We've got 15 fun facts about the British superstar and young sensation Olly Murs so his UAE fans can get to know him.
3 April 2017| Last updated on 25 May 2017
Confirming his reputation as one of Britain's very best live performers, Olly Murs' Spring 2017 UK Tour that began in Glasgow saw him cross continents for his headline show in Abu Dhabi in April.
The British superstar dazzled his UAE fans on his Abu Dhabi debut performance at the du Forum, Yas Island on Friday 28th April, 2017.
Here's some further insight into the Essex-born showman's bio and rise to fame:
1. Olly Murs was born on May 14th 1984
2. Olly Murs’ zodiac sign is Taurus
3. Olly has stated that two of his role models are Michael Jackson and Robbie Williams
4. Olly auditioned for The UK X-Factor in 2009 with Stevie Wonder’s ‘Superstition’ and was mentored by Simon Cowell
5. Before his audition, Olly worked in a call centre
6. Olly became instantly successful
7. His second album “In Case You Didn’t Know” also got to number one...
8. In 2012, Olly released an autobiography
9. Olly’s trademark hats come from his nan
10. Olly is an outspoken Manchester United fan...
11. Olly previously said that if he were to be stranded on an island he would take a duvet, a pillow, an iPod and a guitar
12. Olly spent five days in the Kaisut desert in North Kenya back in 2011
13. Four of Olly’s tracks have been nominated for “British Single of the Year” at the BRIT Awards
14. Olly has won two BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards
15. In addition to his musical talents, Olly holds a Guinness World Record for tea making
This event was presented by du Live! and produced by FLASH Entertainment, which you can find out more about at www.thinkflash.ae
For more information about Olly Murs himself, visit www.ollymurs.com