With over 25 million albums sold, and a shelf full of Grammy and Juno Awards, Reprise / Warner Bros. recording artist Michael Bublé has been selected as the Italian-Canadian of the Year for 2011 as chosen by the members of Confratellanza Italo-Canadese Society in Vancouver, B.C.
In making the announcement, the Society’s president, Angelo Holmes stated, “Each year the Society selects a distinguished recipient who has personally and publically achieved the most in bringing honor to the Italian-Canadian Community and the province of British Columbia.”
The Confratellanza Italo-Canadese will celebrate this auspicious occasion at the 107th Columbus Day banquet to be held at the Italian Culture Centre, 3075 Slocan Street, Vancouver, B.C. on Saturday, October 1st, at 7:00pm.
Michael Bublé’s most recent album, 2009’s Crazy Love, has sold more than 5 million copies around the world. The album has generated the smash hit singles “Hold On,” "Haven't Met You Yet" and “Hollywood.” Upon its release, the album shot to the top of charts around the world, reaching #1 in Canada, the U.S., the U.K., South Africa, Australia, Italy, Holland and Ireland.
Michael Bublé is currently in the studio completing work on an upcoming Christmas album to be released later this Fall. Over the course of the past year, Michael has also been completing work on his first book which will also be released this Fall by Random House.
For ticket or information regarding the dinner contact John Teti, Chairman of the Dinner
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