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Olly Murs

Occupation: Singer

Nationality: British

Born: May 14, 1984 (31)

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.

Jamie Dornan, Michelle Keegan and Andy Murray all ranked highly in the annual poll. Who has won Rear of the Year 2015? The singer says the role is a "great thing" for her at this point in her career. Ora: 'X Factor is an amazing opportunity' Murs says he prefers being an encouraging host. Olly Murs didn't want to be an X Factor judge It was out with the old and in with Chris Evans, Rita Ora and Nick Grimshaw this week. Anna Williamson's latest Showbiz Peek The music mogul texted This Morning host Amanda Holden X Factor comments on air. Cowell: 'Rita and Nick didn't sign for money' Rita Ora and Nick Grimshaw are joining this year's judging panel. Cowell on new X Factor: 'Embrace the madness' Nick Grimshaw, Rita Ora, Cheryl Fernandez-Versini and Simon Cowell - yay or nay? Poll: Are you happy with the X Factor judges? Cheryl Fernandez-Versini and Simon Cowell complete this year's judging lineup. Nick Grimshaw and Rita Ora join X Factor We've gathered together everything we've heard about the new series of The X Factor. The X Factor: Everything we know so far 75% of 15,267 voters said they'd rather the DJ didn't join the judging panel. DS readers don't want Grimmy on X Factor Including Britney and Iggy's power duet and Adam Lambert's 'Ghost Town'. This week's new singles reviewed Which best-selling album has sold more than 4m copies with 23 weeks at number one? Who has the decade's biggest selling album? The singer says he will go back into the studio in the next couple of weeks though. Olly Murs will release his new album next year Presenter reveals that she's hoping she can do the Strictly winners' dance. Caroline Flack: 'Simon Cowell enjoyed Strictly' Producer Mark Sidaway wants to put the ITV show back on top. X Factor plans "big changes" to take on Strictly The host also talks about her meeting with Simon Cowell after winning Strictly. Caroline Flack backs Grimmy for X Factor Big Brother rises to 1.0m with the ejection of housemate Aaron Frew. UK TV ratings: Britain's Got Talent wows 7.8m 'Beautiful to Me' will be released on June 15 as his latest Never Been Better single. New Olly Murs video is a sweet love story The singer and co-host speaks about Nick Grimshaw's rumoured judging position. Murs: 'Grimmy would be great on X Factor' Scott Mills says the 'Wrapped Up' singer would be "perfect" for the competition. Olly Murs: "I wouldn't do Eurovision" The presenter said nobody was hurt by the relationship. Caroline Flack defends Styles romance Watch some of the big moments, including Nick Grimshaw giving Olly Murs a bit of support for 'Wrapped Up'. Radio 1's Big Weekend: Sunday's highlights Mills suggests the UK need to start choosing bigger names to compete for the prize. Mills: Murs is 'perfect' for Eurovision He has become the kingpin of happy-go-lucky charisma with an ice-cool demeanour. Aston Merrygold's single is electrifying The two new lineup additions join the already announced One Direction and Olly Murs. Nick Jonas, Rixton join Summertime Ball lineup Olly Murs and Caroline Flack say that they want the Take That star to be a new judge. Olly Murs wants Robbie on The X Factor Alesha Dixon, Olly Murs and Ricky Martin will appear on the live shows. Who will sing on the BGT semi-finals? Wilder Mind gives the band their first number one album since 2012's Babel. Mumford & Sons claim their second UK No.1 album Ditching the banjos pays off as the band head towards number one. Mumford & Sons take on Blur for No.1 The new X Factor host announces his next single while performing at the O2. Olly Murs confirms next single plans The singer pulled out of the rest of his tour in Australia after a vocal cord haemorrhage. Sam Smith: "I haven't spoken in three days" Murs and Caroline Flack confirm when they will first team up as main hosts. Olly Murs stars in new X Factor video Little Mix will be performing their new single at the annual celebration. Summertime Ball welcomes more popstars Olly Murs and Kelly Clarkson are set to join One Direction at this year's event. Summertime Ball lineup adds pop heavyweights The iconic rock bands will headline the two-day music event in Norwich. Foo Fighters, Muse for Radio 1 Big Weekend Revel Horwood said that the changes to the X Factor are exciting. Craig Revel Horwood wants Dermot for Strictly Dermot sends a warm message to his X Factor replacements. Dermot congratulates Olly & Caroline Dermot O'Leary's replacements have been confirmed - let us know your thoughts. Poll: Are Olly & Caroline the right hosts? The worst-kept secret in television is officially confirmed. Olly and Caroline will host X Factor Strictly Come Dancing winner says she "can't think of a better way to spend a summer". Caroline Flack fronts new-look Love Island