Nicki Minaj


Nicki Minaj





58th Annual GRAMMY Awards


Best Rap Performance

Truffle Butter

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Through the 65th GRAMMY Awards

"Looking back now, I love that I was pushed to reinvent myself, because when I sit back and I really look, I need hip-hop, and hip-hop needs me."

  • Born Onika Tanya Maraj on Dec. 8, 1982, in St. James, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Nicki Minaj's first solo album, Pink Friday, peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. The album spawned five Top 40 singles: "Your Love," "Check It Out," "Right Thru Me," "Moment 4 Life," and "Fly."
  • At the 53rd GRAMMYs, Minaj received her first GRAMMY nomination for Best Rap Performance for "My Chick Bad," a collaboration with Ludacris. She made her GRAMMY stage debut the following year, performing a medley that included "Roman Holiday."
  • In 2011 Mattel made a one-of-a-kind Nicki Minaj-inspired Barbie doll, which was auctioned to benefit Project Angel Food, an organization providing food for men, women and children affected by HIV and AIDS.


All GRAMMY Awards and Nominations for Nicki Minaj


Best Rap Performance

Truffle Butter

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration


Best Rap Album

The Pinkprint

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