American Idol’s Lauren Alaina Marries Cam Arnold

American Idol alum Lauren Alaina announced that she and Cam Arnold married on Feb. 4 at the Symphony Center in downtown Nashville.

By Brahmjot Kaur Feb 05, 2024 8:04 PMTags
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Lauren Alaina found her cowboy. 

The American Idol alum shared that she and Cam Arnold married in what she called a "big loud" celebration that took place in downtown Nashville on Feb. 4.

The 450-person shindig was definitely large and included stars like Jason Aldean and wife Brittany, HARDY and wife Caleigh Ryan.

"I think it's just a reflection of how fortunate we are," the 29-year-old told People, "we have a lot of people who love us and we love a lot of people."

But the size of their nuptials didn't stop Lauren and Cam from enjoying intimate moments with their families.

"Our siblings all stood up there with us as we got married," she explained. "Cameron's dad was his best man, which was super sweet. It was a very emotional, very heartfelt ceremony."

The "Road Less Traveled" singer wore a ​​custom Anne Barge gown with a hand-beaded floral-embossed skirt, v-notched bodice and lace sleeves, while Cam opted for an emerald green tuxedo. The couple shared their vows alongside their nieces, nephews and two dogs.

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And after the wedding, Lauren couldn't help but gush over her new husband.

"I'm excited to have someone to celebrate everything with," she reflected. "To have a definite first call, always. And just a partnership that is so much stronger than any other partnership you have. 

And Cam echoed her sentiments, noting, "I'm excited to watch Lauren's career flourish, to be her No. 1 fan, and even if everything goes to hell in a handbasket, I still will be."

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Lauren and Cam began dating in 2020, not long after they met at Luke Bryan's Crash My Playa festival in Mexico, but they didn't hard launch their romance until the day after their November 2022 engagement. 

"Everybody, this is my fiancé," she said on stage after her performance at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. "Make some noise for my future husband everybody!"

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Since then, she's kept fans apprised of their relationship, sharing their engagement photos along with videos of wedding preparations, like choosing her dress with her mom.

And just one day before their nuptials, she posted a sweet video montage of her and Cam, writing, "Counting down to forever with you."

Keep reading to see all the celebs that tied the knot this year.

Kimberly J. Brown & Daniel Kountz

The Halloweentown II costars married on April 19, 2024, several years after reconnecting.

Don Lemon & Tim Malone

The former CNN anchor married the real estate broker at a church in New York City April 6, five years to the day they got engaged and on Tim's 40th birthday.

Brock Purdy & Jenna Brandt

The San Francisco 49ers quarterback married his partner in Des Moines, Iowa March 9, almost a month after his team faced off against the Kansas City Chiefs in the 2024 Super Bowl.

Shohei Ohtani

The Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher, who previously made headlines for his $700 million contract with the team, announced in February that he quietly got married. While he didn't name his wife, he did say she was someone "who is very special to me."

Johnny & Morgan Galecki

The actor kicked off a new chapter in his life with a big bang, sharing in February that he and his now-wife Morgan privately got married and welcomed a baby girl.

Donald Glover & Michelle White

Mr. & Mrs. Glover, no Smith here: In early February, the Atlanta star revealed he privately tied the knot with his longtime partner Michelle.

Lauren Alaina & Cam Arnold

The American Idol alum and her now-husband tied the knot during a celebration in downtown Nashville on Feb. 4.

Candace Cameron Bure’s Son Lev & Elliot Dunham

The Full House alum announced her son Lev and his now-wife Elliot tied the knot at the end of January.

Gerry Turner & Theresa Nist

The couple officially kicked off the new year as newlyweds, tying the knot during the Golden Wedding, which aired Jan. 4.

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