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Aug
24
Usher and Nicki Minaj Perform ‘She Came to Give It to You’ at VMAs

Nicki Minaj and Usher

Usher delivered a white-hot performance of “She Came to Give It to You” at Sunday’s VMAs. The R&B crooner was joined by a full band and Nicki Minaj, who strut out in a fur top. Ursh played the bass and even Nicki’s booty during his funky set.

But that wasn’t all. During the VMAs, he also announced his upcoming world tour, “The UR Experience,” and dropped a new single called “Believe Me.”

A teaser of the video for “She Came to Give It to You” was also shown during the pre-show.

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Aug
24
Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj, & Jessie J Open 2014 VMAs

Jessie J, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj

Jessie J, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj kicked off the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards with some major girl power. The ladies joined forces for a nearly seven-minute set at L.A.’s Forum on Sunday.

Ariana emerged from a spaceship to her single “Break Free,” followed by Nicki, who unleashed a jaw-dropping performance of “Anaconda” live on stage, with her booty on full display.

Jessie J capped things off with “Bang Bang” before being joined by Ari and Nicki for the big finale. Nicki held tight to her dress to avoid a wardrobe malfunction.

Watch their dazzling opening number below.

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Aug
24
Video: Jessie J, Ariana Grande, & Nicki Minaj – ‘Bang Bang’

Nicki Minaj, Jessie J, and Ariana Grande

Fresh off opening the VMAs, Jessie J, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj light up the screen in the explosive video for “Bang Bang.” The divas come together for one big party in the Hannah Lux Davis-directed clip, which was shot on the Paramount lot in Hollywood.

“The concept of the video is really about girls coming together and partying it up,” said Davis.

Jessie J pulls up to a block party on a hot summer day in her pink whip. “She really brings everybody together and they kinda start this movement through the city,” she said.

Ariana gets dolled up in her pink loft, while Nicki arrives to the party in a helicopter.

The ladies meet up on a rooftop for the final scene of the night.

The top 10 hit can be found on Ariana’s sophomore album My Everything, out tomorrow, as well as Jessie J’s upcoming album Sweet Talker, due October 14.

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Aug
22
Nicki Minaj’s ‘Anaconda’ Breaks VEVO Record

Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj’s booty is breaking records. The rap queen’s “Anaconda” video racked up 19.6 million views in only 24 hours, setting a new VEVO record.

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Aug
21
Video: Juicy J f/ Nicki Minaj, Lil Bibby, & Young Thug – ‘Low’

Juicy J and Nicki Minaj

Juicy J cranks up the bass and throws a party in the parking lot in the video for “Low” co-starring Nicki Minaj, Lil Bibby, and Young Thug. The Benny Boom-directed clip also features plenty of tricked-out whips and sexy women.

Fresh off her “Anaconda” video (which has 27 million views and counting), the queen of the Barbz emerges from the pink smoke to spit her verse alongside the Memphis kingpin and a yellow Hummer.

The song is the first single off Juicy J’s upcoming album The Hustle Continues.

Get low with Juicy and friends.

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Aug
21
Behind the Video: Jessie J, Ariana Grande, & Nicki Minaj – ‘Bang Bang’

Nicki Minaj

Girl power. After giving us a sneak peek at the video in a commercial for Beats by Dre, Jessie J, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj take us behind the scenes of their music video for “Bang Bang.” The divas come together for one big party in the Hannah Lux Davis-directed clip, which was shot on the Paramount lot in Hollywood.

“The concept of the video is really about girls coming together and partying it up,” said Davis.

Jessie J pulls up to a block party on a hot summer day in her pink whip. “She really brings everybody together and they kinda start this movement through the city,” she said.

Ariana shot her solo scenes in a loft, while a bikini-clad Nick arrives to the party in a helicopter.

The video ends with a rooftop performance of them raging through the night.

Tune in to the VMAs on Sunday to see the ladies open the show and world premiere the video.

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Aug
20
Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande, & Jessie J Go ‘Bang’ in Beats Commercial

Nicki Minaj

Think pink. Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande, and Jessie J hawk headphones in a new commercial for Beats by Dre. The three divas give us a first look at their upcoming music video for “Bang Bang” in the 30-second clip.

Jessie J hits the streets in her pink car and headphones, Ariana gets dolled up, and Nicki jumps aboard a helicopter all to promote the new Beats Mixr headphones and Pill XL.

Amidst all the rumors, MTV has confirmed that the three ladies will perform their hit single at Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards in L.A. The song is currently No. 10 on the Billboard Hot 100.

The video will premiere following their VMA performance on BangBang.mtv.com.

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