updated 01/12/2011 AT 2:00 PM ET
•originally published 01/12/2011 AT 3:15 PM ET
For starters, he’s a rocker – just like Chris Robinson of the Black Crowes, Hudson’s ex-husband and the father of her son Ryder, 7.
Bellamy, 32, has music in his blood. His father, George, was a guitarist for the ’60s band The Tornadoes, which produced “Telstar,” the first song by a British band to hit No. 1 in the U.S. Matt’s own band, Muse, is a popular rock group that counts Twilight creator Stephenie Meyer among its ardent fans. Bellamy’s musical tastes are eclectic, too: He has said he’s “really into Lady Gaga.”