Former BOYZONE singer Stephen Gately married his entrepreneur boyfriend Andy Cowles in a private London 'wedding' yesterday (18MAR06). The LOVE ME FOR A REASON hitmaker started dating Cowles, who runs a successful internet business, after splitting from long-term lover Eloy De Jong in 2002. The gay couple previously marked their love with a private commitment ceremony in Las Vegas in 2003, but where unable to officially exchange nuptials until same-sex civil partnerships were made legal in England last December (05). The pair exchanged matching $25,000 (GBP15,000) diamond and platinum wedding rings at the ceremony - which was attended by celebrity pals SIR Elton John, George Michael, Emma Bunton and Graham Norton.