Miley Cyrus‘ new single title is incredibly fitting.
After taking a 2-year hiatus from the limelight, the ex-Disney starlet stormed her way back into the charts worldwide and, most importantly, caught everyone’s attention whilst doing so.
The ‘We Can’t Stop‘ singer was gifted her first US #1 single today as her latest single ‘Wrecking Ball‘ climbed to the top of the charts following its provocative music video being released last week.
The Terry Richardson-directed clip garnered worldwide attention upon its debut as 20-year-old Cyrus is seen entirely nude swinging on a giant wrecking ball. In addition to this, earlier this week it was officially confirmed that the singer’s on-off engagement with Liam Hemsworth is over.
Miley may have recorded the emotional ballad over 1 year ago but it now has a much bigger meaning in her life. Although, her outrageous success will surely keep her mind off of the heartbreak as she celebrates her first #1 single.
‘Wrecking Ball‘ has also broke 2 VEVO records since its premiere on the site last week. The video broke the record for most views within 24 hours and also became the fastest video to gain 100 million views.
The success of ‘Wrecking Ball‘ comes as a bittersweet celebration for the 20-year-old as the heartbreaking ballad is now an ode to her ended engagement to Liam Hemsworth, which was finally confirmed today. The single was written over a year ago but has seemingly came full circle and now has much more meaning to the singer.
‘Wrecking Ball‘ is the second single to be released from Cyrus’ upcoming fourth album, which is released in the UK on October 7.