Former world superbike champ weds singer

James Toseland and Katie Melua
The happy couple - James Toseland and Katie Melua Photo:

Two-time superbike world world champion James Toseland has married singer Katie Melua at a glittering ceremony at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew, West London. Around two hundred family and friends attended the wedding including music producer William Orbit and composer Mike Blatt. James who is from Sheffield met the "Nine Million Bicycles" singer after one of her concerts in the city last year. The former Moto GP star popped the question in January. Katie who is one of the biggest-selling British female artists of all time announced her nuptials on Twitter.

Big thanks you for all your messages! I'm hitched. "

– Katie Melua onTwitter
Katie Melua and James Toseland
Katie Melua and James Toseland attending the Brits in February Credit: PA