Michael Bublé – born September 9, 1975, in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada - was 16-year-old when he first performed in Canadian night clubs. His Italian grandfather paid for his singing lessons and negotiated gigs for him. He subsequently won the Canadian Youth Talent Search although. for several years, his unfashionable ballad style was confined to cruise ships, shopping malls, and hotel bars. In 1997, he appeared on Canadian TV show Big Band Boom and in 2000, two of his self-written songs – “I've Never Been in Love Before” and “Dumb Ol' Heart” – were featured in the movie Here's to Life. Michael Bublé released his debut album, BaBalu, in 2001 and followed it up a year later with the album Dream. After he performed “Mack the Knife” at the wedding of former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney's daughter Caroline, he met David Foster, who agreed to produce his self-titled debut album in 2003. Bublé's retro big band style hit a chord with audiences all over the world, while subsequent albums It's Time (2005) and Call Me Irresponsible (2007) broadened his style and proved he was much more than a Sinatra imitator. His studio album Crazy Love (2009) was preceded by its lead single “Haven't Met You Yet”, which charted at Number 1 on Billboard's Canadian Adult Contemporary Chart. His cover of “Cry Me a River” made it to Number 1 on the Billboard 200 and the album topped the Top Jazz Albums Chart. He released a Christmas album in 2011 which topped charts in the UK and US and released the album To Be Loved (2013), which included the Number 1 single “It’s a Beautiful Day”. After the release of 2016 album Nobody But Me, Michael Bublé took a break to spend time with his family following his son Noah's cancer diagnosis. After receiving the all-clear from his son's doctors, he entered the studio and recorded his 10th album Love. After taking a four-year break, Michael Bublé returned in 2022 with the album Higher, which featured collaborations with Paul McCartney and Willie Nelson. The album reached the top of the charts in the UK, Hungary, and Scotland. It landed in the Top 10 in many countries.