Miley Cyrus Debuts New Tattoo Tributing The Pixies at the 2019 VMAs: See Pics

Miley Cyrus
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Miley Cyrus performs onstage during the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on Aug. 26, 2019 in Newark, N.J.

Miley Cyrus appeared at the 2019 VMAs on Monday night (Aug. 26) for a powerful performance of her newest release, "Slide Away." The singer also revealed two brand-new tattoos, one on her bicep and the other on her hand.

The ink on her already-tatted arm reads in script, "My head was feeling scared, but my heart was feeling free," which is a lyric from the 1990 track "The Thing" by the Pixies. The other tattoo reads "1961," which is Billy Ray Cyrus' birth year.

Both were done by tattoo artist Winter Stone, who has also tattooed Lady Gaga, John Legend, Joe Jonas, and more. Stone did one of Cyrus' other tattoos, the smiley face on her inner arm.

For the special occassion, the star rocked a little black dress, layers of edgy jewelry, wet hair and glittery eyes.

Check out a close-up of Cyrus's new ink below.


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