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Essex pop star Olly Murs on 'living the dream'

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The former X-Factor finalist Olly Murs, from Essex, reflected on the massive changes in his life in the year since he shot to stardom.

Thousands of people packed Chelmsford High Street to see Murs switch on the town's Christmas lights.

It capped a special year for Murs, which saw him reach number one with his debut single 'Please Don't Let Me Go'.

He talked to BBC Look East's Gareth George.

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