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Engaged! Avril Lavigne to Wed Nickelback Frontman Chad Kroeger

Surprise! Avril Lavigne is engaged to Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger. 

The Canadian rockers have quietly been dating for six months and are ready to tie the knot, Lavigne’s rep told People. Chad popped the question on August 8 and an insider revealed, "He makes her so happy. Both of their families could not be more excited."

Wedding details are still under wraps, but a source did say that Kroeger proposed with a 14-carat diamond ring.

Avril, 27, and Chad, 37, co-wrote a song together for Lavigne’s upcoming fifth album. On Aug. 19 she thanked Chad for his help via Twitter, "That's a wrap boyz and chad !!! Woo hoo. Super stoked for this record."

"A romantic relationship blossomed as they spent time writing together," a source told People.

This will be Chad’s first marriage and Avril’s second. She was married to SUM 41’s Deryck Whibley from 2006 to 2009.