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Michael Buble: I Just Like Good Music, Especially Holiday Music

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For the third year running, singer Michael Bublé will host a Christmas special on NBC, and he'll gladly tell you why the tradition means so much to him.

"It's really simple," he said. "Mom and dad loved this (time of year) a lot and made Christmas special, and the fact that I can be invited into people's homes all over the world to be a part of something that's so special to them is a huge honor to me."

While Bublé will bring in the holiday spirit via song on his special, his parents had a different approach.

"Just like most here who celebrate it, (they had) a lot of love — a lot of love and joy," he explained on the Today show. "Magical is the world; they made it magical. They made it exciting and fun and so interactive. That's what I want to recreate for my family."

Michael joins Steve Edwards and Lisa Breckenridge on Good Day L.A.

Fun facts about Michael Buble (Source: Wikipedia)

1.) Michael is a Canadian vocalist, songwriter and actor. He has won several awards, including three Grammy Awards and multiple Juno Awards. His first album reached the top ten in Canada and the UK. He found a worldwide audience with his 2005 album It's Time, and his 2007 album Call Me Irresponsible which reached number one on the Canadian Albums Chart, the UK Albums Chart, the U.S. Billboard 200 albums chart, the Australian ARIA Albums Chart and several European charts.

2.) Bublé's 2009 album Crazy Love debuted at number one on the U.S. Billboard 200 after three days of sales, and remained there for two weeks. It was also his fourth number one album on Billboard's Top Jazz Albums chart. His 2011 holiday album, titled Christmas, was in first place on the Billboard 200 for the final four weeks of 2011 and the first week of 2012, totaling five weeks atop the chart, it also made the Top 5 in the United Kingdom. With this, Christmas became his third-consecutive number-one album on the chart.

3.) His latest album, To Be Loved, was a big success, released in April 2013 it was preceded by the release of the lead single and original composition "It's a Beautiful Day", "Close Your Eyes" followed and "After All" featuring Bryan Adams performed by him as a UK exclusive and posted on YouTube, the single is out in late-September 2013.

‘Michael Buble's Holiday Special' airs Wednesday night at 10:00pm on NBC.

Follow Michael on Twitter: @michaelbuble

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