Miley Cyrus had an emotional moment during her “TikTok Tailgate” on Sunday. As Super Bowl LV began, the singer launched into a performance of “Wrecking Ball,” but could not hear the song.
Cyrus, who was excited from the start of the breakup ballad, admitted midway through that “it’s never easier.” He continued singing, but then collapsed just before singing his final notes. The pop star tried to jump back, but struggled, tilting his head to the side of the mic as the band continued to play for a few seconds.
Finally, enough was composed to finish the song, and he thanked his fans for being there.
“Thanks guys,” Cyrus said to the crowd of healthcare workers. “You know a lot more about this than I do, about medicine, and you know, sometimes we have to take a big spoonful.”
The singer pointed out that “Wrecking Ball” is about “feeling completely broken and shattered” and said it meant so much to her that her fans felt identified with those lyrics. ”
“I wear a lot of shine and a lot of armor, but I also wear my heart on my sleeve, and it breaks a lot,” he confessed.
Cyrus then transitioned to his latest song, “The Climb,” which is about “never giving up and never giving up”.
“Every time I feel like giving up, like it’s not worth the fight, I’m going to think of you,” he told the audience, finishing his set. “I want to thank you. You are our heroes. You are an idol of mine. I admire you. I hope that one day I can see you all again and sing some more songs for you. It has been my deepest honor and privilege, and I will never forget it. Gratitude “.
During his concert on Sunday, Cyrus performed old hits, new songs from Plastic heartsand brought surprise guests Billy Idol and Joan Jett.
The show was held specifically for vaccinated healthcare workers who were invited to the game by the NFL as a thank you for all their efforts in the fight against COVID-19 over the past year.
Super Bowl LV airs live on CBS and CBS All Access Sunday, February 7. The start is at 6:30 pm ET. Besides, you can also stream the game for free on CBSSports.com and in the CBS Sports app on your mobile device. Hear more in the video below.