Coco, you deserve only the best

A staggering $12.06 million.

That's how much buxomy Hong Kong singer Coco Lee and her new husband spent on their wedding, an extravagant two-day affair in Hong Kong attended by 300 guests from all over the world.

Expenses on six-star hotel accommodation and ticket fares for her 300 guests alone took up reportedly half of the total tab.

Even her shoes were encased in diamonds, as seen in a picture which she posted on her Sina Weibo microblog.

The Hong Kong showbiz scene has had its share of lavish wedding celebrations, given its female celebrities' penchant for marrying tycoons.

With her nuptials, not only does Lee, 36, join the ranks of tai-tais Michelle Reis and Gigi Lai, she now holds the honour of throwing Hong Kong's priciest wedding ever.

Lee's husband is 53-year-old Canadian business mogul Mr Bruce Rockowitz, whose assets are reportedly worth $400 million.

The newly-weds, who have dated for eight years and were engaged since 2005, certainly spared no expense in making their matrimonial occasion - held on Thursday and Friday - one of glitter and pomp.

On the first day, they carried out their solemnisation ceremony at Kowloon's landmark building, Sky 100, against a panoramic view of the city skyline.

In the evening, they held a grand, glitzy wedding dinner at the six-star Ritz Carlton Hotel. Attendees included family, friends and celebrity VIPs like action superstar Jackie Chan and Taiwanese singer Elva Hsiao.

American singer-songwriter Bruno Mars, powerhouse vocalist Alicia Keys and R&B star Ne-Yo even made special appearances, serenading the couple with their hit songs, said Singaporean actress Fiona Xie, who was a guest at the dinner.

The 29-year-old, who is based in Hong Kong, had posted an entry on her Sina Weibo microblog: "There's ne yo (sic), Bruno Mars and Alicia Keys...so cool!"

Rumours had it that the VIP guest list also included big names such as talkshow host Oprah Winfrey, and R&B divas Mariah Carey, Beyonce and Jennifer Lopez.

However, Hong Kong media failed to catch a glimpse of these stars at the dinner, sparking speculation that they were slated to turn up at the following day's post-wedding party instead.

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