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Shelton, Lambert tie the knot

Sunday, May 15, 2011 – The new leading couple in country music - Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert - tied the knot Saturday night in Texas with about 550 of their closest friends.

Shelton and Lambert married at the Don Strange Ranch in Boerne, Texas, near San Antonio. Among the guests were Dierks Bentley, Reba McEntire, Kelly Clarkson, Cee Lo Green, singer Josh Kelley and his wife Katherine Heigl, Martina McBride and Laura Bell Bundy.

"I'm married to my best friend," Lambert told Us weekly after the ceremony. "Looking forward to a lifetime of laughter."

Shelton said, "I wanted to be married to Miranda the day I proposed. Finally, it's official."

Us Weekly, which had an exclusive on the event, reported that Lambert wore her mother's wedding dress. The meal included venison.

Shelton and Lambert, who both had very successful 2010's in the music sphere, have been an item for about five years. Shelton proposed last May near Lambert's Tishomino, Okla. Home. This is Lambert's first marriage, while Shelton was previously married.

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