( SkyNews ) - R& B singer Beyonce Knowles and rapper Jay-Z are reportedly set to be the latest high-profile celebrity couple to tie the knot.
The pair are said to have obtained a wedding licence, which is valid for 60 days, in the state of New York.
An unnamed source told US showbiz website People.com that the long-term couple took out the licence on Tuesday morning in the town of Scarsdale
Beyonce, 26, and Jay-Z, 38, have been dating since 2002 and have been reluctant to discuss their
Rumours about their romance began when Beyonce, who often finds herself on lists of the world's sexiest women, appeared on Jay-Z's song '03 Bonnie & Clyde.
The pair also collaborated on Beyonce's solo hit Crazy In Love in 2003.
In December 2006, the singer told InStyle magazine: "You can't rush a man into anything - whether it's a relationship, marriage or having children."