Michael Buble finished, um, bouncing — yeah, bouncing — his way through what he called “the biggest hit of my life,” the smash “Haven’t Met You Yet,” left the stage to thunderous applause after performing for more than an hour and a half and hardly had time to catch his breath before coming back for more.

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Sporting close-cropped hair, a dark suit, a skinny black tie and an easy, infectious grin Tuesday night at Verizon Arena, Buble opened his encore with two more favorites, “Feeling Good” and “Me and Mrs. Jones,” before putting the crowd of 6,216 in the mood for Christmas with a lively, romping rendition of “Let It Snow” and then topping it all off with a touching version of “A Song for You.”

Buble — singer, entertainer, would-be comedian — bantered with his audience throughout the show, sometimes sincere, sometimes silly, often a tad off-color (well, he did admit “my filter is broken,”) and frequently tossed out compliments — “you guys are awesome” and “I’ll come back here as many times as you’ll have me” and “I love you to death.”

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