The 41-year-old singer was due to host the ceremony next month
Michael Bublé has reportedly pulled out of hosting the BRIT Awards due to his son Noah’s cancer diagnosis.
The 41-year-old and his wife Luisa Lopilato announced in November that three-year-old Noah is battling liver cancer, and the family are now focusing on his treatment.
A source tells The Sun: ‘It was a difficult call but Michael has decided to pull out of hosting the BRIT Awards.
‘Out of respect for Michael the producers gave him as much time as he needed to make the decision, which they completely understood.
‘He would have put a unique stamp on the night so it’s a real shame, but at the moment his priority is his family.
‘They are exploring other options now about who will take his place and a number of people have thrown their hat in the ring.
‘No matter who they pick it will be an incredible night.’
Michael and Luisana, 29, married in 2011. They’re also parents to youngest son Elías, who was born in January 2016.
The singer has previously said that being a dad is the best thing that’s ever happened to him.
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‘I love them more than I’ll ever love anything, or anyone in the whole universe’, he told Entertainment Tonight. ‘I think it gave me perspective on life that I think I very badly needed. It’s hard to be able to quantify that level of love.
‘I didn’t know that level of love existed. But it makes me better at everything. It allows me to pull more emotion and be more honest and to be in the moment.’
We’re sending all our love to Michael and his family at this difficult time.