At 17 years young, Miley Cyrus may still be a teenager, but the raspy-voiced singer is already evolving into womanhood. The June 21 release of "Can't Be Tamed" -- a day early from her original June 22 date -- is the boldest statement in a years-long process of transitioning Cyrus away from the all-American girl charm of "Hannah Montana" to a modern pop diva. Listen to Cyrus' "Can't Be Tamed" for free, right here on Billboard.com.
"I'm just at a certain place where I've changed a lot as a person," Cyrus told Billboard last month during her cover story interview. "I've grown up a lot, which everyone does." First single, the title track, is a clear testament to that statement. "If there was a question about my intentions, I'll tell ya / I'm not here to sell ya… I'm not a fake, it's in my DNA," Cyrus retaliates against the naysayers over piercing, edgy synths. "I can't be tamed! I can't be changed!" she continues over a gyrating death-march of a chorus.
Miley Cyrus celebrated the release of her album with a live concert on MTV last night (June 21). Watch highlights of the performance below.
Miley Cyrus, "Every Rose Has Its Thorn"
Miley Cyrus, "Robot"
Miley Cyrus, "My Heart Beats For Love"
Visit MTV.com for more clips from Miley Cyrus' performance.