Top 25 Artists of the Decade for 2010 to 2019 – Nicki Minaj

by | Dec 28, 2022 | Music

Nicki Minaj

Score Position: #10

Longevity Score: 8/10

Potency Ranking: 37.78 (#23)

Lead vs. Featuring Rate: 22.22%

Best Year: 2011

Some starships don’t leave the ground. Some starships are covered in pink, dominate the rap scene, and – of course – meant to fly. Nicki Minaj is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter who gained widespread popularity in the late 2000s and became one of the most successful and influential female artists of the 2010s. She is known for her unique rap style, which blends fast-paced rhymes with pop-influenced melodies, as well as her bold, confident persona and her ability to reinvent her image and sound over the course of her career.

In the 2010s, Nicki Minaj released several successful albums, including “Pink Friday” (2010), “Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded” (2012), and “The Pinkprint” (2014). These albums spawned hit singles such as “Super Bass,” “Starships,” and “Anaconda”.

 Throughout the 2010s, Nicki Minaj also gained fame for her high-profile collaborations with other artists, including Kanye West, Drake, and Lil Wayne. For instance, her incredible verse on Kanye’s “Monster” is still one of the most replayable  verses of this generation.

Queen of the Feature: Of all the top 25 artists of the 2010s decade, Nicki Minaj had the lowest rating for Lead vs. Featuring Rate with a rate of just 22.22%.

Biggest songs of the decade:

  • “BedRock” (2009 – charted in 2010) (Young Money featuring Lil Wayne, Gudda Gudda, Nicki Minaj, Drake, Tyga, Jae Millz, and Lloyd)

  • “Bottoms Up” (2010) (Trey Songz featuring Nicki Minaj) (Certified Tune)

  • “Super Bass” (2011)

  • “Dance (A$$)” (2011) (Big Sean featuring Nicki Minaj) (Certified Tune)

  • “Till The World Ends” (2011) (Britney Spears featuring Nicki Minaj and Kesha)

  • “Turn Me On” (2011) (David Guetta featuring Nicki Minaj) (Certified Tune)

  • “Make Me Proud” (2011) (Drake featuring Nicki Minaj) (Certified Tune)

  • “Starships” (2012) (Certified Tune)

  • “Beauty And A Beat” (2012) (Justin Bieber featuring Nicki Minaj)

  • “Give Me All Your Luvin’” (2012) (Madonna featuring Nicki Minaj and M.I.A.)

  • “Anaconda” (2014) (Certified Tune)

  • “Bang Bang” (2014) (Jessie J featuring Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj)

  • “Hey Mama” (2015) (David Guetta featuring Nicki Minaj, Bebe Rexha, and Afrojack)

  • “Side to Side” (2016) (Ariana Grande featuring Nicki Minaj)

  • “MotorSport” (2017) (Migos featuring Nicki Minaj and Cardi B)

  • “Rake It Up” (2017) (Yo Gotti featuring Nicki Minaj)

  • “Fefe” (2018) (6ix9ine featuring Nicki Minaj and Murda Beatz)

  • “Chun-Li” (2018) (Certified Tune)


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