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Demi Lovato ‘Awake’ After Suspected Drug Overdose, Rep Says

UPDATED: Demi Lovato is now awake after being hospitalized on Tuesday in Los Angeles after a suspected drug overdose.

“Demi is awake and with her family who want to express thanks to everyone for the love, prayers, and support,” Lovato’s rep said in a statement to Variety. “Some of the information being reported is incorrect and they respectfully ask for privacy and not speculation as her health and recovery is the most important thing right now.”

According to law enforcement officials, the Los Angeles Police Department responded to a medical emergency at the 8000 block of Laurel View Drive in the Hollywood Hills, where Lovato’s home is located. before noon.

Law enforcement sources told TMZ, which was first to report the news, that Lovato, who was found unconscious, was treated with Narcan — a medication designed to rapidly reverse opioid overdose — at her home before being transported to a local hospital. TMZ initially reported that Lovato had overdosed on heroin.

The “Sorry Not Sorry” singer, 25, has struggled with substance abuse for years. Lovato revealed in June that she had relapsed just months after celebrating six years of sobriety.

“To the ones who never left me / We’ve been down this road before / I’m so sorry, I’m not sober anymore,” Lovato sings in her recent single “Sober” off of her sixth album, “Tell Me You Love Me.”

Lovato has received treatment for bipolar disorder, bulimia, and substance abuse. She chronicled her daily struggles with recovery in the 2017 YouTube original documentary “Simply Complicated.” In the movie, Lovato opened up about using cocaine while filming her 2012 doc, “Stay Strong.”

Lovato, who began her acting career on the popular children’s series “Barney & Friends,” rose to fame on the Disney Channel. She appeared in the short series “As the Bell Rings” and show “Sonny With a Chance,” in addition the hit 2008 Disney Channel Original Movie “Camp Rock,” co-starring the Jonas Brothers. Lovato said her drinking escalated during her Disney Channel days.

She performed a concert in Paso Robles, Calif., on Sunday.

Lovato’s show in Atlantic City, N.J., set to take place on Thursday, was scrapped on Tuesday following her hospitalization. The news was followed by the cancellation of tonight’s episode of the Fox game show “Beat Shazam,” which featured an appearance by Lovato. The episode was taped in April 2017. “In light of recent reports, we have decided to replace the episode of ‘Beat Shazam’ with another all-new episode,” the network in a statement. “Our thoughts go out to Demi and her family.”

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Was hoping to see at least a couple of new movies this weekend, but life got in the way.

Equalizer 2 edges out Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again at the box office

Denzel Washington has no equal at the box office this weekend.

The actor’s gritty action sequel The Equalizer 2 is on track to open with an estimated $35.8 million in ticket sales at 3,388 theaters in the U.S. and Canada, outperforming its predecessor and earning Sony a surprise victory over Universal’s ABBA-fueled musical Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, which will take in about $34.4 million.

Heading into the weekend, industry projections put The Equalizer 2 (or “The Sequelizer,” if you will) in the $25 million to $30 million range, but it should clear those marks as well as the $34 million bow of the first Equalizer in 2014. (That film went on to earn $192.3 million at the global box office.) The Equalizer 2 will add about $3.3 million in foreign markets this weekend.

Once again directed by Antoine Fuqua, and marking the first sequel of Washington’s career, The Equalizer 2 finds retired special-ops agent Robert McCall (Washington) exacting bloody revenge after one of his friends is killed. Critics’ reviews were unenthusiastic, but audiences gave it a solid A CinemaScore, suggesting good word-of-mouth prospects.

Though it won’t top The Equalizer 2, fellow sequel Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again will also outdo its forerunner on opening weekend, as the original Mamma Mia! debuted to $27.8 million a decade ago. The latter film ultimately raked in $609.8 million at the worldwide box office, most of which came overseas. For Here We Go Again, its opening is squarely in line with industry projections, which were in $30 million to $35 million range. Overseas, it will earn about $42.4 million this weekend.

Featuring a star-studded cast including Lily James, Amanda Seyfried, Christine Baranski, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Meryl Streep, and Cher, Here We Go Again continues the first film’s multigenerational story of love and family, and also flashes back to reveal how hotelier Donna (played by James and Streep) came to be on the Greek island of Kalokairi.

Reviews for Here We Go Again were generally positive, and moviegoers gave it an A-minus CinemaScore.

