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Power of Love™ 2013

SOME OF THE BIGGEST NAMES IN THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY CELEBRATED THE 80TH BIRTHDAY OF QUINCY JONES AND SIR MICHAEL CAINE.

On Saturday, April 13, 2013, the 17th annual Keep Memory Alive Power of Love Gala wowed guests at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The star-studded event raised funds for Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health and its fight against neurodegenerative brain diseases such as Alzheimer's, Huntington's and Parkinson's diseases and multiple sclerosis.

Highlights from the night included a heartfelt musical tribute from Chaka Khan , Bono singing Frank Sinatra, hysterical stand-up comedy from Chris Tucker and nostalgic remarks about the guests of honor from Whoopi Goldberg. Greg Phillinganes, Marcus Miller, Paulinho Dacosta, Tom Scott and Vinne Colaiuta gave a wonderful jazz performance. At the end of the evening, Stevie Wonder led a "Happy Birthday" serenade to Jones and Caine, followed by an awe-inspiring performance of "We are the World" by the entire celebrity lineup.

Performers and celebrity supporters who attended the event included music and film luminaries:  Amy Poehler, Arsenio Hall, Bebe Winans, Bono, Carlos Santana, Chaka Khan, Chris Tucker, Greg Phillinganes, Herbie Hancock, James Ingram, Jennifer Hudson, Jordin Sparks, Larry King, Marcus Miller, Nikki Yanofsky, Patti Austin, Paulinho Da Costa, Rashida Jones, Siedah Garrett, Snoop Dogg (aka Snoop Lion), Stevie Wonder, Tom Scott, Vinnie Colaiuta, Whoopi Goldberg, will.i.am and Will Smith.

Click here to watch Larry King, Host of Larry King Now on Hulu and Ora TV, interview these luminaries about their enthusiasm for Keep Memory Alive and the work of Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, or click here to see King's interview of the legendary Stevie Wonder.

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Additional media coverage surrounding the 2013 Power of Love is also online.

Follow the Power of Love gala on Twitter with the hashtag #onememory and support brain health research by texting “MEMORY” to 80888 to donate $10, or click here to donate with a credit card.

Past Power of Love™ Galas: 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009