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Nicki Minaj on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at Rockefeller Center in New York. Photograph: Theo Wargo/NBC/Getty Images

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Beyonce reacts as her husband Jay-Z carries their daughter Ivy Blue onstage to present the Video Vanguard Award during the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards in  California yesterday. Photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters 2:01

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