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Miley Cyrus Breaks Most-Viewed Video Record

- Jessica Derschowitz | CBS News
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Miley Cyrus (credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Miley Cyrus (credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

(CBS NEWS) – Miley Cyrus’ latest music video has drawn a lot of looks — enough to help her break a record.

The singer’s “Wrecking Ball,” which debuted Monday, has earned the most views on Vevo/YouTube in a 24-hour period.

She took the record back from One Direction, whose “Best Song Ever” video earned 10.9 million Vevo views in its first 24 hours back in July. Previously, her video for “We Can’t Stop” held the record with 10.7 million views upon its June release.

Cyrus announced the news via Twitter:

As of this writing, the Terry Richardson-directed video has racked up more than 17 million views.

Watch the “Wrecking Ball” video below:

Vevo is a joint venture music video website operated by Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group, Mountain View-based Google and is viewed through YouTube.

Read more at CBSNews.com

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