By Lanford Beard
December 20, 2011 at 09:37 PM EST

Dave Haywood of Lady Antebellum is engaged, reports People. Haywood, the singer and guitarist for the country group, proposed to his girlfriend Kelli Cashiola last night. Haywood surprised Cashiola, the Vice President of Marketing/Brand Management for Warner Music Nashville, by picking her up from work and blindfolding her as he led her to her house, where he had strung up Christmas lights to read, “Will you marry me?” The couple were strictly platonic for five years before officially debuting as a couple at last month’s CMA Awards. They have not set a date for the wedding yet.

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