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The Greatest Rock {Couples} To Ever Grace The Stage

If there’s one factor extra spectacular than being a rockstar, it is being a rockstar couple. There’s one thing invigorating about seeing two inventive souls be a part of forces. Some musician {couples} collaborated from the beginning and drifted aside, like Sonny and Cher. Others started solo and got here collectively in a while, like Johnny Money and June Carter. Whether or not their relationship spanned many years or was reduce brief, their love definitely burned vivid on the stage. Learn on to see a number of the most rockin’ {couples} all through historical past.

Joan Ignited Bob’s Profession

Bob plays guitar while he and Joan sing into a microphone.

When Joan Baez met Bob Dylan in 1961, she was rising because the “Mom Earth” of rock music and Bob was a no person. Joan was one of many first to see into Bob’s unbelievable expertise as a songwriter and invited him to hitch her onstage in 1963.

Although their relationship did not final long– ending round 1965– the influence each musicians had on each other’s profession was eternal. Joan put Bob within the highlight, and he impressed her along with his lyrics. The 2 final carried out collectively in 1984.

June And Johnny Remained Collectively Till The Finish

Johnny and June face towards each other while they duet onstage.

Anybody who has seen the film Stroll The Line already is aware of the touching love story between June Carter and Johnny Money. Each had been already well-known musicians on the time they met and commenced performing collectively.

Although they had been each married once they met, they shaped a deep friendship, and every divorced in 1966. Johnny proposed to June throughout a dwell efficiency in 1968, and the pair remained married till they each handed in 2003. They’ve one son collectively who can be a musician and songwriter.

Nick And Valerie Paired Up For 50 Years!

Nick and Valerie sing back to back onstage.

Nick Ashford and Valerie Simpson arrived on the music scene again within the Nineteen Sixties as a songwriter/producer and a performer pair. Having written songs for Aretha Franklin and Ray Charles, the pair joined Motown in 1966.

They went on to proper hits like “Ain’t No Mountain Excessive Sufficient” and “I am Each Girl.” Simultaneous to writing and producing, the pair additionally carried out with teams, as solo artists, and as a duo. They married in 1974 and remained collectively till Nick handed in 2011.

Courtney And Kurt Had been Grunge Royalty


Courtney Love and Kurt Cobain had been the sweethearts of the ’90s grunge period. Kurt was the lead singer of Nirvana and Courtney was the frontwoman for the band Gap once they met in 1990. As if by destiny, each bands launched their debut albums in 1991.

Courtney and Kurt tied the knot in 1992 and their daughter was born later that yr. Their relationship fueled detrimental media consideration in direction of the brand new mother and father. Nonetheless, each continued to emerge because the prince and princess of grunge music. They remained married till Kurt took his life in 1994.

Sonny And Cher Achieved Fame As A Duo

Sonny and Cher grin at one another while onstage.

Cher was a 16-year-old highschool dropout and Sonny was a 27-year-old songwriter when the pair met in Hollywood. Sonny launched Cher to Phil Spector, who started her music profession. Shortly thereafter, Sonny and Cher married and launched into each solo and duo careers.

Their hit “I Acquired You Babe” launched the couple into music stardom in 1965. After establishing themselves musically, Sonny and Cher developed their very own comedy present that additional expanded their fame. Although the 2 divorced after nearly a decade of marriage, they remained shut till Sonny handed in 1998.

Yoko And John Met At A London Artwork Gallery

John and Yoko sit next to one another in bed.

John Lennon first met Yoko Ono at a gallery in London, the place she was establishing her artwork exhibit. Although Lennon was married on the time, that did not cease the 2 from delving right into a romantic relationship. The 2 started recording Two Virgins in 1968, the identical yr that Lennon’s divorce was finalized.

After The Beatles disbanded, Lennon and Ono turned their full consideration in direction of political activism. After quickly separating, the 2 reunited and welcomed son, Sean Lennon, in 1975. They remained married till Lennon’s life was taken in 1980.

