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Jake Owen weds a month after engagement

Jake Owen has wed his girlfriend Lacey Buchanan, just a month after popping the question.

The couple became engaged at Easter (07Apr12) after country star Owen proposed onstage during a gig in his native Vero Beach, Florida, and on Monday (07May12), he announced they had become man and wife.

Owen and Buchanan exchanged vows in a dawn ceremony on the sand at Vero Beach, and the singer later took to his Twitter.com blog to post a photo of the couple in its wedding attire, with the message, "A best friend for life. I now have a wifey :) my face hurts from smiling. What a wonderful way to start the rest of my life."

The wedding took place after an eventful weekend for the singer - he was handcuffed by police in Florida on Saturday (05May12) after causing concern with his behaviour during a rowdy night out.