MTV Europe Music Awards

MTV Europe Music Awards

Gong goes well with Halo for Beyoncé

WEARING a demure black dress a million miles away from her earlier stage outfit of red corset and suspenders, Beyoncé holds her best song award for Halo at the 16th MTV Europe Music Awards last night.

And the award for best sporran artist goes to . .

TRAINERS, black socks and a bright blue cravat may not be the traditional attire to go with the classic kilt.

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MTV Europe awards dominated by Brits

BRITISH music acts dominated last night's star-studded MTV Europe Awards in Lisbon last night, claiming top prizes in all the main categories.

Madonna and Robbie Williams headline MTV Europe

MADONNA and Robbie Williams will perform at the MTV Europe Music Awards in Lisbon tonight.

City stylists make the cut for MTV awards

TWO crimpers from a well-known city hairdressers are to be stylists to the stars at this year's MTV Europe Awards.

Coldplay and Gorillaz head MTV pack

BRITISH bands Coldplay and Gorillaz look set to be the big winners at the MTV Europe Music Awards after securing five nominations each.

Nothing to sing about for home stars at awards

AFTER last year’s spectacular in Edinburgh, the MTV Europe Awards returned last night with a star-studded show in Rome.

Scotland and the £9m MTV payback

BILLED as the biggest musical and showbiz extravaganza ever to hit Scotland’s shores, the MTV Europe Awards transformed Edinburgh, for a single night in November last year, into one of the most glamorous cities in the world.

Taskforce to target stars for city events

A HIGH-POWERED taskforce is to be set up in a bid to attract major events like the Brit Awards to the Capital.

MTV awards generate £9m for Edinburgh

HOSTING the MTV Europe music awards in Edinburgh last year generated nearly £9 million for the Scottish economy, more than double the original forecast.

MTV is an £8.9m boost to Scotland

• £6.4m for the Capital alone

Taxpayers hit with £45,000 MTV police bill

POLICE have been left with a £45,000 bill for the staging of the MTV Europe Music Awards in Edinburgh.

Sharp as well as gifted

What do Michelle McManus and Franz Ferdinand have in common? Almost nothing, except that both are Scottish, and both are in the top three of the British singles chart this week. If Kelis hadn’t pipped Franz Ferdinand to number two, a record would have been set - the first time ever that Scottish acts had been at one and two in the chart.

Leith on the creative edge

The site looks as if it was hardly touched by one of Scotland’s greatest-ever showbiz spectaculars. The tent has gone, so too the trucks and television cameras. In fact, just two months on, it seems as if the MTV Europe Awards never really came to Leith.

Glasgow eyes Brit of the action after MTV success

GLASGOW is seeking to cash in on Edinburgh’s staging of the MTV awards by hosting the Brit Awards in 2006, it was reported today.

The latest School of Rock enrollers

THE hit soundtrack includes performances from rock legends Led Zeppelin, The Who and David Bowie.

MTV Awards bill soars

FRESH anger over the staging of the MTV Europe Music Awards in Leith erupted yesterday after it emerged that the cost to taxpayers has soared to £230,000.

Fury as Edinburgh's bill for MTV soars to £230,000

FRESH anger over the staging of the MTV Europe Music Awards in Edinburgh erupted today after it emerged that the cost to taxpayers has soared to £230,000.

MTV thank-you award to hit right note in city displays

THE special MTV award made as a "thank-you" to the city for hosting last month’s glittering ceremony is set to go on public display in the Capital.

City honoured in first for MTV

EDINBURGH was yesterday presented with an MTV music award, which is normally reserved for pop and rock icons.

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