Cole Swindell had quite a night when the 2023 ACM Awards were handed out in Texas on May 11th. Cole won three awards for his song “She Had Me At Heads Carolina.” The song won Single and Song of The Year. He also won as the song’s producer.
It was a big moment for Swindell, who also performed the song on the show along with Jo Dee Messina, whose 1990’s hit “Heads Carolina, Tails California” inspired the hit song.
Cole recently asked his girlfriend, former Charlotte Hornets dancer Courtney Little, to be his wife. According to his Twitter, she said, “Yes.”
Swindell posted to Twitter moments (5/8), along with the photos of the moment, “Still couldn’t tell ya everything I said down on one knee… All I know is she said “YES”! We’re so excited!”
Fans reacted to the post with one writing, “Congrats, brother. She’s a lucky girl.” Another fan said, “Omg!!!! Yay!!! Congratulations. I love you both!” one more fan commented, “Congratulations Cole you deserve nothing but the best!” (See that post here.)
Little is 2017’s Miss Teen North Carolina, and the couple first met at a NASCAR event. Cole told various media outlets that they became “long-distance friends.” It wasn’t until Cole hired Little for his 2021 “Some Habits” video that the couple finally started to date.
Swindell has been in country music for several years, and his star is rising. We take a look at his years in country music through photos.