Tag: MTV

HeadCount’s Best Year Ever

We are proud to announce that 2012 was HeadCount’s best year ever. We registered 103,340. The total for the two-year election cycle was 111,832.

Posted in News, Music and Activism

Lady Gaga Standing Up to Bullies

Lady Gaga may not have all the answers when it comes to stopping bullying, but she’s launched a new foundation in pursuit of solutions.

Posted in Human Rights, Music and Activism

Health Care Reform Issue Update: The Situation, The Solution and Fist Pumpin’ in Health Care

As part of HeadCount’s “What’s Your Issue?” campaign, we publish regular updates on each of six issues. The following is our latest Health Care Reform update. Since the last health care update, MTV’s reality show “Jersey Shore” and the character “The Situation” have been fist pumpin’ their way into the cultural spotlight. Perhaps it’s just…

Posted in Issue Updates, Health Care Reform

Kurt Cobain is laughing in his grave

Like a bull in a china shop, Kanye West ruined what seemed to be an important moment for country singer Taylor Swift. As she accepted her award for best female video, West jumped up on stage and took the microphone to say – “Beyonce had one of the best videos of all time.” Really, dude?…

Posted in Trends in Music and Society

MTV European Concerts To Raise Climate-Change Awareness

The New York Times reports that Moby will headling the first in a series of concerts sponsored by MTV to communicate the urgency of the climate-change crisis. The concert will take place August 20 in Stockholm to coincide with World Water Week. Part of an MTV Europe multimedia initiative called Play to Stop, the Moby…