The stars confirm early for this year's ceremony in Frankfurt...

DESTINY’S CHILD, DIDO and JANET JACKSON are the first acts confirmed to appear at the MTV EUROPE AWARDS in FRANKFURT.

This year’s event takes place in the city’s Festhalle venue on November 8. All three are confirmed to perform live, with more bands to be announced in the coming weeks.

Speaking about the initial announcement, Brent Hansen, President and Chief Executive of MTV in Europe, said: “I’m delighted that Destiny’s Child, Dido and Janet Jackson will be performing at the awards. In my view, nothing can replace the genuine thrill and excitement of watching an artist performing live, and I’m really looking forward to watching outstanding live performances from these extremely talented and extraordinary music superstars.”

This year’s awards will be broadcast live on MTV, and then rebroadcast on Channel 4 on November 10 at 9pm.