Muse Scoop Double Honours At MTV Awards

The band grab two prizes in Germany alongside Avril Lavigne

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Muse have scooped two top honours at this years MTV Europe Music Awards tonight (November 1).

The English rock trio have won Best UK and Ireland Act and Best Headline Act at the ceremony hosted by Snoop Dogg in Munich, Germany.

Pop star Avril Lavigne also grabbed two honours at the event, being
named Best Solo Artist and her hit single ‘Girlfriend’, was named Most Addictive Track.

Babyshambles were among the artists who performed at the ceremony – with a more focussed sounding front man in Pete Doherty.

The singer, who recieved a suspended jail sentence on Monday (October 29) for drug and motoring offences told a news reporter outside the awards venue:”It’s a whole turnaround in the Babyshambles philosophy,” when asked to explain his band’s punctuality for rehearsals.

Amy Winehouse, who performed ‘Back To Black’ at the ceremony as a last minute addition to the bill, took the Artist Choice award which is voted for by fellow musicians.

The MTV Europe Music Awards also saw live performances from Foo Fighters, My Chemical Romance and Mika.

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