Nicki Minaj Rings In 2016 with Exclusive Drai’s Live Performance at Drai’s Nightclub Las Vegas

Nicki Minaj Rings In 2016 with Exclusive Drai’s Live Performance at Drai’s Nightclub Las Vegas
On Dec. 31, 2015, Grammy Award-nominated rapper Nicki Minaj rang in the new year by serving up a full-length concert performance presented by Drai’s LIVE shortly after leading the countdown to 2016 at the packed Drai’s Nightclub at The Cromwell in Las Vegas. (Photo credit: Bryan Steffy / Getty Images / www.BryanSteffyPhoto.com)

Nicki Minaj performs at Drai’s Nightclub Las Vegas
Nicki Minaj performs at Drai’s Nightclub Las Vegas

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The multi-talented songstress was met with thunderous cheers as she took the Drai’s pool deck stage just moments before the clock struck Midnight to lead the countdown and deliver a champagne toast, sharing, “Happy New Year, Las Vegas! May you be blessed and prosperous in 2016!”

Nicki Minaj performs at Drai’s Nightclub Las Vegas
Nicki Minaj performs at Drai’s Nightclub Las Vegas

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Minaj and partygoers enjoyed panoramic views of the city’s eight-minute firework presentation from exclusive viewing areas at the rooftop club.

Nicki Minaj performs at Drai’s Nightclub Las Vegas
Nicki Minaj performs at Drai’s Nightclub Las Vegas

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Later in the night, the “Super Bass” singer took the Drai’s LIVE stage to serve up a full-length concert performance featuring some of her biggest hits, including “Starships,” “Anaconda,” “Moment 4 Life” and more. Minaj topped off an unforgettable trip to Sin City with a stay in The Cromwell Suite, the boutique resort’s largest and most exclusive suite.

Nicki Minaj performs at Drai’s Nightclub Las Vegas
Nicki Minaj performs at Drai’s Nightclub Las Vegas

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Minaj’s performance was the first installment of a star-studded New Year’s Eve weekend lineup featuring full-length concert performances by resident artists Chris Brown on Jan. 1 and The Weeknd on Jan. 2, as well as the Drai’s LIVE debut of rapper A$AP Rocky on Jan. 3.

Nicki Minaj arrives at Drai’s Nightclub Las Vegas
Nicki Minaj arrives at Drai’s Nightclub Las Vegas

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Victor Drai arrives to Drai's Nightclub Las Vegas for Nicki Minaj's NYE Performance
Victor Drai arrives to Drai’s Nightclub Las Vegas for Nicki Minaj’s NYE Performance

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For tickets, table reservations and more information visit DraisLV.com/nye2016.