A lot of bands on the Billboard charts write songs about the people they've been in relationships with. Sometimes the subjects of those songs are also in the band.
And even if they didn't write any songs about each other, they wrote and recorded songs with each other.
Here are 16 pairs of famous musicians who dated or married their band members:
1.Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham were already a couple when they both joined Fleetwood Mac in 1975, but they broke up shortly before releasing Rumours in 1977.
2.In 1977, Mick Fleetwood, who was then married to Jenny Boyd for the second time, had an affair with his Fleetwood Mac bandmate Stevie Nicks.
3.Christine Perfect joined Fleetwood Mac a few years after marrying member John McVie in 1968, and she kept his name when they divorced in 1976.
4.Lisa Coleman joined the Revolution, Prince's backing band, in 1980, started dating her childhood friend Wendy Melvoin in 1981 and helped her girlfriend join the band in 1983.
5.While performing at a party with the Miami Latin Boys, Emilio Estefan Jr. met his future wife, Gloria Fajardo, and after they ran into each other at a wedding later that summer, he invited her to join his group, which became Miami Sound Machine.
6.Emma Watkins (the Yellow Wiggle) and Lachlan Gillespie (the Purple Wiggle) toured together with the Wiggles for seven years before getting married in 2016, but they divorced in 2018.
7.In 2016, Amy Heidemann and Nick Noonan, aka the pop duo Karmin, had a wedding scheduled, but their label executives didn't "feel confident pushing [their] music" if they were a married couple, so they had a "confidential" ceremony instead.
8.Sonic Youth bandmates Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore got married in 1984, but after he had an affair with Eva Prinz, both the couple and the band split in 2011.
9.In the early '90s, Wyclef Jean began dating both his Fugees bandmate Lauryn Hill and his future wife, Claudinette, around the same time, and in his autobiography, he alleged that Lauryn, his continued affair partner, "led him to believe" she was pregnant with his child after he got married.
10.In 1984, Patti Scialfa joined Bruce Springsteen's backing band, the E Street Band, and after he married Julianne Phillips in 1985, then divorced her in 1988, Bruce and Patti became a couple that's still going strong.
11.Even though they got married in 1998 and divorced in 2000, White Stripes members Meg White and Jack Gillis claimed to be siblings until their marriage certificate was dug up in 2001.
12.Win Butler and Régine Chassagne met in Montreal in 2000 when he was looking for a drummer, got married in 2003, and released their debut album with Arcade Fire in 2004.
13.Gwen Stefani started dating Tony Kanal shortly after she joined No Doubt in 1989, but he broke up with her in 1994.
14.Tina Weymouth was dating someone else when she met Chris Frantz in 1971, but a year later, she started dating Chris and joined his band — which would become the Talking Heads — soon after.
15.In 1971, Agnetha Fältskog and Björn Ulvaeus got married two years after meeting in a café, and in 1974, they won Eurovision as members of ABBA.
16.And finally, Benny Andersson and Anni-Frid Lyngstad, the other half of ABBA, had been together since 1968, but they didn't tie the knot until 1978.