Olly Murs is the second X Factor act to score four number ones and also the second act to score four number ones in the 2010s, as his fifth studio album, 24 Hrs, debuts atop the chart on sales of 57,981 copies, including 1,320 from streams.
The 2009 X Factor runner-up thus matches the success of One Direction, although with the album still to generate a Top 10 single, sales of 24 Hrs are only the eighth highest for a ...
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