Christopher James Hardman (born 26 August 1990 Lowestoft, England), more commonly known by his stage name Lil' Chris, is an English singer-songwriter and television personality.
Chris rose to prominence in January 2006 after appearing in series two of Channel 4's Rock School. The TV show saw Gene Simmons (from the band KISS) try to form a rock band out of a class of school children attending Kirkley High School (Chris's school). In the series, Chris was immediately seen as a contender for the band after revealing that he could sing, play guitar, drum, and write songs. Eventually Chris was selected as frontman and lead singer in the line-up for the band (now named