Miley Cyrus and Lil Nas X will star in the first episode of “Holiday Plays,” Amazon Music’s first holiday special, which takes place on Tuesday, December 1 at 8 p.m. ET. The show marks his first performance since the release of his new album “Plastic Hearts”. Lil Nas X will kick off the episode by performing for the first time his new single, “Holiday” – which also has an amazing video.
Cyrus’ set will feature a mix of songs from his upcoming album including “Prisoner”, “Midnight Sky” and “Plastic Hearts”, and, continuing his recent series of inspired covers, a reimagined version of Wham’s classic holiday hit! “Last Christmas.”
She will perform on a set that “Plastic Hearts” “comes to life,” according to the announcement, “littered with photos of herself in exaggerated maximalist style. Miley will perform surrounded by pieces of her own memories spanning the past decade. , in a replica of his own childhood bedroom.
Cyrus said, “This Amazon Music special is unlike anything I’ve ever done before. In creating my decor, I wanted to imitate a world that highlighted specific points of reference in my life. We all have a story, and I’ve had an incredibly unique life: I’ve been in magazines and posters since I was a kid, and people have seen the tough, beautiful, hard, and glamorous points of it all. That’s me, and this performance is about my evolution – embracing all versions. “
For her part, Lil Nas X will be performing on an “extravagant” ensemble inspired by her stunning video for “Holiday,” which is set on Christmas Even, 2220. The ensemble is “complete with hydraulics, glacier pods and robotic reindeer snow, ”according to the ad.
Lil Nas X is not only performing, but will host the entire series each night as a different holiday alter-ego, which will include a question-and-answer session with each performer in a bespoke rave cave behind the scenes of the theater. The Holiday Plays series continues on December 8 with a performance by Amazon Music Breakthrough artist Kiana Ledé, who will perform her single “Ex” and other tracks from her debut album as well as her brand new Amazon Original Holiday cover. classic, “The Christmas Song. “
The series will end with Foo Fighters on December 15, which will play songs from their 25-year career as well as a cover of Christmas Chestnut Chuck Berry, “Run Rudolph Run.”
To watch Amazon Music Holiday Plays, fans can log in from December 1 at 8 p.m. ET for a limited time. Customers around the world can stream the concert experience in the Amazon Music app (iOS and Android); the Amazon Music channel on Twitch; and in the United States, customers can stream on Amazon.com or Prime Video. Amazon Music Holiday Plays will be available on demand on Prime Video until December 31.