Idris Elba DJ'd The Royal Couple's Reception & Played This Whitney Houston Hit

Best. Reception. Ever!

Idris Elba is officially a part of royal history.

Not only was the Luther actor among the list of Black celebrities invited to take a seat at the record-breaking royal wedding between Prince Harry and Dutchess Meghan Markle, he was also invited to DJ at the newlywed’s highly exclusive reception where the newlyweds enjoyed their first dance as man and wife!

(Photo: BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Photo: BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images

(Photo: BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

The London-born actor, known under his DJ name, “DJ Big Driis” (also, “Big Driis the Londoner”), kept the 200 attendees at Frogmore House reception dancing the night away with a playlist of R&B hits and '80s classics.

It is being reported that the new Duke and Duchess of Sussex opted to have the late Whitney Houston’s “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” as their opening number.

According to Us Weekly, a source confirmed that the new Dutchess Meghan hit the dance floor with her girlfriends dancing to Luther Vandross “Never Too Much.”

After hours of dancing and dinner, the big day had a fairytale ending with fireworks.

Congratulations to the adorable couple! 

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