Ben Harper, right, and Jaclyn Matfus attend Red Light Management's Annual Grammy After-party at SkyBar at the Mondrian Los Angeles on Jan. 26, 2014 in West Hollywood, Calif.
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February 23, 2015 7:44 PM EST

Ben Harper started the New Year with a new bride.

The singer, 45, married social advocate Jaclyn Matfus this past New Year’s Day, PEOPLE has confirmed.

The duo were spotted together at the Grammy Awards in early February.

Harper – who has won three career Grammys, including best blues album in 2014 for Get Up!– recently announced plans to reunite with his band The Innocent Criminals after a seven-year hiatus. The tour will kick off on June 5 in Kansas City, Missouri, and also include stops in Europe and Australia.

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