1. First of all, she became her true bad-bitch self this year.
2. And it was pretty effin’ great.
…and the less iconic, but still important uninub.
4. She was a a pioneer for marijuana rights when she smoked a doobie on stage at an awards show:
5. And wore this weed-leaf shirt, which should be a necessary piece of clothing for everyone:
6. And she stood up for people that aren’t pregnant, just fucking sick:
7. She unknowingly gave us the best footage of Taylor Swift freaking out:
8. And Selena Gomez…
9. And this reaction shot from Rihanna and the boys of One Direction:
10. She introduced us to the world’s most adorable sad cat:
11. And also to the world’s best personal website:
12. She did this:
13. Without which we’d have never gotten this incredibly important pug:
14. Or this revolutionary Christmas ornament:
15. She killed it on SNL as the host AND musical guest:
16. And wasn’t afraid to make fun of herself and we loved her for it.
17. Also there was this Brady Bunch rendition of “We Can’t Stop,” and it was pretty much awesome:
18. And this onesie twerking bonanza, which made you just wanna dance in a onesie:
19. She revealed her true hopes and dreams:
20. And we realized she was kind of just like us, the way she fangirled over Britney:
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21. Like, actually freaked about seeing her live:
22. And danced like this throughout the show:
23. This year Miley not only got to party with a monkey:
24. But she also got to hold a baby wallabee:
25. And we can’t forget that it was also a legendary year for her pelvic region:
26. Her VMA performance was scandalous but also one of the most entertaining things to happen this year…
27. And without all of her bold fashion statements, we’d never know what the Disney princesses would look like as her:
28. Her halloween costume as Lil’ Kim was almost better than when Lil’ Kim did it…
29. And she was refreshingly insightful during interviews…
30. And honest about what her message to everyone is.
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31. Even though her videos were ~risqué~…
32. They were also emotional and heartbreaking…
33. And we can’t forget that the girl can ACTUALLY sing.