News: Keyshia Cole Ties Knot W/ NBA B-Ball Player, Engagement Confirmed

Thursday, Jan 7, 2010 5:24PM

Written by Rosario Harper

R&B singer Keyshia Cole has been confirmed to be getting married to Cleveland Cavaliers basketball player Daniel Gibson.

According to reports, Gibson asked for the star's hand in marriage earlier this month.

"Heaven Sent" singer Keyshia Cole was reportedly shocked when longtime boyfriend and pro NBA athlete Daniel Gibson proposed over New Year's. News of Cole's engagement broke Tuesday, January 5, after weeks of rumors surrounding a baby bump and ultimate confirmation that the Grammy nominee was indeed pregnant. (Singersroom)

Additional reports suggest the marriage was a surprise to Cole's camp.

"[The engagement came as] an absolute surprise," a rep said. "When he asked her to marry him, she was flabbergasted. He presented her with the ring and her mouth dropped in amazement. It's too beautiful for words." (E! Online)

She is also reportedly working on a new album.

NBA star Daniel "Boobie" Gibson's off the court courtship of platinum-selling recording artist Keyshia Cole has led to a diamond engagement ring, US magazine reports. The "You Complete Me" singer, who will welcome the arrival of the couple's first child and celebrate the launch of her fourth LP in 2010, said "Yes" to the prospect of a new life as the wife of the Cleveland Cavalier team member on New Year's Eve, US magazine reports. (Love Tripper)

The singer will now join a grouping of married R&B singers including Beyonce, Mariah Carey, Christina Millian and Mary J. Blige.

No further details have been revealed as of now.

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