Olly Murs reveals AWKS moment Sinead O’Connor mistook Jessie Ware for Jessie J at Band Aid 30

Olly Murs has made an amazing revelation today and we actually cannot stop laughing about it.


by Ellie Henman |
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While the Up singer was in the studio recording Band Aid 30, it seems there were too many famous faces for some of the celebs to cope with – notably, Sinead O’Connor.

Well, Olly got a bit confused too.

“I was at the recording for Band Aid 30 and I met Jessie Ware,” Olly explained. “I thought that she was on my album because there was a song that I did called ‘Alone Tonight’ and the guys that were producing it wanted her to sing on the song because she’s got a really great voice. I got it completely wrong; it’s not Jessie Ware at all!

“But then, to add to the awkwardness, Sinead O’Connor went up to Jessie and went oh my god, Jessie J, it’s so lovely to meet you.”

Jessie or Jessie?
Jessie or Jessie?

We would have loved to see the exchange that took place after this.

Olly is reuniting with his former Xtra Factor host Caroline Flack on Magic Radio this Christmas.

You can listen to Olly Murs & Caroline Flack on Magic Radio on Christmas Day (10-12noon) and on New Year’s Eve (6pm-8pm) HERE. Magic will be available across the nation from 5th Jan.

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