Miley Cyrus sings 'We Can't Stop,' 'The Climb,' 'Wrecking Ball' on 'Carpool Karaoke,' rates career moments on 'how high' scale: Watch

Of course Miley Cyrus sang all the hits during her return engagement to "Carpool Karaoke." But just a few weeks after the singer appeared on the Apple Music spin-off version of James Corden's singing ride-along series with the entire Cyrus clan, Tuesday night's (Oct. 10) edition with Corden behind the wheel gave Miley a chance to not just belt "Wrecking Ball," but also reveal just how high she was when she filmed the video for her iconic hit.

"10... 10," she said without hesitation about where she was on 1-10 scale.

In keeping with her more serious persona these days, though, Cyrus also spoke to Corden about how her legendary twerk-tastic appearance at the 2013 MTV VMAs alongside Robin Thicke actually helped her transform into an activist. "I realized if that many people were going to talk about something that I did, or something that I do, then I should make it a good thing, and I should make it something that can change people's lives rather than be a controversial conversation that does nothing but become a fun Halloween costume for people," she said. 

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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: Miley Cyrus speaks on SiriusXM's SiriusXM Hits 1 Channel at SiriusXM Studios on May 16, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: Miley Cyrus poses at SiriusXM Studios on May 16, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Miley Cyrus visits 'The Elvis Duran Z100 Morning Show' at Z100 Studio on May 16, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 15: Miley Cyrus is seen on May 15, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Alessio Botticelli/GC Images)
CARSON, CA - MAY 13: Singer Miley Cyrus performs at 102.7 KIIS FM's 2017 Wango Tango at StubHub Center on May 13, 2017 in Carson, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
CARSON, CA - MAY 13: Miley Cyrus, Tish Cyrus and Noah Cyrus at 102.7 KIIS FM's 2017 Wango Tango at StubHub Center on May 13, 2017 in Carson, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
CARSON, CA - MAY 13: Miley Cyrus attends 102.7 KIIS FM's 2017 Wango Tango at StubHub Center on May 13, 2017 in Carson, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 12: Singer/actress Miley Cyrus Visits 'Hits 1 In Hollywood' On SiriusXM Hits 1 Channel at The SiriusXM Studios In Los Angeles on May 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - MARCH 05: Singer-songwriter Miley Cyrus holds a sign reading 'I heart Noah Cyrus' while she speaks onstage at the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards which broadcast live on Turner's TBS, TNT, and truTV at The Forum on March 5, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)
INGLEWOOD, CA - MARCH 05: (L-R) Singers-songwriters Noah Cyrus and Miley Cyrus, and Tish Cyrus attend the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards which broadcast live on Turner's TBS, TNT, and truTV at The Forum on March 5, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)
INGLEWOOD, CA - MARCH 05: Musicians Big Sean (L) and Miley Cyrus backstage at the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards which broadcast live on Turner's TBS, TNT, and truTV at The Forum on March 5, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)
INGLEWOOD, CA - MARCH 05: (L-R) Tish Cyrus and singer-songwriters Billy Ray Cyrus, Miley Cyrus and Noah Cyrus attend the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards which broadcast live on Turner's TBS, TNT, and truTV at The Forum on March 5, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Singer Miley Cyrus speaks onstage at the women's march in Los Angeles on January 21, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Singer Miley Cyrus attends the women's march in Los Angeles on January 21, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: (EDITORS NOTE: Image contains profanity.) Miley Cyrus attends the Women's March Los Angeles on January 21, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Araya Diaz/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: (L-R) Actress Marcia Gay Harden, singer Miley Cyrus and Jane Fonda march during the Women's March on January 21, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Downtown Los Angeles for the Women's March in protest after the inauguration of President Donald Trump. Women's Marches are being held in cities around the world. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
