According to the lastest report by the American Express Spending & Saving Tracker, an estimated 6 million people will get engaged this year on Feb. 14, up from 4 million last year. An estimated 14 million people will be engaged sometime this year.
The study reported that 30 percent of consumers named a weekend getaway or vacation as the best setting to pop the question, while a romantic proposal at home took second place (19 percent).
Here are some of the most watched proposals to hit YouTube in the past few years.
Matt Still wanted to propose to his girlfriend, Ginny Joiner, in a unique way. He told his girlfriend he had to work and asked her brother Charlie to take her to see "Fast 5" at a local movie theater.
After a movie trailer for "The Hangover 2" played, Still's video came on the screen, showing Still asking Joiner's father for permission to marry his daughter, followed by an epic race to the theater where he proposed live.
The movie was posted on YouTube May 16, 2011, and has 25.6 million views.
On May 23, 2012, Isaac Lamb proposed to his girlfriend Amy Frankel to the song "Marry You" by Bruno Mars.
The proposal took two weeks to coordinate and the group fo 60 friends and family had their first practice only four days before Lamb was to propose.
Frankel was placed into the back of a CRV that drove down the street while performers appeared. At the end, Lamb appears and walks down the road, lined with family and friends, where he proposes to Frankel.
The video was posted on YouTube two days after the proposal and is the second most viral authentic proposal with over 17.8 million views.
Dance directors Jamin Love and Valerie Albania had been together almost six years when they took a trip to Disneyland.
In Downtown Disney, a pair of dancers began to dance to the song "Marry You" by Bruno Mars. The song continued with more dancers adding to the flash mob, with Love as the last person to join.
Before the song ended, Love pulled a ring out of his pocket and got on one knee.
The video was posted on YouTube Sept. 26, 2011, and has more than 7.4 million views.
Pilot Ryan Thompson took his girlfriend, Carlie Kennedy, on a private flight over Chicago. During the flight, Thompson told her to remain calm because the flight controls are unresponsive.
Believing that the plane's controls were malfunctioning, Kennedy began to read the emergency procedure manual.
"The checklist is complete … and it says the rings may be unengaged … and to initiate the ring engagement procedure." She then read, "Will you marry me?"
The video was posted on Sept. 25, 2012, and has more than 4.2 million views.
With the help from Flashmob America, Nam Tran (a former University of California, Las Angeles student), orchestrated a flash mob outside of the UCLA study room where he first met his girlfriend, Trang.
The flash mob, including Tran, danced to Frankie Valli's "Can't Take My Eyes Off You" before they all got on one knee, and Tran proposed to Trang who replied, "Well, duh!"
The video was posted on YouTube Sept. 26, 2011, and has more than 2.9 million views.
Canadian couple Dave and Tina had been dating for a year when they had the idea to document their adventures together with letters that would eventually spell "We always knew."
Six years later, the couple was in their hometown visiting, taking a picture with the last "w," when Dave had another idea — to propose and make the "w" the beginning of the question "Will you marry me?"
The video was posted on YouTube Nov. 16, 2011, and has more than 2 million views.
On June 9, 2012, Allison Leclaire thought she was meeting her boyfriend, Craig Jones, for lunch in Bryant Park in New York City, but he had other plans.
A woman led Leclaire and her friend to a table in the middle of the action as a flash mob formed and danced to the Michael Jackson song "The Way You Make Me Feel."
Following the flash mob performance, the The Port Chester High School Marching Band entered the field, playing the 1962 hit "Hey! Baby."
The leader of the band was Jones, who came to the front, took a knee and asked Leclaire to marry him. She said, "Yes."
The video was posted on June 15, 2012, and has more than 1.7 million views.
Bradley Jansen, 24, of Grand Rapids, Mich., proposed to his girlfriend, Emily Kaplan, with the help of family and friends who began lip synching to the song "One Thing" by One Direction as the couple arrived at a park.
Following the song, Jansen had Kaplan walk along the shore of Lake Michigan, reading notes he had written for her as she went.
At the end of the trail was a video of family and friends addressed to Kaplan, talking about her and her relationship with Jansen. Following the video, Kaplan turned around to find Jansen down on one knee, where he then proposed.
The video was posted on Sept. 30, 2012, and has more than 1.3 million views.
Russell Brenton flew his girlfriend Kelli Gould to San Francisco for this Valentine's Day proposal.
With the help of friends and video messages, Brenton led Gould from her office, to her home to pack her bags, to the airport where she was serenaded and finally to the balcony of a restaurant called Mister A's.
This video was posted on May 18, 2011, and has more than 1.8 million views.
This dancing proposal was captured on camera by a woman passing through the park.
The man who made it all happen brought his girlfriend, Claudine, to the park to participate in what he told her was the filming of a documentary.
As soon as she sat down to be interviewed, the man, whose name is never given, began dancing with a large group of friends to "Shake It" by Metro Station. The proposal includes costume changes and poster-size declarations of love.
The video was uploaded on June 4, 2010, and has been viewed by more than 1.7 million people.