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Miley Cyrus: Miley Cyrus had her second annual Miley’s New Year’s Eve Party over the weekend as 2022 came to a close.
She was joined on stage by her godmother, the iconic Dolly Parton.
In 2021, Miley’s New Year’s Eve Party hosted its debut event, which was well-received enough to warrant the start of a second program.
Pete Davidson, Jack Harlow, Billie Joe Armstrong, Noah Cyrus, Anitta, Saweetie, and other celebrities were at the first event, which was hosted by NBC.
There were 6.3 million viewers for the NBC program.
Guests performing on the most recent program included Sia, Latto, Liily, FLETCHER, and Rae Sremmurd.
Meanwhile, Saturday Night Live performers joined, including Sarah Sherman, Chloe Fineman, and the comedic trio Please Don’t Destroy.
To welcome in 2023 in style, Miley Cyrus and Dolly Parton performed an unforgettable musical mashup on stage.
To conclude the year, the two musicians took the stage and dazzled the audience.
Cyrus and Parton performed the former’s 2013 hit “Wrecking Ball” just before the ball rang to usher in the new year.
The audience sang with the duo, demonstrating their vocal talent as the stage lights danced to the music.
Dolly Parton changed the lyrics “I will always want you” to “I will always love you” as they approached the bridge.
A few seconds later, she started singing the well-known song that had been popularized by Whitney Houston.
The crowd went wild as Miley Cyrus and Dolly Parton seamlessly transitioned between heartfelt songs.
Before singing the bridge quietly for each other and the audience, the two vocalists combined their voices.
They hugged on stage as the performance came to a close.
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I Will Always Love You
The well-known song that is most frequently linked to breakups was first released in 1973.
Dolly Parton, who was pursuing a solo career, composed the song about Porter Wagoner, her longtime business partner.
Whitney Houston sang the track for the 1992 movie The Bodyguard over two decades later.
Houston won a Grammy for Record of the Year for her smash hit cover, which topped the Billboard Hot 100.
The late Whitney Houston’s version reportedly brought approximately $10 million in royalties for Dolly Parton.
Later, she admitted that she had supported a Black neighborhood in Nashville with the earnings.
Parton responded that she immediately fell in love with Houston’s rendition when asked how she felt about the cover.
“You never know when you’re writing songs, how they’re going to turn out,” said the musician.
“But after ‘I Will Always Love You’ became a worldwide thing [in 1992], it was in the movie [The] Bodyguard, and it was No.1. I really felt my worth.”
Miley’s next project
Miley Cyrus revealed during her NBC special that “Flowers,” a new single, will be released on January 13.
Following a commercial break, she made the revelation while playing a clip of the singer strolling a street.
Miley Cyrus appeared in the video sporting a gold top and bottoms while a preview of the forthcoming song played.
On the screen, a dark background had the words “NEW YEAR, NEW MILEY, NEW SINGLE. FLOWERS JANUARY 13” written across it.
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There were rumors that Cyrus was working on new music in November.
The claims surfaced after she reconnected with Mike WiLL Made-It, the producer of her 2013 album Bangerz.
Miley Cyrus appeared at a studio in a number of Rae Sremmurd’s Instagram posts, appearing to be working on some brand-new music.
The performer could be seen holding a microphone and singing in the pictures.
Another included her speaking with Mike, Swae Lee and Slim Jxmmi of Rae Sremmurd, who are all under the management of EarDrummers Entertainment.
Miley Cyrus has demonstrated her versatility throughout the years by performing in a variety of musical genres.
Plastic Hearts, her most recent album, was released in November 2020.
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