VEVO, the world's leading all-premium music video and entertainment platform, has announced today that global superstar Miley Cyrus's new single video 'Wrecking Ball" delivered over 19.3 million views across VEVO in the 24 hours following its premiere setting a new record. Cyrus reclaims the crown after 'Wrecking Ball" surpassed the previous record holder, One Direction's 'Best Song Ever," which hit 12.3 million views across VEVO in the first 24 hours after premiering in July. Cyrus' music video 'We Can't Stop" previously set this record.
Miley Cyrus premiered the music video for her new single 'Wrecking Ball" across VEVO yesterday. The video was directed by Terry Richardson and shot in Los Angeles. "Wrecking Ball," the second single from BANGERZ has already hit the #2 spot on the iTunes Songs Chart and #1 on the iTunes Video Chart. Watch the music video HERE.
Miley Cyrus will release her new album BANGERZ on October 4th through Sony Music Entertainment Australia, and will include thirteen new tracks. Miley released the standard track listing for BANGERZ to her fans yesterday after solidifying the VEVO record. See track listing below. Collaborating with renowned producers and songwriters such as Mike Will, Pharrell, Future, and will.i.am, this album marks a creative evolution for Miley. BANGERZ is currently available for pre-order. Those who pre-order BANGERZ at iTunes will get an instant grat track of both 'Wrecking Ball" and "We Can't Stop".
The first single 'We Can't Stop" was released on June 3rd and immediately shot to #1 on iTunes in the US and 23 other countries. The single has climbed to #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and has sold over 2 million tracks in the US alone. 'We Can't Stop" also became Cyrus' first #1 single in the UK, and her highest charting single in Australia to date. In addition, the video for 'We Can't Stop" broke VEVO's record for most views in a 24 hour period, and in only 37 days became the fastest video to reach 100 million views across VEVO.
Miley Cyrus is a world renowned entertainer with record breaking success in film, television and music. She is a multiplatinum recording artist and has sold over 12 million albums and 20 million tracks in the US alone.
Miley Cyrus Wrecks Another Record
In only 6 days, Miley Cyrus' music video for "Wrecking Ball" has become the fastest music video ever to reach CERTIFIED status, VEVO's milestone for videos delivering 100 million views. Cyrus shattered the previous record which she held for 'We Can't Stop," which was CERTIFIED by VEVO in just 37 days after it premiered.
VEVO's video view counts represent the only definitive and official metric across all digital platforms because of its far-reaching scale and reach, which includes online, mobile and tablet, connected devices and syndication partner sites like AOL, Facebook, Yahoo! Music and YouTube. Videos "CERTIFIED" by VEVO have achieved a similar milestone to that of the RIAA's Gold and Platinum certification for audio.
Track Lising for Bangerz:
'We Can't Stop"
'SMS (BANGERZ)" (feat. Britney Spears)
'4x4" (feat. Nelly)
'My Darlin'" (feat. Future)
'Love Money Party" (feat. Big Sean)
'FU" (feat. French Montana)
'Do My Thang"
'Maybe You're Right"