UBIQUITY Its unnerving, woozy video has upwards of 120 million YouTube views.
LONGEVITY Released just after Memorial Day, “We Can’t Stop” is aimed squarely at the summer-break crowd.
SOCIAL POWER Cyrus commemorated her 13 millionth Twitter follower by announcing her forthcoming album’s title: Bangerz
ROOTS The lyrics are packed with old-school hip-hop phrases: “can’t stop won’t stop,” “hands in the air,” and “la-di-da-di/we like to party.”
CONTROVERSY A phrase that could be “dancing with Miley” sounds more like “dancing with Molly,” slang for the drug MDMA (aka ecstasy).