Madonna is to be honoured with a top MTV prize later this month (FEB06) when she's presented with the TOTAL REQUEST LIVE (TRL) Lifetime Achievement Award.

U2 frontman Bono will also be honoured on the 25 February (06) US TV show for his humanitarian efforts.

Meanwhile, Mariah Carey, Kanye West, Christina Aguilera, Chris Brown and Ashlee Simpson will all be on hand for MTV's fourth annual TRL Awards.

Carey, Kelly Clarkson, Gwen Stefani and Shakira will compete for the Top Female Artist honour, while West, Eminem, 50 CENT and My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way are up for the Top Male Artist prize.