Nicki Minaj opens 2017 BBMAs with a bang

| Updated: May 22, 2017 15:04 IST

Washington D.C. [USA], May 22 (ANI): Nicki Minaj surely knows how to make an entrance! The 34-year-old-rapper kicked off the 2017 Billboard Music Awards with a nine-minute performance featuring artists like David Guetta, Jason Derulo and Lil Wayne. According to the People Magazine, the 'Anaconda' hit-maker began her performance with dancers before making her grand entrance in a black leather and silver bedazzled costume. <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="es" dir="ltr">No Frauds?? <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/BBMAs?src=hash">#BBMAs</a> <a href="https://t.co/p9LjmL4vbD">pic.twitter.com/p9LjmL4vbD</a></p>&mdash; billboard (@billboard) <a href="https://twitter.com/billboard/status/866448654600687616">May 22, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> Lil Wayne took the stage first, rapping on 'No Frauds'. Guetta then performed with Minaj, performing 'Light My Body Up'. The stage then turned over to Derulo and his set of backup dancers for 'Swalla,' with Minaj and her dancers hanging in the background on a row of chairs. The singer ended her performance by singing 'Regret In Your Tears'. This was Nicki Minaj's fourth appearance on the Billboard Music Awards stage and her first television performance since breaking Aretha Franklin's long-standing record for female artist charting the most songs on the Billboard Hot 100. (ANI)

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