At the ceremony, Yearwood and Brooks were seen holding hands – the first time the pair had been spotted showing affection towards each other in public. The service itself, meanwhile, took place at the famous Ryman Auditorium, which Brooks went on to play in 2016; and when he did, Yearwood joined him on stage for a duet.
17. They got engaged in an unusual way
In 2005 Brooks decided that he would pop the question to Yearwood, and he pulled out all the stops for the proposal. On that occasion, the pair were attending an event at Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace, where Brooks himself was being honored with a statue in his likeness.