Nicki Minaj Joins Justin Bieber For ‘Beauty And A Beat’ AMAs Performance

By Sowmya Krishnamurthy

After performing her own single “Freedom” on Sunday night’s (November 18) American Music Awards, Nicki Minaj joined pop star Justin Bieber during his set for their collaboration “Beauty And A Beat.

Outfitted in tight black spandex, a black-haired and very voluptuous Nicki spit her verse to Justin’s red, choreographed number. “Justin Bieber just dry humped NickiMinaj on national television,” tweeted one fan while cultural critic Lola Ogunnaike chucked “Justin Bieber can’t handle all of that nicki Minaj bootie. You’ve got to be over five feet to ride that roller coaster.”

Nicki also snagged the Rap honor of the year over YMCMB colleagues Drake and Tyga. AMA noms are based on broadcast airplay and online popularity, the latter of which will certainly play a big role in determining just who wins: Fans voted for their favorites in all 20 categories (including Artist of the Year, Favorite Male and Female Artist and Favorite Band, Duo or Group) through AMAVote.com and AMA.abc.com