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Avril Lavigne Engaged to Nickelback's Chad Kroeger

Peter Kramer/NBC(NEW YORK) --  It's a music romance shocker: Avril Lavigne is engaged to Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger, her rep confirms to ABC News Radio.

People magazine reports Chad proposed on August 8.

Didn't know Avril and Chad were in a relationship? You're far from the only one. People magazine says Avril, 27, and Chad, 37, had been dating in secret for six months.

The Canadian musicians collaborated in February on a song for Avril's upcoming album and, according to a People source, "A romantic relationship blossomed as they spent time writing together."

Avril was previously married to Sum 41 frontman Deryck Whibley. They split in 2009. More recently, she was in a long-term relationship with reality TV star Brody Jenner.

This will be Kroeger's first marriage.

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Nickelback to Perform at Halftime of NFL Thanksgiving Game

C Flanigan/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) -- Nickelback will perform during halftime of the Green Bay Packers and Detroit Lions Thanksgiving game, according to a statement released Thursday.

The performance will be during the first game of the NFL's Thanksgiving tripleheader. The Packers-Lions game will air on Fox.

“We are honored to perform at the United Way halftime show on Thanksgiving Day,” said Chad Kroeger of Nickelback.  “We always love playing in Detroit, our fans there have been tremendously supportive of us through the years and we can’t wait to come back and celebrate an exciting day for the Lions and the city of Detroit."

Additionally, American Idol season 10 runner-up Lauren Alaina will sing the national anthem at Ford Field.

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