Also arriving this weekend, though less successfully, is OTL Releasing and Blumhouse Tilt’s cyber-thriller Unfriended: Dark Web. The follow-up to 2014’s Unfriended is on track to open with about $3.5 million (at 1,546 theaters), good for ninth place.

Made on a shoestring budget of about $1 million, Dark Web was expected to open with $6 million to $8 million. Reviews were mixed, and audiences gave it a C CinemaScore.

Three holdovers round out the top five this weekend: Hotel Transylvania 3, with about $23.2 million; Ant-Man and the Wasp, with about $16.1 million; and Incredibles 2, with about $11.5 million.

According to ComScore, overall box office is up 8.1 percent year-to-date. Check out the July 20-22 figures below.

1.The Equalizer 2 — $35.8 million
2. Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again — $34.4 million
3. Hotel Transylvania 3 — $23.2 million
4. Ant-Man and the Wasp — $16.1 million
5. Incredibles 2 — $11.5 million
6. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom — $11 million
7. Skyscraper — $11 million
8. The First Purge — $5 million
9. Unfriended: Dark Web — $3.5 million
10. Sorry to Bother You — $2.8 million

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Now you go your way baby and I’ll go mine/Now and forever ’till the end of time/I’ll find somebody new and baby/We’ll say we’re through and you won’t matter anymore/You won’t matter anymore

Drake Just Broke Another Streaming Record That Doesn’t Matter

Congratulations are in order for Drake, who on Thursday became the first artist to ever reach 10 billion streams on Apple Music. The milestone is – per the proud, multi-platform announcement from the music-streaming service as well as coverage of it on various news outlets – a Big Deal.

Or is it? The other shining records that Drake has broken since the release of Scorpion include: highest number of single-day streams on Apple Music, highest number of single-day streams on Spotify and most streams per hour on Spotify. That’s not to mention dethroning himself from Number One on Billboard‘s charts (twice), scoring the highest number of total Number Ones of any rapper, becoming the male artist with the most-ever Number Ones in digital song sales and pushing an unprecedented seven songs into the Hot 100’s top 10 simultaneously. Again, that’s only with Scorpion. (Take a breath.)

All of these virtual trophies speak to Drake’s musical prowess, to be sure. But the accomplishments belong less to the rapper himself and much more to streaming services his album is listened to on, which have exploded in popularity at unparalleled speed and thrown all the traditional metrics of “success” in the music industry into unfettered chaos. Billboard‘s decades-old charts, for instance, now have to factor in streams against CD sales and digital downloads at a somewhat arbitrary rate; as of this summer, those charts weigh the success of songs differently depending on whether they were streamed for free or via a paid streaming subscription.

As for the millions and billions in streaming counts that are constantly being announced as new records: Under streaming’s business model, listeners don’t pay to hear individual songs or albums, so there’s no cost – as there would have been in the era of CD sales and digital downloads – to pick up an additional record after listening to something else. It’s a “yeah I’ll give this a listen, why not?” model that Spotify in particular capitalized on when it partnered with Drake for a platform-wide takeover a few weeks ago, pushing Scorpion to almost every single one of its 170 million users. The album, which boasts an outsized 25 tracks, was an album tailor-made for the era of streaming, which rewards sheer quantity over quality.

Streaming services are a very young distribution format in the broader scheme of music consumption, making it easy for “records” to constantly be set and broken and re-broken. While Spotify has been around for a decade now, the service didn’t rise into the heart of the mainstream until a few years ago, and Apple Music launched in the summer of 2015; as a format, streaming only started surpassing digital music sales in the U.S. as the music industry’s revenue-driver in 2016, per Nielsen’s yearly reports. In sum: Drake may be the biggest artist of modern times, but streaming’s continued growth means it won’t take long before his records are broken once more.

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Did you know that average ticket prices are at a record high of $96.31? I sure didn’t. WOW!!

Why Your Favorite Concerts Are Bigger – and More Expensive – Than Ever

U2 had its 400-ton, 360-degree “Claw” stage that cost $30 million. Lady Gaga’s 2013 concert circuit involved a looming five-story Gothic castle. Taylor Swift’s ongoing Reputation stadium tour needs 52 semis and 30 flatbed trucks just to haul all the gear.

