"Cindy and I are blessed to have found each other," Santana said in a statement on Monday. "Being in love is a gift from the universe, and the spirit and vibrations that come with it are infinitely powerful. I look forward to expressing that incredible energy through my music, and in helping to tip the balance toward more love in the world with what Cindy and I share."
The multiplatinum-selling Grammy winner ended a 34-year marriage to Deborah Santana in 2007.
Blackman is a top drummer who has worked with the likes of Lenny Kravitz and Cassandra Wilson.
Santana says that he and Blackman are blessed to have found each other and says being in love "is a gift from the universe."
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(Additional reporting by Monica Herrera, Billboard.com)