Michael Bublé Pulls Out of BBC Music Awards Following Son’s Cancer Diagnosis
DJ Steve Wright informed fans that Bublé pulled out of the event on Dec. 12 and shared a message from BBC Music director, Bob Shennan, which read: “We send Michael and his family our very best wishes.”
The Canadian singer, who is also set to host the Brit Awards and the June Awards, announced that he and his wife are expected to cancel all public appearances and work commitments over the next few months following their son’s devastating diagnosis.
“Luisana and I have put our careers on hold in order to devote all our time and attention to helping Noah get well,” Bublé wrote on Facebook. “At this difficult time, we ask only for your prayers and respect for our privacy. We have a long journey in front of us and hope that with the support of family, friends and fans around the world, we will win this battle, God willing.”
No further details about the nature of Noah’s illness have been revealed.