Laine Hardy Performs ‘Memorize You’ on ‘The Bachelorette’

Laine Hardy made his debut on ABC’s The Bachelorette on Monday evening (July 5) with a performance of his brand…


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July 5, 2021


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Laine Hardy; Photo Courtesy ABC

Laine Hardy made his debut on ABC’s The Bachelorette on Monday evening (July 5) with a performance of his brand new single, “Memorize You,” 

The American Idol winner took the stage to perform the romantic tune during The Bachelorette’s Katie Thurston’s one-on-one date with Blake Moynes. It appears Hardy’s performance further ignited Thurston and Moynes’ attraction as they embraced each other and locked lips throughout his performance. 

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“Today was just perfect and tonight Blake and I were kind of just like in our own little world, dancing, listening to Laine Hardy,” Thurston said. “The song was called ‘Memorize You’ and it was really the perfect song to dance to with Blake and it’s so romantic.”

Laine Hardy; Photo Courtesy ABC
Laine Hardy; Photo Courtesy ABC

“I wanna know your heart by heart and your kiss by kiss/ Wanna know what it was like/ Everyday before me what’s your story baby every single line/ What makes you laugh makes you dance makes you fall like only love can do/ Give me some time with your smile baby I wanna memorize you,” Hardy croons on the chorus of the song, which was co-written by Michael Tyler, Eric Arjes and Steven Dale Jones. 

“Memorize You” is the follow-up to Laine Hardy’s previous releases “Ground I Grew Up On,” “Tiny Town,” and “Other LA.” The track is set to appear on Hardy’s forthcoming debut album. 

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The Louisiana native will soon take the stage for the Country Now Live series, airing on exclusively on CTRL_MUSIC_  on Twitch. The FREE livestream will take place on Wednesday, July 14 at 9pm CT.   

Additionally, Hardy is set to embark on the Monster Energy Outbreak Tour beginning July 22. Joining him on select dates of the tour will be  Chris Bandi, Kylie Frey, Wyatt McCubbin, and Nick Walsh. 

“I can’t wait to head out on tour in the fall and play some brand new music for everyone,” he shares.  “Really excited to be hitting the road with the Monster Energy Outbreak Tour.  It’s going to be a blast!”

Monster Energy Outbreak Tour Presents: Laine Hardy
07.22.21 Dewey Beach, DE Bottle & Cork
07.23.21 Harrisburg, PA HMAC
09.16.21 Fort Wayne, IN Piere’s *%
09.22.21 Alexandria, VA The Birchmere +
09.24.21 Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Theatre*#
09.25.21 Warrendale, PA Jergel’s *%
09.30.21 Kearney, NE Joe’s Honky Tonk *+
10.01.21 Denver, CO Grizzly Rose *+
10.02.21 Cheyenne, WY Outlaw Saloon *#
10.03.21 Billings, MT Pub Station *#
10.07.21 St. Louis, MO Delmar Hall +
10.08.21 Chattanooga, TN The Signal +
10.21.21 Cedar Park, TX The Haute Spot *+
10.28.21 Indianapolis, IN The Vogue *%+
10.29.21 Medina, OH Thirsty Cowboys *%+
10.30.21 Grand Rapids, MI Elevation *%+
11.04.21 Athens, GA Georgia Theatre *+
11.05.21 Sanford, FL The Barn *+
11.06.21 Middleburg, FL Southern Social
11.09.21 New York, NY Gramercy Theatre *+
11.11.21 Foxborough, MA Six Strings Grill & Stage *+
11.12.21 New Haven, CT Toad’s Place *+
11.13.21 Rutland, VT The Paramount Theatre *+
11.14.21 Portland, ME Aura +
11.20.21 Biloxi, MS IP Casino Resort & Spa
* w/ Chris Bandi
+ w/ Kylie Frey
% w/ Wyatt McCubbin
# w/ Nick Walsh

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for and her work being featured on She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.