Olly Murs Confirms The X Factor UK Return As Guest Judge

26 September 2013, 14:27 | Updated: 26 September 2013, 14:29

The 'Heart Skips A Beat' star will be joining Gary Barlow at Judges' Houses this year.

Olly Murs has confirmed he will be returning to The X Factor UK this series as a guest judge, four years after being a contestant on the show.

The 'Troublemaker' star revealed on Twitter this afternoon (26th September) plans to join panelist Gary Barlow as the Take That frontman's guest during the judges' houses stage of the competition.

"Hey all, so there have been loads of rumours about it & I can confirm YES I'll be @GaryBarlow's Guest Judge on this year's @TheXFactor," Olly tweeted today to confirm the news, before warning: "And be prepared… #TheNewMrNasty lol ;)."

Check out a picture of Olly Murs during his time on The X Factor USA below:

Olly is set to join Gary during judges houses out in New York City, fresh from quitting his role as a host on sister show The Xtra Factor for the past two years.

Olly Murs is set to re-release his 2012 album 'Right Place, Right Time' this November with a number of new songs.