Video: X-Factor Olly is a hit with the public

EAST Anglia's own X-Factor hopeful has made it through another round of live shows after wowing the public with his smooth performance.

EAST Anglia's own X-Factor hopeful has made it through another round of live shows after wowing the public with his smooth performance.

Olly Murs, who lives in Witham in Essex, was a huge hit on the ITV1 show's Big Band Night with his swinging rendition of Bewitched.

Inspired by celebrity mentor Michael Buble, he opened the show on Saturday night and the results round-up saw him named as one of the first acts safely through to next weekend.

Olly, who is being guided through the competition by music mogul Simon Cowell, has been supported by friends, family and thousands of fans across the country and has been hotly tipped to make the final.


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But it was bad news for girl group Miss Frank, who went home after receiving the least amount of votes from the public.

The trio, mentored by Louis Walsh, had been left in the bottom two alongside Danyl Johnson and the panel of judges could not come to a majority decision.

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Next week's show will see the nine remaining acts sing their hearts out and there will be a guest appearance from 2008 runners-up JLS.

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