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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.

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