THE VOICE -- 'Live Finale' Episode: 1118B -- Pictured: (l-r) Alicia Keys, Miley Cyrus -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE VOICE -- 'Live Finale' Episode: 1118A -- Pictured: Miley Cyrus -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE VOICE -- 'Live Finale' Episode: 1118B -- Pictured: Miley Cyrus -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE VOICE -- 'Live Top 10' Episode: 1116B -- Pictured: Miley Cyrus, Aaron Gibson, Ali Caldwell -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE VOICE -- 'Live Top 10' Episode 1116B -- Pictured: (l-r) Miley Cyrus, Dolly Parton -- (Photo by: Tyler Golden/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE VOICE -- 'Live Semi Finals' Episode: 1117B -- Pictured: Miley Cyrus -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE VOICE -- 'Live Top 10' Episode: 1116B -- Pictured: (l-r) Blake Shelton, Miley Cyrus, Adam Levine, Jane Lynch 'Hollywood Game Night', Alicia Keys -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE VOICE -- 'Live Top 12' Episode: 1114B -- Pictured: Miley Cyrus -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE VOICE -- '1114 Reality' -- Pictured: (l-r) Miley Cyrus, Garth Brooks -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
FAIRFAX, VA - OCTOBER 22: Singer, songwriter, actress and philanthropist Miley Cyrus, L, takes a selfie while doing her signature tongue-out pose with GMU students Samaria Moss, 18, C, of Spottsylvania, VA, Jaide Tarwid, 18, from Wisconsin, and Zimuzo Okala, 19, of Chesapeake, VA, (blocked) as Cyrus makes a campaign visit for Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine in Northern Virginia at George Mason University on Saturday, October, 22, 2016 in Fairfax, VA. (photo by Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
FAIRFAX, VA - OCTOBER 22: Katherine Quigley, 19, L, of Stuart's Draft, VA, poses for a picture with singer, songwriter, actress and philanthropist Miley Cyrus on the bed of Quigley's absent roommate as Cyrus makes a campaign visit for Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine in Northern Virginia at George Mason University on Saturday, October, 22, 2016 in Fairfax, VA. (photo by Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 23: Entertainer Miley Cyrus performs during her appearance with Billy Idol at the 2016 iHeartRadio Music Festival at T-Mobile Arena on September 23, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/WireImage)
LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 23: Singers Billy Idol (L) and Miley Cyrus perform onstage at the 2016 iHeartRadio Music Festival at T-Mobile Arena on September 23, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 23: Recording artist Miley Cyrus poses backstage at the 2016 iHeartRadio Music Festival at T-Mobile Arena on September 23, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0536 -- Pictured: (l-r) Host Jimmy Fallon as Sara and musician Miley Cyrus during the 'Ew!' sketch on September 19, 2016 -- (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 16: Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth arrive to Catch on September 15, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0535 -- Pictured: Singer Miley Cyrus arrives on September 16, 2016 -- (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0535 -- Pictured: Musical guest Miley Cyrus performs with The Roots on September 16, 2016 -- (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Anchors Savannah Guthrie and Carson Daly with Miley Cyrus on NBC's 'TODAY' show on Friday, September 16, 2016 -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 15: Miley Cyrus seen in SoHo September 15, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Robert Kamau/GC Images)
LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS -- Episode 424 -- Pictured: (l-r) Host Seth Meyers and Miley Cyrus during 'NBC's Forced Friends' sketch on September 22, 2016 -- (Photo by: Lloyd Bishop/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - SEPTEMBER 07: Miley Cyrus at the 'Crisis in Six Scenes' Press Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel on September 7, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Vera Anderson/WireImage)
THE VOICE -- Season: 11 -- Pictured: Miley Cyrus -- (Photo by: Michael Muller/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 14: Miley Cyrus is seen leaving SoHo House on June 14, 2016 in New York, New York. (Photo by Alessio Botticelli/GC Images)
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"I think there was something when I first, you know, kind of stopped doing Hannah Montana... saying, 'I'm not that, I want you to know who I really am,' but I love that that was me and is me and is a part of me. And I think I've allowed that childhood self to shine through a little more because I'm not trying to run away from it, I'm down to embrace it. I think that's good for everyone should embrace who they used to be because it's made you who you are now."

It wasn't all serious topics, though, as Miley gladly pulled out her infamous wagging tongue to help Corden lick some stamps for some letters and share her terrible driving record, including wrecks in her own driveway and a recent windshield-shattering bang-up with a sound trailer on the set of The Voice. Of course they also harmonized beautifully on "We Can't Stop," "The Climb," "Party in the U.S.A.," a very emotional "Wrecking Ball" as well as "Younger Now" and "Malibu" from the singer's new album, Younger Now.

Miley also revealed what dog-related drama helped her work up tears for the "Wrecking Ball" video.

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