Sean And Charlotte Have Their Personal Report Label

Sean and Charlotte play guitar together.

Following in his guardian’s footsteps, Sean Lennon has collaborated along with his accomplice, Charlotte Kemp Muhl, since 2008. The pair met in 2005 on the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Competition when Charlotte was simply 17 and Sean was 29.

A profitable mannequin with varied musical skills, Charlotte bonded with Sean over their shared love of music and historical past within the limelight. They shaped the band The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger and the document label Chimera Music and have spent greater than a decade as romantic companions.

Stevie And Lindsey Joined Fleetwood Mac Collectively

Stevie and Lindsey walk hand in hand on a stage.

Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham had been highschool sweethearts who launched into their music profession collectively. After their band Fritz broke up, they recorded an unsuccessful duo album. When Mick Fleetwood heard one among their tracks, he invited Buckingham to hitch Fleetwood Mac.

Buckingham insisted that he would not be a part of with out Nicks, in order that they each joined Fleetwood Mac in 1974. Sadly, their relationship led to 1977 and each handled the ache by writing heartbreak anthems like “Goals” and “Go Your Personal Approach.” Each went on to have profitable careers and have often carried out collectively over the many years.

Religion And Tim Had been Love At First Sight

Faith and Tim smile onstage.

The chemistry between Religion Hill and Tim McGraw is one which by no means appears to fade. The pair met whereas on tour in 1996 and, although they each had wavering engagements, they fell for each other. After changing into pregnant, the couple obtained married simply months after assembly.

Decided to place their relationship first, Hill and McGraw have made a pact to not be aside for greater than 3 consecutive days. Each have profitable solo careers and infrequently tour collectively.

Bruce And Patti Fell In Love On Tour

Bruce and Patti face one another while performing.

They are saying that behind all nice males is a superb lady, and that definitely appears to be true in Bruce Springsteen’s case. Bruce met Patti Scialfa at a bar in New Jersey within the early ’80s. Impressed by her expertise, he requested her to tour along with his E Avenue Band in 1984.

Quick ahead 4 years and Bruce is unhappily married to actress Julianne Phillips. Bruce as soon as once more requested Patti to hitch him on tour, and this time they fell in love. Bruce divorced Julianne, married Patti, and the 2 have been enjoying collectively ever since.

Mick And Marianne Helped One One other’s Careers

Mick and Marianne lay next to one another in a grass yard.

Within the mid-’60s, Mick Jagger and Marianne Faithfull had been each part of the London music scene. It was at a Rolling Stones launch get together {that a} producer found Marianne. She collaborated with Mick and others to jot down her first main hit, “As Tears Go By.”

In 1965, Marianne left her husband and moved in with Mick. The 2 developed a relationship that lasted till 1970. Throughout their time collectively, Marianne impressed varied songs from Mick, together with “You Cannot At all times Get What You Need,” and “Wild Horses.”

Debbie And Chris Fashioned Blondie

Debbie and Chris pose together onstage.

Deborah Harry met Chris Stein when each joined The Stilettoes in 1973. The 2 started courting and, a yr later, shaped a brand new band referred to as Angel and the Snake. After their first couple of reveals, they renamed the group Blondie.

Blondie grew to worldwide success earlier than disbanding in 1982, however Debbie and Chris remained an merchandise till 1989. Regardless of their breakup, they each returned to Blondie when the band reformed in 1997, and the exes have been jovial bandmates ever since.

Paul Made Linda A Musician

Linda holds a tamborine in one hand while posing with paul.

Linda Eastman was a photographer overlaying the music scene when she met Paul McCartney at a Georgie Fame live performance in 1967. They noticed each other from throughout the room, and two years later, they had been married.

In 1971, Paul and Linda shaped the band Wings. Regardless of Linda’s lack of expertise, Paul put her on the keyboard, and the band managed to seek out success over the following decade. Paul and Linda had 4 kids and remained married till she handed in 1998.

