Wouldn't it be fun to have a Barbie doll look-alike for your birthday? That's what Nicki Minaj has gotten, along with numerous accolades to go with it.
This year, the singer was honored with Billboard's Women in Music Rising Star Award, received three Grammy nominations, and is the first female to be added to MTV's Annual Hottest MC List. She's certainly having one of her best years yet, with each of her singles shooting their way up the charts.
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The young star signed to Young Money Entertainment only two years ago and has proven to be one of the most musically diverse females in entertainment today. The success of her first album, "Pink Friday," propelled her rise to fame, and quickly put her into a category all on her own.
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Currently, she's in the studio working on her next album, "Pink Friday: Roman's Reloaded," set to release in February 14, 2012.
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