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Miley Cyrus to ring in 21 with MTV reins

By Breeanna Hare, CNN
updated 1:12 PM EST, Fri November 22, 2013
Miley Cyrus became a household name for families when her Disney Channel television show, "Hannah Montana," premiered in 2006. From there, Cyrus quickly rose to pop star fame and has been changing her appearance ever since. Miley Cyrus became a household name for families when her Disney Channel television show, "Hannah Montana," premiered in 2006. From there, Cyrus quickly rose to pop star fame and has been changing her appearance ever since.
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STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Miley Cyrus will take over MTV for eight hours Saturday
  • The event is in honor of Cyrus' 21st birthday
  • The singer/actress will be the subject of two TV specials
  • She'll also air episodes from her favorite MTV shows

(CNN) -- For Miley Cyrus' 21st birthday on Saturday, she's getting the keys to MTV.

The network announced one of its favorite headline makers is going to run the flagship channel for eight hours, starting at noon ET Saturday.

The TV party will begin with "21 Candles: Miley's MTV Moments," an hourlong special highlighting "the 21 reasons why fans love the megastar, including Miley's best MTV moments of all time," the network said.

That hour will include snippets from the pop star's music videos and performances as well as comments from celebrities on their top Cyrus memories.

Afterward, the singer will re-air MTV's documentary about her, "Miley: The Movement Deluxe Edition," with new commentary and will also roll out episodes of her favorite MTV shows, "Snooki & JWoww" and "Awkward." Fans who Instagram or tweet birthday greetings using the hashtag #HappyBirthdayMiley could be included in the on-air festivities.

Cyrus hasn't mentioned anything about this new round of MTV shenanigans, but the singer/actress likely will sport her latest look -- bleached eyebrows -- as she rings in her 21st year.

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