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Michael Bublé reveals Christmas has become a ‘very emotional thing’ since his son’s cancer battle

Michael Bublé has reigned supreme as the undisputed king of Christmas for a decade and the singer/songwriter is celebrating the 10 year anniversary of his iconic holiday album.

The Canadian crooner, 46, exclusively sat down with DailyMailTV to discuss his perennial festive hits and how he feels about the many viral Michael Bublé Christmas memes floating around the internet this time of year.

During his chat the four-time Grammy winner revealed that the holiday season has new meaning for him since his young son Noah was diagnosed with cancer five years ago at the age of three. 

Michael Bublé is comin’ to town: Michael Bublé exclusively sat down with DailyMailTV to discuss the 10 year anniversary of his hit holiday album and revealed how his son’s cancer diagnosis changed how he looks at Christmas

‘I remember very distinctly I said, “no, I’m not making a Christmas album, I’m making the Christmas album”,’ Michael said with a grin. 

It’s been 10 years since the iconic album, aptly titled Christmas, was released and the multiplatinum recording artist made good on his promise selling well over 4 million copies.

‘One of the first records that had a big impact on me was Bing Crosby, the White Christmas album, and it was my introduction to jazz and those wonderful crooners. I was like, “Oh my God, this moved me”.’

‘I figured, you know what, this is going to be… This is going to be a good record. People are going to like this,’ he said, adding that he really had ‘no idea’ Michael Bublé Christmas would be a holiday juggernaut. 

'I remember very distinctly I said, "no, I'm not making a Christmas album, I'm making the Christmas album",' Michael said with a grin.

‘I remember very distinctly I said, “no, I’m not making a Christmas album, I’m making the Christmas album”,’ Michael said with a grin.

Festive favorite: It's been 10 years since the iconic album, aptly titled Christmas, was released and the multiplatinum recording artist made good on his promise selling well over 4 million copies

Festive favorite: It’s been 10 years since the iconic album, aptly titled Christmas, was released and the multiplatinum recording artist made good on his promise selling well over 4 million copies

To commemorate the anniversary, the superstar recorded two new songs including Christmas Sweater which is featured in the very dark holiday film Silent Night. 

A longtime lover of all things Christmas, Michael revealed to DailyMailTV that he sees the holiday and his role in it much differently since his son Noah, eight, was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer five years ago. 

‘It’s crazy because when I made this record, I didn’t even think of think of having kids at that point,’ he said. ‘We were going through our stuff with our son and I think that it became a very emotional thing for me.’

‘If I would have ever imagined that I would be associated with a time that really means so much to people,’ the star continued. ‘It became like a really big privilege.’  

True spirit of Christmas: During his chat the four-time Grammy winner revealed that the holiday season has new meaning for him since his young son Noah was diagnosed with cancer five years ago at the age of three

True spirit of Christmas: During his chat the four-time Grammy winner revealed that the holiday season has new meaning for him since his young son Noah was diagnosed with cancer five years ago at the age of three

'It's crazy because when I made this record, I didn't even think of think of having kids at that point,' he said. 'We were going through our stuff with our son and I think that it became a very emotional thing for me.'

‘It’s crazy because when I made this record, I didn’t even think of think of having kids at that point,’ he said. ‘We were going through our stuff with our son and I think that it became a very emotional thing for me.’

Michael recalled a conversation with his wife Luisana Lopilato where she reflected on how the people in their lives helped them through the hardest time with Noah and through his music he can pay it forward to so many others. 

Now, as his holiday album turns 10 in the wake of two years of tumult with the coronavirus pandemic, Bublé feels like the classic Christmas songs we enjoy year in and year out have new meaning.

‘These songs were written during times of war and weirdly we’ve been at war for the first time and for the first time, the human race all feels the same thing at the same time,’ he reflected.

‘It’s never too early to talk about the excitement … and the threat of Santa Claus coming,’ he laughed and admitted that he now loves the viral holiday memes about him that come out every year

Despite the troubling times, Michael is psyched about Christmas and gets to celebrating early – he also loves all those Michael Bublé memes.

‘It’s never too early to talk about the excitement … and the threat of Santa Claus coming,’ he laughed.  

The singer said he likes the meme’s about he and Mariah Carey coming out of their caves every December 1st to mark the official start of the holiday season but that they aren’t the best ones. 

‘What’s better is the one where I’m the record cover and I’m holding the present behind my back and it says Michael Bublé farting on your presents. That’s my favorite meme.’

Bottom's up! To celebrate the decennial of his Christmas record, Michael Bublé is giving fans their own taste of the holiday spirit by teaming up with sparkling water brand Bubly (which he famously swears was named after him)

Bottom’s up! To celebrate the decennial of his Christmas record, Michael Bublé is giving fans their own taste of the holiday spirit by teaming up with sparkling water brand Bubly (which he famously swears was named after him)

'Finally, after years and years of me fighting for my right to change the name of the Bubly to Bublé. They gave me it!' he said, showing off his limited edition holiday cans of Merry Merry Bublé with the 'e' scratched over the 'y' in magic marker

‘Finally, after years and years of me fighting for my right to change the name of the Bubly to Bublé. They gave me it!’ he said, showing off his limited edition holiday cans of Merry Merry Bublé with the ‘e’ scratched over the ‘y’ in magic marker

To celebrate the decennial of his Christmas record, Michael Bublé is giving fans their own taste of the holiday spirit by teaming up with sparkling water brand Bubly (which he famously swears was named after him).

‘Finally, after years and years of me fighting for my right to change the name of the Bubly to Bublé. They gave me it!’ he said, showing off his limited edition holiday cans of Merry Merry Bublé with the ‘e’ scratched over the ‘y’ in magic marker.

‘Is it you drawing the e’s on in the corner?’ DailyMailTV asked.

Giggling, he admitted: ‘I’m not joking when I go to stores and stuff … I actually do it. I really do.’  

Fans who want to sip their own Merry Berry Bublé can enter for a chance to win limited edition cans by share something they did this year that was naughty or nice and follow and tag @bublywater, using #merryberrysweepstakes.

Cheers! Fans who want to sip their own Merry Berry Bublé can enter for a chance to win limited edition cans by share something they did this year that was naughty or nice and follow and tag @bublywater, using #merryberrysweepstakes

Cheers! Fans who want to sip their own Merry Berry Bublé can enter for a chance to win limited edition cans by share something they did this year that was naughty or nice and follow and tag @bublywater, using #merryberrysweepstakes

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