Nikki Gil engaged

MANILA, Philippines – Singer and Myx VJ Nikki Gil is engaged to businessman BJ Albert.

Nikki personally confirmed the news Friday, February 6 in an interview on ABS-CBN's Bandila.

"I am confirming it. Yes I got engaged last year," Nikki said showing the ring on television.

According to Nikki, BJ, a nephew of singer Joey Albert proposed to her on December 13, 2014 or 12-13-14.

"First he asked my parents. Tinanong niya and syempre may pakulo na may corporate event ako. And then pagdating doon, he asked. When I said yes, and nung nag-sink in na sa akin, all of my friends came out."

(First he asked my parents. He asked them, and then there was this gimmick I had a corporate event. And when we arrived, he asked [me]. When I said yes and when it was sinking already that I said yes, all of my friends came out.)

Nikki's Myx family congratulated her on Twitter.

Congrats on your engagement @nikkigil She sings her feelings and talks about love on #MYXStudioSessions at 9pm! http://t.co/L5AGVu0Tc5 — MYX Philippines (@MYXphilippines) February 6, 2015

After the interview, Nikki shared a new photo of her and BJ, thanking everyone for their sweet messages.

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"Thank you everyone for sharing my joy. God is good," Nikki wrote.

According to an early report from ABS-CBN, Nikki was said to have been wearing a ring as early as December. 

Before her engagement, Nikki was in a relationship with singer Billy Crawford for 5 years, but they broke up in 2013. Billy is now in a relationship with It's Showtime co-host Coleen Garcia .(READ: After Billy Crawford, Nikki Gil carries on)

In an interview, Nikki refused to talk about her new relationship but she admitted that she considered 2014 as her period of "healing." (READ: For Nikki Gil, 2014 is 'year of healing')

“And of course, work, parang work has become very therapeutic for me. And I spent a lot of my 2014 working," she said. 

This is shaping up to be a big year for celebrity engagements and weddings. Last Sunday, TV host and actress Toni Gonzaga confirmed the news that she is engaged to director Paul Soriano. – Rappler.com