Scotty McCreery is no longer on the market. On Sept. 26, he asked his longtime girlfriend, Gabi Dugal to marry him. She said yes, and now the couple is busy planning their future together. They are planning a wedding for next year.
McCreery proposed in a special manner. According to Taste of Country, the couple hiked to one of their favorite spots near Grandfather Mountain. Once the couple hiked to the top of the trail, McCreery popped the question in a traditional manner.
They may just be starting their future together, but the couple has quite a past together already. They first met when they were at the r age 6. The couple started dating when they were seniors in high school.
Dugal is a pediatric nurse who graduated from Duke University. McCreery graduated from North Carolina University and went on to win the 10th season of “American Idol.”He auditioned in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and won the show when he was just 16 years old.
Currently, McCreery has three studio albums to his credit. The first, “Clear As Day,” he released shortly after his “American Idol” win in 2011. He later released a Christmas album in 2012, followed by another studio album, “See You Tonight,” in 2013. All three albums did very well on the charts. His Christmas album peaked at No. 2, and the others reached the No. 1 spot.
The singer was also nominated and won several awards early in his career. At the ACAs in 2011, he won the New Artist of the Year Award. He followed that up with a Best New Artist Award at the ACMs in 2012, and the USA Breakthrough Video of the Year Award at the CMTs.
Currently, the singer is still making music and touring. If you want to see him live, he has several dates to choose from. From Tennessee to New York to Colorado, McCreery is traveling to numerous cities this fall and winter. You can check out his full list of dates, here.