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In a newly-released video, Nicki Minaj teams with Flo Rida and asks a question: "Where Them Girls At?"

Following this weekend's BET Awards, we need not ask the 26-year-old rapper where the award for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist is at, however: it's on her mantel! Tweeted the artist in response to the honor:

“Dear BET, thanks for keeping the ‘female rap’ category in your award show. It encourages so many young girls to go hard. Love."

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Britney Spears' father Jamie Spears is calling the shots on her upcoming tour, and getting paid handsomely - yet saving her a bundle at the same time.

Come again? Well, as director of Spears' Femme Fatale Tour, which kicks off today in Sacramento, Calif., he'll be doing the work of multiple individuals.

Jamie has asked the judge overseeing Britney's conservatorship to give him money for directing and managing the logistics of the Spears adventure.

Britney Spears' Daddy

The elder Spears hasn't specified the amount he wants, but it could be in the hundreds of thousands ... actually hella cheap by market standards.

Five people managed the singer's 2009 Circus Tour, with the amount reaching seven figures. This time, it's Jamie's show to run. You get the idea.

Whatever Jamie gets, it will be on top of the $16,000 a month he makes serving as overseer of all things Britney - legal, musical, medical, etc.

Money well spent. Clearly her career is chugging along nicely, and have you seen any Britney Spears pictures lately? The girl is looking great ...

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Nicki Minaj will soon be going on tour with Britney Spears.

Before she hits the road this summer, though, Minaj is taking a look back to her. In the just-released video for "Did It On Em," the artist includes footage from her rise to fame, which includes playing around with Lil Wayne during their I Am Still Music Tour.

Upon unveiling the following video, Nicki wrote to her fans: "Just a way of saying thank u. I love u guys. Thank u for coming out. U guys gave me LIFE on the 'I am still music' Tour. xo4Life."

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The Billboard Music Awards returned last night after an absence of several years, and it's safe to say Britney Spears did her best to make out up for lost time.

The pop superstar sealed her remixed version of Rihanna's "S&M" by planting one on her counterpart, then teamed up with Femme Fatale tour partner Nicki Minaj.

Nicki did her thing on "Super Bass" which led into her Britney joining her on stage for a powerhouse rendition of her latest hit, "Till The World Ends."

Watch Spears' performances with both singers below ...

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Nicki Minaj is about to really hit the big time: she's going on tour with Britney Spears this summer.

In the latest issue of Out, the star is asked if she has any special kinship with the iconic pop singer and replies in the affirmative.

Nicki Minaj Cosmo Cover

"I feel like she has experienced life as an underdog, and I feel like my whole career I've been the underdog," Minaj said. "I think that it just goes to show that when you are a strong woman, at the end of the day, it doesn’t matter. You bounce back from whatever. And I think she’s probably gone through 10 times whatever I’ve gone through."

Nicki went on to praise Britney and the way she's bounced back from a few difficult years:

"The fact that she came back out with just so much fire inspires me, and it inspires young women and people all over the world. It just inspires you. A lot of my fans feel like they are the underdog and feel like they are the people who aren’t ever accepted for themselves, or who are laughed at or poked fun at forever. It just goes to show that once you keep at whatever it is you’re doing, people may not like you, people may not love you, but they will have to respect you at the end of the day. And that respect is all that matters."

Minaj and Spears will kick off their tour June 17 in Sacramento.

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A new lineup of chart-topping artists including Nicki Minaj and The Voice coach Cee Lo Green will headline the Billboard Music Awards next month.

Pitbull, Jennifer Lopez, the Black Eyed Peas, Rihanna and Keith Urban will also perform at the show, which airs live from Las Vegas May 22 on ABC.

Previously announced performers include J, among others.

Gone Pink

Nicki Minaj and her unique style will be on display.

The Hangover 2 star Ken Jeong will serve as host of the newly revived awards show, which returns with a bang after a five-year hiatus.

Will you watch? Are there too many music awards as it is?

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After extensive talks, Nicki Minaj has officially joined Britney Spears' upcoming summer tour, replacing Enrique Iglesias as the star's opening act.

A source close to the 26-year-old Minaj confirmed to E! that she's aboard and tour organizers expect the tandem should be a big concert draw.

More so than the Spanish crooner who pulled out last month? Probably.

Britney Spears Fist Pumpin'

1-2 PUNCH: Two Femme Fatales. One horribly pricey ticket.

Indeed, the choice of the Trinidad and Tobago-born hip-hop diva is probably for the best, given how foolish Iglesias' camp just made Ms. Spears look.

Hours after the pop princess revealed to Good Morning America that they joined forces, Enrique freaked about playing second fiddle and just bailed.

Other artists besides Minaj mentioned as replacements included Joe Jonas and Usher. Britney's Femme Fatale tour kicks off June 17 in Sacramento.

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From touring with Lil Wayne to opening for Britney Spears?

It could happen for Nicki Minaj. Britney has reportedly honed in on as her opening act for her Femme Fatale tour, with lawyers for the two in "serious talks."

Sources say it looks very promising that Nicki and Britney will reach an agreement in the next day or so. Think that would be a promising concert tandem?

Britney Spears on GMA

SPEARAJ: Britney and Nicki may team up this summer.

Nicki would fill the void left when Enrique Iglesias bailed at the last minute because his ego could not take being an opening act for Britney Spears.

Minaj is currently on tour with Lil Wayne, however those concerts end on April 28. Britney's tour begins June 17 in Sacramento, so it could work.

If it goes down, you'll be the first to know when we do.

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Will X mark the judging spot for Nicki Minaj?

Insiders tell The New York Post that Simon Cowell has met with this hip hop star about coming on board The X-Factor this fall as a judge. She would join recently-announced producer L.A. Reid on the panel if she agreed to make the move.

Nicki Minaj: The Devil?

"Simon thinks Nicki is fantastic. She's sassy, she looks great and she has bags of personality," a source tells the newspaper. "Nicki has a large following and she fits well with the ethos of the show, which plans to usher in a new generation of musical talent."

Auditions for The X-Factor kick off on March 27.

This would be an unusual gig for Minaj to accept, considering her current popularity. Most singers join a reality show to revive a career (see Aguilera, Christina on The Voice and Lopez, Jennifer on American Idol). Other names under consideration include Tommy Mottola, Nicole Scherzinger and Cheryl Cole.

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UPDATE: We can now answer the question posed in the headline: No. Sources have said Minaj will NOT serve as a judge.

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Nicki Minaj is not a whore bag, but she is excited: the artist is about to kick off a tour across the country with Lil Wayne.

"The last time I toured with Wayne I was onstage for three minutes," said Minaj to MTV, going back two years. "Now I have my own set, I have my own lighting, my own costumes, my own dancers, my own everything. And this is what I've been praying for [for] a very long time."

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Wayne admits he didn't see this kind of success coming for Nicki, but he's thrilled it's arrived:

"She's blossomed into a megastar with this new attitude and this style. Now when I talk to her, I just tell her, 'Do what you do, baby.' I used to be able to go into the studio and say, 'Nah, don't say that, don't say that.' You know, 'That was better.' Now, do what you do, baby. I don't have a clue about what you're doing right now, but it's working, do it."

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