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Royal wedding DJ Idris Elba reveals Meghan Markle sent him a long list of suggested tunes ahead of her nuptials to Prince Harry... (where they danced to Whitney Houston hits)

Daily Mail logo Daily Mail 11/07/2019 Jabeen Waheed
Idris Elba wearing a suit and tie smiling at the camera: Playing cool: However when Idris was asked if there was any Dr.Dre, Tupac or Snoop played at the nuptials, Idris laughed as he replied: 'Ask Harry and Meghan' © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Playing cool: However when Idris was asked if there was any Dr.Dre, Tupac or Snoop played at the nuptials, Idris laughed as he replied: 'Ask Harry and Meghan'

Idris Elba has revealed that Meghan Markle sent him a playlist of specific tunes which he played at her wedding to Prince Harry last year. 

Speaking on BBC Radio 1Xtra, the actor, 46, was quizzed about his coveted DJ-ing gig at the nuptials but played coy as he confessed: 'Respectfully I haven't being going on about it a lot.'

a person wearing a hat: 'Bare tunes': The star confirmed that it was Meghan herself who sent him a list of tunes she wanted at her big day - one of which was Whitney Houston's I Wanna Dance With Somebody © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited 'Bare tunes': The star confirmed that it was Meghan herself who sent him a list of tunes she wanted at her big day - one of which was Whitney Houston's I Wanna Dance With Somebody However, the Luther star confirmed that it was Meghan herself who sent him a list of tunes she wanted at her big day - one of which was Whitney Houston's I Wanna Dance With Somebody. 

While Idris revealed he didn't want to give out too many details about his commitments at the Royal Wedding, he did happily give the name of one song that was requested by the Duchess of Sussex.

However when Idris was asked if there was any Dr.Dre, Tupac or Snoop played at the nuptials, Idris laughed as he replied: 'Ask Harry and Meghan.' 

Idris Elba wearing a suit and tie: Royal DJ: Idris Elba, 46, has revealed that Meghan Markle sent him a playlist of specific tunes which he played at her wedding to Prince Harry last year © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Royal DJ: Idris Elba, 46, has revealed that Meghan Markle sent him a playlist of specific tunes which he played at her wedding to Prince Harry last year Couple exchanged vows within grounds of Windsor Castle on May 19 2018 and day was watched by millions.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex wed on Saturday 19th May last year at St George’s chapel with the whole royal family in attendance, along with many celebrities guests including George Clooney and Robbie Williams.

On the day they said they feel 'so lucky' to have shared their big day with 120,000 people in Windsor and millions watching around the world.

a man looking at the camera: Marriage: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex wed on Saturday 19th May last year at St George’s chapel with the whole royal family in attendance, along with many celebrities guests © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Marriage: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex wed on Saturday 19th May last year at St George’s chapel with the whole royal family in attendance, along with many celebrities guests Speaking about the wedding previously, Idris explained: 'That was an incredible experience. I was curating the music for that night, so it was a but of pressure, but it was great. A vibe.'

Meanwhile, Idris is a newlywed himself, as he tied the knot with stunning Sabrina Dhowre in April.    

The pair exchanged vows at the Ksar Char Bagh hotel in Marrakesh surrounded by 150 of their nearest and dearest.

a man standing in front of a crowd: Smitten: On the day they said they feel 'so lucky' to have shared their big day with 120,000 people in Windsor and millions watching around the world © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Smitten: On the day they said they feel 'so lucky' to have shared their big day with 120,000 people in Windsor and millions watching around the world

Speaking about the wedding on BBC Radio 1Xtra, Idris gushed: 'It was one of the mot beautiful three days of our lives. We spent a while prepping the wedding especially because of our entire family connection. 

'We both have a big family and network of friends. We brought everyone together and had an amazing time.'

Idris and Sabrina met in Canada, where the former Miss Vancouver is from.

They became acquainted on the set of the 2017 film, The Mountain Between Us.

Pictures: Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan: A Timeline of Their Relationship 


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