Country star Jerrod Niemann married girlfriend Morgan Petek in Puerto Rico yesterday. The "Drink to That All Night" singer said "I do" to his longtime love on a cliff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean at sunset from atop the historic Spanish fort Castillo de San Cristóbal.
"I'm looking forward to seeing what the world has in store for us as a married couple," Niemann told People.
Niemann and Petek have been engaged since last October. The singer popped the question during a trip to New Orleans, although, his elaborate plan didn't go exactly as planned. When he brought Petek to ride in a horse and carriage, asking if she'd take one for a spin, she apparently wasn't as gung-ho as he'd imagined.
"We were walking over to Jackson Square, and we turn the corner and see, like, 13 carriages just waiting for someone to rent them," the country star told People post-proposal. "So I'm like, 'Hey, you want to take a ride?' She's like, 'Nah. Horses are supposed to be in pastures, not walking the streets of New Orleans!' I just thought, 'Oh, crap!' I was literally frantic."
Luckily, he's a quick thinker: "We walked over to this statue in Jackson Square, and I just turned to these ladies and said, 'Would you be kind enough to take our picture? I think we might be getting engaged,'" Neimann recounted. "Morgan was like, 'What?' Then I took out the ring. Morgan was crying; the ladies were crying ... It was a cool moment." It sounds like it!