The Most Influential Couples in Music

Music Couples

We’ve all heard the saying that music brings people together, right? Well, some have taken this a little more seriously than others! From Kurt and Courtney to Queen Bey and Jay-Z, here’s a list of the most influential couples in music.

Yoko Ono and John Lennon

Probably one of the most memorable couples of the music world. John met Yoko during a preview of one of her art exhibitions in London. She inspired many songs for The Beatles and played a big role during John’s solo career.

Sonny and Cher

The couple met when Cher was just  a 16-year-old high-school dropout and he was 28. They worked together as a musical duo, releasing their biggest hit in 1965 “I Got You Babe ”. In 1971 they launched their TV show called “The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour” which was a success. Unfortunately the couple decided to split in 1975.

Courtney Love and Kurt Cobain

The Hole and Nirvana band leaders started dating in 1991 and married a few months later. The couple had their first child soon after their wedding. That was the beginning of an intense and rocky relationship that lasted until Kurt’s death.

Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake

This was one of the most iconic celebrity couples from the late 90s. Britney and Justin were part of the TV show “The Mickey Mouse Club” during their childhood, but it wasn’t until a few years later that they both reconnected and their relationship blossomed from there.  

Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne

Sharon’s father was Black Sabbath’s manager, in 1979 he decided to fire Ozzy due to his out-of-control behavior. Soon after this, Ozzy and Sharon started dating. More than 30 years of marriage between “The Osbournes” show that love conquers everything, even after some ups and downs, they’ve learned how to endure as a couple.

Beyoncé and Jay-Z

We couldn’t finish this list without this pair! Almost a decade ago the couple started dating when Jay-Z collaborated with Beyoncé on the singles “03′ Bonnie & Clyde” and “Crazy in Love”. They have become a power duo in the music industry while building their marriage and family.

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