Ozzy Osbourne honoured at MTV Awards

Ozzy Osbourne collects the Global Icon award from Slash during the 2014 MTV Europe Music Awards at The SSE Hydro, Glasgow, Scotland. Credit: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

The music business has honoured rock legend Ozzy Osbourne at the 21st MTV Europe Music Awards in Glasgow where he was hailed "global icon".

The Black Sabbath frontman watched as Guns N'Roses guitarist Slash and Biffy Clyro's Simon Neil teamed up for a fiery rendition of his 1980 hit Crazy Train at the SSE Hydro.

Osbourne was accompanied at the ceremony by wife Sharon who said she was "so proud" of the star.