Sheryl Crow dating long-time friend Doyle Bramhall

Last Updated: May 07, 2011, 10:20 AM IST

London: Country star Sheryl Crow has stepped out with new love, musician Doyle Bramhall.

The `Sunset Boulevard` hitmaker went public with Bramhall at the Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Spring ball in New York City.

The couple even performed together, much to the delight of the audience, who were treated to five songs, reported Contactmusic.

The 49-year-old singer and Bramhall were friends for a long time before deciding to make their relationship romantic.

Bramhall is part of the band `Smokestack` and has worked with the `Soak Up The Sun` singer for more than a decade and also co-produced her 2010 album `100 Miles From Memphis`.

He is currently touring with the Grammy winning singer on her run of shows with Kid Rock.

Crow, who overcame breast cancer after being diagnosed with the illness in 2006, has two adopted sons, Wyatt, three, and one-year-old Levi James.