Miley Cyrus Breaks Down at iHeartRadio Music Fest, Days After Breakup With Liam Hemsworth (Video)
By Staff Writer | September 22, 2013 09:38 AM EDT
Miley Cyrus performed her new single, “Wrecking Ball,” live for the first time during her set at the iHeartRadio music festival in Las Vegas yesterday and it was an emotional premiere. During the performance, Miley Cyrus broke down and cried and ran offstage for a reassuring hug from her mom.
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The media has been saying that Miley Cyrus’ new song, “Wrecking Ball,” is a heart-wrenching ballad directed at Miley Cyrus’ relationship with Liam Hemsworth. There are published reports that the Miley Cyrus VMAs 2013 performance drove a big wedge in their dating plans..
Miley Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball” is her first No. 1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100.
Miley Cyrus and Hemsworth met on the set of their movie “The Last Song” in 2009. They got engaged in 2012, but by the spring of 2012, rumors went around that the Miley Cyrus Liam Hemsworth relationship was on the rocks.
To put a stop to the rumors Miley Cyrus went on “Good Morning America” in June and showed off her engagement ring.
Miley Cyrus drove the iHeartRadio crowed into a fenzy on Saturday in Las Vegas. Before she even hit the stage, the crowd was chanting "Miley! Miley! Miley!"
Miley Cyrus hit the stage in tight white corset and high white shorts that showed off her butt.
Miley Cyrus opened with the controversial anthem "We Can't Stop." Miley Cyrus was joined by people in flower, mushroom and rainbow costumes and followed that with "Party In the USA." Miley Cyrus also sang a cover of Melanie Safka's "Look at What They've Done to My Song."
Miley Cyrus’ mascara was running during her live debut of the song "Wrecking Ball." After the song Miley Cyrus ran off stage. Miley Cyrus recently announced that her engagement to actor Liam Hemsworth was off. Miley Cyrus thanked the audience for pushing “Wrecking Ball” to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart this week.
Miley Cyrus said "I couldn't have done it without all you guys," she said.
The video for Miley Cyrus’s “Wrecking Ball,” which features Miley Cyrus in the nude, broke records as the fastest music video to reach 100 million views on VEVO. Miley Cyrus MTV VMAs 2013 performance pushed her new single, "Wrecking Ball" to record-breaking numbers on Vevo. The video for Miley Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball” single got 12.3 million views in its first 24 hours. Miley Cyrus promised to put out the full track listing for her upcoming “Bangerz” album if it broke the record and she did indeed live up to her word. Miley Cyrus announced that one of the songs is a duet with Britney Spears.
Miley Cyrus has said that she knows "things I'm doing that's getting me into trouble and it's just me doing what my heart and soul is telling me what to do."
Performers at the iHeartRadio festival at the MGM Grand Arena included Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars, Paul McCartney and Drake. Elton John, Katy Perry and Chris Brown on Friday and Jason Derulo, Avril Lavigne, The Wanted and The Band Perry on Saturday.
Miley Cyrus will host and perform on "Saturday Night Live" on October 5.
The new Miley Cyrus album, "Bangerz," drops next month.
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