Top 10 Music Acts Where Two or More Bandmates Were in a Romantic Relationship

The Top Ten

1 ABBA ABBA were a Swedish pop group formed in Stockholm in 1972 by members Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad.

I read somewhere (years ago) that before they settled on ABBA, they were called The Engaged Couples. Is this true? - Britgirl

A group composed of two couples:
Agnetha Fältskog and Björn Ulvaeus were married from 1971-1980 and have 2 children.
Benny Andersson and Anni-Frid Lyngstad began dating in 1969 and were married from 1978-1981 (no children).
The group ended with their divorces in the early 80s. - Metal_Treasure

2 Fleetwood Mac Fleetwood Mac are a British-American rock band formed in July 1967, in London. The band have sold more than 100 million records worldwide, making them one of the best-selling bands of all time.

This always makes me smile. Lindsey, (traditionally a female name) is a man and Stevie (traditionally a male name) is a woman! Haha. - Britgirl

Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham were in a relationship from 1970-1976. Lindsey Buckingham was a lead guitarist and one of the vocalists of Fleetwood Mac
Stevie Nicks and Mick Fleetwood were in a relationship from 1977-1978. Mick Fleetwood was the drummer and co-founder of Fleetwood Mac - Metal_Treasure

3 Blondie Blondie is an American rock band founded by singer Debbie Harry and guitarist Chris Stein. The band was a pioneer in the early American new wave and punk scenes of the mid-late 1970s.

Debbie Harry and Chris Stein were a couple from the 70s to 1989 when they broke up but continued to work together. Never married but Debbie Harry took a few years off to care for Chris who in 1983 was diagnosed with pemphigus, a rare autoimmune disease.
In 1999, Stein married the actress Barbara Sicuranza, and they have two daughters. As of 2016, he was still touring and recording with Blondie. - Metal_Treasure

4 Ike & Tina Turner

They were married from 1962-1978 and their musical relationship ended with the divorce. - Metal_Treasure

Sadly, everyone knows how this turned out... - Swellow

5 Arch Enemy Arch Enemy is a Swedish melodic death metal band, originally a supergroup, from Halmstad, formed in 1996. Its members were in bands such as Carcass, Armageddon, Carnage, Mercyful Fate, Spiritual Beggars, and Eucharist.

Angela Gossow (vocalist) and Michael Amott (guitarist, founder) were in a relationship for about 10 years but never married and eventually parted ways in the early 2010s.
Angela Gossow got accusations that she had only gotten the job in Arch Enemy due to her relationship with Amott. To which she replied:
"No, I didn't get the job due to this [being involved in a relationship with Mike] - I almost lost the gig in Arch Enemy because of this." - Metal_Treasure

6 The White Stripes The White Stripes are an American rock duo, formed in 1997 in Detroit, Michigan. The duo consists of only a couple married at the time, Jack White, whose real name was Jack Gillis (songwriter, lead vocalist, guitarist, bassist and keyboardist) and Meg White (drummer and backing vocalist). After they more.

Jack White (John Anthony Gillis) and Meg White were married from 1996-2000 but for a few years they pretended they were siblings. The band had their greatest success after their divorce. - Metal_Treasure

7 Within Temptation Within Temptation is a Dutch symphonic metal band founded in April 1996 by vocalist Sharon den Adel and guitarist Robert Westerholt.

Sharon den Adel (singer) and Robert Westerholt (guitarist) are co-founders of the band and they are also a married couple with 3 children (by far). - Metal_Treasure

8 Arcade Fire Arcade Fire are a Canadian indie rock band based in Montreal, Quebec consisting of husband and wife Win Butler and Régine Chassagne, along with Win's younger brother Will Butler, Richard Reed Parry, Tim Kingsbury and Jeremy Gara.

Arcade Fire formed in 2001 and 2 members got married in 2003 - Win Butler and Régine Chassagne. - Metal_Treasure

9 The Plastic Ono Band

Yoko Ono and John Lennon - a well known story. - Metal_Treasure

10 KMFDM KMFDM is an industrial band led by German multi-instrumentalist Sascha Konietzko, who founded the group in 1984 as a performance art project.

The Contenders

11 No Doubt No Doubt is an American rock band from Anaheim, California, that formed in 1986. Since 1994, the group has consisted of vocalist Gwen Stefani, bassist and keyboardist Tony Kanal, guitarist and keyboardist Tom Dumont, and drummer Adrian Young.

Gwen Stefani and Tony Kanal were in a 7 year relationship. - Metal_Treasure

12 Silbermond Silbermond is a German alternative rock band consisting of Stefanie Kloß (vocals), Thomas Stolle (guitar), Johannes Stolle (bass), Andreas Nowak (drums) that formed in 2000. more.

Stefanie Kloß (singer) and Thomas Stolle (guitar) are a couple, and she is currently pregnant with his child. - Martin_Canine

13 Miami Sound Machine

In 1978 Emilio Estefan (band leader) married their singer Gloria Fajardo, aka Gloria Estefan. They have been married ever since and also their partnership in music is still alive as of 2018.
Emilio has won 19 Grammy Awards. - Metal_Treasure

14 Wir Sind Helden Wir sind Helden is a German alternative pop band consisting of married couple Judith Holofernes (vocals, guitar) and Pola Roy (drums), as well as Jean-Michel Tourette (keyboard, guitar) and Mark Tavassol (bass, guitar), that formed in 2000. more.

Judith Holofernes (singer) and Pola Roy (drums) are married since 2006. - Martin_Canine

15 Blood on the Dance Floor Blood on the Dance Floor is an American scene duo currently consisting of Dahvie Vanity and Fallon Vendetta that formed in 2006. Former members include Jayy von Monroe (2009-2016) and Garrett Ecstasy (2009). All of them provided vocals to the project. more.

The current line up of the duo, Dahvie Vanity and Fallon Vendetta, are together. Since Dahvie alternately calls Fallon his fiancé, wife or girlfriend, I am not sure about their relationship's current status. - Martin_Canine

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