Colton Dixon, Former ‘American Idol’ Finalist, Marries Annie Coggeshall: Photos

Colton Dixon and Annie Coggeshall
Colton Dixon and Annie Coggeshall in May 2015. Rick Diamond/Getty Images for KLOVE

Newlyweds in the new year! Former American Idol finalist Colton Dixon married Annie Coggeshall in Nashville Friday, January 8.

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The singer, 24, shared a sweet snap on Instagram with his new bride Saturday, January 9.

"Married my best friend last night," Dixon wrote. "I love you @anniecog. What a great night with family and friends!"

He also took to Twitter to write about his big night.

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"So… I most definitely did not ugly cry 4 1/2 times last night… Nope," he wrote. "#coltannwedding."

Dixon was a contestant on the long-running Fox reality show during its 11th season in 2012.

Married my best friend last night. I love you @anniecog What a great night with family and friends!

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The bride looked gorgeous in a strapless wedding gown, complete with a ruffled skirt.

Dixon's sister Schyler, who also appeared on Idol in 2012, shared snaps from the wedding as well.

"Beautiful bride #coltannwedding," she captioned a photo with her new sister-in-law.

Beautiful bride #coltannwedding

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She also shared a video of the newlyweds leaving the chapel after the ceremony amid screams and cheers.

Horse and carriage #coltannwedding

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Coggeshall, 27, and Dixon got engaged last September at Walt Disney World in Florida. 

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