Avril Lavigne Engaged To Nickelback's Chad Kroeger

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Avril Lavingne is about to be a "Girlfriend" no longer -- she's engaged to fellow Canadian Chad Kroeger, singer for the band Nickelback.

A rep for Avril confirmed the news to Access Hollywood on Tuesday.

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Chad reportedly asked Avril for her hand in marriage on August 8, giving his fellow Canadian a 14-carat diamond ring, People first reported.

The romance will come as a surprise to many. Avril was linked not long ago to Brody Jenner, but the two reportedly split earlier this year.

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While teaming up with the "Rockstar" singer to pen a song for Avril's next album, the two fell for each other.

"A romantic relationship blossomed as they spent time writing together," a pal of Avril's reportedly told the mag.

Avril and Chad were spotted looking cozy as they dined in Paris, France in May.

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This will be Chad's first marriage and Avril's second.

She was previously married to another rock frontman -- Deryck Whibley of Sum 41. Avril filed for divorce in 2009.

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