The 12 Most Gorgeous Couples in Music
Supermodels and rock stars get on like a house on fire, or so the history books would have us believe. From Bowie and Iman to Behati and Adam, the rank and file of babely music-industry paramours is littered with a sea of gorgeous faces and iconic red carpet pairings. We’ve assembled the greatest hits of our favourite glamorous It couples. Keep scrolling to see who makes us totally swoon.
What more can be said about Mr. and Mrs. Carter? The best-selling artists wed in 2008 and together have sold a combined total of over 300 million records. Whether frolicking on a beach "Drunk in Love" or heating up the stage at the Grammys, this fierce dynamic duo is as sexy and empowered as they come. Of their marriage, Beyoncé says, “We have been together since I was 20 years old. We took our time and developed an unbreakable friendship before we got married.”
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Supermodel Kate Moss claims to have found her husband, Kills singer Jamie Hince, via an impromptu Google search. The supermodel said, “Jamie’s amazing. Basically, he turned up. I was at my friend’s house in the South of France, and we were googling men. And I went, 'Ooh, I like the look of him. A friend set us up.'" Kate claims to have fallen for the singer straight away. The painfully cool, deeply fashionable pair have been inseparable ever since.
Lead singer of Maroon 5 and People's sexiest man alive, Adam Levine has said of his South African Victoria’s Secret model wife Behati Prinsloo, “She’s the coolest person alive.” The singer-songwriter had previously made public his vow to “never get married.” He tied the knot with Prinsloo in 2013, saying of the affair, “You know, I still don't think you have to get married, unless you meet someone that makes you want to marry them. And then you marry them, and it's wonderful.”
Engaged for nearly two years, Sports Illustrated model Chrissy Teigen and singer-songwriter John Legend made it official in 2013. The couple, who met on the set of Legend's 2007 music video "Stereo," claim it wasn't exactly love at first sight. "I’m not going to lie. We hooked up. [And then when he went on tour.] I left him by himself for a while," Teigen told Cosmopolitan. "I played it cool for a long time.” All's well that ends well.
Supermodel and entrepreneur Iman has said of her icon-status rock star husband, “I fell in love with David Jones. I did not fall in love with David Bowie. Bowie is just a persona. He’s a singer and an entertainer. David Jones is the man I met.” The couple have been married for 22 years. Bowie has previously declared it was love at first site upon meeting the Somali American beauty, stating he was “naming the children the first night we met.”
The power couple and savvy business moguls know a thing or two about breaking the Internet. Kanye West and Kim Kardashian’s romance is as epically well documented as the World Wide Web will allow. From the most liked photo in Instagram history to music video cameos and fashion campaigns, the high-profile couple provides a steady stream of media magic.
English beauty and actress Carey Mulligan is currently expecting her first child with husband Marcus Mumford, frontman of alt-rock band Mumford & Sons. The pair wed in 2012 at a small private ceremony in a barn in Bridgewater, England. Mulligan commented on the couple’s private approach to their union, stating, “Marcus is the only thing that’s mine that I can keep away, so I try.”
The Latina songstress met her beau, Spanish football player Gerard Piqué, on the set of her music video "Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)" in 2010. She went public with their relationship in 2011 via a social media post of Piqué and herself, captioned, “I present to you my sunshine.” Since then the couple have had two sons together, Milan and Sasha, and co-hosted a world baby shower for UNICEF earlier this year in support of children in need around the world.
The golden couple of country music, recording artists Tim McGraw and Faith Hill have recorded many a hit duet together. Married in 1996, the multiple-Grammy winners and parents of three famously vowed never to be apart from one another for more than three consecutive days, despite their rigorous tour schedules.
Bush lead singer Gavin Rossdale and No Doubt frontwoman Gwen Stefani are a match made in '90s babe heaven. The two met on tour together in 1995 and married in 2002. They have three sons together and split their time between Rossdale's native London and Stefani's own Southern California. They've also rivaled one another for best abs in the business for decades.
Budding beauties Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris just went public with their romance via the Billboard Music Awards red carpet. The statuesque American sweetheart and the tall British DJ make quite the beautiful pair. Back in October, Swift told Esquire of her single life, “I do not need some guy around in order to get inspiration, in order to make a great record, in order to live my life, in order to like myself.” We love it.
Singer-songwriter Timberlake has said of his stunning wife, actress Jessica Biel, “Every once in a while I catch a glimpse of her when she doesn’t see me looking. I have this moment where I’m like, ‘If you never make a good decision—if you only make bad decisions—for the rest of your life, you made one really good decision.'"