Michael Buble debut album

•November 2, 2009 • Leave a Comment

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Michael Bublé, Michael’s debut album, was released 11 February 2003 by 143 Records/Reprise Records. The album features a range of standards from various eras including “Fever”, “The Way You Look Tonight”, “For Once in My Life”, “Moondance” and “You’ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine”. Also on the album is “How Can You Mend a Broken Heart?”, with Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees singing back up vocals. The album went to the top 10 in Canada, the United Kingdom, South Africa and reached #1 in Australia. It was #33 on the ARIA Top 100 Albums of 2003. It achieved marginal success in the United States reaching the top 50 on the Billboard 200. Three tracks from the album (Kissing a Fool, How Can You Mend a Broken Heart?, Sway) reached the top 30 on the Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks chart.

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Michael Buble – Career breakthrough

•November 2, 2009 • Leave a Comment

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In 2000, Michael Buble career breakthrough came from a surprising chain of events. Michael Buble McSweeney saw Bublé’s performance at a business party and received a copy of Michael Buble self-financed independent album from Michael. McSweeney, an aide to former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, showed the album to Mulroney and his wife. Subsequently, Bublé was invited to sing at the wedding of Mulroney’s daughter Caroline, where he sang Bobby Darin’s “Mack the Knife”.At the wedding, Bublé was introduced to David Foster, a multi-Grammy Award winning producer and record executive who had worked previously with artists such as Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, Céline Dion, Barbra Streisand, Kenny G., Cher, Josh Groban, and Andrea Bocelli.

Initially, Foster was reluctant to sign Bublé to his 143 Records label because he “didn’t know how to market this kind of music.” Bublé moved to Los Angeles for a brief period, with his agent, to convince Foster to sign him. Eventually, Foster agreed to produce an album for him if he raised $500,000 to cover the costs of the production, which Michael did. Foster ended up covering the costs of production in the end under his 143 Records label, with no assurances of support from Warner Brothers, and after Bublé received the personal stamp of approval and support of Foster’s friend Paul Anka. Bruce Allen (manager of artists like Bryan Adams, Anne Murray, and Martina McBride) who Bublé had been trying to get to manage him for years, also signed Michael after David Foster agreed to produce Michael’s debut album.

Michael did some acting in this period; in 2000, as a karaoke singer in Duets opposite Gwyneth Paltrow and Huey Lewis, and in 2001, as Van Martin (a club owner), in Totally Blonde. Get your tickets of all your favorite events at Ticket Market like Michael Buble Concert Tickets.
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Michael Buble- Participated in Music Contests

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At the age of 18, Micheal Buble entered a local talent contest and was informed by organizer Bev Delich that he had won, but was disqualified because he was underage. From there, Delich entered Bublé into the Canadian Youth Talent Search which he won. Following the win, Michael Buble asked Delich to be his manager. Delich signed on and represented Bublé for the next seven, not-so-fruitful, years. According to Delich, Bublé would do every gig imaginable; including talent shows, conventions, cruise ships, malls, hotel lounges, bars, clubs, corporate gigs, theatres, music revues, and even the occasional singing Santa Claus gig.

In 1996, Michael appeared in TV’s “Death Game” (aka Mortal Challenge) as a Drome Groupie. Also in 1996, Michael appeared (uncredited) in 2 episodes of The X-Files as a Submarine Sailor.

Michael’s first national TV performance was on a 1997 award-winning Bravo! documentary titled Big Band Boom! which was directed by Mark Glover Masterson. Bublé received two Genie Award-nominations in 2000 for two songs he wrote for the film Here’s to Life (I’ve Never Been in Love Before, Dumb ol’ Heart). He recorded three independent albums (First Dance, 1996; Babalu, 2001; Dream, 2002). But by 25 years of age Bublé had moved from British Columbia to Toronto, Ontario and was ready to give up the dream of professional musicianship to move back to Vancouver, British Columbia to pursue a career in journalism when his lucky break came in 2000.

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Michael Buble- Early years

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Michael Buble was born in the city of Burnaby, British Columbia in Canada to Lewis Bublé, a salmon fisherman, and Michael Buble wife Amber Bublé. Michael Buble is the only son and eldest of 3 children with two younger sisters, Crystal (an actress) and Brandee. For his education, he attended Seaforth Elementary School and Cariboo Hill Secondary School. The first time that his family noticed his singing talent was at Christmas time when Michael was 13 years old and they heard him singing “White Christmas.”

