Although he never came close to an "Achy" style hit again, Billy Ray Cyrus went on to a solid career with plenty of commercial success. His second album debuted at #3 and went platinum. When his singing career stalled, he turned to acting roles, including a part in the 2001 movie Mulholland Drive
Billy Ray's daughter, Miley Cyrus, became a Disney Channel star with the show Hannah Montana
, playing a girl who is secretly a pop star by night. Billy Ray had a role on the show, playing her manager.
While the show was running, Miley and Billy Ray released a duet called "Ready, Set, Don't Go
," which went to #37 US, giving Billy Ray his first Top 40 since "Achy Breaky." Miley would soon become a media sensation and by far the most famous Cyrus.