Yodeling Goat Miley Cyrus Sings Wrecking Ball On X Factor’s Result Show

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While singers are often criticized for lip-syncing when performing live on television, the opposite can also happen.

The producers of X Factor UK reportedly threatened to cut Miley Cyrus from the show unless she agreed to pre-record her performance of “Wrecking Ball.”

Miley Cyrus performed in a gold crepe dress by Marc JacobsMiley Cyrus performed in a gold crepe dress by Marc Jacobs

However, the 20-year-old refused and insisted on performing the song live. As we will see, reactions to her performance were not good.

Miley Cyrus underwhelmed fans with a poor vocal performanceMiley Cyrus underwhelmed fans with a poor vocal performance

Miley began her rendition of the hit single sitting on top of a fake sand dune positioned in a large box.

Dressed in a gold crepe dress by Marc Jacobs and wearing Chanel jewelry, she then climbed down from the sand dune while attempting to sing.

Miley Cyrus sitting on top of a fake sand duneMiley Cyrus sitting on top of a fake sand dune

Fans say Miley Cyrus sounded like a goat while singing Wrecking BallFans say Miley Cyrus sounded like a goat while singing Wrecking Ball

One critic said Miley Cyrus looked like a female Nicolas CageOne critic said Miley Cyrus looked like a female Nicolas Cage

Miley Cyrus refused to pre-record Wrecking Ball, but probably regrets it nowMiley Cyrus refused to pre-record Wrecking Ball, but probably regrets it now

Miley Cyrus wonders if anyone heard her singing as a yodeling goatMiley Cyrus wonders if anyone heard her singing as a yodeling goat

Miley Cyrus performing her new single Wrecking Ball on The X Factor ResultsMiley Cyrus performing her new single Wrecking Ball on The X Factor Results shown on ITV1 HD on November 17, 2013

The Nashville-born singer had been told to dress modestly for the family show, but reactions to her outfit were as mixed as the reactions to her singing. On Twitter, comparisons were made to yodeling goats:

Miley Cyrus Ears Bleeding Miley Cyrus Ears Goat Fans complaining about Miley Cyrus' performanceFans complaining about Miley Cyrus’ performance

What do you think of Miley’s performance? Did she sound like a goat? How about her Marc Jacobs dress? Here’s a photo that was taken backstage:

Miley Cyrus Marc JacobsMiley Cyrus on the X Factor UK in London, England on November 17, 2013

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