Country singer Brett Young engaged to girlfriend Taylor Mills

Congratulations are in order for country crooner Brett Young!

The 36-year-old musician popped the question to his longtime love, Taylor Mills, earlier this month, People reports.

“We are both more excited than we can express, and looking forward to starting this chapter of our lives together,” the pair told the outlet.

The big moment went down in Oxford, Mississippi, near where Young went to college at Ole Miss on a baseball scholarship.

“We met in Arizona while she was at school at ASU, and we will likely get married there, so I thought it would be romantic to propose where I went to school,” he dished. “We were able to get a suite with a large covered patio and the hospitality staff at the hotel set it up while we were at dinner, so it was waiting for us when we got back.”

Young had a custom ring made and engraved with the couple’s initials before proposing to 31-year-old Mills, who he says was the inspiration for most of his debut, self-titled album.

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In October, Young stopped by ET’s Certified Country, where he explained how the record evolved.

“I’m a songwriter first and I wanted so badly for there to be this consistent theme throughout the record,” he said. “As we tried to do that we started realizing that some of our favorite songs were getting left out. We finally decided, ‘This is the first time I’m introducing myself to the whole country music audience, [so] let’s make a record that shows them who I am as a person rather than trying and make this theme thread throughout the record.”

We’re catching up with reality TV alums Scotty McCreery and Raelynn, and Brett Young reveals his new acoustic performance!

Posted by Certified Country on Thursday, October 5, 2017

 

For more country news, watch for new episodes of Certified Country on Facebook every Friday.

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Walker Hayes' single "You Broke Up With Me" channeled Sam Hunt's spoken-word delivery and reached the Top 15 on country radio. It's also garnered over 30 million streams on Spotify. 

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Keisha Renee made it to the semi-finals on Team Blake on the most recent season of "The Voice," and she should be able to make a dent in Nashville. Her powerful voice has a slight country twang and brings something new to country music.

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Ryan Griffin's song "Woulda Left Me Too" racked up 3.8 million streams on Spotify after going viral earlier this year, and there's more of where that came from. The singer-songwriter co-wrote Kelsea Ballerini's No.1 single "Dibs," so he clearly has the hits in him. He's currently working with producer Busbee, who has worked with the likes of Kelly Clarkson and Gwen Stefani, on new music.

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Filmore makes R&B-inspired country music in the same vein as Sam Hunt, and his current single "You Know You Wanna" has almost a million streams on Spotify.

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Addison Agen finished second on the most recent season of "The Voice," and the 16-year-old's alt-country delivery was a fan-favorite every week: Her covers consistently ranked in the iTunes Top 10. Her original song "Tennessee Rain" should gain her even more fans as her career kicks off.

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Logan Mize's current single "Ain't Always Pretty" is a certified country hit with 28 million streams on Spotify. He's performed with the likes of Eric Church and Dierks Bentley.

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The James Barker Band has already found success in Canada, and their first US single, "Chills," has almost 4 million streams on Spotify, with radio play to pick up into 2018.

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Brother/sister duo The Reklaws returned to the scene with single "Hometown Kids," which has notched almost a million streams on Spotify. The Canadian pair has performed with major names like Luke Bryan, Tim McGraw and Thomas Rhett.

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