Is Olly Murs hosting Xtra Factor?

Question: Will Olly Murs be back as co-host of the Xtra Factor in 2013?

Answer: Olly Murs has now officially confirmed he won’t be returning as co-host of the Xtra Factor for 2013.

For the last two series Olly has appeared on the ITV2, X Factor sister show along with fellow presenter Caroline Flack.

Murs who initially found fame as a contestant on the X Factor has stated his reasons for leaving the programme relate to needing time off in order to refresh.

The British pop star may also want more time to focus on his singing career including increasing his profile in America.

ITV have yet to announce who if anyone will replace Olly on the Xtra Factor though it’s believed Caroline will be returning either way.