It isn’t fans’ imagination that music tours, particularly ones put on by the biggest artists, are getting more lavish by the year. For evidence in hard numbers, look no further than the mid-year report Pollstar released this week: The concert company found that the live market’s 2018 mid-year gross is a record-setting $2.21 billion, up $240 million (12 percent) from the previous year, and that average ticket prices are at a record high of $96.31. Fans are hungry for live shows, and they’re willing to splurge on them. “The precipitous rise speaks to the industry’s aggressive pricing strategy to better meet demand and exclude the secondary market,” Pollstar noted, as well.

But the soaring costs are also due to the fact that A-list concerts – which have been exploding in popularity as fans in the streaming era seek more interactive connections with their favorite musicians – are now regularly expected to be full-blown, Instagram-ready spectacles. For a closer look at the future of major music tours, we spoke to Ray Winker, CEO and design director of Stufish Entertainment Architects, the firm that crafted the visual dreamscape for Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s current On the Run II tour. (The studio has also designed stages and sets for the likes of U2, Madonna, Pink Floyd, the London and Beijing Olympics and Cirque du Soleil.)

Q – Now that live events are such a key, lucrative industry for music – how have artists changed their approach to concert tours? Do they give them more thought than before?
A – By the industry’s own admission, the way to make money in the day and age of streaming and downloads is for artists to go on tour. The demand is for artists to do something spectacular. The crowds are expecting something pretty big. So that pushes the artist to think about touring in a more challenging way. In the late Eighties and early Nineties, touring was a promotional tour that bands used for new albums. It wasn’t the profit center that it is now, where bands don’t make money on CD sales – they do so in touring and merchandising. Their core mission is to grow the fan base and get them to come to an event that basically allows bands to make a business out of their music.

Q – So what kinds of “spectacular” things are we seeing on stage? And what will we see more of?
A – Everybody likes pyrotechnics. People will always revert back to that technology because it’s just a wonderful way of celebrating something; it’s grand and exciting. I don’t think you can really advance on that too much, [other than] things like making the timecode with the music absolutely precise. But what’s happening much more on top of that is audience participation – like giving wristbands that are controlled by the show and change colors and patterns with the show. I think that trend is going to increase with augmented reality, as well. Fans downloading an app and holding it against the screen to get an AR experience with the band. But how loyal fans are going to be to AR, only time will tell.

Q – Why is that?
A – Because people are no longer content with an experience that creates a barrier between them and the experience. They want to be much more immersed in the event. People go to these shows to experience something, and if there’s a certain distance between them and the artist, the link between the two can be severed quite easily. So we’re always looking for ways to bring the show closer.

Q – What kinds of features accomplish that?
A – Bigger and wider stages, for example. Catwalks deeper into the house. In On the Run II, there’s a bridge that spans over the audience’s heads – and Taylor Swift did that too, and in 1997 when the Rolling Stones did their [Bridges to Babylon] tour, there was a bridge hidden under the stage. Those are things that go down very well. Other big changes are ones you can see in the technology of engineering: bigger, brighter and cheaper.

Q – Why are shows getting grander in the first place?
A – The desire for humans to be entertained – it’s a very important part of how we express ourselves. And entertainment architects apply understandings from one industry to another. For example, lightweight façades, LED technology: U2 went on tour a few years ago with the largest screen ever that created the backdrop to the band’s performance. That was revolutionary. You wouldn’t have found that scale of screen anywhere. And now, it’s pretty much present in any city center around the world. There’s direct tie-ins, [which is] how entertainment architecture works.

Q – What’s most different about the set design for tours today?
A – In the day and age of Instagram and Snapchat and all other social media, far more people know about the show than the people actually sitting in the stadium. The “Instagram moment” is a very important aspect of how we design things. At the start of the On the Run II show, before it’s even started, there will be thousands of photos circulating on the internet about how it looks like. So a show no longer starts when the curtain rises. The show starts the moment the first person takes a picture of it. Getting that moment right – making sure the show looks impressive and enticing before it starts – is a challenge you wouldn’t have thought about, 10 years ago.

Q – The show has to live up to expectations – but also to images.
A – Yes, nowadays, you’re very minded to make the experience mobile-friendly. As soon as the doors are open for the very first show, the excitement mounts. People talk. A lot of people don’t even watch the show anymore – they film the show and watch it on their phones. That changes the way one thinks about design, quite considerably. You can’t underestimate the power of making sure a show looks good the moment people walk into a stadium – it’s now as important as the show itself.

