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Jamelia to wed footballer Byfield
Jamelia and Darren Byfield
The couple have been together for three years
Pop star Jamelia has announced she is to marry footballer Darren Byfield after the couple briefly broke up in the summer.

"I'm completely over the moon. Darren proposing was a real surprise but I'm totally delighted. I can't stop smiling," said the 26-year-old.

The Bristol City player, 31, proposed at a surprise birthday party the singer had thrown for him on Sunday.

The couple have been together for three years and have a two-year-old daughter.

She also has a six-year-old daughter, Teja, from a previous relationship.

Jamelia, whose hits include Superstar, is about to start work on her fourth solo album.

She has also been lined up to perform at Nelson Mandela's World Aids Day concert in South Africa.

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