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MTV's back to Crash Plymouth

The festival has 'crashed' Plymouth Hoe for the past two years. Credit: ITV West Country

Music fans have got confirmed dates for when MTV Crashes Plymouth next year.

The festival will return for its third year on Plymouth Hoe on Thursday 28th and Friday 29th July.

Tickets go on sale for early birds on Monday evening. The event is organised by MTV in collaboration with Plymouth City Council.

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Grammy Awards: Devon band Muse nominated for Best Rock Album

Devon band Muse have been nominated for the Best Rock Album at next year's Grammies. Credit: PA Images

Muse have been nominated for the Best Rock Album at the Grammy Awards for their seventh album Drones which was released earlier this year.

It's the third time the band that came together in Teignmouth have been nominated for the award, winning once for the album The Resistance back in 2011.

Drones topped the charts in the UK, Australia and the US in June 2015.

Lead singer Matt Bellamy Credit: PA Images

Martin Clunes honoured with OBE for services to comedy and Dorset community

Doc Martin star Martin Clunes, who lives in Dorset, has been honoured with an OBE by the Queen at Windsor Castle.

The actor was given the honour for services to drama, charity and his community in Dorset.

Mr. Clunes first shot to fame in Men Behaving Badly and has since been the star of hit ITV show Doc Martin, the final episode of which aired in November.

He also holds a fair on his land near Beaminster every year.

Lionel Ritchie says 'Hello' to the Eden Sessions

Lionel Richie to play at the Eden Sessions Credit: PA

Lionel Richie is the first star announcement for next year’s Eden Sessions.

The singer-songwriter from Tuskegee Alabama, whose smash hits include Hello, Dancing on the Ceiling and All Night Long, will play at the home of the famous Biomes on Tuesday June 14, 2016, as part of his All The Hits world tour.

This will be Lionel’s first ever headline show in the South West and his first UK show since his legendary performance at Glastonbury.

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Guns N'Roses for Glastonbury?

The legendary American rock band Guns N'Roses are the latest performers to be rumoured to be booked for next year's Glastonbury Festival. The band is already being backed by the bookies to take one of the headline slots for next year's Reading and Leeds Festivals and speculation is mounting as to whether they could also be stopping off at Worth Farm. Once branded "the most dangerous band in the world", the Los Angles-based group sold 30 million copies of their debut album "Appetite for Destruction" and the single "Sweet Child O'Mine" topped the US charts.

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Another band linked with the festival are Coldplay, who will be releasing their new album, A Head Full of Dreams, next month. They are playing four UK dates in Manchester, Glasgow and London next summer. Despite having a hectic schedule, the group have a gap in their calendar the weekend of Glastonbury, which is running between June 22 and June 26, with the bookmakers tipping them to be one of next year's headliners. Rihanna. also has a pause in her tour dates that weekend and has also been rumoured to be performing at Pilton.


Watch: our reporter visits Plymouth's unusual tribute to The Beatles

Over the years there have been many tributes to the Fab Four - whose visit to Plymouth in 1967 was captured in this picture of them soaking up the sun on the Hoe.

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But the latest tribute - which was inspired by this picture and unveiled by Plymouth city council today - must be one of the most surreal.

Our reporter Claire Manning has been to have a look...and a sit.

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