Olly Murs And Caroline Flack Confirmed For The Xtra Factor Return This Year

22 May 2012, 10:35 | Updated: 22 May 2012, 11:03

The 'Oh My Goodness' singer will be back this summer for his second series of the ITV2 sister show.

Olly Murs has been confirmed for a second year of co-hosting The Xtra Factor alongside Caroline Flack.

The 'Heart Skips A Beat' singer is set to return for the new series of The X Factor sister show this summer, after a successful first year co-hosting with Caroline on ITV2 in 2011.

"NEWS: @CarolineFlack1 and @OllyOfficial are back to host The#XtraFactor…," the official The X Factor Twitter account tweeted earlier today (22nd May). "Caroline will set off on the auditions tour alone as Olly is touring, but he'll be recording special items for the series…"

".@CarolineFlack1 says: "I had a fantastic time on #XtraFactor last year with my TV husband @OllyOfficial," they quote Caroline as saying. "I can't wait to get started again."

".@OllyOfficial says: "I can't wait to get back to #XtraFactor, especially now my partner in crime @CarolineFlack1 is joining me," Olly also said in the statement.

The 'Dance With Me Tonight' singer is currently preparing to launch his Vodafone Big Top 40 number one 'Heart Skips A Beat' in America today, featuring guest vocals from US hip-hop act Chiddy Bang.