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Michael Buble (born 9.9.1975) Michael Buble is a Grammy award-winning Canadian singer and actor.

Childhood: Michael Buble was born in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, to Lewis and Amber Buble. His father was a salmon fisherman. Michael is the eldest of three children; he has two younger sisters. Buble attended Seaforth Elementary School and Cariboo Hill Secondary School. The first time that Michael Buble's family paid attention to his singing talent was when he sang 'White Christmas' at the age of 13.

At the age of around 16, Michael Buble began singing in nightclubs, encouraged by his Italian grandfather. His grandfather was a plumber and offered his plumbing services in return for his grandson's stage time.

When he was 18, Michael Buble entered a local talent contest. He won, but was subsequently disqualified for being underage. He was, however, entered into the Canadian Youth Talent Search by Bev Delich. Buble won the competition and Delich became his manager.

Music Career: Under Delich's management, Michael Buble took on almost every gig that he was offered, including cruise ships, shopping malls, corporate events and the occasional singing Santa Claus gig.

He also took on a number of small acting roles, including playing a Drome Groupie in the TV series 'Death Game' and two un-credited appearances in The X-Files.

His debut TV appearance as a singer was on the Bravo! channel's documentary Big Band Boom! He was then nominated for two Genie awards for 'I've Never Been In Love Before' and 'Dumb Ol' Heart', which he wrote for the film Here's To Life.

Michael Buble recorded three independent albums between 1996 and 2002: First Dance, Babalu, and Dream. By the age of 15, Michael Buble had moved to Toronto and was on the brink of giving up his dreams of becoming a musician. He had planned to move back to Vancouver ad start a career in journalism.

Buble's big break came when an aide to the Canadian Prime Minister, Brian Mulroney, saw Buble perform at a business event. The aide, Michael McSweeney, then asked Buble to perform at his daughter's wedding, where he sang songs by Bobby Darin, among others. Whilst at the wedding, he was introduced to David Foster, a record producer who had previously worked with Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston and Barbra Streisand.

When David Foster agreed to produce Buble's debut official album release, Bruce Allen also agreed to manage him (Allen had previously managed Bryan Adams and Martina McBride). Buble also received the seal of approval from Foster's long-time friend, Paul Anka.

Michael Buble also continued with small acting roles, including his performance as a karaoke singer opposite Gwyneth Paltrow and Huey Lewis in Duets and a club owner in Totally Blonde with Krista Allen.

The debut album from Michael Buble was self-titled and was released in February 2003, on 143 Records / Reprise Records. Barry Gibb of The Bee Gees sang backing vocals on 'How Can You Mend A Broken Heart?'

November 2003 saw Buble release a Christmas EP entitled Let It Snow, followed by a live DVD called Come Fly With Me. That same year, he appeared in The Snow Walker and Days of Our Lives. The Following year, he appeared as himself in Las Vegas.

It's Time was Michael Buble's second album, released in February 2005. It featured a duet with Nelly Furtado - 'Quando, Quando, Quando'. Buble was nominated for a Juno Fan Choice Award but lost out to Simple Plan. In 2007, he was nominated for the same award, but lost out to Nelly Furtado.

The third album from Michael Buble was Call Me Irresponsible, released in May 2007, It included songs from different eras an 'Comin' Home Baby' was a duet from Boyz II Men'.

Another DVD from Michael Buble was released in June 2009, entitled Michael Buble Meets Madison Square Garden. Later that year, he released Crazy Love, with the lead single being 'Haven't Met You Yet'.

Personal Life: Until November 2005, Michael Buble was engaged to the actress Debbie Timuss. He was then dating the English actress Emily Blunt, but their relationship ended in July 2008.



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Michael Buble's Son Returns To Argentina After Cancer Treatment In America


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Singer Michael Buble has been pouring everything into his family after the revelation his three-year-old son, Noah was diagnosed with liver cancer but it seems the situation has got some good news with the youngster returning to Argentina recently after completion of his treatment.

Michael BubleMichael Buble's son was diagnosed with liver cancer last November

Dario Lopilato, little Noah’s uncle, has described the travelling as a "blessing from God" and confirmed he had flown back to Buenos Aires with his doting parents Michael and Luisana and his brother Elias, one, even though he was not pictured with them at the airport on Tuesday.

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Celebrity Big Brother Presenter, Emma Willis, Odds On Favourite To Host Next Month's BRIT Awards


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Celebrity Big Brother presenter Emma Willis has been tipped to be the BRIT Awards host replacement next month after former frontman, Michael Buble pulled out following his three-year-old son, Noah’s liver cancer diagnosis.

Emma WillisCould Emma Willis front the BRITs?

Willis, 40, currently sits at the helm of ITV’s The Voice and Channel 5’s CBB so moving to host the BRITs would not be too much of a stretch for the star.

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Michael Buble Pulls Out Of Hosting Brit Awards


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Michael Buble has pulled out of hosting next months Brit Awards, following his son Noah’s cancer diagnosis.

