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Nicki Minaj's Style Evolution On The Red Carpet Since 'Pink Friday'

A look back on the rapper's many fashion eras.

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Since day one, Nicki Minaj has never been afraid of fashion. The rapper has gone through many different eras, changing up both her music and red carpet style. From over-the-top costumes to glamorous couture, check out Minaj's full style evolution ahead.

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2009, BET Hip-Hop Awards

Wearing a leather jacket and cutout black pants to the 2009 BET Hip-Hop Awards.

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2010, BET Awards

Wearing a white corset gown to the 2010 BET Awards.

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2010, VMAs

Wearing a Lura Starr top and trousers at the 2010 VMAs.

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2010, American Music Awards

Wearing a colorful Manish Arora dress to the 2010 American Music Awards.

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2011, Grammys

Wearing a leopard print Givenchy look to the 2011 Grammys.

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2011, Billboard Music Awards

Wearing a pale blue catsuit by Mark Fast to the 2011 Billboard Music Awards.

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2011, MTV Movie Awards

Wearing a black vest with gold embellishments and khaki trousers to the 2011 MTV Movie Awards.

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2011, VMAs

Wearing a hand-stitched metal dress by Amato Couture to the 2011 VMAs.

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2012, Grammys

Wearing a red silk look from Versace to the 2012 Grammys.

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2012, VMAs

Wearing a baroque catsuit to the 2012 VMAs.

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2013, Met Gala

Wearing a blue cutout gown by Tommy Hilfiger to the 2013 Met Gala.

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2013, Billboard Music Awards

Wearing a red chiffon dress to the 2013 Billboard Music Awards.

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2014, MTV Movie Awards

Wearing a black Alexander McQueen dress to the 2014 MTV Movie Awards.

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2014, The Other Woman premiere

Wearing a knit Alexander McQueen dress to the 2014 premiere of The Other Woman.

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2014, Billboard Music Awards

Wearing a black Alexander McQueen cutout dress to the Billboard Music Awards.

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2014, VMAs

Wearing a leopard print Saint Laurent mini dress to the 2015 VMAs.

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2015, Grammys

Wearing a black halter gown by Tom Ford to the 2015 Grammys.

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2015, BET Awards

Wearing a black Givenchy dress to the 2015 BET Awards.

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2015, VMAs

Wearing a sparkling gold La Bourjoisie gown to the 2015 VMAs.

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2016, Time 100 Gala

Wearing a black lace Givenchy look to the Time 100 Gala in 2016.

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2016, Met Gala

Wearing a custom Jeremy Scott gown to the 2016 Met Gala.

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2016, VMAs

Wearing a sheer blue Bao Tranchi gown to the 2016 VMAs.

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2016, FGI Night of Stars

Wearing a lace Givenchy look to the 2016 FGI Night of Stars event.

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2017, Daily Front Row Fashion Awards

Wearing a Versace suit dress to the 2017 Daily Front Row Fashion Awards.

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2017, Met Gala

Wearing a custom Maher Jridi look to the 2017 Met Gala.

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2017, amfAR Gala

Wearing Roberto Cavalli couture during the amfAR Gala at the 2017 Cannes Film Featival.

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2017, VMAs

Wearing a bubblegum pink latex catsuit to the 2017 VMAs.

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2017, Harper's Bazaar Icons

Wearing a beaded Oscar de la Renta gown to the 2017 Harper's Bazaar Icons party.

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2018, Met Gala

Wearing a red ombré Oscar de la Renta gown to the 2018 Met Gala.

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2018, VMAs

Wearing a sheer Off-White dress to the 2018 VMAs.

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2018, Daily Front Row Fashion Awards

Wearing a jewel-encrusted Pamella Roland look to the Daily Front Row Fashion Awards in 2018.

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2018, Harper's Bazaar Icons

Wearing a strapless animal-print Vauthier gown to the 2018 Harper's Bazaar Icons party.

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2018, EMAs

Wearing a silver Versace gown to the 2018 EMAs

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2019, Met Gala

Wearing a pink Prabal Gurung high-low gown to the 2019 Met Gala.

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2020, New York Fashion Week

Wearing Marc Jacobs to the designer's Fall 2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week.

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