2013 Genesis Awards: Ke$ha to be honored by the HSUS

Ke$ha to Receive The Wyler Award

kesha-warrior-photoshoot-2-kleinEach year The HSUS's Wyler Award is awarded to a celebrity or public figure for increasing awareness of animal issues via the media. Global pop icon and committed animal advocate Ke$ha will receive the honor on March 23 at The Genesis Awards Benefit Gala, joining past winners Sir Paul McCartney, Hayden Panettiere, Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi, Kristin Davis, and Ian Somerhalder.

Humane Society International’s first Global Ambassador for animals, Ke$ha balances her hectic career as a platinum recording singer/songwriter and one of the world’s most dynamic performers with her outspoken stance on critical animal protection issues.

Ke$ha has spread the word about street dogs, the trophy hunting of endangered lions, shark-finning, Canada’s commercial seal slaughter, dogfighting and cruelty-free cosmetics, among many other important animal welfare concerns, highlighting a different animal issue each month on her website and urging her massive fan base and social media following to take action for animals. By talking about her role with The HSUS’ international arm, Humane Society International, and her commitment to helping animals in numerous media interviews, she has brought worldwide attention to the cause.

“It means so much to me to be recognized by The Humane Society of the United States because advocating for animals is second nature to me,” said Ke$ha.

“My affinity with animals and the natural world inspires me and my music. I don’t understand how anyone can justify abusing or exploiting animals, and as long as it continues, I intend to keep talking about it.”

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Who needs Grammy's anyway. Animal charity awards >>>>>>
Baby lion Ke$ha (as in the actual baby lion in the pic, it's named after her) agrees:

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