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MTV Europe Music Awards

6 November 2003

Music Awards at Leith

The 10th Anniversary MTV Europe Music Awards are to be held at Western Harbour, Leith Docks, Edinburgh on 6 November 2003, hosted by Christina Aguilera

Very few tickets are to be made available to the public.

Sale of Tickets

1.  MTV Awards Ceremony

It was announced today [7 Oct 03] that there are to be 6,000 tickets for the event.  It is believed that:

-  3,000 are for performers, guests, agents and record labels.

-  1,000 have been given to sponsors, including American Express, Vodaphone and Foot Locker.

-  2,000 (or less) are to be offered for sale through a special European 'hotline'.

The telephone number of the hotline for the tickets  is to be announced on MTV's programme, TRL, between 4.30pm and 5.30pm on Monday 13 October.  The tickets will then go on sale immediately and are expected to be fully sold within minutes.

The price of the tickets is to be 34 each + booking fee.  However, some London touts are already offering tickets at 800 each.

2.  Princes Street Gardens Concert

MTV also announced that arrangements on how to obtain 8,000 free tickets for a concert in Princes Street Gardens featuring three top bands will be announced soon.

[Edinburgh Evening News  7 October 03:  p.6]


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