• MARIAH & NICK photo | Mariah Carey, Nick Cannon

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Published: Monday December 15, 2014 15:00 PM EST



Just weeks after their courtship began, Mariah Carey and rapper-actor Nick Cannon wed in a surprise sunset wedding on April 30, 2008, at her estate in the Bahamas. The beach ceremony "was really beautiful and sweet ... very understated," the singer said. "We really do feel we are soulmates."