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Pictures: Miley Cyrus' raunchy performance of We Can’t Stop

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Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 17:33 [IST]

Singer Miley Cyrus, who was suffering from a bout of laryngitis and a neck injury, is finally back to good health and has already gone busy with the promotion of her new single 'We Can't Stop', which was put on hold due to her illness. As a part of its publicity, the 20-year-old singer displayed a raunchy performance on US TV show Jimmy Kimmel Live! Forgetting her Disney past, she grinded and groped with the female dancers.

For this outdoor show, Miley Cyrus sported an eye-popping outfit that ensured her 'abs like slabs' were on full display. Wearing above-the-knee heeled boots with a pair of black pants and a cropped white top, the Hannah Montana star showed her sultry moves in the live performance for the late night show in Hollywood. She got up close and personal with her back-up dancers as she sang her latest single 'We Can't Stop'.

Miley Cyrus showed off her killer physique as she paraded around on stage, grinded and groped with her back-up dancers, pushing her raunchy new image to the max. She spanked the bum of one of the dancers and also got steamy with another dancer, holding her close and touching her tummy as the girl grabbed Miley's thigh.

The singer was joined by will.i.am and the pair cosied up on stage as they performed his song 'Fall Down'. Besides all these raunchy acts, the singer sat down with Kimmel and talked about her pal Snoop. Talking about the rapper, she said, "He comes by the studio, he listens to my music and he's excited about what I'm doing with my career so it's cool."

Miley Cyrus' New Single

'We Can't Stop' is the lead single from Miley Cyrus' upcoming fourth studio album. It is a mid-tempo pop, R&B, dance track with a length of three minutes and fifty-two seconds. The song has been written by Mike L. Williams II, Pierre Ramon Slaughter, Timothy Thomas, Theron Thomas, Douglas Davis and Ricky Walters. It was said to be originally penned with Rihanna in mind.

The Lyrics Of We Can’t Stop

Miley admits that the single says "where I am in my life right now". The lyrics of the song talk about a party, such as, "This is our house/ This is our rules and we can't stop/ And we won't stop". Cyrus also sings encouraging lines like "Only God can judge us".

'We Can't Stop' Starts With A Distorted Voice

Miley Cyrus announced the single name and date of release on the 2013 Billboard Music Awards on May 19, 2013. She described the song as "more funky and R&B, pop" than her earlier records, calling it "infectious". The song 'We Can't Stop' starts with a distorted voice singing the first verses. Then Cyrus' vocals begin followed by the keyboard chords. The pre-chorus and the chorus are accompanied with heavy beats.

We Can’t Stop Breaks Vevo Record

The music video of 'We Can't Stop' was directed by Diane Martel and filmed in Los Angeles, California, during the last week of May 2013. It premiered on VEVO June 19, 2013. The video broke the Vevo record for most views in 24 hours, garnering 10.7 million views, beating out Justin Bieber's "Beauty and a Beat" release with 10.6 million views.

We Can’t Stop Premiere

The singer revealed the cover art for her single 'We Can't Stop' in Times Square on May 28, 2013. The song premiered on Ryan Seacrest's show On Air with Ryan Seacrest on June 3, 2013. The song was viewed by 33 million viewers on YouTube in just seven days. It has set a record for the most views in 24 hours.

We Can't Stop - Billboard Records

'We Can't Stop' debuted at number 40 on the Billboard Pop Songs chart one week before its official radio impact date. The song sold 214,000 copies in its first week and debuted at number 3 on the Billboard Hot Digital Songs chart and at number 11 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song has peaked number 5 so far on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 1 on Streaming Songs and it sold 161,000 copies according Billboard.com due the release of the music video, on its third week on June 27, 2013.

We Can’t Stop On YouTube

However, the music video of We Can't Stop has been criticized because of Miley's behaviour. On Youtube, It has received more than 241 000 dislikes and 298 000 likes. Click here to see Miley Cyrus' live performance.

Topics: miley cyrus, we cant stop, jimmy kimmel, william
Story first published:  Thursday, June 27, 2013, 15:17 [IST]
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