Former American Idol contestant Kellie Pickler is now officially engaged to boyfriend Kyle Jacobs. Pickler says Jacobs proposed to her on June 15 under the sunset on a beach in Florida.

Kellie Pickler on AMERICAN IDOL (FOX)

Kellie Pickler on AMERICAN IDOL (FOX)

Kellie Pickler and Kyle Jacobs, a songwriter, met through friends have been together for over two years. Jacobs proposed to Pickler on a very special day for the country music star; the birthday of her late grandmother. Pickler was raised by her grandmother after she was abandoned by her mother and her father ended up in jail.

“It turned out to be the most amazing day of my life,” the former American Idol contestant told People. “My whole world changed. We both feel like we got my grandmother’s blessing.”

“I remember saying to Kyle, ‘Baby it’s like I’m dreaming – but if this isn’t real, I’m going to be very upset!’” Pickler said.

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