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Last Updated: Tuesday October 13 2009 06:47 GMT

Pixie Lott picks up MTV prize

Pixie Lott

Pixie Lott has been named best new act in the UK and Ireland and will to represent them at the MTV Europe Music Awards next month.

The teen beat Florence And The Machine, La Roux, the Saturdays and Tinchy Stryder to the prize.

Pixie will now battle it out with 21 other acts from different countries to win best European act.

A shortlist of five will be drawn up ahead of the awards ceremony which takes place on 5 November in Berlin.

Katy Perry
Host Katy Perry

Pixie has two other nominations - she's also up for best new act and best push artist.

American singer Katy Perry will host the ceremony where artists including Foo Fighters, Green Day, Leona Lewis and Shakira will perform on stage.