Michael Hardy, known professionally as Hardy, is an American country music singer and songwriter. He has written songs for Florida Georgia Line, Blake Shelton
and Morgan Wallen, and has released his own music through Big Loud Records.
In October 2018, released an EP titled This Ole Boy, which he supported by joining Wallen's If I Know Me Tour. This was followed in 2019 by the single "Rednecker", and a second EP titled Where to Find Me. To support the EP, Hardy joined Florida Georgia Line on their Can't Say I Ain't Country Tour.
Hardy also co-wrote Florida Georgia Line's singles "Simple" and "Talk You Out of It" and Blake Shelton's single "God's Country".
"A lot of where I pull from is just being from a small town," he said. "People live a little slower and a little more behind, whether that's a good thing or bad thing."