Jake Owen pops the question on stage

Jake Owen and Lacey Buchanan pose backstage at the 47th Annual Academy Of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 1, 2012, in Las Vegas.
(CBS News) Jake Owen popped the question over the weekend in one of the most public of places: On stage.

The country singer proposed to his girlfriend, Lacey Buchanan, in concert in front of family, friends and fans in his hometown of Vero Beach, Fla., according to People.

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During a performance of his 2008 hit song, "Don't Think I Can't Love You," Owen invited Buchanan on stage and got down one knee.

"You're probably wondering where your ring is, right?" Owen, 30, said before adding, "I just said I can't buy you a big diamond ring or a big old house on the hill, but I promise you I'll love you forever and ever and ever."

After the song ended, the couple hugged and kissed.

Owen later tweeted about the news.

Owen is on the road following his latest album, "Barefoot Blue Jean Night." His tour pulls into Florence, Ariz. on April 14 and continues through September.


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