Country singer Billy Ray Cyrus is to lift the lid on his life story after signing a deal to write a candid memoir.

The Achy Breaky Heart hit-maker has teamed up with bosses at, who will publish the autobiography next year.

Heads at the company announced on Thursday that Cyrus will tell his story with "great candor" and will detail his career, as well as his relationship with his superstar daughter, Miley, in the book, titled Hillbilly Heart.