View Full Version : Christina Aguilera ties the knot with music exec

20-11-05, 14:57
Christina Aguilera has gone from Dirrty Girl to married girl.

The pop princess, 24, and her longtime boyfriend, music mogul Jordan Bratman, 28, swapped vows Saturday in a lavish ceremony at Napa Valley's Auberge Du Soleil resort.

It's the first marriage for both.

Word leaked of the nuptials on Friday, with the press descending en masse to wine country. Us Weekly was the first out of the gate Saturday with news that the "I dos" went down.

Aguilera wore a Christian Lacroix dress and the pair were exchanged wedding bands designed by London-based jeweler Stephen Webster, who also created the singer's five-carat diamond sparkler.

The bridesmaids wore dresses designed by Kai Milla, Stevie Wonder's wife.

Aguilera and Bratman got engaged in February, after Bratman popped the question in a hotel room in Carmel, California.

"He got down on one knee and said, 'Will you do me the honor of being my wife?' I've been floating ever since," Aguilera told People at the time.

The pair celebrated their engagement with a joint bachelor/bachelorette party in Las Vegas over Halloween weekend, to which the "Beautiful" singer came dressed as a nurse and Bratman came as a doctor.

Aguilera and Bratman met in 2002, when he worked at her management company, AzoffMusic Management.

Aguilera, a Mouseketeer turned pop diva, has earned considerable raves for her vocal chops over the past several years, chalking up a Best New Artist Grammy in 1999, a Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals Grammy in 2002 for "Lady Marmalade" and the Best Female Pop Vocal Performance Grammy for "Beautiful" in 2004.

She is currently at work on her upcoming album, which she recently described on her paid fan site as a "throwback to the 1920s, '30s and '40s" and her "best work yet." The as-yet untitled album is expected in the spring.

"It's been really fun experimenting, challenging and pushing myself to bring you something completely different and revealing," Aguilera wrote on her site.

The singer attributed some of her musical growth to her relationship with Bratman.

"We have introduced each other to whole new worlds of music, so it will definitely show!" Aguilera wrote.

"I start to cry when I think of all he has brought to my life," she wrote. "As a team, we make each other stronger, wiser...just better."

Here's to many more years of reciprocal betterment for the "Stripped" singer and her new husband.


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20-11-05, 16:13
Thanks for the info TES. http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/wave.gif

21-11-05, 00:08
Good luck to them http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/thumb.gif

21-11-05, 00:12
Thanks for posting, good luck to them. http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/smile.gif