In 2011, Collins chose to audition as a solo artist for the eighth series of The X Factor.Despite reaching the grand final, and beating over 200,000 other contestants to earn his place, he came runner-up to four-piece girl band Little Mix, who became the first group ever to win the series.Collins then released his self-titled debut album on the 12 March 2012 and debuted and peaked at number seven on the UK Albums Chart.was released as the second single from the album, making it Collins' first self penned single.The track, titled Too Young, peaked at number two on the i Tunes chart following her performance on the show.Marcus Collins (born ) is an English singer who finished as the runner-up of the eighth series of The X Factor in 2011. Whilst on The X Factor, he was mentored by Take That frontman Gary Barlow, who has continued to work with Collins since.Una nang sumali sa "X Factor Philippines" si Anton noong 2012 kung saan naging mentor niya si Martin Nievera.
The song charted at number nine on the UK Singles Chart and spent three weeks on the chart.
We’re all very excited about the new music that we’ve been working on and there are big plans ahead.
The first single will be released August / September time, with the album early 2018 and we can’t wait to be out there promoting it,’ the added.
Big Brother contestant Farrah Abraham has also been confirmed to star in the show.
According to The Daily Star, show bosses were very keen to sign Casey for the new show.