Jack And Meg White Remained A Duo After Their Divorce

Jack plays guitar while Meg sings onstage.

Jack Gillis and Meg White met whereas seniors in highschool at a restaurant close to Detroit. The younger couple obtained married in 1996, and Jack took Meg’s final title. Although Jack was a seasoned veteran on the drums, Meg solely started enjoying them in 1997.

Her contemporary and pure expertise impressed Jack, and the duo shaped The White Stripes. They had been signed to the storage punk label Italy Information in 1998, and by the early 2000s, the pair was on the US charts. Although Meg and Jack divorced in 2000, they labored collectively as The White Stripes till 2011.

Gwen And Gavin Had A 20-12 months Relationship

Gwen and Gavin pose together at an event.

Like Courtney Love and Kurt Cobain, Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale had been each lead singers of ’90s rock bands once they met. Sarcastically, Gavin briefly dated Courtney whereas on a break from Gwen in 1995. Nonetheless, Gavin and Gwen married in 2002, the identical yr his band, Bush, disbanded.

Gwen left her band, No Doubt, in 2004 to pursue a solo profession while Gavin shaped a brand new band, Institute. Two years later, Gwen and Gavin welcomed their first youngster. The couple had two extra kids earlier than parting methods in 2015.

Zooey And Ben Had The Identical Supervisor

Zooey and Ben perform together onstage.

Years after breaking into the movie trade, Zooey Deschanel made use of her musical skills as one half of the duo She & Him. Zooey and her bandmate, M. Ward, occurred to finish up with the identical music supervisor who represented Loss of life Cab For Cutie, lead by Ben Gibbard.

Thus, the pair met by way of their mutual supervisor in 2006 and commenced a relationship in 2008. Only one yr later, Zooey and Ben married. The pair filed for divorce simply two years later.

Thurston And Kim Fashioned And Disbanded Sonic Youth

Kim and Thurston pose outside at night.

Thurston Moore was a member of The Coachmen when he met Kim Gordon on the band’s final present. The 2 grew to become a pair and one yr later, they shaped the band Sonic Youth. Kim was 27-years-old on the time and had by no means performed an instrument!

It wasn’t till 1990 that the band made their first commercially profitable document, Goo. Acknowledged as a key affect of the grunge motion, Sonic Youth toured with Nirvana in 1991. Sadly, Thurston and Kim divorced in 2011, at which level Sonic Youth disbanded.

Josh And Brody Outlasted Indignant Followers

Josh and Brody attend a movie premier.

Brody Dalle was the frontwoman of her band, The Distillers, when she bonded with Queen of the Stone Age singer Josh Homme. Brody was going by way of a troublesome divorce from Rancid frontman Tim Armstrong on the time. Josh started receiving threats from Tim’s followers for courting Brody, however that did not cease the love birds.

Brody and Josh wed in 2005, the identical yr The Distillers broke up. The couple has pursued varied musical tasks impartial of each other and have three kids.

The Beastie Boy And The Punk Feminist

Adam and Kathleen pose with the other Beastie Boys at an event.

Adam Horovitz, higher referred to as Advert-Rock of The Beastie Boys, was with actresses Molly Ringwald and Ione Skye earlier than assembly punk rocker Kathleen Hanna in 1997. The lead singer of the feminist band Bikini Kill was simply what rapper Advert-Rock wanted, and the 2 wed in 2006.

Along with working with The Beastie Boys, Adam has used his abilities as a guitarist to carry out with varied artists. In the meantime, Kathleen started her solo work after Bikini Kill disbanded in 1998.

Regine Chassagne & Win Butler


Regine Chassagne was singing jazz at her alma mater, Concordia College when she was approached by Win Butler. Having already based Arcade Fireplace, Win knew Regine was the band’s lacking ingredient.

