Miley Cyrus, a singer as well as actress from the US, was born in a family of country music artist Billy Ray Cyrus. She received the name Destiny as parents predicted their daughter’s brilliant future. Being a child the girl was nicknamed Miley from Smiley. In 2003, she casted in her 1st film in a minor role as the 18-year girl Ruthie in "Big Fish". The world famous Cyrus became through the leading role in the series of Walt Disney "Hannah Montana", she was only 12 then.
About Miley Cyrus
The majority of songs in the show Miley sang herself. This series, appeared in March 2006, had such a great popularity that it led to the creation of several TV movies, feature films, and 6 music albums. Three of them had the 1st place in Billboard 200 charts, and the World tour stars series with the support of Jonas Brothers was organized.
Cyrus’ solo musical career started in June 2007 as Walt Disney Records and Hollywood Records issued a double album, "Hannah Montana 2 / Meet Miley Cyrus". Half of it was the soundtracks to the TV series "Hannah Montana" and the rest - songs of Miley and ones connected with her character in the series. In July 2008, they issued their 2nd album called "Breakout" but without Hannah’s presence. It was a success among the fans and in terms of sales. It occupied the 1st place in the Canadian, American, and Australian charts.
From Hannah to Miley
Cyrus first song under her name was James Baskett’s hit "Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah". It was included in the 4th edition of the collection DisneyMania(2006).
In 2009, Cyrus got a nomination for "Golden Globe" in the category "Best Song" for "I Thought I Lost You" from the cartoon "Bolt".
The songs in the mini-album "The Time of Our Lives" (2009) resemble the mainstream style. The most successful track is "Party in the U.S.A". In 2010, Cyrus had a role of a teenager in "The Last Song." That year, Miley presented her 3rd solo album, “Cannot Be Tamed” most for the party dance.
Miley occupied the 13th place in the list of Forbes Celebrity 100, made in 2010. In 2008, Miley appeared in the rating of the richest teenagers, as Forbes made it. In 2013, Maxim magazine recognized Miley Cyrus as one of hundreds of the sexiest women of the world.