Episode 143 with Ryan Griffin

Griffin is transitioning from songwriter to an artist

Singer/Songwriter Ryan Griffin is making waves, having been previously tapped as an opener for Kelsea Ballerini, Lady A and Old Dominion. The budding country star co-wrote Ballerini’s No. 1 hit, “Dibs,” and is the first signee to Red Street Country, run by Rascal Flatts’ Jay DeMarcus.

In May, Griffin released his EP, Slow Down Sunrise, which features the hit song “Salt, Lime & Tequila.” The track quickly gained momentum, Hit No. 1 on SiriusXM The Highway’s Hot 30 Countdown and has already had more than 14 million global streams with ten million on Spotify alone.

Griffin has a social following of nearly one million, with a devoted fan base on TikTok. He recently performed his hit songs at Stagecoach and CMA Fest. Earlier this week, he launched his Slow Down Sunrise Tour which hits 25 cities throughout North America through the fall.

In this episode, Griffin joins us to discuss how he’s transitioning from songwriter to an artist, the success of “Dibs,” and what’s ahead.

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