Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert’s four-year marriage is over.
The singers announced their divorce via a statement to the Associated Press.
“This is not the future we envisioned,” the former couple announced in a joint statement. “And it is with heavy hearts that we move forward separately. We are real people, with real lives, with real families, friends and colleagues. Therefore, we kindly ask for privacy and compassion concerning this very personal matter.”
The two singers met 10 years ago at a CMT concert taping, when they performed together. Shelton proposed in 2010, and they married the following year, on May 14, 2011, in Boerne, Texas.
The marriage made them country music’s highest-profile couple, and they saw their biggest career successes following their marriage. Shelton became a judge on NBC’s singing competition The Voice in 2011, and Lambert’s Platinum album won a Grammy for best country album earlier this year. The Country Music Association has named Shelton and Lambert its male and female vocalists of the year for the past five years, with Shelton winning entertainer of the year in 2012.
The pair won song of the year awards from both the CMA and the Academy of Country Music for Lambert’s 2012 hit Over You, written about the death of Shelton’s brother.