Thursday, June 21, 2012

Wedding songs of the famous

Wedding songs of the famous, If you had money and fame and lots of options, which music would you want for your wedding? Find out what memorable songs some famous people chose to mark their special occasion.

Drew Barrymore & Will Kopelman

Wedding date: June 2, 2012

Following a simple "backyard wedding" at her $5.7 million home, Drew Barrymore and her art consultant-hubby chose a Beatles song for their recessional. Drew's gown was designed by the famous Karl Lagerfeld—who has known the groom since he was a baby.
Mark Zuckerberg & Priscilla Chan

Wedding date: May 19, 2012

Guests thought they were attending a graduation party, but it was the wedding of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his longtime love. Despite the couple's billions, their wedding was a low-key affair in their backyard. Unless you include the music at their reception, which was performed by the lead singer of a popular band
Kate Middleton & Prince William

Wedding date: April 29, 2011

In a fairytale wedding that captured the hearts of royalty watchers around the world, Kate Middleton and Prince William made their first hymn one that is known widely throughout their country. Some critics say the hymn, which is also popular at certain sporting events, reflects the couple's commitment to serve the public.
Chelsea Clinton & Marc Mezvinsky

Wedding date: July 31, 2010

Chelsea Clinton and her longtime love, Marc Mezvinsky, surprised their wedding guests with a sexy, sultry first dance that was choreographed by a "Dancing With the Stars" pro. In a more sedate follow-up, Chelsea danced with her father to a classic song, but the former president added a little flourish of his own when he spun his daughter in a circle as their dance ended.
LaLa Vazquez & Carmelo Anthony

Wedding date: July 10, 2010

When NBA star Carmelo Anthony and former MTV VJ LaLa Vazquez married in 2010 after a five-year engagement, their then 3-year-old son, Kiyan, walked them down the aisle as a soulful R&B singer serenaded the couple.
Rush Limbaugh & Kathryn Rogers

Wedding date: June 5, 2010

It was his fourth marriage and he was 26 years older than the bride, but the real news about Rush Limbaugh's wedding was the music, which included a private concert by an iconic singer, who led off his set with one of his well-known romantic songs
Ellen DeGeneres & Portia de Rossi

Wedding date: August 16, 2008

Actresses Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi were married in August 2008, during the brief period when gay marriage was legal in California. The two were married at an intimate ceremony at their Beverly Hills home, while an up-and-coming singer at the time serenaded the couple.
Jenna Bush & Henry Hager

Wedding date: May 10, 2008

When first daughter Jenna Bush married her longtime beau, Henry Hager, it wasn't a White House wedding. More than 200 guests attended the ceremony at the Bush family's Texas ranch. Then-President George W. Bush and his daughter danced to a classic song, and the newlywed couple's first dance was to a song by a prominent blues singer
Katherine Heigl & Josh Kelley

Wedding date: December 23, 2007

When the "Grey's Anatomy" actress married her musician hubby in snowy Park City, Utah, she walked down the aisle to an acoustic version of a song he wrote. For their first wedding dance, the couple chose a song from a Grammy award-winning singer
Tom Cruise & Katie Holmes

Wedding date: November 19, 2006

Who serenades his new bride with "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'?" Tom Cruise did, but maybe he was just reliving that scene from his movie "Top Gun." On a happier note, their first dance was to an uber-romantic song by Fleetwood Mac.
Michael Flatley & Niamh O'Brien

Wedding date: October 14, 2006

It was no surprise that the famous Irish band The Chieftains provided some of the music when Lord of the Dance's Michael Flatley married fellow dancer Niamh O'Brien in 2006. But it may have turned a few heads when the two Irish hoofers chose a Frank Sinatra song for their first dance.
Nicole Kidman & Keith Urban

Wedding date: June 25, 2006

Keith Urban may be an international country music star, but when he married actress Nicole Kidman in 2006, the music was anything but down home. Among the musical selections at the candlelit ceremony and reception in Sydney, Australia, were Wagner's "Bridal Chorus," Beethoven's "Ode to Joy" and a traditional wedding classic.
Donald Trump & Melania Knauss

Wedding date: January 22, 2005

When billionaire Donald Trump married model Melania Knauss in 2005, no traditional song by Frank Sinatra or Etta James would do for their first dance. No, this couple started their married life by dancing to the theme from a tragic opera.
Julie Chen & Les Moonves

Wedding date: December 23, 2004

CBS chief Les Moonves married television reporter Julie Chen in Mexico, just 13 days after the divorce from his first wife was final. In their first dance together as a married couple, Moonves and Chen swayed to an all-time classic as fireworks lit up the night sky.
Star Jones & Al Reynolds

