Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj, and singer Jessie J opened up MTV’s Video Music Awards with a showstopping performance of their three hit songs of the summer.
Grande opened the awards show with “Break Free” in a sparkly silver getup.
She then joined in with her back up dancers.
Minaj then strutted out debuting her new Vevo record-breaking song “Anaconda” on stage. The music video for the song, which samples from Sir Mix A Lot’s “Baby Got Back,” was viewed 19.6 million times in 24 hours after it launched making it Vevo’s best-performing music video to date.
Minaj and her backup dancers were all covered in green bodypaint resembling the jungle.
The crowd loved it.
English singer Jessie J joined the duo to perform their hit song “Bang Bang.”
She started dancing with Grande who made a quick outfit change.
However, when Nicki Minaj came back out she had a bit of a wardrobe malfunction.
Minaj made some adjustments on stage and the three killed it on stage.
Watch the entire performance below:
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