X Factor winner Louisa Johnson will support Olly Murs in Canterbury this summer

PUBLISHED: 09:10 06 February 2017 | UPDATED: 09:10 06 February 2017

Louisa Johnson

Louisa Johnson


She won the singing competition in 2015 and has since had two successful hits

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X Factor winner Louisa Johnson has been announced as Olly Murs’ support act when he plays in Canterbury this summer.

Following on from his spring arena tour, Olly Murs, one of British music’s biggest stars, has announced his biggest headline shows yet; 20 outdoor dates across the UK, one of which will be in Canterbury.

Mr Murs said: “I am thrilled to play at The Spitfire Ground in Kent. Outdoor shows are so much fun and I am looking forward to performing my biggest songs on my biggest outdoor tour!”

2016 was a big year for Mr Murs and has seen him celebrate his fourth successive No.1 Album 24 HRS, becoming the most successful solo artist ever to come from the X


Before his huge summer tour, the spring of 2017 will see Olly play 23 UK shows including 3 O2’s and the opening night of the Teenage Cancer Trust show.

Since Olly shot to fame in 2009, he has recorded four multi-platinum albums, produced 4 Number 1 singles with total record sales exceeding 10 million. 24 HRS is the follow up to the acclaimed million selling album Never Been Better.

Ms Johnson has been a familiar face since her win on the X Factor in 2015 as the youngest ever winner – followed by an impressive debut album and a hit collaboration with Clean Bandit – laying the foundations for what looks set to be an incredible 2017.

LHG Live are proud to announce that The Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence, Canterbury, home of Kent Cricket, Kent, will welcome Olly Murs on July 7.

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