Nothing but love. Trace Cyrus initially wanted to come off as a “bully” and an intimidating older brother to Liam Hemsworth when he first started dating his younger sis, Miley Cyrus, — but it’s hard to dislike someone who is so … perfect.

The 30-year-old recently gushed about his new brother-in-law to Us Weekly at the grand opening of the Barbershop Cuts and Cocktails at the Cosmopolitan hotel in Las Vegas on Friday, March 15, admitting that he “loves him.” “I mean, any time you have some guy dating your sister, you want to be the big brother — the bully — and hate on him, but he such a great guy. I love him. He’s awesome,” he went on.

The beautiful couple secretly tied the knot on December 23 at their home in Nashville. The Grammy nominee, 26, and the Australian actor, 29, met on the set of The Last Song where they played opposites in a teenage love story, foreshadowing the rest of their lives. On December 26, the “Nothing Breaks Like a Heart” songstress took to Instagram to share a series of black and white photos of herself and Liam from their special day.

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Brenda Song‘s ex made his way into the spotlight by playing bass for rock band Metro Station, whose 2007 hit single “Shake It” got a lot of attention. Now, Trace performs as a DJ. The bassist has his own love story with his current fiancée, Taylor Lauren Sanders, and will be getting married in Las Vegas in the near future. On Thursday, December 6, the musician shared the happy news on Instagram, after posting a video of his fiancée showing off her beautiful diamond ring. “Well … It’s official! SHE SAID YES! We’re getting married! I will love you FOREVER!!! @taylorlaurensanders 💍💕😍💕💍 check out my install story to see better video of my boo with her 💍.”

This past year has been filled with constant new additions to the Cyrus fam. Trace actually announced his engagement less than two weeks after his younger brother Braison Cyrus revealed his! Billy Ray has been over the moon about his two men making it official and — took to Instagram on December 7 to prove it. “Congratulations to my boys on their engagements! What a year!” he wrote alongside a pic stitch of both sons with their future wives. “This is what we call a doubleheader here at the Cyrus house,” he added. “A couple strong additions to the team. Congratulations boys! Ya done good.”