We guess Monica and Shannon Brown really DID get married!

Monica officially confirmed the news that she secretly married her basketball player boyfriend Shannon Brown of the Los Angeles Lakers in November of 2010. The R&B diva tells HipHollywood.com:

“This is a very special time in my life. I am blessed to have married the man that God sent me. He’s loving, compassionate, strong and supportive of my children, family and career. I look forward to our lives together.”

The secret wedding reportedly took place in Monica’s Los Angeles home. A full-blown ceremony with family/friends is expected to go down sometime this summer.

Meanwhile, yesterday, Shannon Brown also confirmed the news that he and Monica were officially married. Check out that video below!