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Hurry up, December 15th!!!!

Bruce Springsteen’s Broadway show is coming to Netflix

Bruce Springsteen is no stage actor, but he still managed to win a special Tony Award this year thanks to his Broadway show. Part autobiography, part concert, Springsteen on Broadway has seen the rock legend perform the same solo acoustic setlist (complete with anecdotal life stories) at Broadway’s Walter Kerr Theatre since last October. Soon, you won’t need a ticket to see it for yourself. A recorded version of Springsteen on Broadway will be coming to Netflix this December, it was announced Wednesday.

“Nothing about Springsteen on Broadway feels like an easy cash-grab, or even simply a rock star looking for a kinder schedule that doesn’t involve trekking from city to city day after day,” Madison Vain wrote in EW’s A- review of the show. “Instead, with its mix of live music and stories and readings adapted from his 2016 autobiography Born to Run, Springsteen on Broadway lets one of popular music’s most beloved icons flex all kinds of creative muscle in a rare, intimate setting that showcases the true breadth of talents.”

The filmed version of Springsteen on Broadway is directed by Emmy winner Thom Zimny, and produced by the same team that produced the theater show, including Springsteen manager Jon Landau, Springsteen tour director George Travis, and Landau Management partner Barbara Carr.

Though the show was originally set for only an eight-week run, its acclaim and success got it renewed three times. It will end for good on Dec. 15, the same night that it will become available to Netflix viewers worldwide.

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“…there are no plans for Zack Snyder to direct another DC movie.” is one of the greatest sentences I’ve read all year!!

Zack Snyder’s Justice League Cut Reportedly Will Not Be Released

Ever since Justice League critically and commercially underperformed in theaters last fall, there’s been a rallying cry from many fans of the DC Extended Universe for Warner Bros to release what’s been called “The Snyder Cut,” a version of the movie that better reflects director Zack Snyder’s creative vision before he departed. It’s been said that there’s at least an assembly cut of Snyder’s Justice League out there, but Warner Bros hasn’t commented on the matter… until now. For those of you who’ve been hoping that the Snyder Cut would be made available to the public, I bring bad news, as it sounds like Warner Bros has no plans to release it.

With DC craving out its own chunk of the Warner Bros presentation at San Diego Comic-Con this Saturday, there’d been speculation online that some of that time would be dedicated to announcing the release of Zack Snyder’s cut of Justice League. However, in a Wall Street Journal story about the Snyder Cut, a senior executive confirmed that there won’t be any mention such a cut or any alternative versions of Justice League. In this crazy world, there’s always the chance that the bigwigs at Warner Bros might change their minds and deliver an alternate Justice League cut at a later date. Remember, we didn’t see the Richard Donner cut of Superman II until over two decades later. But for now, those of you who want to watch a live action Justice League movie will just have to turn to the theatrical cut.

Having already helmed Man of Steel and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Zack Snyder returned to direct Justice League, and he was around for the entirety of principal photography. However, after the tragic passing of his daughter, it was announced in May 2017 that Snyder had stepped away from the movie, and Joss Whedon, who had already been brought aboard to rewrite portions of the script, was tasked with overseeing Justice League during reshoots. In recent months, Snyder has been sharing behind-the-scenes photos of his time on Justice League, but Snyder’s spokeswoman told WSJ that the director has never watched the Justice League theatrical cut. For those who’ve been following Snyder on his Vero account, this doesn’t come entirely as a shock, as he previously mentioned that he had no knowledge of the Russian family in Justice League, indicating that they were added after his departure.

So there we have it. Barring any surprise announcements in the future, it looks like we can shut the book on Justice League for good. While the DCEU is pressing onwards with movies like Aquaman, Shazam! and Wonder Woman 1984, it remains to be seen if Justice League 2 will move forward, but for right now, there are no plans for Zack Snyder to direct another DC movie. Instead, he will turn his attention to developing an adaptation of The Fountainhead.

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Woo hoo!!! I’m going to live forever!!!

Study claims that attending a concert once every two weeks can add nine years to your life

Concerts can be daunting as you get older, what with late start times, a slew of opening acts, and the prospect of standing next to tall, sweaty people for several hours. A new study, however, claims that the effort’s worth it.

