Miley Cyrus: Reinventing Rock with a Touch of Punk

Miley Cyrus, while known for her pop hits like “Wrecking Ball,” carries the soul of classic music, inheriting the musical genes of her father, country singer Billy Ray Cyrus, and her godmother, the legendary Dolly Parton. Despite her origins in the glitzy world of Hannah Montana, Miley’s cover of Blondie’s “Heart of Glass” at the 2020 iHeart Festival showcased her deep and authentic connection to the roots of rock and punk.

At 28, Miley took the stage with an electrifying presence, clad in a sheer black leotard, channeling a blend of raw punk energy and undeniable star quality. Her rendition of the Blondie classic was more than a performance; it was a powerful reimagining that highlighted her gritty and potent vocal ability. Miley transformed the song into a modern anthem with her raspy, rock-infused voice, leaving both fans and critics in awe of her capability to transcend her pop persona.

The performance not only connected with her younger audience but also paid homage to her deep-seated musical heritage. Having burst onto the scene as a Disney star, Miley has continually evolved, proving her versatility and depth with every album, especially with her bold 2013 release, “Bangerz.”

Experience the unforgettable energy of Miley Cyrus’s live cover of “Heart of Glass.” Watch the video below and see why this rendition might just eclipse the original for a new generation of fans.