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Ricoh to be broadcast around the world as MTV Crashes hits global screens

Shaun Reynolds 16th Jun, 2016 Updated: 28th Oct, 2016

COVENTRY’S Ricoh Arena will be broadcast on TV screens around the globe later this week as music fans get the opportunity to relive the star-studded MTV Crashes concert in the city.

From 9pm until 11pm on Friday (June 17), TV channel MTV Music will be showing all of the biggest acts from day one of MTV Crashes Coventry – a two-day music festival held at the Ricoh Arena last month.

The highlights, which will be available in 162 countries, feature 30 minute segments from each artist.

First up will be pop star Fleur East who performed hits from her new album Love, Sax and Flashbacks – she will be followed by Tom Odell and then the Kaiser Chiefs whose lead singer Ricky Wilson got the crowd in full voice with a multitude of hits.

Chase & Status, who were performing their first show of the summer, will also be shown.

Andy Gibb, managing director of the Ricoh Arena, said: “MTV Crashes really raised the Ricoh Arena’s roof and helped to kick off our summer of music with a real bang.

“It’s fantastic that the world is able join us in reliving the amazing atmosphere.

“To have the Ricoh Arena broadcast all around the globe is also great news for the city of Coventry and is testament to all of the hard work that has gone on behind the scenes to make Coventry a top-class destination for music.

“It’s been an incredibly busy year of music for us, first with Jess Glynne in April followed by four huge days of music all within the space of a month.

“This includes MTV Crashes in late May, then we had 38,000 fans to Bruce Springsteen earlier this month before we welcome Rihanna to town on Saturday (June 25).

Viewers can catch the highlights on MTV Music by tuning in via channel 350 in Sky and 310 on Virgin.

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