1. Olly Murs Named Radio Disney's 'Next Big Thing'

    January 23, 2015 12:46 AM EST U.K. singer Olly Murs has been named Radio Disney's "N.B.T." (Next Big Thing), an initiative launched in 2010 to champion young recording artists and further their careers. Murs will be featured in the shortform N.B.T. series, with cameras following him in the recording…

  2. Olly Murs on His 'Disco-y' New Single & Band Aid 30's 'Do They Know It’s Christmas?'

    November 17, 2014 6:37 PM EST 'I just really hope people around the world get behind the song,' he says of the latest Band Aid effort. "It's fun, it's happy, it's cheeky, it's feel-good," Olly Murs says about his new single, "Wrapped Up," which was released Monday (Nov…

  3. Plan B Joins Foxes, Olly Murs on U.K.-Wide Industry Program 'The Big Music Project'

    August 22, 2014 10:47 AM EDT The Big Music Project, an initiative to promote young artists and entrepreneurs in the U.K. music industry, has partnered with singer and rapper Plan B, joining Foxes, Olly Murs, trade body the British Phonographic Industry and many more in the government Brit Award-winning British soul…

  4. Britney Spears' Potential 'X Factor' Exit: How Much Would It Hurt?

    December 28, 2012 12:05 AM EST Two weeks after Antonio "L.A."Reid confirmed that the second season of the U.S. version of "The X Factor" would be his last on the judges panel , rumors of Britney Spears' exit from the show spread like wildfire on Thursday (Dec. 27), following a report from Us Weekly…

  5. Olly Murs Sets December Release For 'Right Place, Right Time'

    September 17, 2012 12:15 PM EDT U.K. pop singer Olly Murs will release his debut U.S. album "Right Place, Right Time" on Dec. 4 through Columbia Records. The 28-year-old's stateside debut was originally titled "In Case You Didn't Know" and announced for a September release. "Right Place,…

  6. Olly Murs Sets U.S. Debut, 'In Case You Didn't Know'

    June 19, 2012 12:50 PM EDT The current invasion of British pop will continue through the summer, with singer Olly Murs set to release his U.S. debut album, "In Case You Didn't Know," on Sept. 25, his label Columbia Records announced Tuesday. Murs' first album in the States will actually be a…

  7. Adele Reaches Milestone in 'X-Factor'-Heavy U.K. Chart Week

    December 05, 2011 9:30 AM EST Singer Overtakes Amy Winehouse to Have Century's Top-Selling Album The U.K. charts have the "X Factor" again this week, with former finalist Olly Murs debuting atop the album chart with "In Case You Didn't Know" and the charity release by the show's 2011…

  8. Reality Star Will Young Clocks Third No. 1 on U.K. Charts

    August 29, 2011 10:01 AM EDT Former reality show winners rule the new U.K. sales charts, in a double victory for Sony Music Entertainment. Original "Pop Idol" victor Will Young 's "Echoes" album (RCA/Sony) entered at No. 1 and his "Jealousy" single at No. 5, while 2009 "X Factor…