Lauren Alaina and fiancé Cam Arnold are officially married!
The “Just Wanna Know That You Love Me” star celebrated with a whopping 450 guests — including some fellow country artists — at her wedding in Downtown Nashville, Tennessee. Alaina and Arnold shared their story with PEOPLE, and the outlet posted photos via Kathy Thomas Photography from the couple’s wedding on Monday (February 5). Alaina wore a stunning, custom-designed gown as she said “I do” at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center on Sunday (February 4). Other artists in attendance include Jason Aldean and his wife Brittany Aldean, HARDY and wife Caleigh Ryan, Lindsay Ell, Dan + Shay’s Shay Mooney and others.
Alaina announced her engagement on the legendary Grand Ole Opry stage in late 2022, referring to Arnold as “my fiancé,” and “my future husband,” as she introduced him to the audience. She later posted photos to confirm the news, and wrote in an Instagram caption at that time: “BRIDE be dang’d, y’all. My best friend, [Cam Arnold], asked me to marry him, and I announced it at my favorite place in the world, [the Opry]. I didn’t know happiness and excitement like this existed. I can’t wait to be Mrs. Cameron Scott Arnold.” Since then, Alaina has shared some of the most special moment in the wedding planning process, including her bridal shower, the day she picked out her dress, bachelorette festivities and more.
Alaina has shared several posts on her social media channels as she counted down to her wedding, including a snippet of “Just Wanna Know That You Love Me” as she shared how emotional she felt leading up to the big day, reflecting on her previous heartbreak ballads, sharing the song she wrote for Arnold for the wedding, and more.
Alaina and Arnold met at Luke Bryan’s annual Crash My Playa festival in Mexico and began dating in 2020, PEOPLE notes. The Georgia-born singer-songwriter, who kickstarted her career when she competed on American Idol in 2011 (she finished runner-up in the finale with fellow country artist Scotty McCreery), told PEOPLE: “I’m excited to have someone to celebrate everything with. To have a definite first call, always. And just a partnership that is so much stronger than any other partnership you have. It’s exciting to know you have someone to celebrate everything with and to share hardships with, to have someone that will walk through life with you, good and bad. …We’re going to spend a few years being married, then hopefully down the line a few years we’ll have our kids. We’ll keep growing together.”