Conducted by O2 and behavioral science expert Patrick Fagan and reported by NME, the study finds that regular concert attendance can increase one’s lifespan by up to nine years. The logic here is that live music increases feelings of self-worth, closeness to others, and, especially, mental stimulation, all of which contribute to one’s sense of well-being. According to the study, there’s a “positive correlation between regularity of gig attendance and well-being,” and “additional scholarly research directly links high levels of wellbeing with a lifespan increase of nine years.”

These sensations of well-being were measured using psychometric testing and heart-rate tests, and the study says experiencing a gig for just 20 minutes can result in a 21% increase in feelings of well-being. The study’s recommendation is that one concert every two weeks will score one’s “happiness, contentment, productivity and self-esteem at the highest level.”

Does that sound like a load of hooey to you? Especially once you consider that O2 is a concert venue that plugs its “Priority Tickets” program in the text of the study? Yeah, maybe, but who are we to argue? Some of the most fun we’ve ever had has been at concerts, and who’s going to disagree that happy people are likely to live longer?

Also, this isn’t the first time scientists have come to such a conclusion.

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Very sad news. May he Rest In Peace.

Military radio host Adrian Cronauer, who inspired Good Morning, Vietnam, has died

NORFOLK, VA.—Adrian Cronauer, the man whose military radio antics inspired a character played by Robin Williams in the film Good Morning, Vietnam, has died. He was 79.

Mary Muse, the wife of his stepson Michael Muse, said Thursday that Cronauer died Wednesday from an age-related illness. He had lived in Troutville, Va., and died at a local nursing home, she said.

During his service as a U.S. air force sergeant in Vietnam in 1965 and 1966, Cronauer opened his Armed Forces Radio show with the phrase, “Goooooood morning, Vietnam!”

Williams made the refrain famous in the 1987 film, loosely based on Cronauer’s time in Saigon.

The film was a departure from other Vietnam War movies that focused on bloody realism, such as the Academy Award-winning Platoon. Instead, it was about irreverent youth in the 1960s fighting the military establishment.

“We were the only game in town and you had to play by our rules,” Cronauer told The Associated Press in 1987. “But I wanted to serve the listeners.”

The military wanted conservative programming. American youths, however, were “not into drab, sterile announcements” with middle-of-the-road music, Cronauer said, and the battle over the airwaves was joined.

In the film, Williams quickly drops Perry Como and Lawrence Welk from his 6 a.m. playlist in favour of the Dave Clark Five.

Cronauer said he loved the movie, but he said much of the film was Hollywood make-believe. Robin Williams’ portrayal as a fast-talking, nonconformist, yuk-it-up disc jockey sometimes gave people the wrong impression of the man who inspired the film.

“Yes, I did try to make it sound more like a stateside station,” he told the AP in 1989. “Yes, I did have problems with news censorship. Yes, I was in a restaurant shortly before the Viet Cong hit it. And yes, I did start each program by yelling, ‘Good Morning, Vietnam!’ ”

The rest is what he delicately called “good script crafting.”

When the film was released, the presidential campaign of Democrat Jesse Jackson called asking if Cronauer would help out. The conversation died quickly after Cronauer asked the caller if she realized he was a Republican.

In 1992, George H.W. Bush’s re-election campaign taped a TV ad slamming Bill Clinton’s draft record. In the ad, Cronauer accused Clinton of lying.

“In many ways, I’m a very conservative guy,” he said. “A lifelong, card-carrying Republican can’t be that much of an anti-establishment type.”

Cronauer was from Pittsburgh, the son of a steelworker and a schoolteacher. After the military, he worked in radio, television and advertising.

In 1979, Cronauer saw the film Apocalypse Now with his friend Ben Moses, who also served in Vietnam and worked at the Saigon radio station.

“We said that’s not our story of Vietnam,” Moses recalled Thursday. “And we made a deal over a beer that we were going to have a movie called Good Morning, Vietnam.”

It wasn’t easy. Hollywood producers were incensed at the idea of a comedy about Vietnam, said Moses, who co-produced the film and wrote the original 30-page story.

“I said ‘It’s not a comedy — it’s the sugar on top of the medicine,’ ” Moses said.

Writer Mitch Markowitz made the film funny, and director Barry Levinson added the tragic-comedy aspect, Moses said. Williams’ performance was nominated for an Oscar.

