' Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars claim their fourth non-consecutive week at number one. 'Uptown Funk' stays at number one The singer secures the top spot in the album chart for a fifth non-consecutive week. Sam Smith reclaims album number one The producer's global hit continues to rule the Irish singles chart. Mark Ronson stays at No.1 in Ireland 'Uptown Funk' continues to reign over the singles chart. Mark Ronson set for fourth week at number 1 Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith top the list of best-selling artist albums of the year. What are 2014's best-selling albums? The singer's latest studio album celebrates its second-highest sales week since release. Ed Sheeran's x gets 12th week at No.1 'Uptown Funk' was knocked off the top by Ben Haenow during Christmas week. Mark Ronson reclaims UK singles top spot Demi Lovato thanks fans for her "most amazing year yet." Watch Demi Lovato's 'Nightingale' music video We investigate the Christmas Day traditions of some of the top stars in music. How do Ed Sheeran, 5SOS and more spend Xmas? The singer-songwriter's million-selling album leads the midweek chart. Ed Sheeran set to claim Christmas No.1 album The Croydon singer has stormed ahead of 'Uptown Funk' by another 10,000 copies. X Factor's Ben Haenow extends Xmas No.1 lead We present all the best photos of Fleur East and Ben Haenow going for glory. X Factor finale: All the best photos Digital Spy brings you the best of tonight's (December 14) TV picks. What to Watch: Tonight's TV Picks Digital Spy brings you the best of tonight's (December 12) TV picks. What to Watch: Tonight's TV Picks Will it be Andrea Faustini, Ben Haenow or Fleur East who walks away as winner this weekend? X Factor finalists show their True Colours The trio will open the Wembley show with 'Rule The World', joined by the finalists. X Factor: Take That confirmed for final The pair will perform the duet on this weekend's X Factor final. Watch Olly Murs, Demi Lovato's 'Up' video The singer recorded the EP last night in front of 20 fans. Olly Murs announces free Christmas EP The song was rush-released following Fleur East's X Factor performance. Mark Ronson on course for first number 1 Sam Smith, Olly Murs and Meghan Trainor will appear on the live show. X Factor final's special guests revealed 'Thinking Out Loud' returns to the top spot, also breaking a streaming record. Ed Sheeran reclaims UK No.1 single Claude Kelly says he is "offended" by what he hears today. Britney songwriter says pop has become "lazy" The singer will also play an additional show in Glasgow next April. Olly Murs adds fourth London O2 Arena show A special Saturday Night Takeaway, a choir of I'm a Celeb alumni and much more. ITV's Text Santa reveals new shows, line-up Tour of unappreciated UK towns sees him visit Swindon, Watford and Scunthorpe. Paul Weller announces March UK tour The singer will host his own ITV entertainment show, featuring music and guests. Olly Murs meets Alfie Moon in TV special The record sold 283,000 copies in its opening week. What's the fastest-selling album of the year? The singer sold 93,000 copies of his fourth studio album to claim top spot. Olly Murs scores UK number one album The boyband score their first Top 10 hit as a three-piece group. Take That hit number one with These Days Which chart-topping star would inspire Olly to do "something that no-one would expect"? Olly Murs: The music that made me The 2009 runner-up recalls his time after the show and offers advice. Olly Murs: Life after The X Factor Ella Eyre will open for the X Factor runner-up on his 2015 tour. Olly Murs adds new date to 2015 UK tour Take That are currently 1,500 copies behind Band Aid 30. Take That challenge Band Aid for number 1 Which fellow X Factor act does Olly listen to the most? Find out here. The Naked Truth with... Olly Murs Including tracks by Beyoncé, Iggy Azalea, Charli XCX and Giorgio Moroder. Playlist: 10 tracks you need to hear