Cyrus was the subject of public and media scrutiny following her performance of "We Can't Stop" (2013) and "Blurred Lines" (2013) with Robin Thicke at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards.
Clad in a skin colored latex two-piece, Cyrus touched Thicke's crotch area with a giant foam finger and twerked against his crotch.
After Billy Ray took her to see a 2001 Mirvish production of Mamma Mia!
at the Royal Alexandra Theatre, Cyrus grabbed his arm and told him, "This is what I want to do, daddy.
In September 2016, Cyrus co-starred in Crisis in Six Scenes, a television series Woody Allen created for Amazon Studios.
She plays the part of a radical activist who causes chaos in a conservative 1960s household while hiding from the police.
With Bangerz, Cyrus achieved her third number-one album on the U. Billboard 200, and fifth overall including Hannah Montana soundtrack albums. Cyrus has earned numerous awards and nominations, as Billboard ranked her as the fourth best-selling female artist of 2009.
She was ranked number thirteen on Forbes Her birth name, Destiny Hope, reflects her parents' belief that she would accomplish great things, and she was given the nickname "Smiley", later shortened to "Miley", because she often smiled as an infant.
The following year, she became a coach on the singing competition television series The Voice; she has since appeared on two of its thirteen seasons.
Cyrus returned to a more wholesome image with her sixth studio album Younger Now (2017). Billboard Hot 100 with: "See You Again", "7 Things", "The Climb", "Party in the U. A.", "Can't Be Tamed", "We Can't Stop", "Malibu" and the chart-topping "Wrecking Ball".
In February 2010, she donated several items, including the dress she wore to the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards, and two tickets to the Hollywood premiere of her movie The Last Song, to raise money for the victims of the 2010 Haiti earthquake.