London: Pop star Miley Cyrus’ version of the hit Nirvana track ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ has been named the worst cover ever in a new magazine poll.
Rolling Stone readers voted the teenager`s live rendition of the grunge anthem the worst of the worst - ahead of Madonna`s take on `American Pie` and Limp Bizkit`s cover of The Who`s `Behind Blue Eyes`.
It’s a disappointment for Cyrus who recently introduced `Smells Like Teen Spirit` to her live set, telling fans, "I want to play a song by one of the artists that inspired me. Without them (Nirvana) I wouldn`t be here. They are the ones who gave me the strength and courage to do this."
Limp Bizkit came in second and Madonna third, while `Sweet Child O` Mine` by Sheryl Crow and Britney Spears` cover of the Rolling Stones` `(I Can`t Get No) Satisfaction` rounded out the top five.