NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Records is pleased to announce the release of UK popstar Olly Murs' US debut album RIGHT PLACE, RIGHT TIME, on December 4, 2012. The release will include the top 40 hit "Heart Skips A Beat" ft. Chiddy Bang, which has been heating up the airwaves all summer, as well as the upcoming pop anthem "Troublemaker" ft. Flo Rida. The video for "Heart Skips A Beat" has amassed over 1.5 million views since its premiere, check it out here: http://smarturl.it/hsabvideo.
"I am so excited that I am getting the chance to release my music here in the US. 'Heart Skips A Beat' has been a big hit for me around the world, but I never thought I'd be able to bring it to the US! It's been brilliant to collaborate with both Chiddy and Flo Rida on this album and I can't wait for you guys to hear it!"- Olly Murs
Olly Murs' rise to fame began after he auditioned in 2009 for Britain's top singing competition show, The X Factor, with "Superstition." Simon Cowell said it inspired "the easiest yes I've ever given." In a short amount of time Murs has achieved international success, including two double platinum albums and three #1 singles in the UK. The British Superstar, to date, has sold over 4 million records internationally.
This summer Olly played to hundreds of thousands of fans as the special guest opener on global superstars' One Direction's sold-out 2012 US tour. Olly made his US television debut June 15, 2012 on the Tonight Show With Jay Leno performing "Heart Skips A Beat," check it out here: bit.ly/ollyleno. On Friday, September 28 Olly will appear on ABC's Good Morning America also performing "Heart Skips A Beat."
Further details on RIGHT PLACE, RIGHT TIME will be announced soon.
"Heart Skips A Beat" ft. Chiddy Bang available now: http://smarturl.it/HeartSkipsABeat
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