It was a GREAT night for the music biz at the
!!! Billboard Music Awards
Top artists— like
, Justin Bieber , Taylor Swift Madonna, and — came together in hopes of winning a trophy, but there were just TOO many EPIC performances for all of the accolades to be presented on the MGM stage!!! Nicki Minaj
So WHO walked away a prestigious award???!!!!
Ch-ch-check out the full list of winners
…AFTER THE JUMP!!!
Praise that derriere!
gave Nicki Minaj a RAUNCHY lap dance during their Lil' Wayne performance of High School on the in Vegas on Sunday. Billboard Music Awards
DAYUM! She could've given him another seizure!
curly blonde wig for a sleek black one, Her Minajesty looked WICKED in black spiked jacket, slashed leggings, baseball cap, and stripper-worthy high heels.
Quite the 180 from her blue carpet ensem!
Which look do U prefer???
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We only wish this
High School musical included , LOLz! Zac Efron
Otherwise, this performance was pitch perfect!!
High School was not the best time in many people's lives, but it may have been the best performance of the night at the ! Billboard Music Awards
Ch-ch-check out the video (above) to see
& Nicki Minaj get us Lil' Wayne High while they take us back to School!
Ooh, will there be a kiss? Find out!
This look is feeling awfully familiar!
loved Nicki Minaj 's red Rihanna gown so much she decided to have her own "lady in red" moment! Grammys
The leader of the Barbz rocked the
blue carpet in a fiercely flowing red dress. Billboard Music Awards
It might look a leeeettle bit copycat, but she's certainly looking faboosh!
And the hair? Certainly ALL Nicki going on there!
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We personally think this award should only be determined after an epic rap battle–but that's just us, ha!
have somehow determined the top rap artist battle-free this year, and it's Billboards !! Nicki Minaj
Completely and totally amazeballz!!!
We're sure her
stint helped Nicki get more beez in her trap, but we can't believe she upset American Idol , Drake Flo Rida, , and Pitbull PSY!!!
Congratz, gurl!! You totally deserved it!
Your Barbz must be so proud!!
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's beauty routine had to take quite a bit of work, but we had no idea just what goes into transforming into her! Nicki Minaj
But fierce drag queen
Vivienne Pinay knows exactly what to do! And gurlfriend freakin' mastered it!
makeup magician filmed her transformation into Nicki, and we must admit, she's a damn spitting image of the rapper at the end. That diva is looking FLAW-LESS!
For realz! Throw on a blonde wig and you've got us fooled!
Ch-ch-check it out (above)!
What do YOU think about Vivienne's final look?
have something to do with this!?!? Mariah Carey
is just a little too seXXXy for Nicki Minaj ’s liking!!! American Idol
All of the other judges delivered AH-mazing
performances on the Season 12 finale last night, so it was SUPER noticeable when Nicki was the only one to NOT take the stage.
Nicki explains why she didn’t perform AND why her
High School music video didn’t premiere on the show: