From: Trinidad and Tobago/New York City
Debut: ‘Pink Friday’ (2010)
Big Break: ‘Starships’ (2010)
Biggest Hit: ‘Anaconda’ (2014)
Cool Collab: ‘Bang Bang’ with Jessie J and Ariana Grande
Awesome Accolade: She won BET’s Best Female Hip-Hop Artist award five years in a row, setting a record.
EMA Appearance: Host, Glasgow 2014
EMA Performances: 'Super Bass', 'Bed Of Lies' (ft. Skylar Grey) & 'Anaconda' (2014)
EMA Nominations: Best Female/Best Hip-Hop/Best Look 2012, Best Female/Best Hip Hop/Biggest Fans/Best Look 2014
EMA Win: Best Hip-Hop 2012/2014
Fun Fact: One of Nicki’s backup dancers was bitten by a snake during rehearsals for her 2014 MTV VMA performance of ‘Anaconda’!
Why We Love Her: Like a hip-hop Madonna, she blends music, style, sex appeal, and a touch of scandal into a totally perfect package.