Avril Lavigne, Chad Kroeger engaged to wed

  • Canadian rock stars Avril Lavigne and Nickleback lead singer Chad Kroeger are engaged to be married.

    People.com reported that Kroeger, 37, proposed to Lavigne, 27, earlier this month with a 14-carat diamond ring.

    The couple met while working together on Lavigne's fifth studio album. A wedding date is still to be set.

    Grammy-nominated Lavigne has recorded a string of hits including Complicated and I'm With You.

    Nickelback, who have also been nominated for Grammies, gained fame through their songs Gotta Be Somebody and If Everyone Cared.

    Lavigne was previously married to Deryck Whibley from the rock band Sum 41 from 2006 to 2010.