Miley Cyrus `dating` music producer Mike WiLL Made It

Updated: Sep 19, 2013, 16:17 PM IST

Washington: Miley Cyrus is reportedly dating music producer Mike WiLL Made It.

The singer and the music insider - whose real name is Michael Williams - developed a connection while working on her comeback album `Bangerz` and making her music video, `We Can`t Stop`, Contactmusic reported.

A source told National Enquirer magazine that everyone knows they`re hooking up, and he is very protective about her.

The rumour comes after Miley and Liam Hemsworth `s representatives confirmed they had ended their engagement following months of speculation.

Mike is thought to have been a welcome distraction for Miley during the breakdown of her relationship, with the producer regularly sharing flirty snaps of the `Wrecking Ball` singer on Instagram.