Nitty Gritty from Music City – Thurs. Jan. 7th

Luke Bryan will be back on ABC on Valentine’s Day when the next season of American Idol debuts. The new season’s first big trailer was unveiled Wednesday, and it includes an emotional scene in which we see Luke shed a tear over the performance of a contestant. Back on the show with Luke will be Katy Perry and Lionel Richie as judges, with Ryan Seacrest hosting. • VIDEO

Blake Shelton finally popped the question but Gwen Stefani recently wondered out loud, “What took you so long?” Gwen told Jimmy Fallon she was wondering if he ever would. Gwen said, “I was sorta like, ‘What’s happening with us?’ It was kind of in my mind like, ‘We’ve been together a long time now. What’s going on?’ I was in that place in my head.” Gwen also told Jimmy she was horrified when she found out that Blake had been keeping the engagement ring hidden in the door of his truck, which she said is “disgusting.”

Devin Dawson’s He Loved Her has a brand new video — and it features his real-life grandparents. He Loved her is described as “an honest and loving tribute to his grandfather Jerry Durrett.” • VIDEO