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Carlos Santana proposes, Martin Lawrence gets married

July 12, 2010 |  3:12 pm

Santana-engaged There was so much love in the air over the weekend, we're having to bundle it up in bulk.

Four songs into his set at a concert Friday in Illinois, guitarist Carlos Santana proposed to girlfriend Cindy Blackman -- right after she finished her drum solo. She said yes, they kissed and the crowd went wild. It'll be the second marriage for Santana. 

Then on Saturday, actor Martin Lawrence and longtime girlfriend Shamicka Gibbs were married in the backyard of their home in Beverly Hills, with the likes of Denzel Washington and Eddie Murphy among the 120 guests. 

Their daughters Ameria, 7, and Lyana, 9, and his daughter Jasmine, 14, served as flower girls.

-- Christie D'Zurilla

Photo: Carlos Santana arrives at the Grammy Awards on Jan 31, 2010, in Los Angeles. Credit: Chris Pizzello / Associated Press

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Carmelo Anthony, Lala Vazquez get married in New York

Emily Blunt and John Krasinski get married in Italy

Carrie Underwood's wedding to fill a ritzy Georgia hotel this weekend

Mena Suvari gets married in Vatican City

Click and scroll for lots of recent wedding and engagement news.


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