She embarked upon the Best of Both Worlds Tour the same year, in which she performed as both herself and in character as Hannah Montana.
In April 2011, Cyrus was named the 64th hottest woman in the world on Maxim's Hot 100.
Cyrus earned a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song for her performance of Bolt's theme song, "I Thought I Lost You".
She also reprised her role as Miley Stewart/Hannah Montana in Hannah Montana: The Movie (2009).
She achieved wide fame for her role as Miley Stewart/Hannah Montana on the Disney Channel sitcom Hannah Montana.
Cyrus recorded music for the soundtracks, Hannah Montana (2006) and Hannah Montana 2/Meet Miley Cyrus (2007), released by Walt Disney Records.
She has a half-brother, Christopher Cody, Billy Ray's son from a brief relationship, born the same year as Miley; he grew up with his mother in South Carolina.
Cyrus ranked number thirteen on Forbes' 2010 Celebrity 100."I don't associate men and protection necessarily," she mused."I think that's what's given me the openness of sexuality.In July 2008, Cyrus released her first solo album, Breakout (2008), which was commercially successful.She began her foray into film by providing the voice of "Penny" in the animated film Bolt (2008)."And I thought, ' I'm not living like this,'" she remembered."If I end up in a straight relationship, that's fine — but I'm not going to be with f—ing slob guys who are watching porn, making all their girls feel ugly." PHOTOS: Bisexual stars Which is not to say that physical attraction is the most important thing in a relationship. about her past dating experiences, and how different people brought out different things in her.PHOTOS: Miley's raciest outfits Guys, for example, seemed to have an "overly macho energy" with her."That made me feel like I had to be a femme-bot, which I'm not," the "Wrecking Ball" singer told the mag."And then when I was with a girl, I felt like, ' Oh s–t, she's going to need someone to protect her, so I'm going to need to have this macho energy.' And that didn't feel right either." PHOTOS: Celebrity LGBT allies Cyrus (whose male exes include Liam Hemsworth and Patrick Schwarzenegger) doesn't want to be limited by those kinds of gender stereotypes in a relationship.