It was Murs' first number one single after "You Are Not Alone" with the other series 6 finalists.
His second single from his debut album, "Thinking of Me" charted at number four on the UK Singles Charts and received a Silver certification by the BPI.
Murs returned for a celebrity version of the show in 2012, which made him the only person to appear on it twice.In November 2012, Murs released his third album Right Place Right Time, and released 6 singles from it; the first, "Troublemaker", was his fourth number one.On 16 November 2014, Murs released the single, "Wrapped Up" featuring Gym Class Heroes' Travie Mc Coy, which peaked at number 3.Walsh commented that he was the "dark horse of the competition," and Cowell said he was "coming into his own each week." He frequently employed dance moves in his performance including his trademark "Olly wiggle." In week 4 he sang "Come Together" and again received positive comments, with Walsh predicting, "I think you're in the final three," and Cowell saying he was "progressing better than just about everybody." In week 7, after a performance of "Fastlove", he was in the bottom two with John & Edward.Cowell and Cheryl Cole decided to send John & Edward home, but Louis Walsh voted against Murs.In November 2011, Murs' released his second album, In Case You Didn't Know, which entered the charts at number one and resulted in two number-one singles.As of December 2014, Murs has sold over 10 million records worldwide.In 2009, Murs auditioned for the sixth series of The X Factor, performing Stevie Wonder's "Superstition".Judge Simon Cowell said it was "the easiest yes I've ever given". On the first live show, he sang "She's the One" and on the second, "A Fool in Love", a performance which Cowell described as being "in a different league." For week three he took on "Bewitched".In 2008, he travelled to Australia, backpacking alone along the east coast for three months.It was upon his return that he decided, having tried it out unsuccessfully twice in the past (when he didn't make it past the stage where he had to audition in front of the producers), to audition for The X Factor again.