British TV stars Dermot O’Leary and Emma Willis will host this year’s Brit Awards, after Michael Buble pulled out to focus on his son’s cancer battle.

The 41-year-old singer’s little boy Noah, three, was diagnosed with liver cancer last year (16), with his parents Michael and Luisana Lopilato putting their careers on hold to care for their poorly son.

Among Michael’s scheduled gigs before Noah’s diagnosis was to present next month’s (Feb17) Brit Awards, but he is said to have called producers in January to tell them he’d made the “difficult” decision to pull out of the hosting.

Now it has been revealed that Dermot and Emma, both famous in their native England for fronting TV talent shows The X Factor and The Voice U.K. respectively, will take the helm of the prizegiving at London’s O2 Arena on 22 February (17).

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