Josh Gracin Quietly Weds in Nashville
Josh Gracin is a married man. The former American Idol star quietly wed Katie Weir during a ceremony in Nashville on May 6. The couple had been dating since 2015, after Gracin met Weir while she was working at popular Nashville bar Tin Roof. She's now a publicist and graphic designer.
The ceremony and reception took place at the venue Green Door Gourmet, which Gracin says combines their "rustic look" and "contemporary vibe" styles. “She wanted a fine art-style wedding so we decorated the barn with a chandelier, silver decor, white flowers and white linens,” Gracin describes to People. Gracin announced his engagement to Weir in October of 2015.
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The country star competed on the second season of American Idol, coming in fourth place on the singing show. He revealed in a 2014 letter posted on Facebook that he was suicidal and later entered a psychiatric facility — he has been on the road of recovery ever since. His previous wife, Ann Marie, divorced the singer shortly after. They share three children: 15-year-old Briana, 11-year-old Gabriella and 9-year-old Isabella.
Gracin believes that meeting Weir was an act of fate. The clicked upon first meeting, hitting it off during their first conversation. “Our motto is that there are no accidents, only reasons," he says. "How we found each other and fell in love is the reason we believe and live by that."
The Idol finalist's new song, "Nothin' Like Us," serves as the first single off his 2017 EP Nothin' Like Us: Pt. 1. He's charted multiple Top 10 singles throughout his career, including his first No. 1 hit, "Nothin' to Lose," "Stay With Me (Brass Bed)" and more.
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