Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo return to 'American Idol' stage, Young pops the question (Video)

By Gina DiFalco,

Ace Young proposed to his longtime girlfriend Diana DeGarmo – both former American Idol contestants on different seasons – ahead of the newest Idol winner being announced on Wednesday’s finale.

The stage is close to both of their hearts, although neither won their respective seasons, and that’s why Young, 31, chose it to propose to DeGarmo, 24.

"This has always been home to us and I felt that this would be the perfect place to ask a simple question,” he said as the lights were dimmed, Us Magazine reports.

"We have conquered Broadway together,” he said while getting down on one knee and presenting an engagement ring to his now-fiancé. “We have created our new music together. We have an amazing group of people around us. And with the help of David Webb jewelry I have a way to make this last forever. Are you ready?"

He finished out the proposal by saying "I love you to death. You're my best friend. I want to make this last forever and I will do anything in my power to have the most ... amazing life together if you will have me. Diana Nicole DeGarmo, will you marry me?"

According to People, Young and DeGarmo met in 2010 and bonded over their Idol experience and co-starring in Broadway’s Hair. They’ve been dating for the past two years.

Phillip Phillips was named the newest American Idol winner at the end of Wednesday's finale.

Watch the proposal below:

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