Billboard honoring Nicki Minaj as rising star

Nicki Minaj performs on ABC's Good Morning America in New York, Friday, August 5, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)

November 23, 2011 6:55:22 AM PST
Nicki Minaj will have another moment to savor from her super year: Billboard is honoring her as its rising star of 2011.