American Idol” winner Scotty McCreery is getting hitched!
On Tuesday, McCreery, 23, popped the question to his longtime girlfriend Gabi Dugal while they were hiking near Grandfather Mountain in North Carolina. He wrote on his website, "I’ve been planning this moment for so long that it feels surreal for it to have finally happened. Gabi is the perfect girl and my true love, and I cannot wait to begin building our life together as husband and wife.”
McCreery also posted photos after the proposal, writing, “SHE SAID YES!!!”
The pair, who met in kindergarten, began dating in 2011. She has appeared in several of his music videos, including “The Trouble with Girls,” “Feelin’ It” and “Five More Minutes.”
Scotty is currently on tour with Garth Brooks.