Ty Herndon shared a stirring performance of a Miley Cyrus hit at the GLAAD Media Awards.
Ty Herndon broke barriers when he made the announcement in 2014 that he was a gay man. Since then, he has become an active supportive figure in the LGBT community and shared his struggles with working in the industry as an openly gay person.
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Herndon took to the stage during this year’s GLAAD Media Awards for an emotional performance that perfectly showcased the struggles and successes he has experienced over the years. He performed a riveting cover of Miley Cyrus’ “The Climb”, backed by Anita Cochran and Kristin Henderson-Ellis of Antigone Rising.
Throughout the performance, you can hear the emotion through each note as he sang the lyrics that he obviously held a deep connection to. Herndon was backed by a group of gospel singers who brought the power and sentiment to a soaring peak. Although vocally it wasn’t Herndon’s best performance, it was likely one of the most memorable and meaningful events of his musical career.