Oliver Stanley "Olly" Murs (born 14 May 1984) is an English singer. He auditioned for Series 6 of The X Factor UK and made it all the way to the final as part of the Over 25s category mentored by Simon Cowell. After to the eliminations of Jamie Archer and Danyl Johnson, Murs was the only act left in his category.
2009–10: The X Factor. In 2009, Murs auditioned for the sixth series of The X Factor, performing Stevie Wonder's "Superstition". Judge Simon Cowell said it was "the easiest yes I've ever given". At bootcamp Murs sang Elton John's song Your Song.
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Nov 19, 2015 · In an awkward moment for the ages, Caroline was forced to tell Olly he was wrong and that the result was still unknown. Olly later appeared on ITV2's The Xtra Factor to say he was sorry for the gaffe.
The X Factor 2009: Singing a favourite of his from the series, Olly takes to the stage, asking for your vote with Twist and Shout! ... Olly takes to the stage, asking for your vote with Twist and ...
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Visit the official site: http://itv.com/xfactorOlly Murs blew us away when he smashed the Stevie Wonder classic, 'Superstition'. He even showed off some chee...
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Jun 26, 2020 · THEY have had a turbulent relationship but Olly Murs certainly isn’t singing Simon Cowell's praises now. He says The X Factor ordered him to remove a video of his 2009 audition for the show from ...
After an amazing performance last night, it's a shock to see Olly in the bottom two! But can he survive against the controversial John and Edward?
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Oct 29, 2018 · Olly Murs has revealed he needed therapy after appearing on The X Factor back in 2009. The 34-year-old was a runner up to Joe McElderry on the ITV singing competition and went on to find huge fame ...
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Olly Murs used to be Simon Cowell's protege back when he worked on The X Factor UK. The music mogul took a liking to young Olly and took him under his wing. But the honeymoon was over when Simon offered Olly a place on The X Factor UK as a judge. Olly turned him down and instead became a coach on The Voice UK. Simon still hasn't forgiven him.