Jennifer Lopez to perform at Carousel of Hope

Husband Marc Anthony also will sing at charity event

Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony will be among the performers Oct. 23 at the 19th edition of the Carousel of Hope, the world's premier charity event benefiting childhood diabetes.

Hosted biennially by Barbara Davis, the glitzy gala at the Beverly Hilton benefits the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes in Denver.

Halle Berry, Quincy Jones and Clive Davis also will participate in the presentation. Jay Leno returns as master of ceremonies, and "Tonight Show" bandleader Rickey Minor serves for the first time as the event's music director. George Schlatter is back as producer.

For the fourth straight time, Mercedes-Benz will be the presenting sponsor, and a Benz will be auctioned off during the event.

Since its founding 32 years ago by Marvin and Barbara Davis, the Carousel of Hope has raised more than $75 million for the center.
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