The pair have been quietly dating for the last six months ever since Chad helped Avril write a song for her upcoming album, but Avril’s rep told People Magazine that the Nickelback frontman proposed two weeks ago after busting out a 14-carat diamond ring!
Avril was married once before to Sum 41 frontman Deryck Whibley before divorcing in 2009, while this will be Chad’s first trip down the aisle. "He makes her so happy," said a member of Avril’s family. "Both of their families could not be more excited."
Avril might be hoping that being wed to the lead singer of one of the biggest bands in the US will help revive her own career. She’s sold more than 30 million albums worldwide throughout her career, but her 2011 release Goodbye Lullaby was her lowest selling record by far.
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