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The 2013 Billboard Music Awards is a music award ceremony that was held on May 19, 2013 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. It was aired on ABC at 8:00/7:00 PM central. The show was hosted by Tracy Morgan. Nicki Minaj was nominated for seven awards, and won 3. She performed "High School" off The Re-Up with Lil Wayne.

Nicki Minaj Nominations Edit

Top Female Artist Edit

Top Radio Song Artist Edit

Top Streaming Artist Edit

Top Rap Artist Edit

Top Rap Album Edit

Top Dance Song Edit

Top R&B Song Edit

Live performanceEdit

The rapper donned a spike-adorned top with booty-hugging ripped pants as she took the stage to perform her track “High School.” She was later joined on stage by Lil Wayne and he rapped his verse taken from the song. Things then got steamy (and a little ratchet) as Nicki treated Weezy to a twerk-filled lap dance.

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Nicki Minaj "High School" ft. Lil Wayne Billboard Music Awards 2013

Behind the scenes Edit

On May 22, 2013, Grizz Lee, a well-known friend and vlogger of Nicki, posted a Behind the scenes footage of Nicki Minaj at the practice of her performance, chatting with Madonna, Justin Bieber and other friends of her. The video is called "THE ROAD TO BILLBOARD."



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Nicki Minaj WINS BEST RAP ARTIST - Billboard Music Awards 2013 Shania Twain Presents



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