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KEITH & NICOLE
It was a match made in Aussie heaven when country crooner Urban and Oscar winner Kidman wed in 2006. Their secrets to a long-lasting marriage? Lots of sexting, sweet dueting and most importantly, putting the relationship first. "If it were the choice between my family and Keith, and my career, I wouldn't even bat an eyelid," Kidman told The Weekly magazine. "The most important things to me are the love of our relationship and my children."
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TIM & FAITH
The king and queen of country, McGraw and Hill (married since 1996) are still each other's biggest fans. "We don't get jealous of each other's careers, we get defensive for each other," McGraw told PEOPLE. "I think she's the best out there, so if her record doesn't go straight to No. 1, I don't believe it."
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GARTH & TRISHA
Fans couldn't believe they were a part of the surprise when Brooks asked Yearwood to marry him in 2005 – 18 years after they initially met in 1987 (they tied the knot in December 2005). "I never knew it could be like this," Brooks has since said of their marriage. "I never knew that everyday you can wake up and feel like this."
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BLAKE & MIRANDA
The couple, who recently celebrated their third wedding anniversary, are two of today's hottest stars. But when it comes to Shelton and Lambert's relationship, they look to the past for inspiration. "Country has some enduring marriages – Johnny and June, George and Nancy," she told PEOPLE. "I'm thankful we have those role models. I feel like our peers are rooting for us. They're holding us up."
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CARRIE & MIKE
American Idol darling Underwood and hockey player Fisher, who wed in 2010, know the key to a lasting relationship is making each other the top priority – and also enjoying each other's good looks! "It's nice to have a little man candy on my arm!" Underwood told PEOPLE. "He's my most awesome accessory."
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KAREN & JIMI
Little Big Town added a member to its crew when two of its bandmates, Fairchild and Westbrook, gave birth to a boy in 2010. The couple, who wed in 2006, say parenting is really at the core of their relationship. "She has always been so good with children," said Westbrook. "Besides, she's done a great job raising me to become a responsible adult!"
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JAKE & LACEY
If you're a musician, it doesn't hurt to marry someone who likes being on the road! "I used to be a little lonely out on the road sometimes," said Owen, who married model Buchanan in 2012 (they welcomed daughter Pearl later that year). "Now, having my family go with me everywhere I go, it's like having home with me wherever I am."
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BRAD & KIMBERLY
Paisley and Williams's 2003 nuptials were a shock to their guests, who thought they were attending a rehearsal dinner in Malibu. As it turns out, not taking yourself too seriously is what keeps this lighthearted country couple going strong. "Humor is [key]," Paisley told PEOPLE. "There will always be things a person does to make you want to scream. Making each other laugh creates a bond. People who don't laugh don't look happy to me."
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LUKE & CAROLINE
Bryan married his college sweetheart Boyer in 2006 – but he has her to thank for making the magic happen! "He was always a gentleman," said Boyer, who met Bryan in 1996 at Georgia Southern University. "We hung out as friends first and he never made a move on me. I kissed him first!"
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LEANN & EDDIE
Despite their rocky start, Rimes and Cibrian, who married in 2011, have turned out to be quite the affectionate and adventurous couple. One thing that's always helped them? Living in the 'present.' "He's definitely a guy's guy," Rimes told PEOPLE. "But he's got something else in there in him that definitely can choose a gift."