Best of 2011

Happily Ever After: Star Weddings of the Year

From Miranda Lambert & Blake Shelton to the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge, look back at the love matches of 2011


After 28 years together, KISS bassist Gene Simmons married longtime partner Shannon Tweed at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Oct. 1. Though the couple endured a difficult year, documented on their A&E reality show, the rocker told PEOPLE of his nuptials, "It was a great evening of music and fun. I look at my wedding band and think, 'What was I afraid of all this time?'"