Nathan Sykes of The Wanted has some exciting news. As Digital SpySykes announced his engagement to Charlotte Burke recently. He shared his Instagram story explaining that he asked Charlotte Burke to be his girlfriend in a special place.
Sykes shared some photos on Instagram that he took when he asked Burke for his marriage proposal. In one snap, Sykes even showed off her sparkly new bling for the camera. The musician captioned his photos by writing, “They celebrated their engagement in St. Lucia”, which has a special connection with Burke and her families. He wrote, “A few nights ago I took @_charlotteburke_ to the same beach in Saint Lucia that her parents got married on many years ago to ask her a certain question and … She Said Yes!!!”
Sykes’ bandmates, The Wanted, took to the comments to express their gratitude. Siva Kaneswaran wrote “Wonderful news! Congratulations to you both!”Max George also wrote: “That’s AMAZING!!!! Congrats to both of you!!”Sykes followed up with a post sharing another photo of their engagement, in which Burke and Sykes were posing along the water at sunset. They wrote, “Just wanted to say the biggest thank you for all of the kind messages, we are so grateful and so, so happy.”
It’s good to hear some positive news regarding The Wanted, especially after the group suffered from tragedy earlier in the year. Tom Parker, a fellow Wanted singer, died in March after a long battle with cancer. His bandmates also released a joint statement, via a representative, which celebrated his life. They released the following statement: “Max, Jay, Siva, Nathan, and the whole Wanted family are devastated by the tragic and premature loss of our bandmate Tom Parker, who passed away peacefully at lunchtime today surrounded by his family and his bandmates. Tom was an amazing husband to Kelsey and father to Aurelia and Bodhi. He was our brother; words can’t express the loss and sadness we feel. Always and forever in our hearts.”
Sykes also posted a message to his Instagram page, in which he called Parker the “The.” “most passionate, funny, driven and inspiring person you could wish to meet.” He continued, “He was the reason that the band came back together and the last 6 months have been the greatest pleasure of my life. Our lives will never be the same… Thank you Tom for bringing your light to the world. I hope we meet again one day, rest well, brother.”