TRL Awards logo used in 2012.
|Awarded for||Best in Italian Music|
|Presented by||MTV Italy|
The MTV Awards (known as TRL Awards from 2006 to 2012) were established in 2006 by MTV Italy, awarded to the most popular artists and music videos in Italy. Originally an annual event for the most requested videos and artists on Total Request Live , from 2013 the MTV Awards reflect what MTV Italian viewers consider the best in music, cinema and fashion.
Total Request Live is the Italian version of the American television program of the same name that originated in 1999. Originally broadcast weekdays at 2.00 p.m., its time slot was changed as it ran into its second season. It was broadcast at 3.00 p.m. starting in 2002.
From 2006 to 2010 the show changed its host city every year, and from 2011-2016 was set in Florence before moving to Rome in 2017. The awards are presented annually and broadcast live on MTV Italy, and online.
Florence is a city in central Italy and the capital city of the Tuscany region. It is the most populous city in Tuscany, with 383,084 inhabitants in 2013, and over 1,520,000 in its metropolitan area.
Rome is the capital city and a special comune of Italy. Rome also serves as the capital of the Lazio region. With 2,872,800 residents in 1,285 km2 (496.1 sq mi), it is also the country's most populated comune. It is the fourth most populous city in the European Union by population within city limits. It is the centre of the Metropolitan City of Rome, which has a population of 4,355,725 residents, thus making it the most populous metropolitan city in Italy. Rome is located in the central-western portion of the Italian Peninsula, within Lazio (Latium), along the shores of the Tiber. The Vatican City is an independent country inside the city boundaries of Rome, the only existing example of a country within a city: for this reason Rome has been often defined as capital of two states.
|2006||Piazza del Duomo||Milan||Alessandro Cattelan and Giorgia Surina||March 25, 2006|
|2007||Piazza del Duomo||Milan||Alessandro Cattelan||April 13, 2007|
|2008||Piazza del Plebiscito||Naples||Alessandro Cattelan and Elena Santarelli||May 17, 2008||Carlo Pastore|
|2009||Piazza Unità d'Italia||Trieste||Carlo Pastore and Elisabetta Canalis||May 16, 2009||Valentina Correani and Gemelli Diversi|
|2010||Porto Antico||Genoa||J Ax||May 8, 2010|
|2011||Piazza Santa Croce||Florence||Fabrizio Biggio, Francesco Mandelli and Nina Zilli||April 20, 2011||Brenda Lodigiani and Bruno Cabrerizo|
|2012||Piazzale Michelangelo||Florence||Valentina Correani and Club Dogo||May 5, 2012|
|2013||Piazzale Michelangelo||Florence||Virginia Raffaele, Ubaldo Pantani and Omar Fantini||June 15, 2013|
|2014||Parco delle Cascine||Florence||Chiara Francini, Pif and Alessandro Betti||June 21, 2014|
|2015||Parco delle Cascine||Florence||Emis Killa||June 14, 2015|
|2016||Parco delle Cascine||Florence||Francesco Mandelli||June 19, 2016|
|2017||Piazza del Popolo||Rome||Francesco Gabbani||May 27, 2017|
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