Wedding date: November 13, 2004

Al risked proposing on-camera at an NBA All-Star game, so he must have been pretty sure she'd say yes. The talk show host and her hubby concluded their ceremony with a song first sung by Tony Bennett. The love, however, didn't last long – Star filed for divorce four years later.
Eddie George & Tamara Johnson

Wedding date: June 2004

Before former NFL star Eddie George and his wife, singer Tamara "Taj" Johnson, had their own reality TV show, they had a love story. They met at a shopping mall in 1994, fell in love and walked down the aisle to a song by India.Arie at their wedding in 2004.
Jennifer Lopez & Marc Anthony

Wedding date: June 5, 2004

When singers and actors Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez were married in June 2004, they walked down the aisle to music from a famous violinist at a ceremony that was so spontaneous the guests didn't even know they were coming to the couple's home to attend a wedding. Seven years later, Lopez and Anthony separated and later divorced
Prince Frederik of Denmark & Mary Donaldson

Wedding date: May 14, 2004

Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark met Mary Donaldson, an Australian marketing consultant, when he attended the Sydney Olympics in 2000. They were married four years later at the Copenhagen Cathedral in what was certainly a gold medal event.
Elizabeth Vargas & Marc Cohn

Wedding date: July 20, 2002

When singer Marc Cohn and TV journalist Elizabeth Vargas were married in 2002, they danced their first dance to a classic Etta James song, but Cohn couldn't let a captive audience go to waste. After dinner, the happy bridegroom treated the wedding guests to a candlelight concert.
Pete Sampras & Bridgette Wilson

Wedding date: September 30, 1999

Tennis champ Pete Sampras met actress Bridgette Wilson on a blind date arranged by friends, but it didn't take long for them to open their eyes to the possibilities of a life together. Nine months after that first date, the couple was married. After their first dance, Wilson danced with her father to Alabama's "I Love You Enough to Let You Go," which brought her to tears.
David & Victoria Beckham

Wedding date: July 4, 1999

When a world-famous footballer marries a pop star, it captures people's attention, and the Beckhams continue to make news wherever they go. Their reception featured a nude sculpture of the bride and groom on the cake, and their first dance was to a song that's famous around the world. Must be true…five children later, they're still going strong
Kimora Lee & Russell Simmons

Wedding date: December 20, 1998

Russell Simmons, co-founder of Def Jam Recordings, built a fashion empire with his wife, model Kimora Lee Simmons, after they were married in 1998 on the Caribbean island of Saint Barthélemy. But the song they chose as the first dance at their wedding wasn't enough to heal their relationship when the couple split in 2006.
Barbra Streisand & James Brolin

Wedding date: June 14, 1998

When Streisand and Brolin married—two years to the day after their first date—she wanted something other than traditional wedding music. So she asked award-winning composer Marvin Hamlisch to play a notable song during the ceremony.
Will Smith & Jada Pinkett Smith

Wedding date: December 31, 1997

When Will Smith married Jada Pinkett, their son, Trey, was in attendance and so was daughter, Willow—a baby bump at the time. It was a family affair when Smith hopped onstage with Trey at the wedding reception.
John Kennedy Jr. & Carolyn Bessette

Wedding date: September 21, 1996

John Kennedy, Jr., and Carolyn Bessette were married in a secret ceremony on Cumberland Island, Georgia with only 40 family members and close friends in attendance. The couple chose a song by Prince for their first dance, a choice that seems especially poignant now, given that they had been married less than three years when they were killed in a plane crash in July 1999.
Michelle & Barack Obama

Wedding date: October 3, 1992

They met when she mentored him at a Chicago law firm, and he credits Stevie Wonder's music with helping to spark their romance. So it's no surprise that they chose a song by the singer for their first dance as husband and wife. During the ceremony, he promised her an interesting life. No kidding.
Prince Andrew & Sarah Ferguson

Wedding date: July 23, 1986

Great Britain's Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson—now divorced—chose an orchestra song written in 1897 for their recessional. The 11-minute march gave Fergie plenty of time to get her 17.5-foot wedding veil back up the aisle.
Elvis and Priscilla Presley

Wedding date: May 1, 1967

They met when she was only 14 and he was 24, and they began seriously dating two years later. After a rocky eight-year courtship that included affairs with other women, Elvis married Priscilla in Las Vegas. At the reception, they danced to one of his most famous songs. The marriage lasted six years
John and Jackie Kennedy

Wedding date: September 12, 1953

They met at a Washington, DC, dinner party; two years later they married and became what many consider to be American royalty. One of Kennedy's friends brought a Super 8 camera, and footage still exists of their first dance to what would also be played at Kennedy's 1961 inauguration

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