One of the year's most successful artists Nicki Minaj celebrated her 26th birthday in style! The rapper held a lavish birthday bash at TAO Nightclub in Las Vegas on Thursday night.

Wearing a sparkling beaded bodysuit and one of her signature blonde wigs, Nicki looked absolutely stunning!

Nicki Minaj Celebrates Her Birthday At Tao In Las Vegas With Cassie and Amber Rose

The rapper was joined by some of her closest friends, including Kanye West's ex-girlfriend Amber Rose and singer/model Cassie.

Also in attendance at the party was Nicki's boss and mentor Lil' Wayne. In compliance with his probation orders, the rapper was seen sipping on water instead of alcohol.

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Nicki Minaj Celebrates Her Birthday At Tao In Las Vegas With Cassie and Amber Rose

Nicki's birthday isn't the only thing she has to celebrate. The Your Love singer's debut album Pink Friday recently sold 400,000 copies, giving her the second highest debut for a female rapper in history!

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I can't wait to see what Nicki has in store for us in 2011!