2011: The Year in Nicki Minaj

2011: The Year in Nicki Minaj
ESSENCE.COM Dec, 24, 2011

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At the 2011 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, Nicki Minaj was a walking rainbow in a yellow bustier, printed tights and candy-colored jewels.

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At the 2011 American Music Awards Nicki Minaj wore a green taffeta and lace Oscar de la Renta gown, and cute curls, one of our favorite moments of the year.

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At the 54th Annual Grammy Nominations Concert, Nicki Minaj looked surprisingly simple but pretty stunning in a strapless turquoise dress and Versace platforms.

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At Little Wayne’s album release party for ‘Tha Carter IV,’ Minaj brightened up the room in a hot-pink mini, bold accessories and hair to match.

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Nicki Minaj opted for a pastel palette at the Billboard Music Awards — a baby blue Mark Fast jumpsuit, white Versace platforms and pink wavy tresses.

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In a 3D catsuit and pink bob, Minaj rocks her concert at Nassau Coliseum.

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Nicki Minaj was a gal in shining armor during her performance at the 2011 American Music Awards.

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Minaj takes her look seriously at the American Music Awards’ press conference, in matching bra and skirt, blue boots and hair.

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Nicki Minaj arrived mermaid style at Billboard’s Sixth Annual Women in Music event, with long blond tresses and a Versace gown that exaggerated her hourglass figure.

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At the Green Auction for Christie’s auction house, Minaj performed in a sexy leather Alexander Wang zip-front short-set, and also showed her support for the cause in a half green ’do.

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At the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards, Nicky goes wild in leopard Givenchy from her beehive to her boots.

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Even at New York Fashion Week, Nicki Minaj proves she’s no wall flower. She rocks a shockingly bright pom-pom top and pleated skirt at the Carolina Herrera show, and all eyes are on her.

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Minaj steals the show at New York Fashion Week once again, in a crinoline tutu, printed tights and unforgettable over-sized bow at Prabal Garung.

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Minaj was a regular this past New York Fashion Week. Here, she strikes a pose in a quirky dress and espadrilles, topped with a turquoise coif.

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There’s two things Minaj loves most — Versace and catsuits, so the marriage of the two couldn’t be more perfect at the Versace for H&M runway show after-party.

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Minaj takes the stage Harajuku style for ABC’s “Good Morning America.”

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At the Superbass night club in Toronto, Minaj steps into her uniform — a wild pair of leggings.

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Nicki Minaj goes girly at the iHeart Radio Music Festival in a frilly bustier dress and pig tails.

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During Fashion’s Night Out, Minaj wears full Geisha gear at the YSL party.

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Minaj’s MTV Video Music Awards ensemble was her craziest moment of the year. She accessorized her metallic dress with a mask, stuffed animals and tiny trinkets.

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