Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger: Their love story in photos

Canada’s king and queen of rock ’n’ roll, Chad Kroger and Avril Lavigne, were wed two years ago on July 1, 2013, but Avril revealed the sad news that the beloved pair has separated.

Taking to Instagram on Sept. 2, the pop star explained, " It is with heavy heart that Chad and I announce our separation today. Through not only the marriage, but the music as well, we've created many unforgettable moments. We are still, and forever will be, the best of friends, and will always care deeply for each other."

But with the good years in mind, we're taking a look back at the power couple's love story. It seems only fitting that two of our country’s most successful musical exports tied the knot on Canada Day in a romantic ceremony in the south of France, covered exclusively by Hello!.

CLICK THE PHOTO TO SEE CHAD AND AVRIL'S LOVE STORY: Avril and Chad wed in a lavish ceremony covered exclusively by Hello!

Avril, who donned a black tulle Monique Lhuillier gown to walk down the aisle, described her dream wedding to Hello!, saying, "I wanted to make sure it’s a crazy vacation and an experience of a lifetime for our guests."

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Like Avril said, the lovebirds shared many special moments together that deserve to be celebrated. Here, Hello! looks back at the Canadian couple’s most tender moments.

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