Olly started his music career on 2009’s X Factor where he finished runner up, and went on to sign a joint record deal with mentor Simon Cowell and Epic Records.
His self-titled debut album was released in November 2010, entering at No.2 behind Take That and reaching double platinum status. Featuring ‘Please Don’t Let Me Go’, ‘Thinking Of Me’, ‘Heart On My Sleeve’ and ‘Busy’ it was the biggest selling album of 2010 by a debut artist.
His follow up album ‘In Case You Didn’t Know’ was released a year later shooting straight to the No.1 spot and has now sold over a million copies in the UK alone. The album includes No.1 singles ‘Heart Skips A Beat’ ft. Rizzle Kicks and ‘Dance With Me Tonight’.
Olly’s third album ‘Right Place Right Time’ shot straight to the No.1 spot with 127k week one sales, making him the fastest selling male artist of 2012. The album features his fourth No.1 single ‘Troublemaker’ ft. Flo Rida, ‘Army of Two’, top 5 single ‘Dear Darlin’ and fourth single from this album ‘Right Place Right Time’. The album was released Stateside, entering the Billboard charts at No.19, with ‘Troublemaker’ already achieving Platinum sales.
Olly’s fourth album ‘Never Been Better’ was released in the UK in November 2014, featuring first single ‘Wrapped Up’, second single ‘Up’ (a duet with Demi Lovato) and third single ‘Seasons’ (written and produced by Ryan Tedder). The album, which also features a writing collaboration with Paul Weller, shot straight to the No. 1 spot in the UK.
Olly’s 5th album ’24 Hrs’ was released November 2016, including the two fantastic singles ‘You Don’t Know Love’ and ‘Grow Up’. It shot straight to the top of the UK album charts – giving Olly his 4th consecutive No. 1 album.