Blues legend Bb King will headline the first ever gala event for the EYE BIRTH DEFECTS RESEARCH FOUNDATION, which is being held in tribute to the late Ray Charles.

The gala dinner will be held on 12 May (05) at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles reports MTV.

Charles, who was a foundation board member for 10 years, died on 10 June (04) from liver failure. He was 73.

17/03/2005 09:30