Nicki Minaj’s New Album Leaves Its “Print” On The Charts (@NICKIMINAJ)

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NICKI MINAJs third full-length album,The Pinkprint[Young Money Entertainment/Cash Money Records], arrives at #1 on theBillboardTop R&B/Hip-Hop Album & Top Rap Albums Chart thisweek. This marks Minajs third consecutive #1 debut on each of those charts. The Grammy Award-nominated, multi-platinum, hip-hop trend-setter also made an impressive Top 5 debut on theBillboardTop 200, entering at #2.The Pinkprintsees Minaj closing out the year as the second highest selling female debut of 2014.The Pinkprintavailablehere!

As soon as the album went live on iTunes, it seized the #1 spot, holding strong for a week to follow. Amongst its 16 tracks,The Pinkprintincludes the double-platinum smashAnacondaandOnly[featuringDrake,Lil Wayne, andChris Brown], which drummed up over 20 million YouTube/VEVO video views in a week since its release. The latest singleBed of Lies[featuringSkylar Grey] is out now.

The Pinkprintalso continues to receive unanimous critical acclaim. In its four-star review,Rolling Stonewrites, The realness she reveals is genuinely dazzling and This is a rap royal in full flex. Were lucky to watch the throne.Billboardcalls it, her best album to date,The Los Angeles Timesclaims, ThroughoutThe Pinkprint, shes intent on channeling her talent to explore and document her many moods. The combination is often, if not always, intoxicating,Pitchforkdubs it, intriguing, andHipHopDxpraises it as an ambitious undertakingNICKIhas wrangled in highly entertaining fashion.

NICKI MINAJonce again reigns supreme withThe Pinkprintout now.

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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