Three years after assembly and changing into bandmates, the 2 wed in 2003. Arcade Fireplace launched their debut album in 2004 to the reward of critics. Since then, their albums have obtained quite a few awards, together with a Grammy for Album of the 12 months in 2011. The couple welcomed their first youngster in 2013.

Gwen Stefani + Blake Shelton


At first, when these two began courting after each being coaches on NBC’s The Voice, followers had been all fairly shocked. As odd as it could be, the pop-rock queen and the nation star are fairly cute collectively. Additionally they have a ton in widespread. Apart from them every being on the high of their respective genres, they might have bonded over their divorces.

Gwen cut up from husband Gavin Rossdale whereas Blake cut up with nation star Miranda Lambert, and so they might have been leaning on one another for emotional help. Marriage and child rumors are flying however solely time will inform!

Avril Lavigne + Chad Kroeger


If there was one relationship we simply did not perceive, it was the wedding between pop-punk queen Avril Lavigne and Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger. Whereas the wedding might have lasted for 2 years, their cut up was amicable. Lavigne even defended her ex-husband after Fb’s Mark Zukerberg dissed Nickelback’s music again in 2016.

She posted to Twitter, “Many individuals use your merchandise — some individuals love them and a few individuals do not. Both manner, you are allowed your musical opinion nevertheless, your jab at Nickelback is in poor style.” Ouch!

Eminem + Nicki Minaj


Two of the most important names in rap have been linked to many individuals inside their careers however recently, rumors have been swirling that Eminem and Minaj is likely to be a factor after the discharge of Eminem’s new observe, “Massive Financial institution” that includes Minaj. Nicki even posted an Instagram video of her lip-synching the controversial lyric, “Informed them I met Slim Shady, bag the Em/ As soon as he go black, he’ll be again once more.”

After a fan within the feedback requested if the 2 had been courting, she replied, “Sure,” whereas Em later chimed in, “Woman, it’s true.” So, is there a brand new rap tremendous couple? Effectively, not so quick. Em later teased at a present in Boston that he could also be . We’ll see how this performs out.

Tupac + Madonna


Madonna is thought for her eccentric habits so when followers discovered in 2015 that she dated rapper Tupac again within the mid-nineties, so many questions arose. An uncovered letter from the late star revealed that race was the massive issue to their breakup. The letter was reportedly penned throughout Tupac’s time served at Clinton Correctional Facility for sexual abuse prices, dated January 15, 1995.

Addressed merely to “M,” the letter expressed his sorrow for the way in which issues ended, stating, “So that you can be seen with a black man wouldn’t in any manner jeopardize your profession, if something it will make you appear that rather more open and thrilling. However for me at the least in my earlier notion, I felt attributable to my ‘picture’ I might be letting down half of the individuals who made me what I believed I used to be.”

Fergie + Justin Timberlake


Okay, this one we are able to really get behind if we did not already love JT with Jessica Biel. Seems, Fergie and Timberlake dated again in 1998. Fergie downplayed the entire thing, saying that it wasn’t that critical. The pair later collaborated on The Black Eyed Peas 2003 observe, “The place Is The Love?” however it was three years after the music’s launch that Fergie opened up in regards to the temporary fling to Cosmopolitan.

“Considered one of my good pals was courting J.C. Chasez, and so we’d all hang around with NSYNC. Justin and I might exit collectively and have enjoyable and make out. We went to Hawaii collectively, however we had been by no means critical. He was Mr. Proper Now.”

Pink + Joey Fatone


If this is not probably the most cute one but, we don’t know what’s! In 2013, Pink revealed to Glamour that she briefly dated NSYNC member Joey Fatone. “Joey Fatone was in love with me,” she stated, referring to the pop star. “He took me to Pleasant’s on a date and he purchased me an ice cream. Such a sweetheart. He requested my dad’s permission!”

As if we didn’t already love him to items! The ice cream, although! Too cute! Pink later married Carey Hart.

