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Laine Hardy's last appearance on ABC was on the 'American Idol' finale in May, almost two years after he won the 'Idol' title.

Louisiana's Laine Hardy is going to be on "The Bachelorette."

Calm your hearts, Hardy fans — he'll just be singing his latest song, "Memorize You." The episode airs at 7 p.m. Monday on ABC.

Hardy, a rising country star and "American Idol" winner, will perform his new hit in a "romantic performance for the newest Bachelorette, Katie Thurston, and her lucky date," according to a news release.

The 20-year-old Hardy, of Livingston, released an acoustic version of "Memorize You" on Friday, and also announced a new tour kicking off July 22.

The romance reality series "The Bachelorette" is currently in its 17th season on ABC.

For more information about Hardy, visit  LaineHardyMusic.com or @TheLaineHardy.


Email Judy Bergeron at jbergeron@theadvocate.com.