Lionel Richie Dancin' on the Ceiling Over Nicole's Engagement

Lionel Richie is getting ready to party all night long!

The proud papa is absolutely giddy over the news that daughter Nicole Richie has finally gotten engaged to Joel Madden, her longtime beau and father of her children.

"My happiness for Nicole and Joel knows no boundaries," Richie, 60, told People. "They have given me two beautiful grandchildren, Harlow and Sparrow, and have proven to be great parents."

News of the engagement broke Monday, and as the family prepares for a wedding celebration (which sources say could happen as soon as this summer), Lionel is more than ready for his big moment as father of the bride.

"I am not sure who is luckier, Nicole and Joel to have each other, or me, to have both of them in my life," he says. "I cannot wait to give away the bride!"

Plus:
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Finally! Nicole Richie & Joel Madden Engaged!
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See PHOTOS of more super cute Hollywood couples!

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