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Carole King to perform at Alicia Keys' Black Ball

Wednesday - 9/18/2013, 1:02pm  ET

FILE - In this May 22, 2013, file photo, Carole King performs after President Barack Obama presented her with the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Alicia Keys announced Wednesday, Sept. 18. 2013, that King will perform at her Black Ball fundraising gala on Nov. 7 at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom for her charity, Keep a Child Alive. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

NEW YORK (AP) -- Carole King will perform at Alicia Keys' Black Ball event in November.

Keys announced Wednesday that the iconic singer will hit the stage at the fundraising gala on Nov. 7 at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom for her charity, Keep a Child Alive. It will be the organization's 10-year anniversary.

Jazz vibraphonist Roy Ayers, British soul singer Laura Mvula and opera singer Kathleen Battle will also perform.

Keep a Child Alive assists people affected by HIV/AIDS in Africa and India.

Last year, the organization honored Oprah Winfrey.

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Online:

http://keepachildalive.org/


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