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  • Olly Murs will open for One Direction in Japan later this year
  • Olly Murs will be 1D's support act on 2 and 3 November
  • Olly Murs opened for One Direction in America last year
  • One Direction are currently on tour in Australia

Olly Murs will be hitting Japan with One Direction in November.

The singer - who warmed up for Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson and Zayn Malik at a number of shows in America last year - broke the exciting news on Twitter.

'am buzzing to announce that I am back on the road with topboys @onedirection supporting them in Japan Nov 2nd/3rd sch-weet #1stTimeinJapan,' he said on Friday. 

The 29-year-old former X Factor contestant's revelation quickly caused quite a frenzy among members of the Murs Army.

'@ollyofficial Were all so proud of you Olly #EssexBoyDoneGood,' replied one.

Another added: '@ollyofficial @onedirection aw im so happy for youuuuuy.'

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