Miley Cyrus may be known as Hannah Montana, a country singer, or someone who knows how to make one pop hit after another but don’t let any of those notions define her for you. Miley Cyrus is a rock star, through and through and you may not know it based on her albums. Whenever Miley gets a chance to sing live, you’ll find her belting out rock classics from Pink Floyd, Metallica, The Doors, Joan Jett, Blondie, and more. In fact, as more people hear Miley sing rock and roll, many are wondering why she isn’t releasing a rock album.
Here are some of Miley Cyrus‘s best rock and roll moments.
In 2016, Miley Cyrus performed “Rebel Yell” with Billy Ido and many people were surprised to hear her belting out the song with the English rocker. You can watch Miley Cyrus perform “Rebel Yell” with Billy Idol below.
Miley doesn’t just cover great songs by rock and roll stars, she hangs with them too. Billy Idol isn’t the only rock legend she’s performed with. Check out Miley Cyrus performing “Different” with Joan Jett.
Here is Miley Cyrus covering Joan Jett And The Blackhearts as well as The Runaways with “I Love Rock And Roll,” “Cherry Bomb,” and “Bad Reputation.”
Miley Cyrus thanked her dad Billy Ray Cyrus for making her “only listen to good music” like Led Zeppelin’s “Babe, I’m Gonna Leave You”. Check it out below.
Something that Miley’s fans find interesting, is that when she covered Pink Floyd’s “Comfortably Numb” she stated that she sings songs for the audience and then songs for her. Now, people want to know when Miley will let her rocker chick loose and put out rock and roll albums!
Check out her cover of Pink Floyd’s “Comfortably Numb” below.
Miley’s cover of Pink Floyd’s “Wish You Were Here” went viral and she performed it on NBC’s Saturday Night Live. Check it out below.
You might not think that Miley Cyrus and Metallica have anything in common, but you may be surprised to know she’s covered “Nothing Else Matters.”
Unfortunately, many of the original members of The Doors are no longer part of this realm, but Robby Krieger is still here and still playing music. Miley Cyrus joined him and The Doors for a cover of “Roadhouse Blues.”
Miley Cyrus covered Blondie’s hit “Heart Of Glass” at the iHeartRadio Music Festival 2020. You can see her amazing performance that has gone viral in the video player below.
Miley also covered Hall and Oates classic hit “Maneater.”
What do you think about Miley Cyrus as a rock and roll singer? Do you think she should put out a rock album?
Charisse Van Horn is a freelance writer from Tampa Bay. She enjoys writing about celebrities, entertainment, and fashion. Any reproduction of this article outside of Celebrity Insider will be met with legal action by the writer.