Lauren Alaina Introduces New Fiancé at the Grand Ole Opry

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(ABC/Christopher Willard) LAUREN ALAINA

Lauren Alaina had a special surprise announcement for fans at the Grand Ole Opry this weekend. In the middle of her Saturday, November 19th set, the American Idol season 10 runner-up introduced her boyfriend Cameron Arnold as her “fiancé” for the first time.

After explaining how special it was to join the Opry earlier this year, Lauren said, “I didn’t think this year could get any better.” she continued as she held up her left hand to show off the ring, “Yesterday I got asked into another family.”

“Everybody, this is my fiancé!”

Lauren described the moment after Cameron popped the question, “After he proposed to me, I said you have to come out on this stage at the Grand Ole Opry.” As Cameron strode toward her, Lauren said, “Everybody, this is my fiancé,” after the two kissed, Lauren gushed, “Make some noise for my future husband everybody!”

On stage, Lauren said that Cameron isn’t a fan of the limelight. “He did not want to do that… He likes to be in the shadows, and he was like ‘you’re not making me come out there’ and I said ‘you are not, not getting a picture in the circle. So, we negotiated and he came out for the picture.”

Watch the sweet clips below.

Lauren posted photos of her big Opry announcement

The next day, Lauren posted photos on Instagram celebrating her big moment on the Opry stage. “BRIDE be dang’d, y’all. My best friend,, asked me to marry him, and I announced it at my favorite place in the world, @opry,” she wrote in the caption. “I didn’t know happiness and excitement like this existed. I can’t wait to be Mrs. Cameron Scott Arnold.”

The Dancing with the Stars alum recently left UMG Nashville to join Big Loud Records and as far as her upcoming album is concerned, she shared that  “It’s definitely very country. Very, ” Adding, “I would say that it really represents my personality well. I’ve just been writing for it and preparing and listening, but it represents Lauren Alaina from Rossville, Georgia, very well, I would say.”

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