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Billy Ray Cyrus signs w/ Amazon for memoir

Billy Ray appears in a still from a 2006 episode of 'Hannah Montana.' (Disney)

February 3, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
Billy Ray Cyrus has booked a new gig: author. The singer signed up with Amazon.com to write a memoir.

The father and former co-star of Miley Cyrus is calling the book "Hillbilly Heart." The memoir is set to be released in spring 2013.

Cyrus and his daughter Miley starred together in the TV series "Hannah Montana."

The Associated Press contributed to this report.