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Ingrid Andress’ sophomore LP ‘Good Person’ to drop this August

Ingrid Andress‘ sophomore album ‘Good Person’ will be released on Aug. 26, and as a preview Ingrid has released a special track from the project, “Pain,” accompanied by a music video directed by Olivia Bee (which can be viewed – here).  Good Person is the follow up to Ingrid’s debut LP Lady Like, which was named one of Billboard’s Top 10 Best Country Albums of 2020, and earned Andress three Grammy nominations for Best New Artist, Best Country Album, and Best Country Song for the multi-Platinum No. 1 single “More Hearts Than Mine.”

Dolly Parton donates $1M for pediatric infectious disease research

Dolly Parton has donated $1 million to the pediatric infectious disease research at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. A press release confirmed the generous donation. Mark Denison, MD, professor of Pediatrics and director of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, added: “We are deeply honored by Dolly’s contribution to our research mission. For over 40 years our division has been a national and international leader in studies for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of life-threatening infections, and this gift will accelerate our work and support new ideas.”