Michael Buble first singing engagements were in nightclubs at the age of 16 and were facilitated by his Italian grandfather, who was a plumber coming from the county of Preganziol, about 40 kilometres from Padua, Italy, offering plumbing services in exchange for stage time for his grandson. His Italian grandfather also paid for his singing lessons. One of his vocal instructors was Joseph Shore, the opera baritone. His paternal grandfather never stopped believing that he would become a star. Michael’s grandmother was also Italian from Abruzzo, Italy.

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Michael buble- Intro

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Michael Buble was born on 9 September 1975 in Burnaby, British Columbia. Michael Buble is a Canadian singer and actor. Michael Buble has won several awards, including a Grammyand multiple Juno Awards. His first album reached the top ten in Lebanon, the UK and his home country of Canada. He found worldwide commercial success with his 2005 album It’s Time, and his 2007 album Call Me Irresponsible was an even bigger success, reaching number one on the Canadian album chart, the U.S. Billboard 200 chart, the Australian ARIA Albums Chart and the European charts. Bublé has sold more than 20 million albums worldwide.

On 11 December 2008, Michael Buble became part of the ownership group for the Vancouver Giants, a major junior ice hockey team.

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X Factor: Michael Bublé takes the contestants in hand ahead of Big Band week

•October 30, 2009 • Leave a Comment

They’ve worked with Robbie Williams and Whitney Houston, and now the X Factor hopefuls have been advised by Canadian singing star Michael Bublé.Bublé, who has sold 11million albums around the world, was brought in to help the contestants prepare for Big Band week.The jazz crooner is a specialist in the kind of music they will be asked to perform on tomorrow night’s show.Over the last few days 34-year-old Bublé has spent time with each of the contestants, helping them perfect their performances.In return he will be singing from his forthcoming album Crazy in Love on Sunday’s results night show.He gave his verdict on some of the acts, saying of youngster Joe McElderry: ‘He’s just a sweet little guy – sultry and sexy are the words I’d use.’Miss Frank also impressed. Talking to the girl band, he said: ‘I expected a lot from you all but you’re even better, you’ve updated a classic. The girl power is strong.’Single mother Stacey Solomon, 20, also won his approval. He said: ‘It’s great to be back in the UK again and on the biggest TV show there is.’I remember last time having such a laugh hanging out with Rhydian and Leon and the rest of the crew, all hugely talented and great fun to be with. And it all finished with me having Leon up on stage singing Home with me at Wembley. Amazing. Perhaps we do the same thing again this time around?

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Michael Bublé: I’ll swing while I’m winning – just don’t call me Sinatra

•October 30, 2009 • Leave a Comment

Michael Bublé was happy to dispense a few pearls of hard- earned wisdom when he played the visiting mentor on The X Factor last week. The Canadian singer has become a worldwide sensation thanks to his skill at imposing his own swaggering personality on jazz and big band standards. And, while he paid his dues in rundown juke joints and hotel bars, the 34-year-old from Vancouver in British Columbia was also once a wide- eyed talent show hopeful himself. At 17, he beat all-comers to win the Canadian Youth Talent Search – but then had to languish in obscurity for ten years before landing his first record deal. More than most, he knows that winning a talent contest doesn’t automatically lead directly to the big time, and he wasted little time in urging all of this year’s X Factor wannabes to keep their feet firmly on the ground. ‘There are no guarantees with a show like The X Factor,’ he tells me. ‘Even if you win, it doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re the most talented singer. It just means you’re the best on a particular day. ‘You could win and find your career in tatters four months later. You might also get eliminated, but still end up with a decent career. Chris Daughtry finished fourth in American Idol three years ago, but his first album sold a million and he’s still doing well now. Leona Lewis has shown she has staying power, too.’ Chatting shortly before singing live on last Sunday’s X Factor results show, Bublé says one of this year’s finalists, 18-year-old Rachel Adedeji, already has the makings of a major star. He also predicts a bright future – although not necessarily in the pop charts – for identical twins John and Edward Grimes, the be-quiffed Dublin duo who have divided the nation with their out-of-tune singing and ungainly dance routines. ‘Rachel wowed me and we had a wonderful chat,’ says Michael. ‘She’s young and beautiful, and she has an extraordinary voice.

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