Musicians Married and Divorced on January 4

Weddings in Music

Irving Berlin

1926 American songwriter Irving Berlin (37) weds heiress and writer Ellin Mackay (23) in a simple civil ceremony

  • 1997 "Smothers Brothers" actor-singer Dick Smothers (58) weds Denby Franklin (47) in Las Vegas
  • 2012 Roxy Music singer Bryan Ferry (66) weds PR executive Amanda Sheppard (29) in Turks and Caicos Island
  • 2014 Actress and singer Alexa Vega (25) weds Big Time Rush singer Carlos Pena Jr (24) in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Divorces in Music

Britney Spears

2004 Britney Spears has her surprise marriage annulled less than 55 hours after tying the knot with childhood friend Jason Alexander at the Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas

Daniel Johns

2008 Australian pop diva Natalie Imbruglia (32) and "Silverchair" frontman Daniel Johns (28) announce their divorce stating "we have simply grown apart through not being able to spend enough time together"


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