Olly Murs "Delighted" With Number One Album

29 November 2011, 15:18 | Updated: 29 November 2011, 15:35

The Xtra Factor host is pleased with early sales figures of his latest album 'In Case You Didn't Know'.

Olly Murs says he is "delighted" with the chart performance of his second studio album.

The 'Heart Skips A Beat' singer launched new album 'In Case You Didn't Know' on Monday (28th November), and the record is currently sitting in first place on the iTunes Album Chart.

"Thanks to everyone whose downloaded the album today!! number 1 i-tunes!! Delighted!!x" Olly tweeted yesterday.

'In Case You Didn't Know' is currently still ahead of Rihanna's sixth studio album 'Talk That Talk', which was also released this week.

Olly made a notable guest appearance on The X Factor this past weekend where he performed new single 'Dance With Me Tonight' with surprise guest Miss Piggy from The Muppets.

The Xtra Factor host is also due to perform at the Capital FM Jingle Bell Ball this weekend on 3rd December on a bill alongside Rihanna, Pixie Lott, The Wanted, Calvin Harris, Jason Derulo and Labrinth.