Mariah Carey + Nick Cannon


The general consensus of the entire Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon relationship went from ‘WTF’ to ‘OMG how cute are they collectively?!’ The couple married and had twins however later divorced after six years of marriage. They’re each nonetheless supportive of each other and it’s fairly apparent that they had one thing actually particular collectively.

Whereas the eleven-year age distinction might have performed a task within the couple’s divorce, celebs are right here to show that age ain’t nothing however a quantity and real love at all times stays. We want them the very best.

Lana Del Rey + G-Eazy


You is likely to be accustomed to G-Eazy’s present flame, Halsey, however seems the rapper dated Lana Del Rey shortly earlier than his public relationship with the Hopeless Fountain Kingdom singer. After assembly at Coachella in April, the couple broke issues off in September 2017, later main Del Rey to have some fairly public rants on stage in regards to the rapper.

It is usually rumored that her songs “White Mustang” and “In My Emotions,” off the singer’s 2017 Lust For Life album are in regards to the G-Eazy, whereas sources say that “Him and I,” G-Eazy’s smash hit with Halsey, was initially set to have Lana on vocals. A lot drama! Let’s simply benefit from the music.

Billy Corgan + Jessica Simpson


We all know you learn that and simply went huh? however this one had us shocked too. Seems the Smashing Pumpkins frontman had a bit of factor with pop-turned-reality star, Jessica Simpson. In a 2010 interview, Corgan shared that Simpson had requested him to assist her out on the theme music to her VH1 present, The Worth of Magnificence. He wound up writing a part of the present’s opening, however shied away from revealing any particulars on their so-called “romance.”

Nonetheless, Simpson didn’t maintain again her emotions, stating, “I positively will marry an inventive man. I haven’t got a bodily sort. I’ve an emotional sort. When you’ve gotten your self collectively, I do not care what you appear to be in any respect.”

Chris Martin + Jennifer Lawrence


After Coldplay’s Chris Martin’s coronary heart wrenching divorce from Gwyneth Paltrow, we had been fairly stunned to see him out and about with The Starvation Video games star, Jennifer Lawrence. The on-again-off-again couple had been linked collectively for a few yr however attributable to Martin needing time to spend along with his household whereas working along with his busy work schedule, their romance was short-lived.

Sources say age variations might have performed an element, and that Lawrence was bored with him being so noncommittal, however by no means say by no means for a doable reunion sooner or later.

Benji Madden + Cameron Diaz


The Good Charlotte rocker and actress have each been linked to some attention-grabbing selections however we by no means thought these two would find yourself collectively. Madden and Diaz married in 2015 and sources say that that is the romance that actually made her really feel as if he got here into her life on the proper time, feeling like she was lastly on even floor.

“Her years with Benji have been enlightening for her,” says a Diaz supply. “She has change into a brand new particular person with extra self-confidence and grounding. Cameron wanted one thing totally different in her life, extra substance and a relationship the place she felt beloved.”

Janet Jackson + Matthew McConaughey


Pop icon Janet Jackson and actor Matthew McConaughey reportedly had a fling after assembly on the 2002 GRAMMYs. Some stories even say that he was noticed the following morning leaving her home carrying his sneakers.

Janet has hinted that the rumors had been true whereas McConaughey later said, “I met her on the GRAMMYs and located her to be a really, very candy woman. We swapped some good music and she or he’s a pricey woman. She’s a sweetheart however we’re not courting, we’re simply pals.” Hmm. Guess we’ll by no means know.

Cher + Tom Cruise


Clearly, these two consider in life after love! Again in 2013 on Watch What Occurs Dwell, Cher admitted to host Andy Cohen that Tom Cruise was in her “high 5 finest lovers.” Whaatt?! The singer went on to explain Cruise as a “nice, lovable man,” whereas revealing that their relationship (which befell within the mid-Nineteen Eighties) had gotten fairly “sizzling and heavy” again within the day.

We guess if she might flip again time she’d nonetheless be courting Tom Cruise, eh? OK, we’re finished with the puns..

