Rod Stewart surprises British couple by performing at their Las Vegas

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Sir Rod Stewart surprised a couple with a performance at their , after they were nearly forced to cancel the ceremony. 

Sharon Cook and Andrew Aitchison from London, England, were due to marry at  Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Wednesday, but were left in turmoil after the airline they had booked the flights with went bust. 

The couple had planned to travel to the States with global travel group Thomas Cook, having spent £9,000 on flights, but when the company went bankrupt, their plans were thrown into chaos.  

Surprise! British rockstar Sir Rod Stewart, 74, made a surprise appearance at the Las Vegas, Nevada wedding, singing to Sharon Cook and Andrew Aitchison as they said their 'I do's' on Wednesday

Surprise! British rockstar Sir Rod Stewart, 74, made a surprise appearance at the Las Vegas, Nevada , singing to Sharon Cook and Andrew Aitchison as they said their 'I do's' on Wednesday

Faced with the prospect of having their nuptials cancelled, the pair contacted  Caesars Palace for help, who were able to sort an arrangement with American airline, Delta. 

Delta then agreed to fly the husband and wife to be, as well as 14 of their friends and family, out of of London Heathrow airport Sunday, just three days before they were to say 'I do.' 

And once at the venue, the couple were surprised once more as they were treated to a performance by Sir Rod - which had been arranged secretly by the hotel.   

Sir Rod is currently performing his residency at the hotel, so was more than happy to make an appearance at the chapel. 

The Maggie May hitmaker also surprised the newlyweds and their guests with two tickets to his performance later in the week.  

His Vegas residency - Rod Stewart: The Hits - originally premiered at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in 2011. 

After finishing his most recent tour in the United Kingdom back in May, the singer returned to Caesars Palace for eight more concerts from September 18 to October 5. 

The surprise performance turned around what had been an incredibly stressful week for the pair. 

Speaking to Delta, the newlyweds explained: 'On Monday, we lost everything for our dream in Vegas. Then Wednesday morning Delta called to say they would help us. 

'They brought our dream back. It's just been incredible'. 

Last week, the couple appeared on BBC Breakfast, with Sharon nearly in tears as she discussed the prospect of cancelling their big day. 

The pair explained that they had spent roughly £9000 on flights with Thomas Cook, that weren't ATOL

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