Billy Ray Cyrus

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Billy Ray Cyrus

Billy Ray Cyrus at the CMA Music Festival 2005
Background information
Born August 25, 1961 (1961-08-25) (age 52)
Flatwoods, Kentucky, USA
Origin Nashville, Tennessee
Genres Country, Gospel, Christian
Occupations singer-songwriter, actor
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Years active 1990-present
Labels Mercury
Universal
Monument/Sony BMG
Madacy Records
Word
Curb/Warner
New Door
Universal
Walt Disney
Associated acts Dolly Parton
Miley Cyrus
Hal Ketchum
Rodney Atkins
Brad Paisley
Website Official site

Billy Ray Cyrus (born 25 August 1961) is a Grammy nominated American country singer and actor. He it is best known for his popular single Achy Breaky Heart (1992). From 2001 to 2004, he starred in the television series Doc. It was a series about a rural doctor who moves from a ranch to a large city. He was in the Disney Channel television series, Hannah Montana, which stars his daughter, Miley Cyrus.

Achy Breaky Heart[change | edit source]

Achy Breaky Heart is Billy Ray's first single and his biggest hit. It is a country song written by Don Von Tress in 1989. Originally the lyrics were "achin' breakin' heart" but were changed to "achy breaky heart" by Billy Ray Cyrus on his 1992 album Some Gave All.