Britney Spears + Colin Farrell


Pop darling Britney Spears has dated a number of questionable guys throughout her profession however as soon as information broke in 2003 about her relationship with actor Colin Farrell, nothing made sense. Whereas the Dublin native wooed America along with his Irish appeal, insanely attractiveness, and wild antics, Spears was the final particular person we thought he’d hook up with. Or, perhaps not?

Regardless of the main PDA, each had been extremely coy in regards to the relationship, even dodging rumors a few doable publicity stunt. Their flirtation later fizzled out, however think about what that may have been like if that they had caught it out!

Rihanna + Shia LaBeouf


Effectively this one threw us for a loop. Actor Shia LaBeouf admitted that he had attached with singer Rihanna again in 2007. Although the affair was temporary, we will not assist however think about what that pair would have been like, contemplating ’07 was the peak of Rihanna’s “Umbrella” days.

“It by no means obtained past one date. The spark wasn’t there,” shared LaBeouf in 2009. “We weren’t obsessed with one another in that manner, so we stay pals.” Clearly, separating amicably is the way in which to go.

Camila Cabello + Matthew Hussey


The beautiful Camila Cabello is at all times so bubbly and full of fine vibes so it is just pure that her beau is all of these issues and extra. However as a lot as we’re intrigued by her present relationship with courting knowledgeable Matthew Hussey, we are able to’t assist however marvel how on earth these two obtained collectively.

Whereas the singer retains her personal life to herself, she mainly made their relationship official when caught smooching Hussey backstage on the 2018 Billboard Music Awards earlier than her efficiency. Billboard captured the particular second and shared it to Snapchat, although it has been questioned if the 2 knew they had been on digital camera.

Nick Lachey + Kim Kardashian


Depart it to Kim Okay to get the cameras concerned. Seems, Nick Lachey went out on a date with the fact star again in 2006, however the fame-hungry Kardashian simply could not assist herself as she by some means managed to name the paparazzi.

Lachey shared this anecdote with Particulars journal in 2013, stating, “Let’s simply say this: We went to a film. Nobody adopted us there. One way or the other-mysteriously-when we left, there have been 30 photographers ready exterior.” Seems like some issues by no means change.

Taylor Swift + Tom Hiddleston


Taylor Swift has dated some worthy gents however her fling with actor Tom Hiddleston nonetheless has us scratching our heads. Months after her breakup with EDM star Calvin Harris, Swift ultimately put an finish to her 12-week whirlwind of a fling with Hiddleston in September 2016.

Reportedly, Swift’s observe, “Getaway Automobile,” featured on her 2017 launch, Status, chronicles her reasoning for leaving Harris to begin a fling with Hiddleston, later realizing each had been dangerous concepts. All of it labored out ultimately as we now see Swift head over heels in love with present flame, Joe Alwyn.

Nick Jonas + Priyanka Chopra


But once more, one other huh? second…but oddly sufficient, these two look fairly cute collectively. After information not too long ago broke that the Quantico star was courting Nick Jonas, followers went right into a frenzy, dying to uncover any new particulars they may discover on this budding romance. An insider has shared that the 2 stayed in contact after hitting it off final yr, however they’re conserving it informal for now.

Final yr, the 2 posed collectively on the MET Gala, however Chopra later defined that they had been merely each dressed by Ralph Lauren so determined to hold collectively. There could also be a ten yr age distinction right here however this may really flip into one thing.

Ben Harper + Laura Dern


You is likely to be stunned to be taught that actress Laura Dern and musician Ben Harper had been married for 5 years and had two kids. The 2 met at one among Harper’s concert events in 2000. Dern was reportedly ‘blindsided’ by your entire divorce, as she learn in regards to the finish of her relationship within the newspapers whereas away filming.

“I left our dwelling to work on a film, and whereas I used to be away, my boyfriend obtained married, and I’ve by no means heard from him once more,” she shared. “It’s like a sudden dying. For nobody has there been any closure or readability.”


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