Noah Cyrus

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Noah Cyrus
Noah Cyrus Opening for Katy Perry in Newark (37585975751) (cropped).jpg
Cyrus opening for Katy Perry's 2017 Witness: The Tour
Noah Lindsey Cyrus[1][2]

(2000-01-08) January 8, 2000 (age 22)
  • Singer
  • actress
Years active2003–present
Musical career

Noah Lindsey Cyrus[1][2] (born January 8, 2000)[3] is an American singer and actress. As a child actress she voiced the titular character in the English dub of the film Ponyo (2008), as well as having minor roles on shows like Hannah Montana and Doc. In 2016 she made her debut as a singer with the single "Make Me (Cry)" featuring Labrinth, which peaked at number 46 on the Billboard Hot 100. She has released three extended plays, Good Cry (2018), The End of Everything (2020), and People Don't Change (2021) and her debut studio album The Hardest Part was released on September 16, 2022. She was nominated for Best New Artist at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards.

Cyrus is the fifth child of Billy Ray and Tish Cyrus, and she is the youngest sibling of Trace, Brandi, and Miley Cyrus.

Early life[edit]

Cyrus was born January 8, 2000, in Nashville, Tennessee, to producer and director Tish Cyrus and country singer Billy Ray Cyrus. Her parents have had a volatile marriage, each filing for divorce on several occasions, but restoring their relationship. Her siblings include Miley, Braison, Brandi, Trace, and Christopher Cyrus, who have also mostly become musicians and entertainers.[4] Their paternal grandfather, Ron Cyrus, was a politician in Kentucky.



At the age of 2, Cyrus began her acting career, playing Gracie Hebert on the sixth episode of her father's TV show Doc. She was a background dancer in the 2009 film Hannah Montana: The Movie (with her real-life older sister), and played small roles in six episodes of the Disney Channel original series Hannah Montana. She appeared in the straight-to-DVD film Mostly Ghostly: Who Let the Ghosts Out? (2008), where she was spotted as a Trick or Treater.[5] In 2009, her first film role was in the English version of the Japanese anime feature film Ponyo, in which she voiced the titular character. She sang the English version of the theme song to that film, performing alongside Frankie Jonas. Between 2009 and 2010, Cyrus ran a webshow with Emily Grace Reaves, called The Noie and Ems Show.[6][7] In 2021, she guest-starred in the seventh episode of the horror anthology series American Horror Stories, playing a character named Connie.


On November 15, 2016, it was announced that Cyrus had signed a record deal with Barry Weiss' record label named Records, and later signed a management deal with Maverick under Adam Leber. She released her debut single "Make Me (Cry)" featuring English singer Labrinth that same day.[8] In December 2016, she released an acoustic performance of "Almost Famous". She also provided vocals on the song "Chasing Colors" performed by Marshmello and Ookay, which was released in February 2017.[9] On April 14, 2017, she released another single, called "Stay Together",[10] followed by the single "I'm Stuck", released on May 25, 2017.[11] On September 21, 2017, she released another single "Again" featuring XXXTentacion.[12] From September 19, 2017, to November 1, 2017, she opened for Katy Perry on the Witness: The Tour. In November 2017, Cyrus made an appearance at Emo Nite in Los Angeles for a surprise DJ set which included some of her and her brother Trace Cyrus' music.[13] "My Way", a collaboration with electronic group One Bit, was released on November 24, 2017. Cyrus was named one of Time's 30 Most Influential Teens in 2017.[14]

Her first single of 2018, "We Are..." featuring Danish artist , was released on February 7. Cyrus released "Team", a collaboration with MAX, on May 11, 2018. A follow up collaboration "Lately", was released on June 15, 2018, with Tanner Alexander. On July 9, 2018, Cyrus announced her first headlining tour, The Good Cry Tour.[15] "Live or Die", a collaboration with Lil Xan, was released on August 20, 2018. Norwegian DJ Matoma featured Cyrus on "Slow" in 2017, which was featured on his second album One in a Million, released on August 24, 2018. Cyrus released her new EP, Good Cry, on September 21, 2018, featuring new songs including "Mad at You" a collaboration with Gallant and "Punches" a collaboration with LP.[16] DJ Alan Walker featured Cyrus' vocals on "All Falls Down" from his debut studio album, Different World, which was released on December 14, 2018. On July 31, 2019, Cyrus released a song called "July", as the first single of her second EP, The End of Everything.[17] On July 24, 2020, Cyrus released a cover of Mac Miller's "Dunno."[18]

On May 15, 2020, Cyrus released her second EP, The End of Everything, which AllMusic reviewer, Neil Z. Yeung described as "a vulnerable peek into the singer/songwriter's mental and emotional struggles through heartfelt and simple offerings."[19]

