Piers Morgan interviews Billy Ray Cyrus tonight for the hour, and the revealing interview touches on Miley Cyrus, Cyrus' career and more. After the interview, we caught up with Cyrus in the green room for a Q&A. "What a gentleman," he said of Piers. "I'm a fan of Piers, and I'm even a bigger fan now...It's not always that way."
Also discussed – Cyrus' new album and his new TV show, which premiered last night:
"This was our way of saying thank you to the families and the men and women of the service," said Cyrus of his album, "I'm American," which features guests like Amy Grant and Darryl Worley. Of his new TLC TV show, "Surprise Homecoming," Cyrus said, "Seeing them come home, that's what I really enjoyed most about doing the show."
Also discussed during the interview is the work Cyrus is doing for DRIVE4COPD. Here's some information:
The DRIVE4COPD national public health initiative today announced that it is partnering with the Country Music Association (CMA) to launch the Tune Up for COPD Songwriting Competition, featuring country music stars Billy Ray Cyrus and Patty Loveless. The competition challenges Americans to create a new DRIVE4COPD song to help raise awareness of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Watch the full interview tonight, 9pmET/PT.