The evolution of a pop princess: Miley Cyrus turns 18

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The evolution of a pop princess: Miley Cyrus turns 18

Trying to breaking away from the shadow of her most famous character, the young singer launched her singing career achieving success as simply Miley Cyrus.

Her more grown-up style has sparked controversy, however and her performance of her hit song Party in the USA at the Teen Choice Awards in 2009 which included a poledance, caused a furore among parents of her many teenage fans