He opened for One Direction in North America, appeared on The Tonight Show, recorded with Flo Rida—the story of the heartthrob singer whose U.S. fan base continues to grow
The cheeky guy with the tight trousers and the porkpie hat has sold out concert tours, released bestselling albums, and enjoyed a string of hits including "Please Don't Let Me Go" and "Heart Skips a Beat." Not content with his triumphs as a singer, he has also become a TV fixture. After becoming the cohost of the UK's The Xtra Factor, he graduated to his own series, Olly: Life on Murs. This biography follows his journey from suburbia to stardom and beyond. It explores how a seemingly ordinary and grounded Essex boy was determined to follow his dream—and was strong and shrewd enough to survive the heady world of entertainment. Along the way, readers will learn how his promising first career as a semi-pro-footballer was halted, and discover how he deals with the pros and cons of a celebrity lifestyle.