EDN Magazine has a poll on themost popular micro-controllers ever with the MSP430 listed as one of them. The best micro-controller for a particular job depends on it’s peripheral set, it’s features and the the type of functions it needs to perform. So use your best judgement and vote on your micro. Of course we know you will give the MSP430 your love.
Voting page: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/P9W6LCN