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Nicki Minaj slams MTV for lack of VMA nominations: 'If I were a different kind of artist...'

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After having an explosive year with the release of The Pinkprint, Nicki Minaj appears to feel slighted for just grabbing three nominations for the MTV Video Music Awards.

Her nods were for Best Collaboration (“Bang Bang”), Best Hip Hop Video (“Anaconda”), and Best Female Video (“Anaconda”), but notably “Anaconda” didn’t get nominated for Best Choreography or Video of the Year, and Beyonce’s “Flawless,” on which she appeared, was shut out entirely.

Minaj took to Twitter and said that if she were a “different ‘kind’ of artist,'” “Anaconda” would have received those accolades:

She also noted the lack of love MTV gave “Flawless.”

For those keeping score, Minaj’s “Anaconda” has been watched nearly 500 million times on Vevo and garnered 76 million views in its first week out.

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