Carson Daly to Host MTV's 'TRL Awards'

By | February 4, 2003 at 12:00 AM

Carson Daly will host the first-ever “TRL Awards,” which take a wacky look at celebrity appearances on MTV’s “Total Request Live.”

The awards will be given out live on Feb. 17 at 4 p.m. EST, the new time slot for the afternoon video countdown show. Viewers can long onto MTV’s Web site to vote for winners now through Feb. 10.

Categories include Best Live Performance, the Most Revealing Moment Award and The Gridlock Award, for drawing the biggest crowds outside MTV’s Times Square studio.

Nominees in various categories include Jennifer Lopez, Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, Shakira and Eminem.

Daly, the show’s longtime host, will be joined by MTV’s Hilarie Burton, Damien Fahey, Quddus Phillippe, LaLa Vazquez, and other guests.