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Nicki Minaj Opens 2017 Billboard Music Awards With Epic Medley

Ask Nicki Minaj to open the 2017 Billboard Music Awards, and you know it’ll be unforgettable.

But of course, the hip-hop queen did more than just a good job: the nine-medley took us on a journey through her chart-topping hits including “Super Bass,” “Anaconda” and “Moment for Life.” And since she’s been dropping new music throughout 2017, Nicki made sure to highlight those, too.

With the stage looking a lot like a toxic zone, Nicki, dressed in a sexy and glam version of a hazmat suit, performed “No Frauds,” which brought Lil Wayne to the stage to perform his verse. Then Nicki walks out as David Guetta appears at the turntables behind her where she eventually does a short floor dance. Jason Derulo later joins the performance with his single, “Swalla” featuring Nicki — of course. Nicki ends her set with an elaborately beautiful performance of “Regret in Your Tears.”

Watch the performance above.

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