The crooner was announced as the host of the 2017 awards late last year and the gig was set to be the biggest of his career.

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Not Just An Imitator, Why Michael Buble Made Crooning Cool Again


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Crooning definitely seemed to go out of fashion in the mid-fifties. With the rise of pop music and rock 'n' roll, there simply wasn't room for such jazz sounds. Michael Buble's style of vocal has been confined to the lounge for so many years with only the occasional resurgence (Barry Manilow, Harry Connick Jr. etc.), but he's been the one to bring it to the arenas of this generation.

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As it stands, he's pretty much the only artist who has maintained the cool factor - on a solo level at least. We're not forgetting Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett's number one standards hit 'Cheek To Cheek', but old Tony couldn't have expected to see much chart action without the pop princess.

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Top 10 Michael Buble Christmas Covers


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Since he started his annual holiday TV specials and released his best-selling 2011 album 'Christmas', Michael Buble has been an important part of everyone's festive season. His cover versions of classic Christmas standards are second to none, and his choice of guests to duet with are always exciting.

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Here are our top 10 favourite Michael Buble Christmas covers:

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6 Of Michael Bublé's Ultimate Covers


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Michael Bublé is the reigning King of Covers, and while he's probably best known for re-inventing Christmas hits, he's also a genius at classic pop standards. He's done everyone from Van Morrison to Brian Wilson, and now that he's released his latest covers collection 'Nobody but Me', we just can't get enough of him.

Michael BubléMichael Bublé's cover songs are some of the best ever

Here are his top six cover songs:

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Michael Bublé pictured arriving at the Radio 2 studio at BBC Portland Place, London, United Kingdom - Friday 28th October 2016

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Canadian singer Michael Bublé performing live on stage at the Apple Music Festival held at the Roundhouse in Camden Town - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 28th September 2016

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Michael Buble's Nobody But Me album listening party held at Monkey Bar. in Berlin, Germany - Wednesday 31st August 2016

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Emily Blunt Talks About Ex-Boyfriend Michael Buble's Infidelity Rumours


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Emily Blunt clammed up when asked about rumours of her ex-boyfriend Michael Buble’s infidelity when they were together seven years ago, saying she “never want[s] to talk about it.”

The 32 year old Sicario actress, who now has 19 month old daughter Hazel with her husband of five years John Krasinski, told radio presenter Howard Stern on his SiriusXFM show on Wednesday (September 30th) that her split with Buble was “complicated” and that she doesn’t feel comfortable discussing it in depth.

However, the British star did say that she and the 40 year old Canadian singer “had a good time” while they were together and that she still loves his family, especially his mother Amber. “I loved his family. I love his family. I still do.”

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Michael Bublé, Luisana Lopilato , Noah Buble - Michael Buble chats on his mobile phone while out shopping with his wife Luisana and son Noah at The Grove in Hollywood - Hollywood, California, United States - Friday 4th September 2015

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Michael Bublé's Son Hospitalised After Burns In Accident At Home


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Michael Bublé’s son was rushed to hospital earlier this week after suffering “serious” burns after a domestic accident – however, he has now been discharged and is recovering at home.

According to the initial report by Us Weekly, 22 month old Noah was burnt by scalding water while at home in Argentina. Bublé’s wife, model Luisana Lopilato, took him to the German hospital in Buenos Aires on Thursday (June 25th).

A representative for Bublé told People magazine the following day: “Noah is fine. This was nothing major at all, thank goodness.”

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Michael Bublé Apologises For "Sexist" Photograph Of Woman In Short Shorts


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Michael Bublé has apologised to fans after he posted a picture on Instagram which a number of social media users considered akin to body shaming. Bublé posted the photograph, taken by his wife Luisana Lopilato, of a woman wearing very short shorts in Miami. The photograph, seemingly taken without the woman's knowledge, shows a coy looking Bublé facing the camera whilst the woman is in the background.

Michael BubleMichael Buble apologised for his "sexist" Instagram post.

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Michael Buble and Luisana Lopilato - Mercedes-Benz Madrid Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2015 - Davidelfin - Front Row - Madrid, Spain - Sunday 8th February 2015

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Barbra Streisand Makes Chart History With New Album


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It's not easy to be a pioneer in music nowadays, but Barbra Streisand seems to have managed it with the release of her thirty-sixth album 'Partners'. The record has debuted at the top spot on the US Billboard Chart, making Streisand the first singer to have a number one album in six consecutive decades. 

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Streisand (72) is continuing to break records in the music world

Her first album to reach the top spot was 'People' back in 1964, and she has gone on to have a further nine reach number one in the US, including her latest one. With her ten number one albums, she is now tied for fourth place with the most number one albums alongside Elvis Presley. Ahead of her are The Beatles (19), Michael Jackson (13) and Bruce Springsteen (11), but Streisand is still the most successful female artist. She has also scored six number ones in the UK album chart and thirteen in other countries. She has also achieved five number one singles, her last being 'Woman in Love' which was released in 1980.

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Michael Buble

Date of birth

9th September, 1975

Occupation

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Sex

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Height

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