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NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - JUNE 05: Chris Lane and Lauren Bushnell attend the 2019 CMT Music Awards at Bridgestone Arena on June 05, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Congratulations are in order for Chris Lane and Lauren Bushnell who are newly engaged after dating for a little less than a year.

The country singer, 34, proposed to Bushnell, 29, on Sunday in the backyard of her family’s Oregon home, People confirms exclusively.

“I knew she wouldn’t want some elaborate crazy proposal,” Lane told People. “So, I decided to keep it pretty casual. I asked her parents for different places in Portland I could potentially take her to, but after a lot of thought I decided doing it at the family cookout would be the most laid-back setting and that she’d appreciate the simplicity of me proposing to her in her parents’ backyard.”

“I was initially worried that doing it on Father’s Day might not be the best move, but her dad, Dave, said that it could only add to his Father’s Day and that’s when I decided Sunday, June 16 was the day,” he continues. “Shout out to Lauren’s parents, Dave and Kris, for having the yard in tip-top shape!”

Chris posted on his Instagram:  “I got some Big, Big Plans for us @laurenbushnell ???? Thank you @people for helping tell our story.” He also posted the video below on his YouTube channel.

I got some Big, Big Plans for us @laurenbushnell ???? Thank you @people for helping tell our story. Link in IG story

58.5k Likes, 1,276 Comments - Chris Lane (@iamchrislane) on Instagram: "I got some Big, Big Plans for us @laurenbushnell ???? Thank you @people for helping tell our story...."

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