Darnell Suggs, winning groom of TODAY Throws a Wedding: Race to the Altar, embraces his parents on the big day. Darnell and his bride, LaDonna Bradford, won the hearts of American viewers in a series of fun, competitive challenges for the chance to tie the knot on Rockefeller plaza.
The bride, LaDonna Bradford, holds her hand-written wedding vows.
LaDonna gets ready for her TODAY wedding, live on Rockefeller Plaza.
LaDonna will exude "Hollywood glamour" in a silk strapless dress by Priscilla of Boston, voted on by TODAY viewers.
Darnell suits up in a formal navy outfit by Hugo Boss. Darnell's groomsmen attire, along with the bridesmaid dresses, were chosen by TODAY viewers.
The bride prepares to get her hair and makeup done in the TODAY greenroom.
LaDonna gets some help from her bridesmaids before the start of her wedding ceremony.
LaDonna Bradford, wearing her Priscilla of Boston gown voted on by TODAY viewers, shows off her ring.
Darnell kissed his mother, Jacquelyn Suggs, before the festivities began.
Darnell Suggs heads to Rockefeller Plaza with his groomsmen, decked out in Hugo Boss.
The bride is accompanied down the aisle by her grandfather, Jackson C. Summers. Of her wedding, LaDonna said "I know my father is smiling from above as my grandfather has given me to [Darnell] in marriage."
LaDonna and Darnell enjoy their first married kiss before friends, family and TODAY viewers.
After the ceremony, the newlyweds jumped over a broom, a popular African-American wedding tradition.
The couple holds hands outside of TODAY's studio as fans gather around.
The wedding reception featured a stunning four-tier cake and several smaller, intricately designed cakes. Although the desserts are different, they share a unifying visual theme.
The winning couple is all smiles as they share their first wedding dance.
The couple showed off their dance moves while being serenaded by LaDonna's cousin, Melinda Doolittle from "American Idol," who sang "Never Felt This Way."
The bride's mother, Donna Bradford (left), and grandfather, J.C. Summers (center) react as the bride and groom make their grand entrance at the reception.
LaDonna and Darnell enjoyed an elegant and classy Rainbow Room reception.
Thanks to TODAY viewer votes, the couple exchanged rings from Kwiat. The bride's ring has approximately 0.56 carats of diamonds set throughout, while the groom's ring has a classic polished finish that will develop a warm patina over time.
The newlyweds listen to toasts made in their honor at the reception.
LaDonna hits the Rainbow Room dance floor with a young guest.