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Oliver Stanley "Olly" Murs is an English singer-songwriter and television presenter who is best known for being the runner up of the sixth series of the UK version of The X Factor in 2009. He later co-presented the programme in 2015 with Caroline Flack, with whom he previously co-hosted the programme's sister show The Xtra-Factor in 2011 and 2012.

Murs has so far released six albums; Olly Murs (2010), In Case You Didn't Know (2011), Right Place Right Time (2012), Never Been Better (2014), 24 Hrs (2016) and You Know I Know (2018).

Since 2018, Murs has served as a coach on the UK version of The Voice.

He is set to voice Spike in the two-part 101 Dalmatian Street special "A Summer to Remember", which will be his first Disney role and his first acting role overall.

Disney Role

Trivia

  • Murs made his television debut as a contestant on British game show Deal Or No Deal in 2007 where he won £10. He later returned for a celebrity special in 2012 and won 50p.
  • Murs and Robbie Williams covered "I Wan'na Be Like You" for Williams' swing album Swings Both Ways.

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