gives you an insider’s look into the hopes, feelings and events that led up to the big proposal. Kellie and the Nashville Predators hockey player dated in 2007, but the romance cooled and was eventually put on ice.
" Underwood and Urban will go head to head, as they're both nominated for Best Country Solo Performance (Underwood for "Church Bells" and Urban for "Blue Ain't Your Color") -- but they're no stranger to competition. It's a dancing song, and I feel like that comes through in the video," she explained. It just happens when and how it happens." Still, Underwood admits to a little extra help getting into her gorgeous Elie Madi GRAMMYs gown. " The 33-year-old singer also offered words of advice to Best New Artist nominees Kelsea Ballerini and Maren Morris."I would never give him that much credit."Underwood, who won the fourth season of "American Idol," briefly dated the Dallas Cowboys teammate in 2007. "I don't know if it's that I'm not quite his type or whatever, but I don't think he's at the point in his life where he would be willing to sacrifice football."He hated so much that people thought that he was paying more attention to me and that was causing him to not do well." The country singer, who is known for hits like "Before He Cheats," also revealed that life off stage is lonely."As you step off that stage, you're pretty much alone," revealed the 26-year-old singer, who is currently dating hockey player Mike Fisher.I can’t speak now and say, ‘Why, yes, we’ll be together forever.’ But I’m not saying no to that either. No wedding date has been set at this time.” Mike shared the happy news in a locker-room chat with hockey media at the Senators’ morning skate before their Dec. “It’s true,” said a smiling Mike to the Ottawa Citizen. Our first date was actually New Year’s Eve, so we kind of count that as our anniversary.” As her relationship with Mike developed, Carrie talked in October about them each seeing the other’s home stomping grounds . “We’re both obviously excited and very happy and so, exciting times for sure.” While he didn’t want to go into details of the proposal, Mike did admit to popping the question on Sunday, Dec. According to an unidentified family friend, Mike asked Carrie to marry him at his home while surrounded by friends and family, and later sent text messages of the good news to his friends. And winger Chris Neil, also Mike’s longtime roommate, said the engagement was “a long time coming. It’s unbelievable for him.” The Citizen reports Carrie did receive a ring when she and Mike became engaged, and online photos of Carrie post-engagement show her wearing a ring that appears to be just slightly smaller than a hockey puck. Later, Carrie also took part in in the team’s traditional towel wave. 12 Fisher jersey and showed off her matching baseball cap and nail polish before the game, as she documented on Instagram.