Country Stars Engaged

Country singers Jana Kramer and Brantley Gilbert have announced their engagement following a year of dating each other.

Kramer, 29 who also stars in television show One Tree Hill was surprised by the proposal by Gilbert, 28 which took place in Nashville, Tennessee on Sunday, January 20th; Gilbert had rented the entire Ryman Auditorium Theater for the day to complete the proposal, according to reports.

Ryman Auditorium is an important venue in country music history and is the site of a former Grand Ole Opry stage that was used by a number of iconic country legends.

Kramer explained she was particularly happy her new fiance took the time to ask her Mother for permission to marry her before completing the proposal.

Despite becoming engaged the two stars of country music will face off against each other at the AMC Awards where both singers have been nominated for the prestigious Best New Vocalist award.