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Nicki Minaj Turns 29, Her Most Memorable Looks Of 2011 (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post     First Posted: 12/07/11 09:15 AM ET   Updated: 12/08/11 07:12 AM ET

Nicki Minaj so sweetly wished pal Britney Spears a happy birthday last week and now it's time to shower her with some birthday love. Minaj turns 29-years-young today! And if the past year is any indication of what her 29th year will be like, Minaj is going to be one happy lady.

Just this year the Trinidadian superstar has racked up some impressive accolades-- two BET Hip Hop Awards, two American Music Awards and Billboard's 2011 Rising Star award. And as Minaj blows out her 29 candles, we sure she'll be wishing to win the four Grammys she has been nominated for this year. This could be the first time a female takes home the Grammy for Best Rap Album. Fingers crossed!

And there's even more for the self-proclaimed "Barbie" to celebrate on this anniversary of her birth. Minaj's one-of-a-kind Barbie doll will be auctioned off today for the Project Angel Food charity and the video for "Fireball" her collaboration with Willow Smith debuts today. A happy birthday indeed.

But beyond her musical mastery, we've been absolutely mesmerized by Minaj's fashion choices this year. The "Super Bass" rapper has shocked us with outfits made of stuffed animals, wowed us in Oscar de la Renta and has made us seriously consider buying a pink wig. So, in celebration of her 29th birthday here's a look at 29 of her most memorable outfits this year.

Happy birthday Nicki!

CORRECTION: Nicki Minaj's birthday is on December 8th.
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NEW YORK - DECEMBER 02: Nicki Minaj attends the Billboard's Sixth Annual Women in Music event at the Capitale on December 2, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)
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