Election Day is soon approaching us and did you know that millennials can make one of the biggest impacts ever in this election? Now more than ever is your chance to get your voice heard and take a stance on the future of the country. That’s why MTV is bringing back its renowned “TRL” for one day only as “Total Registration Live” on Tuesday, September 27th at 6:00 PM ET / PT on MTV, MTV.com, the MTV App, the MTV Facebook and YouTube pages and ElectThis.com. “Total Registration Live” will encourage everyone, especially millennials, to register to vote and be a part of this year’s election.
Many musicians and fan-favorite celebrities will be showing their support and motivating everyone to get up and vote. According to the press release, “The special will include Grammy-nominated R&B superstar and Respect My Vote! Ambassador, Ty Dolla $ign performing “Campaign,” “No Justice” and “Zaddy” from his brand new project “CAMPAIGN,” appearances by model and Rock The Vote spokesperson Kendall Jenner, Director, Producer and Writer Joss Whedon, Fifth Harmony’s Camila Cabello, rapper Vic Mensa, actress Natalia Dyer, actor and singer Mack Wilds and more, along with MTV’s Nessa who will host. Also on-hand will be MTV News’ Senior Political Correspondent Ana Marie Cox and Senior National Correspondent Jamil Smith.”
Now, registering to vote is as easy as 1..2..3! MTV is partnering with HelloVote which will allow you to register to vote just by sending a text or using Facebook Messenger. How amazing is that?! The press release also stated, “Guests will speak out on the issues at the center of the 2016 election and empower viewers to register to votevia MTV’s long-standing partner Rock The Vote at ElectThis.com, or by texting VOTEMTV to 384387 via a partnership with HelloVote, the first chatbot that allows voters to register over text message or Facebook Messenger in under a minute. In place of the classic “TRL” Top Ten Music Video Countdown, powerful profiles will spotlight what is at stake in the upcoming election through the eyes of three Millennials taking individual action to change their communities…”
MTV’s “Elect This” and Viacom NEXT is also debuting an “Open Your Hearts” virtual art reality show at Hofstra University, where the first presidential debate will take place. The “Open Your Hearts” virtual reality art show will give a 3D look into important issues that this world faces today.
It’s so incredible to see all that MTV is doing to encourage people to register to vote for this year’s election. The power is in your hands so be sure to register to vote in this year’s election and tune in to the one-day return of “TRL” on MTV on September 27th at 6:00 PM ET / PT!
Follow MTV on Twitter: @MTV and check out the promo for “Total Registration Live” below!