Miley Cyrus' 'New Year's Rockin' Eve': Grinding little person, white fur and 'Wrecking Ball'

Add to Favorites | Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2014
Remove from Favorites
Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2014 has been added to your favorites.

Miley Cyrus performed at "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve" in rare form. The oft-controversial singer gave a New Year's Eve concert at New York's Times Square, singing "Wrecking Ball" and "#GETITRIGHT." She also grinded with a little person and sported a full-length white fur throughout the performance.

In other words, it was about what you would expect from Miley Cyrus after the pop culture-dominating year she's had.

While Jenny McCarthy sang along with the crowd and licked a sledgehammer (someone had to), Cyrus danced energetically around her stage. The opening song, "#GETITRIGHT," was definitely the more spectacular of the two -- what with the dancing little person and all. We're not talking about racially charged, nightmarish teddy bears here, but it was still odd.

Miley and the concert slowed a little for "Wrecking Ball," a song that featured more passion and fewer theatrics from Cyrus. Whatever you think of the show as a whole, at least there's no denying that Cyrus put everything into her New Year's Eve performance.

On a classier note, Melissa Etheridge was on hand to sing in the New Year with a moving performance of John Lennon's "Imagine." It may not have had the spectacle enjoyed by Miley, but Melissa truly deserved that anchor spot.

Photo/Video credit: Getty Images, ABC