Oliver Murs better known as “Olly” Murs is a sensational English pop singer, songwriter, actor and television presenter. Olly worked in a call-centre before winning hearts on the sixth season of the singing reality show ‘The X Factor’ in 2009. He made it to the finale of the competition with Stacey Solomon and Joe McElderry but was announced runner-up, losing the title to Joe McElderry. However, his versatility and popularity helped him establish a phenomenal career in the music industry.
From his debut single ‘Please Don’t Let Me Go’ to his self-titled debut album, Murs topped several international music charts gaining worldwide fame. Since the success of his first album, he has released four more studio albums. His latest album ‘24 Hrs’ was certified “platinum” by the ‘British Phonographic Industry’ and peaked the ‘UK Official Charts Company’. Spanning the six years of his singing career, Olly has worked with reputed record labels such as ‘Epic Records’ and ‘Syco Music’ in the United Kingdom and has a record deal with ‘Columbia Records’ in the US.
Apart from his flourishing music career Olly has also appeared as a presenter on the television shows ‘The Xtra Factor’ and ‘Text Santa’, and embraced a career in acting with a guest role in the American teen drama ‘90210’.