After the good reception of The End of Everything, she was prepared to release her debut studio album in early 2021. Cyrus released "All Three" on December 11, 2020[20] with its music video the following week. She did not comment on the subject again until February 8, 2021 when she announced on her Instagram that she was about to release a joint EP with recently songwriting collaborator PJ Harding ("July", "I Got So High That I Saw Jesus", "The End Of Everything") and its first single "Dear August" was going to be out three days later.[21] The EP was called People Don't Change and was released on April 23, 2021.[22]

Personal life[edit]

Cyrus dated rapper Lil Xan from June to September 2018.[23][24] Cyrus is known to be vocal about her mental health challenges.[25] She experiences depression and anxiety, with panic attacks as part of the latter.[26] She has stated she goes to therapy to address these challenges.[27][28] Her music often relates to her struggles, such as in her EP Good Cry with "Sadness" and "Topanga" and somber songs such as in her EP The End of Everything with "July" and "Lonely".

In December 2020, Cyrus spoke out in support of the former One Direction member Harry Styles wearing a dress on the cover of Vogue after he had been criticized by conservative commentator Candace Owens.[29][30][31] However, in doing this she called Owens a "nappy ass heaux", prompting backlash against Cyrus for using a racist term referring Afro-centric hair texture. She subsequently issued an apology for using the term by stating, "I am mortified that I used a term without knowing the context and history, but I know now and I am horrified and truly sorry. I will never use it again. Thank you for educating me. I in no way meant to offend anyone. I am so so sorry."[32][33][34][35][36]


In 2013, Cyrus used her 13th birthday as an opportunity to raise funds to ban the use of horse-drawn carriages in New York City.[37] More recently, she has worked with PETA, first appearing in an ad protesting the use of animal dissection in high school science classes instead of plastic models or virtual dissection programs then in another supporting a SeaWorld boycott.[38][39]


In 2019, after the release of her single "Lonely", Noah teamed up with the Crystal Campaign and released a merchandising collection called The Lonely Collection which funds were collected to The Jed Foundation, a non-profit organization in the United States that exists to protect emotional health and prevent suicide for American teens and young adults. Later, Cyrus joined the mobile app Depop and put on sale her own old clothes and its funds were also donated to The Jed Foundation.[40]


Film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2008 Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Herself Concert film
Mostly Ghostly: Who Let the Ghosts Out? Trick or Treater Cameo
Ponyo Ponyo Voice role (English version)
2009 Hannah Montana: The Movie Dancer Cameo
Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2002–04 Doc Gracie Herbert 9 episodes
Recurring role (Seasons 2–5)
2006–10 Hannah Montana Various roles 6 episodes
Recurring role (Seasons 1–2, 4)
2008 The Emperor's New School Kid (Voice) Episode: "Guaka Rules"
2012 The Joey & Elise Show Herself 1 episode
The Hugo & Rita Show Hugo and Rita 4 episodes
2014 Take 2 Deb / Adamley / Allison 3 episodes
2017 Carpool Karaoke: The Series Herself Episode: "The Cyrus Family"
2021 American Horror Stories Connie Episode: "Game Over"
Other roles
Year Title Role Notes
2018 Stoney Stories Herself (Voice) YouTube Series[41]
2019 I Think I'm OKAY Herself Music video by Machine Gun Kelly[42]
Graduation Becky Music video by benny blanco & Juice WRLD
As director
Year Title Role Notes
2017 Again Herself Her own music video
2019 Lonely Her own music video co-directed with Symone Ridgell


Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result
2017 Radio Disney Music Awards Best Breakup Song "Make Me (Cry)"
(with Labrinth)
Best New Artist Herself Nominated
MTV Video Music Awards Nominated
MTV Europe Music Awards Best Push Nominated
PETA's Annual Libby Award Best Peta2 Ad Speaking up against SeaWorld Won
2018 WDM Radio Awards[43] Best Bass Track "All Falls Down"
(with Alan Walker, Digital Farm Animals & Juliander)
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards Favorite Breakout Artist Herself Nominated
MTV Video Music Awards Push Artist of the Year Nominated
2020 LivexLive's The Lockdown Awards Stronger Together: Favorite Group / All-Star Performance "Beautiful Day" Nominated
Zoom Tune: Zoom Performance Nominated
63rd Annual Grammy Awards Best New Artist Herself Nominated
2021 BMI Pop Awards Award Winning Songs "July" Won
CMT Music Awards CMT Performance of The Year "This Is Us"
(with Jimmie Allen)



Opening act[edit]


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