Photo By Rick Diamond/Getty Images
Photo By Rick Diamond/Getty Images

Country superstar Jason Aldean is now engaged to former American Idol contestant Brittany Kerr.  Aldean’s rep confirmed the news exclusively with US Weekly.

It appears that the couple celebrated their engagement at the San Diego Zoo on Wednesday, 9/24. Aldean and Kerr made their first red carpet  appearance in June at the 2014 CMT Music Awards.

UPDATE: While it appears that initial reports indicated that the couple got engaged while visiting the San Diego Zoo, Brittany Kerr shared with fans via instagram that was not the case. Kerr posted, We’ve been on cloud nine the past few days!!My heart has never been more full of happiness and love… Can’t wait to spend the rest of my life with this man So many blessings and memories are in our future and SO thankful I get to share them with him Thanks for all the support and kind words y’all have given us #love #foreverandever #itdidnthappenatthezoo #happyhappyhappy

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photo via Brittany Kerr’s Instagram

The Burnin’ It Down singer is also getting ready to celebrate his sixth studio album, Old Boots, New Dirt, on October 7.  Pre-order your copy on iTunes Here.