Entertainment Music Woman Who Was Proposed to During Adele Concert Special Says the Moment Was 'Definitely a Dream' "I honestly thought that we were going to go on a hayride," Ashleigh Mann said By Nicholas Rice Nicholas Rice Instagram Twitter Nicholas Rice is an Associate Editor for PEOPLE Magazine. He began working with the brand as an Editorial Intern in early 2020, before later transitioning to a freelance role, and then staff positions soon after. Nicholas writes and edits anywhere between 7 to 9 stories per day on average for PEOPLE, spanning across each vertical the brand covers. Nicholas has previous work experience with Billboard, POPSUGAR, Bustle and Elite Daily. When not working, Nicholas can be found playing with his 5 dogs, listening to pop music or eating mozzarella sticks. People Editorial Guidelines Published on November 15, 2021 04:35 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Adele made one couple's proposal quite the memorable experience. Last month, the 33-year-old singer filmed a live concert special for CBS, titled Adele One Night Only, where she performed a selection of her iconic songs, as well as some new ones from her forthcoming album 30, which is due to drop on Friday. The special aired on Sunday night, and during one moment from the televised event, Adele helped a man propose to his girlfriend of seven years, much to her surprise. Speaking with CBS Mornings on Monday, Quentin Brunson and Ashleigh Mann opened up about the surreal moment where Brunson popped the ever-important question to Mann in front Adele, as well as cameras and a star-studded audience. For more on Adele's One Night Only concert special and other top stories, listen below to our daily podcast on PEOPLE Every Day. "I'm like, 'Okay, this is a dream, for sure. This is definitely a dream,'" Mann said, recounting the proposal, as well as the performance Adele gave to the couple of her song, "Make You Feel My Love." Adele Reveals Concert Special Was First Time Son Angelo Saw Her Perform: 'Honor of My Life' About midway through the CBS special, Mann was brought before the stage where Adele was performing, in a blindfold and noise-canceling headphones. After removing the covering from her eyes, she was stunned to realize she was standing before a group, which included Lizzo and Melissa McCarthy, among others. "I honestly thought that we were going to go on a hayride," Mann said. "I had been talking about going to the pumpkin patch, so I assumed we were doing something cool like that." Want to get the biggest stories from PEOPLE every weekday? Subscribe to our new podcast, PEOPLE Every Day, to get the essential celebrity, entertainment and human interest news stories Monday through Friday. Quentin Brunson, Ashleigh Mann and Adele. Cliff Lipson/CBS The moment, Brunson said, was made real after he sent in a one-minute video explaining why he should be given the iconic opportunity. "I felt like this opportunity was from God for sure because it was made for us," he explained on CBS Mornings. "Once it came across my table and I saw it, I just knew that if I submit to this, they're going to pick us because, I don't know, we have so much to offer. And I'm just happy that everything went the way it did." RELATED VIDEO: Adele Says Rich Paul Relationship Is the First Time She's Ever 'Loved' Herself During Concert Special Brunson also detailed that keeping his proposal plans a secret from his love was "nerve-wracking." He also explained that he didn't know the proposal would take place at Adele's event until two days prior. "I did not know who was going to be there in the audience," Brunson said. "When I was out there, as we were walking to the front, I was trying to not look into the audience and make any eye contact because I just knew I was so nervous. "I started tearing up and I'm like, 'I can't be out there crying.' So I tried to get out there and get it done," he added. "It was a lot. It was very overwhelming for sure." CBS/YouTube; Inset: Cliff Lipson/CBS And Mann, who playfully joked during the proposal about how long it took her husband-to-be to propose to her, said that she now has forever friends in Lizzo, 33, and McCarthy, 51. Of the two, she joked, "Hopefully, they're coming to the wedding." "I'm very thankful. Melissa, thank you so much for the tissues. I needed them," she added, referring to a moment when the actress handed her the items to wipe her tears. "Still, there was make-up all over my face, but yeah, it was pretty awesome."