So far, 2017 has been a big year for country music stars, both professionally and personally. From Maren Morris to Sam Hunt, many of your favorite artists have got engaged or tied the knot this year. Find out which of country’s best and brightest are walking down the aisle below.
The Voice winner announced her engagement to All Time Low drummer Rian Dawson back in February. Unfortunately, the long-time couple have since called the engagement off. The two artists describe their split as “amicable” and note that they are still friends.
This young, rising country star really rose to the occasion when considering just how to propose to his girlfriend, Kourtney Kellar. Recreating the scene where they shared their first kiss, Bryant proposed to Kellar earlier this month. Of course, Kellar said yes.
Colton Swon follows suit in creating a romantic setting for his proposal. It was all set before a movie that he was to attend with fiance Caroline Glaser. During the previews, Colton made sure that a homemade trailer showcasing clips of some of their best moments would air.
Just around two months after announcing their engagement, Dan Smyers and Abby Law were married in May. While their marriage came fast, it precedes a three and a half year dating period for the couple. Embracing their mutual love for rescue animals into their marriage, they asked friends and family to donate to Proverbs 12:10 animal shelter instead of buying items for a registry.
The Next Big Star winner married his sweetheart Christina Murphy in March. In order to celebrate the occasion, he hit Instagram with a reference to his single “You’ll Accomp’ny Me.”
While they were already wed in 2014, Jerrod Nieman and his wife Morgan Petek renewed their vows this year as a symbol of their persistent love. He took a very unorthodox way of going about it, acting as a wedding singer for six different couples in Vegas before teaming up with “Elvis” for the renewal.
The original American Idol country sensation happily married his girlfriend of over two years, Katie Weir, back in May.
Performing in Philadelphia at the time of his announcement, Kane Brown brought news of his engagement to fans on stage. He and his girlfriend Kaelyn Jae went public with the engagement on April 18.
After going on and off again with Pamela Anderson for a number of years, it seems like Kid Rock has found a steadier love in Audrey Barry. Prior to the engagement, the couple had been very privately dating each other for almost a decade.
Maren Morris & Ryan Hurd
Two of Nashville’s brightest rising stars had exciting news to share with their July engagement. Maren brought the news to her fans via Twitter along with a photo montage. She explained it all in a single word: “Yes.”
The Texas native flew off to Hawaii with her fiance Grant Savoy for their June wedding. They held a intimate ceremony with their closest family and friends. Guyton later shared photos of her big day with fans on Instagram.
Earlier this month, Thomas Rhett’s father became a married man. The prolific singer-songwriter followed through on his New Years engagement to his now-wife Sonya.
Following a January engagement, Sam Hunt married his Montevallo inspiration Hannah Lee Fowler in April. Not so unlike Guyton, they kept it low-key by inviting 150 family members and friends to a gorgeous wedding venue in Georgia.
While it’s true that the renowned songwriter and producer has already been wed to Michael Baum since 2012, Tennessee didn’t officially recognize their marriage until this year. The two made it a legal union before Nashville mayor Megan Barry in January with their two children present.