On November 15, 2016, it was announced that Cyrus had inked a record deal with Barry Weiss' record label, called RECORDS, and later signed a management deal with Maverick under Adam Leber. She released her debut single "Make Me (Cry)" featuring Labrinth that same day. In December 2016, she released an acoustic performance of "Almost Famous". She also provided vocals on the song "Chasing Colors" performed by Marshmello and Ookay, which was released in February 2017. On April 14, 2017, she released another single, called "Stay Together", followed by the single "I'm Stuck", released on May 25, 2017. On September 21, 2017, she released another single "Again" featuring XXXTentacion. From September 19, 2017 to November 1, 2017 she opened for Katy Perry on the Witness: The Tour. In November 2017, Cyrus made an appearance at Emo Nite in Los Angeles for a surprise DJ set which included some of her and her brother Trace Cyrus' music. On July 9, 2018, Cyrus announced her first headlining tour, The Good Cry Tour.