MTV awards spark controversy

The MTV Europe Music Awards last night seen Eminem, Justin Bieber and Katy Perry all snapping up gongs, but it was Miley Cyrus who sparked controversy after she lit and smoked a hand rolled cigarette on stage.

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Miley Cyrus wears backless mini-dress to MTV Awards

Miley Cyrus on the red carpet of the 2013 MTV Europe Music Awards in a backless mini-dress. Credit: Vilhelm Stokstad / TT

Miley Cyrus has arrived at the 2013 MTV Europe Music Awards in a backless mini-dress that was an apparent homage to late rappers Tupac and Notorious BIG.

The 19-year-old former Hannah Montana star's dress emblazoned the words 'Please Stop Violence'.

Ellie Goulding on the red carper of the 2013 MTV Europe Music Awards. Credit: Doug Peters/EMPICS Entertainment

British Songstress Ellie Goulding also flashed some flesh in a black lace Dolce and Gabbana dress, while US singer Katy Perry arrived at the Ziggo Dome in a more demure mint green dress.

Katy Perry arrives at the 2013 MTV Europe Music Awards. Credit: Ian West/PA Wire

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