Year In Review: 2011 Country Engagements

Written by SLN Staff Writer
Year In Review: 2011 Country Engagements

Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott accepted a proposal from her boyfriend Chris Tyrell on July 4th weekend. The couple hasn’t publicly announced a wedding date just yet, but Hillary had revealed she’s been in wedding planning mode for quite some time now.

After announcing that she was leaving Gloriana in July, Cheyenne Kimball revealed that she was engaged to musician Benji White. This turned out to be Kimball’s second failed engagement, as the couple split just a short time after.

Tayla Lynn, of the country trio Stealing Angels, is set to wed Jon Finger. He asked for her hand in marriage July 31 on a beautiful beach near Seattle, WA.

Becky Robertson of Carter’s Chord got engaged to producer/musician Jeremiah Scott on August 23, 2011 which also happened to be Becky’s 30th birthday.

Eden Edge‘s Hannah Blaylock plans to wed Jusitn, her boyfriend of three years. The couple got engaged in September while vacationing in Seacrest Beach, FL.

Trailer Choir’s Big Vinny announced his engagement to his longtime girlfriend, Lori Diaz on the December 6 episode of NBC’s “The Biggest Loser.” Hickerson, made it to the top four this season, popped the question during a date at the Grand Ole Opry.

Dave Haywood from Lady Antebellum proposed to Kelli Cashiola just before Christmas by surprising her with Christmas lights on her house spelled out to say “Will You Marry Me?” Kelli, an employee of Warner Music Nashville, of course said yes! No wedding date has been announced.

Three years after the passing of his first wife, Sohpia, Danny Gokey announced that he’s giving marriage another shot and will wed Leyicet Peralta. The couple, who plan to wed in January, 2012, have requested donations be made to Sophia’s Heart, an organization that Danny founded in honor of his first wife, in lieu of wedding gifts.