OLLY MURS HAS SOLD OVER HALF A MILLION COPIES OF HIS NUMBER ONE ALBUM ‘RIGHT PLACE RIGHT TIME’ SINCE ITS RELEASE ON NOVEMBER 26.
THE NEXT SINGLE TO BE TAKEN FROM THE ALBUM IS ‘ARMY OF TWO’ ON MARCH 10.
OLLY HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED AS AN AMBASSADOR FOR THE FA, AND IS NOMINATED FOR TWO BRIT AWARDS INCLUDING BEST BRITISH MALE.
Olly Murs has sold over half a million copies of his third album ‘Right Place Right Time’ since it was released on November 26, making it nearly Double Platinum. The album, which went straight to number one, was the second fastest selling solo album of 2012. The next track to be taken from the album will be ‘Army of Two’, which will have an impact date of 10th March. Olly said: “I wanted to write a song about my fans that have been amazing to me through the last three years. It felt great writing this song, and I can’t wait to sing it live!” The first single from ‘Right Place Right Time’ was ‘Troublemaker feat. Flo Rida’, which spent two weeks at number one and is also at almost half a million sales.
Olly is nominated for two BRIT Awards this year – Best British Male, and Best Single for ‘Troublemaker’. It is the third year in a row he has received nominations.
To add to his success, the Football Association (FA) have just announced that Olly is to become an official ambassador for this, their 150th year. As part of his role, Olly will be taking part in activities throughout the year (to be announced). The FA is the not-for-profit, governing body of football in England. Olly said: “I’m delighted be an official ambassador for The Football Association for its 150th anniversary year. I’m a huge football fan and will be involved in FA events and initiatives over the course of this year. In particular, I want to help to showcase the amazing work The FA does at the grassroots level of the game.”
Olly’s headline arena tour begins on February 26th, and later this year he will join Robbie Williams as a special guest on his European Stadium Tour, which includes four nights at London’s Wembley Stadium.
Olly’s Headline Arena Tour dates are:
26 Feb Newcastle, Metro Radio Arena
27 Feb Nottingham, Capital FM Arena
1 March Sheffield, Motorpoint Arena
2 March Sheffield, Motorpoint Arena
3 March Nottingham, Capital FM Arena
5 March Brighton Centre
6 March Brighton Centre
8 March Bournemouth, International Centre
9 March Bournemouth, International Centre
10 March London Wembley Arena
12 March Birmingham LG Arena
13 March Liverpool Echo Arena
15 March Glasgow SECC
16 March Glasgow SECC
18 March Aberdeen ECC
20 March Birmingham, National Indoor Arena
21 March Manchester Arena
22 March Manchester Arena
23 March Newcastle Arena
25 March Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
26 March Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
27 March Liverpool Echo Arena
29 March London, The O2 Arena
30 March London, The O2 Arena
1 April Dublin, The O2
2 April Dublin, The O2
3 April Belfast, Odyssey Arena
4 April Belfast, Odyssey Arena
Olly appears as a special guest on the Robbie Williams stadium tour. UK dates are:
18 June Manchester, Etihad Stadium
19 June Manchester, Etihad Stadium
21 June Manchester, Etihad Stadium
22 June Manchester, Etihad Stadium
25 June Glasgow, Hampden Park
26 June Glasgow, Hampden Park
29 June London, Wembley Stadium
30 June London, Wembley Stadium
2 July London, Wembley Stadium
5 July London, Wembley Stadium