Grant is a member of the CMA (County Music Association), the AMA (Americana Music Association, the Indie Collaborative, the NSAI (Nashville Songwriters Association International), and the Texas County Music Association
Who Is Grant?
Grant Maloy Smith™ is a Billboard Top 10 recording artist and MusicRow CountryBreakout charting songwriter of AMERICAN ROOTS music. His latest album, APPALACHIA: AMERICAN STORIES is getting rave reviews, including:
“If you took a few ounces of Willie Nelson and Jimmie Dale Gilmore, mixed them carefully, Grant Maloy Smith would appear ...One day we’ll be talking about how Grant Maloy Smith is a national treasure – like John Prine.”
~ John Apice, Americana Highways
His previous album, DUST BOWL: AMERICAN STORIES, spent 17 weeks on the Billboard charts, including eleven weeks in the Top 10. Grant made his Carnegie Hall debut in 2018 and has won numerous awards, including two Grammy® certificates. He will be appearing at Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall again after the COVID-19 crisis. In 2020 he was inducted into the Indie Music Hall of Fame in Hollywood.
Whether he’s playing with a full band or performing solo, audiences are enthralled by his meaningful songs and his sense of humor. Grant is also an actor, appearing in the feature film Oildale, filmed in Bakersfield, California.
Supporting Women, Veterans, Our Elders, and Indie Musicians
Grant supports: the fair treatment of women everywhere.
Grant is also a huge advocate for our veterans. His song "Man Of Steel" is the official theme song of the National Veterans Foundation.
Grant believes that our oldest citizens should be treated with dignity and respect. His song "I See You" the the official theme song of Masterpiece Living, a multi-discipline organization that supports them.
Grant is the co-founder of the Indie Collaborative, a group that supports and advocates for independent musicians all over the world.
And ... he loves horses, possums and cowboy hats!