The top acts head for Edinburgh - we suggest they try the deep fried Mars Bar...

White Stripes and The Darkness are set to perform live at the MTV EUROPE MUSIC AWARDS 2003, taking place in EDINBURGH and hosted by CHRISTINA AGUILERA on November 6.

Also performing at the city’s Western Harbour Ocean Terminal Arena will be Beyonce, Kylie, Dido, Travis, [/a], Sean Paul, The Chemical Brothers and [a].

Presenters already confirmed for the event include Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, Laurence Fishburne, Naomi Campbell, Perry Farrell & Dave Navarro, Pharrell Williams and Kelly Osbourne.

The awards ceremony will be broadcast live on MTV UK & Ireland on November 6 at 8pm with more performers and presenters yet to be announced.