They're not the only ones - a host of big acts are lined up for an MTV special...

THE CURE have been confirmed for free live show ‘MTV AT THE COLISEUM’ in ROME later this month.

The event takes place next to Rome’s ancient amphitheatre and runs simultaneously with the MTV Europe Music Awards on November 18.

The show will be broadcast live on the MTV Countdown Show at 7pm.

US actress Sarah Michelle Gellar will be a special guest presenter at the music awards with Kanye West.

Natasha Bedingfield, footballer Paolo di Canio, skateboarder Tony Hawk, Anastacia, Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington and Jospeh Hahn will all present awards at the ceremony.

Alicia Keys has been added to the list of performers which includes Eminem, Gwen Stefani, Hives, Usher, [/a], [a], [a][/a], Nelly and Maroon Five.