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MTV Is Bringing ‘TRL’ Back!!!! (For One Day Only)

Robert Kessler | June 25, 2014 - 11:10 am

Jellies are back. The Magic School Bus is getting a reboot. And now MTV is putting Total Request Live back on the air. Your childhood is officially back. … More »

The Biggest Names in Pop to Say Farewell to ‘TRL’

Betsy Waldman | November 12, 2008 - 9:19 am

After just over 10 years, MTV will finally bid farewell to Total Request Live on Sunday.
The network initially announced that Beyoncé was the first to sign up to perform on the special two-hour finale of the music countdown show.
But since then, Billboard reports that a slew of other artists have made… More »

Beyoncé: Singing the Swan Song for ‘TRL’

Celebuzz | October 16, 2008 - 9:39 am

MTV reports that Beyoncé will perform on the very last episode of decade-long MTV staple TRL, called “Total Finale Live” on November 16.
Beyoncé made the announcement herself when she appeared on Tuesday’s TRL to premiere her two new videos for “If I Were A Boy” and “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It).” More »

MTV To End ‘TRL’ After 10 Years

Betsy Waldman | September 16, 2008 - 8:29 am

Somewhere Carson Daly—not to mention an entire generation—is feeling a nostalgic pang.
While MTV rarely plays music videos anymore (does anyone even remember that the letters stand for Music Television?), the Top 10 countdown staple Total Request Live, or TRL, was one show that still played a few clips.
Today came the news… More »

Solange Takes Her Shaggy Shoes to MTV

Betsy Waldman | August 27, 2008 - 3:10 pm

Fashion risk-taker Solange Knowles hit up MTV’s TRL Tuesday to promote her second album, Sol-Angel and the Hadley St. Dreams.
Or maybe she was promoting those shoes.
What are they made out of, anway—a porcupine dipped in tar? Leftover scraps from Joe Jonas’ mustache? Cher?
Solange’s album was released on the same… More »

The Veronicas Have Some Bones to Pick

Betsy Waldman | August 21, 2008 - 6:00 am

Aussie pop twins The Veronicas need to beef up! Who do they think they are, anyway?
Jessica and Lisa Marie Origliasso, both 23, were in New York to promote their second album Hook Me Up on TRL.
That’s right—hook them up with a burger. Or a plate of chili cheese fries. This is… More »

Mariah Carey’s Outfit Does Double Duty

Celebuzz | July 23, 2008 - 3:27 pm

Never let it be said Mimi doesn’t get the most mileage out of an outfit.
Mariah Carey, 38, wore this completely age-inappropriate skirt and half top for a TRL appearance yesterday. (Doesn’t it just make you wanna drop a frog down her shirt in biology class?)
After leaving MTV, Mrs. Nick Cannon traipsed… More »

Selma Blair’s Career Has Legs

Celebuzz | July 10, 2008 - 6:18 pm

Whoa; and people thought that Selma Blair’s ultra-busty turn as Caprice Stickles in 2004’s A Dirty Shame was steamy. The Cruel Intentions actress appeared on MTV’s TRL this week to promote the upcoming Hellboy II: The Golden Army, and she didn’t need her character’s fire-manipulating powers to heat up the joint. Her outfit may not… More »