Miley Cyrus Grows Up in the Spotlight

As she performs at the AMAs, Miley Cyrus celebrates her 16th birthday.

Miley's AMA Birthday Bash

Miley Cyrus
Miley
Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus
After the successful release of a soundtrack in late 2006, it became apparent that the 14-year-old singer had the rock-star potential of her onscreen alter-ego. "Hannah Montana" was the first-ever soundtrack to debut at No. 1 on Billboard's Top 200.

At left, Cyrus makes an appearance on MTV's Total Request Live with "High School Musical" star Ashley Tisdale. (Peter Kramer/Getty Images)

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