Olly Murs and Caroline Flack to host X Factor
17 Apr 2015
Olly Murs and Caroline Flack will present the forthcoming series of The X Factor, taking over from Dermot O’Leary.
The Never Been Better Singer and previous X Factor contestant, Olly Murs, will host the twelfth series of The X Factor alongside Caroline Flack.
The pair have previously worked together with the show. They presented the spin-off series The Xtra Factor during 2011 and 2012.
The pair will take over from Dermot O’Leary. They will host the live shows and be present during The X Factor auditions. The series is set to air in autumn.
Official Charts reported that Olly Murs said, "I'm incredibly excited and proud to be returning to The X Factor alongside Caroline. I love the show and it kick-started my career in music which has given me the opportunity to do what I love.
"I already have the best job in the world and it's about to get better - I can't wait to get started and be part of finding some amazing new talent!"
Olly Murs, who was a contestant on the sixth series of The X Factor and came second place to Joe McElderry, is currently on tour around the UK and Ireland playing huge arena shows.
The tour is in support of his fourth album, Never Been Better. The singer’s tour includes four nights at The O2 in London as well as shows in Birmingham, Nottingham and Manchester. Olly Murs tickets and full tour information can be found here.