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Queen Nicki: The Rapper's Most Regal Moments

From glamorous gowns to high-fashion ensembles, see Nicki Minaj's most enchanting looks.

If you didn't already know from the title of her new album, "Queen" (released August 10), Nicki Minaj is royally stylish. Whether she’s slaying the most glamorous of red carpets or sitting front row at exclusive runway shows, the 35-year-old Trinidadian-American rapper solidified her status as a fashion idol long ago. Here, a look back at all the times Nicki’s style reigned supreme. (Pictured: Christian Combs and Minaj attend the Met Gala in New York City, May 2018.)

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Nicki Minaj attends Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. (Photo by Rabbani and Solimene Photography/Getty Images) Rabbani and Solimene Photography/Getty Images WORK OF ART Minaj stuns in a red Oscar de la Renta gown at the Met Gala in New York, May 2018. NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 08: Nicki Minaj attends 2017 Harper's Bazaar Icons at The Plaza Hotel on September 8, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Sean Zanni/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images) Sean Zanni ROSE GARDEN In another Oscar de La Renta showstopper – this time at the Harper's Bazaar Icons party in New York, September 2017.

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NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 11: Nicki Minaj is seen attending Oscar de la Renta during New York Fashion Week wearing Oscar De La Renta on September 11, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Matthew Sperzel/Getty Images) Matthew Sperzel/Getty Images SNOW WHITE Keeping on trend by again wearing Oscar de la Renta to an Oscar de la Renta show, September 2017. Speaking of her love for the fashion house, the rapper told Us Weekly, “He brings it every time. He’s elegant and dope.” INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Nicki Minaj attends the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) Frazer Harrison/Getty Images THE PRINCESS DIARIES Keeping it fun in a bubblegum-pink latex jumpsuit at the MTV Video Music Awards, August 2017. LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 24: Host Jamie Foxx (L) and Nicki Minaj speak during the 2018 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for BET) Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for BET BOW DOWN A champagne toast between Minaj and Jamie Foxx at the BET Awards, June 2018. CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Nicki Minaj arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by George Pimentel/amfAR2017/WireImage for amfAR ) George Pimentel/amfAR2017/WireImage for amfAR REAL REGAL Glowing in the south of France in a lacy Roberto Cavalli dress for the amfAR Gala Cannes, May 2017.
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Nicki Minaj attends the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/MG18/Getty Images for The Met Museum/Vogue)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 21: Rapper Nicki Minaj attends the 2017 Billboard Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on May 21, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Polk/BBMA2017/Getty Images for DCP)
Matt Winkelmeyer/Chris Polk/Getty Images LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 21: Recording artists Nicki Minaj (L) and Drake attend the 2017 Billboard Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on May 21, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/BBMA2017/Getty Images for dcp) Kevin Mazur/BBMA2017 HIP-HOP ROYALTY Looking bright and shiny while sitting next to Drake at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, May 2017. LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 30: (EDITORS NOTE: Image proessed using digital filters).Singer Nicki Minaj arrives at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on August 30, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) Frazer Harrison/Getty Images 14 KARAT Reaching goddess status in a plunging, gold Labourjoisie dress at the MTV Video Music Awards, August 2015. NEW YORK, NY - MAY 01: Nicki Minaj attends the 'Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between' Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images) Neilson Barnard/Getty Images KILLER QUEEN In a custom H&M dress at the 2017 Met Gala. LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 22: Recording artist Nicki Minaj attends the 2015 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 22, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/AMA2015/FilmMagic) Jeff Kravitz/AMA2015/FilmMagic MIRROR, MIRROR Among the fairest of them all in this pink Michael Costello gown at the American Music Awards, November 2015. GOD SAVE NICKI Jason Merritt/Getty Images GOD SAVE NICKI The Versace red cloak Minaj wore to the 54th Annual Grammy Awards may have been controversial, but it was certainly throne-worthy (February 2012). Nicki Minaj and Anna Wintour attend the Carolina Herrera Spring 2012 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at The Theater at Lincoln Center on September 12, 2011 in New York City. Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage DAMES Sitting front row next to Dame Anna Wintour at the Carolina Herrera show during New York Fashion Week, September 2011. LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 13: Rapper Nicki Minaj attends The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 13, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Dan MacMedan/WireImage) Dan MacMedan/WireImage THE MAD QUEEN Stylish from the start in a leopard-print Givenchy jumpsuit at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards, February 2011.



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