Celebrity Ciara Is Engaged! The Grammy winner is set to wed her boyfriend of one year, rapper-producer Future By Melody Chiu Melody Chiu Instagram Twitter Melody Chiu is a Senior Editor for PEOPLE. She has been with the brand since 2009, editing, writing and reporting across all entertainment verticals. She oversees PEOPLE's music and events coverage and has written cover stories on Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez, Melissa McCarthy, Blake Shelton and Sandra Oh. The Los Angeles native graduated from the University of Southern California and has appeared on Extra!, The Talk, Access Hollywood and Good Morning America. People Editorial Guidelines Published on October 28, 2013 09:00 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Scott Gries/Invision/AP Ciara has a wedding in her future! The R&B singer, 28, and her beau of one year, rapper-producer Future (real name: Nayvadius Wilburn), 29, are engaged to be married, their rep confirms to PEOPLE. “Future surprised Ciara with an engagement ring this weekend, also her birthday weekend, in New York City,” said the couple’s publicist, Chris Chambers. “The ring, which doubled as a special birthday gift, is a beautiful 15-carat emerald cut diamond designed by Avianne & Co.” “Today Has 2 Be Like One Of The Sweetest Days Of My Life! #TheBestBirthdayEver,” Ciara Tweeted Sunday. “If I’m Dreaming I Don’t Want To Wake Up..Aaaaaahhh!!!:)” In August, the rapper said he was ready to settle down with his girlfriend, telling Hot 97’s Angie Martinez, “I don’t get into nothing to get out. We haven’t set a date. This the one. I said it before, I said it seven years ago, so for it to come around and happen, it was just meant to be.” This will be the first marriage for both.