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Photos: By golly! It’s Olly Murs at Pure; hearts are aflutter and skip a beat


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Olly Murs hosts and performs at Pure in Caesars Palace on Saturday, May 11, 2013.

Olly Murs at Pure

Olly Murs hosts and performs at Pure in Caesars Palace on Saturday, May 11, 2013. Launch slideshow »

British pop sensation Olly Murs made his Las Vegas debut hosting and performing at Pure in Caesars Palace on Saturday night. Arriving to the Angel Management Group hotspot about 1 a.m. (this morning!), the U.K. star, 28, was led to a private room, where he warmed up with backup vocalists Josh Wilkinson and Darren Heelis.

Nearing 2 a.m., the trio made their way to the main stage and began their mini-set with their hit “Heart Skips A Beat.” Murs, who showed off his dance moves throughout the night, dedicated “Hey You, Beautiful” to the ladies in the nightclub and closed with the chart-topper “Troublemaker.”

Thanking his fans, Murs, who was the runner-up in Season 6 of Britain’s “The X Factor,” returned to his VIP booth, where he joined his entourage of 10 and enjoyed the rest of the night mingling with and posing for photographs with fans and dancing. Thanks to Brenton Ho of Powers Imagery for his photo gallery.

Don Chareunsy is editor of Vegas DeLuxe and senior editor for arts and entertainment of the Las Vegas Sun.

Robin Leach has been a journalist for more than 50 years and has spent the past decade giving readers the inside scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum playground.

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