12/07/2011 at 12:00 PM EST
Sinead O'Connor is ready to walk down the aisle – ASAP.
"With enormous joy myself and my beloved boyfriend Barry Herridge will be getting married tomorrow, December 8th 2011 at 'an un-disclosed location' in my absolute dream wedding ceremony," the "Nothing Compares 2 U" singer writes in an announcement on her official website
"[I am a] very happy girl," adds the singer, whose physical transformation
this year captured readers' attention
O'Connor will have another reason to smile on Thursday: it's her 45th birthday.
The "Nothing Compares 2 U" singer split from longtime friend and collaborator Steve Cooney in April.
O'Connor, who has four children from her previous relationships, wed music producer John Reynolds in 1989 and journalist Nicholas Sommerlad in 2001.