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HARDY Wrote These Hit Songs

We’re less than a month away from HARDY coming to the Bell Auditorium.  HARDY’s “the mocking bird & THE CROW” tour happens on Saturday, March 4th.  Hopefully, you already have tickets. Because unfortunately, they are sold out!  He is definitely making his mark in country music.  His latest album, the mockingbird & THE CROW is a great album if you haven’t heard it yet! But you may not know that HARDY wrote these hit songs listed below!

It’s really cool when you learn that not only are they talented singers, but also so creative when it comes to writing songs.  Sometimes I’m a little jealous of their skills!  HARDY is not just a great singer… he’s also a songwriter in high demand.  Last year, he won the 2022 ACM Songwriter of the Year award. And after that, he also won the 2022 AIMP Songwriter of the Year Award. Then he wrapped up the year with the BMI Songwriter of the Year Award.

There are a few of his hits that he recorded himself, including his debut single, “Rednecker,” and his latest hit with Lainey Wilson, “Wait In The Truck.” But his list of hits extends past his own recordings.  Did you know HARDY wrote these hit songs?

*Thanks to Carolyn Kruse from Country 102.5 for putting this list together*

  • 1. Beers On Me - Dierks Bentley

    HARDY was a co-writer on this one!  He wrote it alongside Dierks, Breland, Ashley Gorley, Luke Dick, and Ross Copperman. HARDY and Breland are also featured on the song too.  This was the 18th number one hit for Dierks.

  • 2. Up Down - Morgan Wallen (feat. Florida Georgia Line)

    This one was co-written by HARDY, Brad Clawson, and CJ Solar.  This would end up being Morgan’s first #1! And HARDY even was part of the video!

  • 3. Talk You Out Of It - Florida Georgia Line

    For this one, HARDY teamed up with Jameson Rodgers, Hunter Phelps, and Alysa Vanderheym.  This song made it in the top 11 in 2018.

  • 4. Some Girls - Jameson Rodgers

    This was Jameson Rodgers debut single. The song was written by HARDY with CJ Solar and Jake Mitchell.

  • 5. Give Heaven Some Hell - HARDY

    This powerful song became a top 11 hit. HARDY said it was one of his favorite songs he has ever written.  It was a collaboration with Ashley Gorley, Ben Johnson, and Hunter Phelps.

  • 6. Come Back As A Country Boy - Blake Shelton

    HARDY cowrote this one with Jordan Schmidt and Josh Thompson.  It went to top 12 back in early 2022.

  • 7. God's Country - Blake Shelton

    This wound up being one of Blake’s biggest hits.  It was written by HARDY with Devin Dawson and Jordan Schmidt.

  • 8. Hell Right - Blake Shelton (Feat. Trace Adkins)

    Another hit written by HARDY, along with David Garcia and Brett Tyler.

  • I Don't Know About You - Chris Lane

    This song was a hit for Chris Lane back in 2018.  It was written by HARDY, Hunter Phelps, and Jameson Rodgers.

  • 10. More Than My Hometown - Morgan Wallen

    Morgan and HARDY are a great team… and this one is another great one that also included writers Ernest and Ryan Vojtesak.

  • 11. New Truck - Dylan Scott

    This became Dylan’s second #1 hit this past year.  He co-wrote it alongside HARDY, Hunter Phelps, Ashley Gorley, and Ben Johnson.

  • 12. One Beer - HARDY (Feat. Lauren Alaina and Devin Dawson

    This is one he wrote and sang as well.  This was written with Hillary Lindsey and Jake Mitchell.  This would be HARDY’s first and only #1… for now!

  • 13. Sand In My Boots - Morgan Wallen

    Another great hit for Morgan Wallen, and it was written by HARDY along with Ashley Gorley and Josh Osborne. While Luke Bryan was interested in the song… Morgan grabbed it and took it to number 1 last year.

  • Single Saturday Night - Cole Swindell

    For this one, HARDY and Cole Swindell wrote with Mark Holman and Ashley Gorley.  This is one of Cole’s biggest hits so far.

  • 15. Wait In The Truck - HARDY (Feat. Lainey Wilson)

    HARDY wrote this one with Hunter Phelps and Jordan Schmidt.  This powerful song is a great collaboration for the two artists who are really making an impact on country music right now! The video only makes the story even more powerful!

  • 16. Holy Water - Michael Ray

    This is another collaboration between HARDY, Ashley Gorley, Ben Johnson, and Hunter Phelps,  It was pitched to Blake Shelton before Michael Ray.


  • 17. One Big Country Song - LoCash

    This was written by HARDY along with Ashley Gorley and Jesse Frasure.  It became a big hit for LoCash and was produced by FGL’s Tyler Hubbard.

  • 18. Praise The Lord - Breland (Feat. Thomas Rhett)

    This song was a collaboration between HARDY, Breland, Julian Bunetta, David Garcia, Jacob Durrett, Jessie Jo Dillon, Kyle Fishman, and Thomas Rhett. Breland and Thomas Rhett performed this one at the 2022 ACM Awards.

  • 19. Simple - Florida Georgia Line

    Tyler Hubbard, Brian Kelley, and HARDY collaborated on this one which would be a #1 for the duo in 2018.

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