In 2012, Cyrus released a cover version of Bob Dylan's "You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go" featuring Johnzo West for the charity Amnesty International as a part of the album Chimes of Freedom.
Cyrus also supports thirty-nine well-known charities including: Make-a-Wish Foundation, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, St.
Cyrus is an outspoken animal rights advocate and adopted a vegan lifestyle in 2013.
Her birth name, Destiny Hope, reflects her parents' belief that she would accomplish great things, and she was given the nickname "Smiley", later shortened to "Miley", because she often smiled as an infant.
Of the releases credited as herself, the teen pop Meet Miley Cyrus (2007), pop rock Breakout (2008), extended play The Time of Our Lives (2009), and dance-pop Can't Be Tamed (2010) were released through her original label Hollywood Records.
The hip hop-influenced Bangerz (2013) and country pop Younger Now (2017) were released through her current label RCA Records, while the psychedelic Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz (2015) was released independently by Cyrus in between the releases of the latter two albums.
Clad in a skin colored latex two-piece, Cyrus touched Thicke's crotch area with a giant foam finger and twerked against his crotch.
In February 2010, she donated several items, including the dress she wore to the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards, and two tickets to the Hollywood premiere of her movie The Last Song, to raise money for the victims of the 2010 Haiti earthquake.
She has also earned nine top-ten entries on the US Billboard Hot 100: "See You Again", "7 Things", "The Climb", "He Could Be the One", "Party in the U. A.", "Can't Be Tamed", "We Can't Stop", "Malibu" and the chart-topping "Wrecking Ball".
Cyrus launched her film career as a voice actress in the animated film Bolt (2008), and later starred in the feature films Hannah Montana: The Movie (2009) and the coming-of-age film The Last Song (2010).