Tuesday night saw Miley Cyrus coaching the top 11 contestants of hit reality show ‘American Idol.’ Cyrus gave tips to the contestants as the ‘guest mentor’ of the show.
Keeping in line with the theme of the week, which was #1 hits, the 17-year-old pop star also gave insights into the music industry.
Host Ryan Seacrest praised her and said, “This pop princess may only be 17, but she has a lifetime of experience.”
Tuesday night with Miley Cyrus
On the sets of the reality show, Cyrus praised Michael Lynche’s performance of ‘When a Man Loves a Woman.’ She said she had “nothing bad to say.”
“He sang that song to me the entire way. I couldn't do that. It's very nerve-racking to stare at someone and sing,” she added.
After being enthralled by Michael’s performance, Cyrus talked of Lee Dewyze’s charisma and said, “Lee, I think, has an amazing voice. The only thing that is lacking sometimes is his stage presence. Give them a few notes they wouldn't expect from you,” she added. Lee performed on ‘The Letter’ by Boxtops.
Pop singer, songwriter, and television artist Miley Cyrus rose to fame after starring in Disney’s famous ‘Hannah Montana’ series.
The actress also met with 17-year-old Katie Stevens and urged her to “remember who you are as a musician and why you love music.”
Cyrus also talked of stage fright to ease out the contestants and said, “Anyone that tells you that they're not nervous at all, you've got to be a little nervous. That's what drives you."
Other than Aaron Kelly’s performance, who admitted having a crush on the teen star, Cyrus also liked Crystal’s ‘Me and Bobby McGee,’ Didi Benami’s ‘You’re No Good,’ and Casey James’s ‘Power of Love.’
The worst performance of the night was that of Paige Miles for her ‘Against All Odds.’ According to Simon, the performance “killed her.”
Miley’s road to stardom
A pop singer, songwriter, and television artist, Cyrus rose to fame after starring in Disney’s famous ‘Hannah Montana’ series.
After the success of the show, Miley released a soundtrack in October 2006 along with eight songs. Thereafter there was no looking back for the teen star.
Cyrus has since then been breaking into the Billboard Hot 100 category across various nations. The actress also appeared in ‘Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert’ film.
Miley is now expected to perform her hit song, ‘When I Look At You,’ on Wednesday night, along with Joe Jonas and Demi Lovato who will be singing ‘Make A Wave.’