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Billy Ray Cyrus

William "Billy" Ray Cyrus (born August 25, 1961) is an American country music singer, songwriter, actor and philanthropist, who has achieved great success worldwide. Having released twelve studio albums and forty-four singles since 1992, he is best known for his Number One single "Achy Breaky Heart", which became the first single ever to achieve triple Platinum status in Australia. It was also the best-selling single in the same country in 1992. Thanks to the video of this hit, the linedance catapulted into the mainstream, becoming a worldwide craze. Cyrus, a multi-platinum selling recording artist, has scored a total of eight top-ten singles on the Billboard Country Songs chart. His most successful album to date is the debut of Some Gave All, which has been certified 9× Multi-Platinum in the United States and is the longest time spent by a debut artist at Number One on the Billboard 200 (17 consecutive weeks) and most consecutive chart-topping weeks in the SoundScan era. It's the only album (from any genre) in the SoundScan era to log 17 consecutive weeks at Number One and is also the top-ranking debut album by a male country artist. It ranked 43 weeks in the top 10, a total

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Billy Ray Cyrus
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Billy Ray Cyrus
I'm on Patrick's Side

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Billy Ray Cyrus
Eat Your Achy Breaky Hearts Out, Suckas I'm On The Rap Charts!

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Miley Cyrus -- Here's My Ass, There's My Ma and Pa

Miley Cyrus
Here's My Ass, There's My Ma and Pa

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Miley Cyrus -- Accepts Olive Branch from Daddy ... Thanks for the Wheels

Miley Cyrus
Accepts Olive Branch from Daddy Thanks for the Wheels

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- 634 days ago
Miley Cyrus -- Bad Ass B-Day Gift From Billy Ray

Miley Cyrus
Bad Ass B-Day Gift From Billy Ray

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Billy Ray Cyrus
Awkward Tribute to JFK Worst Moment of Silence Ever

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- 645 days ago
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Miley's Kid Sis
13-Yr-Old Illegal Driver Tools Around with Billy Ray

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- 672 days ago
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Miley Cyrus
Threatens Her Father Tell The Truth, Or Else!!!

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- 795 days ago
Billy Ray & Tish Cyrus -- Make Peace ... for Lunch, Anyway

Billy Ray & Tish Cyrus
Make Peace For Lunch, Anyway

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- 796 days ago

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