Moses said the film was a pivotal moment in changing the way Americans thought about the Vietnamese and the war.

Muse, the wife of Cronauer’s stepson, said the movie “helped open dialogue and discussion that had long been avoided.”

“He loved the servicemen and servicewomen all over the world and always made time to personally engage with them,” she said.

She added that he was “a loving and devoted husband to his late wife, Jeane, (as well as a) father, grandfather and great-grandfather.”

Cronauer attended the University of Pennsylvania’s law school and went into the legal profession, working in communications law and later handling prisoner-of-war issues for the Pentagon.

“I always was a bit of an iconoclast, as Robin (Williams) was in the film,” Cronauer told the AP in 1999. “But I was not anti-military, or anti-establishment. I was anti-stupidity. And you certainly do run into a lot of stupidity in the military.”

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I haven’t watched that video for a while. Maybe I should head over to YouTube.

November Rain becomes first ’90s video to top a billion YouTube views

Guns N’ Roses’ November Rain video has become the first music promo from the 1990s to score over a billion YouTube streams, according to Forbes.

Axl Rose and his bandmates also hold the title of most-viewed 1980s hit as well, with their video for Sweet Child O’ Mine, which has almost 695 million views.

The nine minute long video for November Rain was released in 1992 and has become a steady view in recent years, following Axl’s reunion with former bandmates Slash and Duff McKagan for the Not In This Lifetime… tour, which is currently the fourth highest grossing tour of all time.

The trio and its bandmates are currently wrapping up the European leg of the tour.

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Welcome back, Buble!!!

Michael Bublé gets emotional at first concert since son’s cancer diagnosis

Michael Bublé was moved to tears when he made a spectacular return to the stage in London last night after his son beat cancer.

The “Home” singer impressed crowds with a comeback performance at Barclaycard presents British Summer Time in Hyde Park – two years after his four-year-old son Noah was diagnosed with liver cancer.

An emotional Michael, 42, opened up to the crowd as he admitted being afraid to sing again ahead of long-awaited return to the stage.

But first he joked with fans who had just suffered a torrential downpour in Hyde Park, saying: “This is exactly how it was in my mind. I s–t you not.”

Before adding: It’s been two years since I’ve been on stage, and like any human of course I worry that whatever I had at one point might have gone.

“But after two songs, I’m even better than before.”

Michael later paid tribute to his supporters for sticking by him.

He said: “There are no words for how much love, affection, gratitude, that I have in my heart on behalf of myself, my family, for your love, for your prayers, for your support.

“I want to thank you not only for tonight, but for every night, for everything you’ve done for me. Each one of you has made such a difference in my life.”

He even name-dropped British reality show “Love Island,” telling the crowd: “This isn’t a concert, this is Love Island…. and just like Love Island, incredibly sophisticated people are going to come together to connect, to meet…. and maybe do it in a swimming pool.”

Michael sang hits some of his greatest hits including “Feeling Good,” “Just Haven’t Met You Yet” and “Home” in front of his adoring fans – and even teased some music from his upcoming album.

The singer had earlier been supported by former British realty TV star Megan McKenna and the legendary Van Morrison who he said had been a huge part of his “romance with music”.

Bublé and his actress wife Luisana Lopilato have cancelled all work commitments since 2016 when their son Noah was diagnosed with liver cancer.

But last night the little boy shared a sweet moment with his dad from the crowd when Michael revealed he forces him to watch The Greatest Showman “over and over again” at home.

Teasing the audience by starting to sing “this is the greatest…”, Michael handed the mic over to his son who beamed as he ended the lyric in front of his proud dad.

Since Noah’s diagnosis, Michael has shunned the limelight and posted only two updates on Facebook about his son’s condition – said to be improving after chemotherapy in the US.

The singer, also dad to one-year-old Elias, previously spoke about the family’s turmoil as he was honoured with a performing arts award in Ottawa.

He appeared emotional as he said: “My entire life has been inspired by how my family has made me feel.

“My wife, my children, my parents my sisters, my manager Bruce Allen, who are all here tonight.

“There are no words to describe how I feel about you.”

He recently confirmed his wife is expecting their third child and she’s having a girl.

The cheeky star beamed as he told an audience: “Oops, you did it again! My wife and I are pregnant with our number three!”

The 30-year-old Argentine model Luisana, who wed 42-year-old Michael in 2011, is due to give birth next month.