VIDEO: MILEY CYRUS Covers Arctic Monkeys in MTV Unplugged Bonus Clip
MTV has released an unseen clip from Miley Cyrus' MTV "Unplugged"? special. Below, watch her performance of the Arctic Monkey's recent hit, "Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High."
MTV today released "Miley Cyrus: MTV Unplugged & Uncensored" exclusively through its digital and mobile platforms, as well as through the MTV App for iOS, Android and Xbox, and MTV Artists App on iOS.
This marks the first time ever that MTV has released an uncensored version of its Grammy® award winning Unplugged series. The raw and uncut performance will give fans an in depth look inside the special, including Miley's (Miley.MTV.com) previously unaired cover of the Arctic Monkeys' song (arcticmonkeys.mtv.com) "Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High."
The premiere of "Miley Cyrus: MTV Unplugged," which featured her highly celebrated duet with none other than Madonna (Madonna.MTV.com), became the highest rated "MTV Unplugged" in the past decade and set a new digital record as the best performing "Unplugged" episode in the first 24 hours with more than 1.7 million streams.
The original airing of the music special averaged one million total viewers and scored a 1.0 rating among P12-34. In addition, it ranked as the #1 original entertainment program across all cable with P12-34 from 9pm to 10pm, improving its time period by nearly 90 percent. Among women 18-24, the premiere garnered an even bigger 2.4 rating.
Following Cyrus' unforgettable performance, Bangerz album sales spiked by more than 61% percent.
On the social front, the program was the second most social entertainment program of the night and earned six worldwide trending topics, including the #1 trending topic "MileyUnplugged," along with "Miley and Madonna," "Aunt Dolly," "Hoedown Throwdown," "Adore You" and more.
Next up for Cyrus will be the kick-off of her highly anticipated Bangerz 38-city tour on Valentine's Day (February 14) in Vancouver, BC and in cities throughout the United States and Canada. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased via Miley.MTV.com. Fans can also enter "MTV's Ultimate Fan Experience: Miley Cyrus" that will see winning super fans flown to Miami for an unforgettable night where they will meet Miley, receive professional style services from her team and sit front row at the concert that night. In its first 24 hours, the contest has already received nearly 30,000 entries.
Cyrus, recently named by MTV as the Best Artist of 2013, has dominated both the charts and headlines as of late. Her album, Bangerz, debuted at #1 on both the Billboard Top 200 Chart and Digital Album Chart in the U.S., in addition to hitting #1 on iTunes in more than 70 countries. The album's first two singles, "We Can't Stop," and "Wrecking Ball," topped charts around the world. In addition, she delivered two of the most talked about performances in recent years during the 2013 "MTV Video Music Awards" and 2013 "MTV EMA," and showcased the recording of the album during an original MTV documentary "Miley: The Movement."
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