Olly Murs and Caroline Flack revealed as new X Factor presenters

Olly Murs and Caroline Flack Credit: ITV

Olly Murs and Caroline Flack are to be the new presenters of The X Factor, replacing Dermot O'Leary and becoming the first ever duo to host the hit singing show.

The pair previously co-hosted The Xtra Factor on ITV2 for two years from 2011. They will be on hand at every stage of the audition process to congratulate and console the budding singers who are vying to be the next big superstar.

Olly Murs Credit: Ian West/PA Wire
Caroline Flack Credit: Ian West/PA

The new series of The X Factor returns to ITV in autumn this year and applications for the new series are open now.