'Bachelor' alum Lauren Bushnell and country singer Chris Lane are engaged

Bachelor alum Lauren Bushnelland country singer Chris Lane are engaged, his rep confirms to Us Weekly.

The sweet proposal took place on Sunday, June 16, at Bushnell’s family home in Oregon while she was in town for Father’s Day. She took to Instagram two days later to share the news: “I can’t stop smiling I feel so incredibly blessed that every misstep, mistake and heartache has led me to you. I couldn’t be happier to call you mine, forever. The journey was well worth it. Thank you Christopher Eric Lane for softening my heart and making it whole. Never going to stop telling you how much I love you and I will hold onto you forever and ever! Lauren Lane has a nice ring to it 💍 PS he wrote me a song … I can’t stop listening or looking down at my hand .”

Us confirmed in November that Bushnell, 29 — who was previously engaged to Bachelor season 20 star Ben Higgins — and Lane, 34, were dating. The romance quickly heated up and the pair had hinted in recent months about taking the next step in their relationship.

They sparked engagement rumors in January this year when the “For Her” crooner played a round of golf with Bushnell’s dad in Arizona and referred to him as “my potential future father-n-law.”

The reality TV star moved to Nashville to be with the singer and Lane told Entertainment Tonight in April that they’d talked about marriage.

He explained that he was “working on” a proposal and thought it would happen sometime this year.

Lane added that when it came time to pop the question, it was going to be a “100 percent” traditional proposal, with him getting down on one knee.

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NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - JUNE 05: Chris Lane and Lauren Bushnell attend the 2019 CMT Music Awards at Bridgestone Arena on June 05, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for CMT)
NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - JUNE 05: Chris Lane and Lauren Bushnell attend the 2019 CMT Music Awards at Bridgestone Arena on June 05, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for CMT)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - APRIL 07: Lauren Bushnell and Chris Lane attend the 54th Academy Of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino on April 07, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Denise Truscello/ACMA2019/Getty Images for ACM)
Chris Lane and Lauren Bushnell arrive for the 54th Academy of Country Music Awards on April 7, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Robyn Beck / AFP) (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - APRIL 06: (L-R) Chris Lane and Lauren Bushnell attend the ACM Lifting Lives TOPGOLF Tee-Off at TOPGOLF on April 06, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for ACM)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 19: (EDITORS NOTE: Retransmission with alternate crop.) Chris Lane and Lauren Bushnell pose for a photo backstage at Spotify's Hot Country Live Presents Florida Georgia Line at The Wiltern on February 19, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. on February 19, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images for Spotify)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 09: Chris Lane and Lauren Bushnell attend Charlotte Hornets v New York Knicks game at Madison Square Garden on December 9, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 14: (INSIDE ACCESS - FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY) Chris Lane and Lauren Bushnell attend the 52nd annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 14, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for the Country Music Association)
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 14: (FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY) Singer Chris Lane and television personality Lauren Bushnell attend the 52nd annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 14, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Terry Wyatt/FilmMagic)
NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - NOVEMBER 13: Chris Lane and Lauren Bushnell attend the 66th Annual BMI Country Awards at BMI on November 13, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Leah Puttkammer/FilmMagic)
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 13: (L-R) BMI President/CEO Mike O'Neill, recording artist Chris Lane, Lauren Bushnell and BMI Vice President, Creative, Jody Williams attend the BMI Country Awards 2018 at BMI Nashville on November 13, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for BMI)
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 13: Chris Lane and Lauren Bushnell attend the 66th Annual BMI Country Awards at BMI on November 13, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - NOVEMBER 13: Chris Lane and Lauren Bushnell attend the 66th Annual BMI Country Awards at BMI on November 13, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Leah Puttkammer/FilmMagic)
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“I’m a country boy, that’s how you’re supposed to do it,” the “Take Back Home Girl” singer explained.

Bushnell and Higgins broke up in May 2017, and she dated Devin Antin, splitting with him three months before she was linked to Lane. He previously dated Bachelor contestant Lauren Barr, who appeared alongside Bushnell on the hit ABC dating series.

Bushnell addressed her previous relationships in an Instagram post in April, captioning a photo of herself and Lane with the words “my whole heart.”

When a commenter asked about her last three boyfriends also being her whole heart, Bushnell replied, “Honestly no.”

“I mean that’s the truth,” she added. “Lol looking back now that I know what it’s supposed to feel like — they did not I just wanted them to.”

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