TRL is trending because today marks the 5 year anniversary since The Jonas Brothers graced the world with their premier music video, “Mandy.”  Guess that will be TRL’s legacy.

More information on TRL from Wikipedia:

Total Request Live, commonly known as TRL, is a television series on MTV that featured popular music videos. TRL was MTV’s prime outlet for music videos as the network continues to concentrate on reality-based programming. In addition to music videos, TRL featured daily guests. The show was a popular promotion tool used by musicians, actors, and other celebrities to promote their newest works to the show’s target teendemographic.  It was announced on September 15, 2008 that TRL would be shut down and replaced with FNMTV.The special three-hour finale aired on November 16, 2008, at 8 p.m.