No, I’m not talking about the record for “most gratuitous nudity” or “most obscene use of a hammer” – Miley Cyrus‘s video for ‘Wrecking Ball‘ broke the Vevo record for most views in 24 hours with 19.3 million watches. WHUT. This beat out One Direction‘s ‘Best Song Ever’, which broke the record the month before with 10.9 million views.
Miley would probably view this as another measure of her “success” as an artist, but the truth is that people watched this because they knew it was going to be a hot ass mess and wanted to see just how much further into the depths of hell Miley has sunk. And of course, we weren’t disappointed – it’s horrendous, and it kind of ruins what would otherwise be a pretty good pop song. Boo.
That being said, I’m still going to download the album when it leaks. And in case you haven’t seen it, feast your eyes on this: