Hayley Williams and New Found Glory's Chad Gilbert Tie the Knot in Nashville

Hayley Williams and Chad Gilbert Married in Nashville
Hayley Williams and Chad Gilbert
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02/21/2016 AT 01:15 PM EST

He is the only exception!

Paramore's Hayley Williams married New Found Glory guitarist Chad Gilbert in Nashville over the weekend after nearly eight years together and over a year of engagement, her rep confirms to PEOPLE.

The orange-haired songstress wore a short-sleeved fitted bodice with a ballgown skirt, before changing into a white t-shirt emblazoned with Gilbert's name in red.

Photos shared on social media show Williams, 27, and Gilbert, 34, sharing a romantic dance and also cutting their deconstructed wedding cake, which was topped with two figures holding raised hands.



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Williams and Gilbert began dating in 2008, and became engaged when the guitarist proposed on Christmas 2014. The couple broke the big news a week later, taking to social media to tell fans they were "so psyched."

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While the big day's guest-list has yet to be revealed it's safe to say at least one of Williams' friends missed out on the fête: Taylor Swift was busy with maid of honor duties at another wedding in Pennsylvania on Saturday.

Reporting by SARAH MICHAUD
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