The fireworks started early for Michelle Branch.
One day after turning 34, the singer-songwriter. announced she is engaged to Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney, 37.
The proposal came when her birthday cake arrived, she says.
Thank you for all the birthday love and wishes. Last night, right before I blew out my candles, @officerpatrickcarney asked me to marry him and then I had nothing left to wish for ✨❤️ 34 might be the best year yet.
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“Thank you for all the birthday love and wishes," Branch wrote Monday on Instagram. "Last night, right before I blew out my candles, (Carney) asked me to marry him and then I had nothing left to wish for." She shared pictures of her stunning Art Deco diamond ring and added, "34 might be the best year yet.”
The couple met in February 2015 at a Grammys party in Los Angeles and went on to co-produce Branch's latest album, Hopeless Romantic, released this April. "In the process (of making it), Patrick and I completely fell in love and started a relationship," Branch told The Observer.
Branch was previously married to bassist Teddy Landau. They shared a daughter, Owen, 11. Carney was previously married to Emily Ward and Denise Grollmus.