Miley Cyrus has released the album-title track to her forthcoming studio project, Younger Now.

Miley made the announcement earlier this week on her Instagram after explaining why she was absence from last weekend’s Teen Choice Awards, “I am beyond bummed I couldn’t make it to the show as I had every intention of being there to accept and celebrate this honor! I created an unrealistic schedule for myself which leads me to this announcement! I’ve been tryin to keep the secret but I can’t hide it any longer! My new single / music video #YoungerNow will be dropping this Friday , Aug 18th & I am sooooooo EXCITED to share it with all of you! I hope to always make people smile and shine light thru my work! I look forward to making music for the rest of my life and I’m thankful everyday for those who listen!”

 

To my dearest fans & all of those watching @teenchoicefox ! I want to say thank you from the very bottom of my heart for presenting me with #TheUltimateChoiceAward ! I am beyond bummed I couldn't make it to the show as I had every intention of being there to accept and celebrate this honor! I created an unrealistic schedule for myself which leads me to this announcement! I've been tryin to keep the secret but I can't hide it any longer! My new single / music video #YoungerNow will be dropping this Friday , Aug 18th & I am sooooooo EXCITED to share it with all of you! I hope to always make people smile and shine light thru my work! I look forward to making music for the rest of my life and I'm thankful everyday for those who listen! I am sending so much love and peace into the world right now because THATS what we need most! Love Love & more LOVE! ????

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To promote the song, Miley had been posting throwback pictures of herself, and her fans (via what she called a #YoungerNowChallenge).

 

My mama @tishcyrus is DEFF #YoungerNow ?? 8/18

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#YoungerNow #youngernowchallenge 8/18 !!!!

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The first single from Miley’s forthcoming project is ‘Malibu’, which she released back in May.

 

 

Miley spoke with Jax about the release of, ‘Malibu’.

 

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Not much is known about Miley’s album, but according to a previous Billboard interview, the album will be a departure from Miley’s 2013 Hip-Hop-influenced album, Bangerz.

Miley’s father Billy Ray Cyrus also spoke about Younger Now saying, “This is Miley leaning into her roots more than I’ve ever heard. For her this is honest.”

Miley is set to perform at next Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards and her entire family are set to appear on Apple Music’s Carpool Karaoke series this season.

Younger Now, the album, is set to drop September 29th.

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