On behalf of everyone here at UMG, we extend our most profound sympathies to his parents and all of his friends and family. The 36-year-old's family released a statement, saying: "It is with huge sorrow that we can confirm that our beloved Nick lost his life at the Bataclan last night.
Nick was not just our brother, son and uncle; he was everyone's best friend – generous, funny and fiercely loyal.
On Friday, Paris was rocked by a series of terror attacks that left over 120 people dead.
Tragically, on Saturday, Universal Music Group confirmed that France music executive Thomas Ayad was among those killed after gunmen opened fire and held hostages at an Eagles of Death Metal concert at Le Bataclan.
Carney was previously wed to writer Denise Grollmus from 2007 until 2009, and Emily Ward from 2012 until 2016.
reports that the Grammy winner has gotten engaged to Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney over the holiday weekend.
It will also mark Carney's third trip down the aisle.
A post shared by Michelle Branch (@michellebranch) on "Thank you for all the birthday love and wishes," Branch, who recently released her first album in 14 years, revealed to fans on Instagram.He also has a side-project rock band called Drummer. His uncle, Ralph Carney, is a professional sax player, and has played with Tom Waits, among others.Carney's father, Jim, was a drummer for Chet Atkins. After Carney's parents divorced when he was 6, he lived part of the time with his mother, Mary Stormer, and part of the time with his father, Jim Carney, who had moved to a different neighborhood on the west side of Akron, Ohio.His mother, Mary Stormer, is an Akron Municipal Court deputy clerk and is a former member of the Akron Board of Education. Dan Auerbach also lived in this neighborhood, and the two met and played tag football with Auerbach's friends, although they did not become friends until high school.Carney stated in an interview with Modern Drummer that he never took drum lessons as a kid, but learned by mimicking friends that were also drummers using a 0 drumset that he bought using money earned from a job washing dishes.