YEAR IN REVIEW: 2018’s Country Music Weddings

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Love is in the air. 2018 saw a handful of country artists, including Maren Morris, Deana Carter, Scotty McCreery and Kane Brown, tie the knot with the loves of their lives.

In private ceremonies surrounded by family and friends, country artists saw their dream weddings play out. Whether in the California Redwoods, the mountains of North Carolina or the hills of Tennessee, these country singers found love and made it official in 2018.

1. Swon Brothers’ Colton Swon and Caroline Glaser

Colton tied the knot with Caroline on March 17 during a beautiful ceremony in Nashville. Zach, Colton’s brother, served as best man in front of 300 of the couple’s closest friends.

“Best day of my life. God is good,’ Colton wrote in a social media post.

2. Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd

Maren married singer/songwriter Ryan Hurd on March 24 in Nashville. The ceremony was held at the Cordelle in Nashville as friend Karina Argow performed the ceremony in front of family and friends.

“Did I boogie back down the aisle with my husband to Wilson Phillips’ “Hold On”? DUH,” Maren said in a post.

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My last turn home.

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3. Scotty McCreery and Gabi Dugal

Scotty and his girlfriend Gabi exchanged vows on June 16 in Scotty’s home state of North Caroline in front of 200 friends and family members. Scotty and Gabi wrote their own vows for the ceremony, which was officiated by Scotty’s childhood pastor.

“Today marks 6 incredible months with my beautiful bride, @gabimccreery! Feels like just yesterday we were up in the North Carolina mountains saying I do❤️ Love you more & more every single day! Thanks for doing life with me!,” Scotty said of his wife in a post on their six month anniversary.

4. Julie Roberts and Matt Baugher

Julie Roberts and Matt Baugher said “I do” on June 23 in an intimate ceremony held at fellow country singer Rory Feek’s barn in Tennessee.

“IM MARRIED!!!!!!!!!! I woke up married to @mbaugher12 this morning!! Celebrating with my family and friends last night was a dream come true!!!! We keep re-living moments in the airport!!!!! Thanks be to God for the perfect celebration and my forever soulmate!!!,” she wrote on Instagram.

5. Deana Carter and Jim McPhail

Deana and Jim married on July 6 at The Pearl Hotel in Rosemary Beach, Florida in an intimate ceremony officiated by her sister-in-law.

“Still floating from becoming the Mrs!,” Deana write on Instagram.

6. Charlie Worsham and Kristen Korzenowski

Charlie and Kristen said their “I dos” on Sept. 22 in Nashville at Christ the King Catholic Church, surrounded by family and friends. Guests included producers Eric Masse and Frank Liddell, songwriters Luke Dick and Don Schlitz, and singers Jeannie Seely and Jenny Gill.

“Putting that gold band on my left finger is the best thing I’ve ever done, Charlie wrote in a post. “Kristen just about made me faint she was so beautiful walking down the aisle. We threw the party we always dreamed of, surrounded by the folks in this world we love the most.”

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7. Runaway June’s Hannah Mulholland and Ian Jay

Hannah and her fiancé Ian Jay eloped in October, surrounded by their immediate family. The ceremony took place in the California Redwoods with live music and a vegan dinner.

“WE ELOPED! We had a beautiful day in the California redwoods with our immediate family. A rainy morning hike, ceremony in the forest with our family playing live music, followed by an amazing local vegan dinner prepared especially for us by @thebewilderedpig, and a homemade wedding cake. 9 guests, 2 days, and 1 epic celebration. 🌲
I love you @ianphillipjay,” she wrote on Instagram.

8. Kane Brown and Katelyn Jay

Kane officially married the love of his life, Katelyn Jae, on October 12— just a few days after winning three American Music Awards. The two were wed in Franklin, Tennessee at Mint Springs Farm, surrounded by 200 of their closest friends and family members.

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Kb2 🔥

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9. Brett Young and Taylor Mills

Brett tied the knot with fiancée Taylor Mills on November 3 at Bighorn Golf Club in Palm Desert, California. The couple hosted about 200 family and friends at the private ceremony where country singers Luke Combs and Lee Brice performed. Gavin DeGraw also took the stage to perform for the couple, singing “More Than Anyone.”

“So excited to finally be able to say husband and wife!❤️ #ForeverYoungT+B #YoungAtHeart,” Brett wrote in an Instagram post.