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Granger Smith Joins Premiere as New Host of After Midnite


Granger Smith
Granger Smith

Premiere Networks has announced that Country music artist, multifaceted entertainer and entrepreneur Granger Smith will debut as the new host of the award-winning Country radio program "After MidNite" in January 2022. Celebrating its 28th year in national syndication, the program reaches millions of listeners on 200 radio stations nationwide.

After MidNite with Granger Smith will continue to feature the biggest hits in Country music, as well as exclusive artist interviews and performances, fan interaction and some extra special content from Smith's alter ego, "Earl Dibbles, Jr." The program is available to stations Monday through Sunday from midnight to 6 a.m., and can also be heard on the American Forces Network and the iHeartRadio app.

No stranger behind the mic, Granger will continue to host and produce the Granger Smith Podcast and his family YouTube Show The Smiths, in addition to performing, touring and running Yee Yee, the Smith family-owned apparel and lifestyle brand he operates with his brothers Tyler and Parker, and other projects.

"I'm incredibly honored to take the reins of After MidNite!" said Smith. "The unique opportunity to bring great music and speak to such a wide variety of listeners from 12 a.m. to 6 a.m. can have a profound impact on people's lives and that responsibility is not lost on me. I'm so excited to get started!"

"We couldn't be happier to welcome a multiplatform talent of Granger's caliber to our Premiere family," said Julie Talbott, President of Premiere Networks. "His unique point of view as a Country music artist will undoubtedly resonate with our loyal listeners, and we're confident he'll bring a new level of energy and excitement, and a connection with people that will really shine on After MidNite."

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