Singer Olly will be boys' support act

Olly Murs will be hitting Japan with One Direction in November.

The singer – who warmed up for Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson and Zayn Malik at a number of shows in America last year – broke the exciting news on Twitter.

am buzzing to announce that I am back on the road with topboys @onedirection supporting them in Japan Nov 2nd/3rd sch-weet #1stTimeinJapan,’ he said on Friday. 

The 29-year-old former X Factor contestant’s revelation quickly caused quite a frenzy among members of the Murs Army.

@ollyofficial Were all so proud of you Olly #EssexBoyDoneGood,’ replied one.

Another added: ‘@ollyofficial @onedirection aw im so happy for youuuuuy.’

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