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To celebrate Miley turning 21, Capital takes a look back at Miley's early days right through to her twerking present.
The singer was born on 23rd November in Nashville, Tennessee to parents Tish Finley & Billy Ray Cyrus. Picture: WENN
It was during these days that the singer's passion for acting was first unleashed and she took singing and acting classes at the Armstrong Acting Studio. Picture: Twitter
The singer appeared as the character 'Kylie' in the television series - which stars her father Billy.
She played Young Ruthie in Tim Burton's movie - which also featured Ewan McGregor and and Jessica Lange. Picture: WENN
Not only did she audition - she got the part!
The track was called 'See You Again' and was her first released as a solo artist away from the character in her show.
The outing was her first ever tour and helped promote the album 'Hannah Montana 2: Meet Miley Cyrus' - a record featuring material from the soundtrack to her show and her own solo material.
The star's sweet 16 featured a cameo from Mickey Mouse and the gang and managed to close the theme park to enjoy the day away from huge crowds.
The name change was down to a love of her Grandfather Ronald Ray Cyrus and she was nicknamed Smiley as a child by her parents.
The record featured the tracks '7 Things' and 'Fly On The Wall' and was her first to share no affiliation with the Hannah Montana franchise.
As well as hosting the show, Miley also performed on a line-up which included Mariah Carey a dance battle between ACDC (not the rock band) and the M&M Cru.
The singer's song 'I Thought I Lost You' and co-written with John Travolta but lost out to Bruce Springsteen's 'The Wrestler'.
The film also starred Emily Osment, Mitchel Musso, Jason Earles and grossed $155,545,279 worldwide.
The fashion brand was a team-up with Max Azria, and exclusively sold at Wal-Mart.
The pair were rumoured to be dating for around two years after keeping their relationship low-key.
The memoir discusses her relationship with her parents, her thoughts on the media, her love life and more and was co-written with Hilary Liftin.
The extended play featured the smash hit 'Party In The U.S.A' - a song written by Jessie J.
The romantic teen drama also featured the likes of Greg Kinnear and Bobby Coleman.
Other stars on the line-up that year included Lady Gaga, Michael Buble and winners of Britain's Got Talent - Diversity.
The inking of the words "Just Breathe" is located on her left rib cage.
The album featured lead single 'Can't Be Tamed' as well as 'Who Owns My Heart'.
Guests at her party included Demi Moore as they headed to the Trousdale nightclub in Hollywood.
The singer came just behind Taylor Swift in the list - which was topped by Oprah Winfrey.
The pair have faced several break-up rumours in the past but their first split was said to be down to work commitments.
The star had previously been on the receiving end of a prank by Justin Bieber and ended up hosting her own edition of the show getting boyfriend Liam Hemsworth, Kelly Osbourne & Khloe Kardashian.
The Hollywood star proposed with a 3.5-carat diamond ring following three years of dating.
The haircut caused such a stir that there were even parody Miley hair Twitter accounts set up. Picture: Twitter
Despite previously filing for divorce back in 2010 and later reconciling - it seems it's all over for Billy Ray Cyrus and wife Tish.
The video clocked the most views in 24 hours with Vevo and is the lead single from her forthcoming fourth studio album.