35 years ago today, MTV stepped onto the scene and forever changed the way we listen to - and watch - our favorite music. Arguably the peak of MTV’s history occurred in the late ‘90s and early ‘00s, with the reign of TRL. Teens worldwide tuned in to TRL every day to hang virtually hand with Carson Daly and watch an hour of music videos, celebrity interviews, and live performances from the hottest bands of the time. To celebrate this iconic show, and MTV’s huge milestone, here are some of the best performances TRL gave us in the ‘90s and ‘00s.
Aaliyah – Try Again (2000)
Outkast – Hey Ya! (2003)
Gwen Stefani – Hollaback Girl (2005)
Kelly Clarkson - Ms. Independent
N'Sync – Bye Bye Bye (2001)
Blink-182 – All The Small Things (2000)
Jay-Z & Beyonce – ’03 Bonnie & Clyde (2002)
Britney Spears – Oops!… I Did It Again (2002)
Backstreet Boys – All I Have to Give (1999)
List compiled by Brighton Lindberg.