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2015-07-22 08:03

New York - Taylor Swift and Nicki Minaj traded words on Twitter after the rapper said she was upset she didn't earn a nomination for Video of the Year at the MTV Video Music Awards.

Minaj tweeted multiple times that she didn't understand why her rump-shaking video for Anaconda wasn't up for the top award when MTV announced the nominees on Tuesday.

It started out like this...

Nicki was first a little surprised that her video with Beyoncé didn't get a nomination at all...

And then she caught on that Anaconda didn't get a nod for Best Choreography or Video of the Year when according to her it really deserved to...

The 32-year-old went on to refer to artists that did get the nod for the specific awards as "other girls" but did not mention any names...

Taylor Swift however - whose Bad Blood video is nominated for Video of the Year and who is the top VMA contender with nine nominations - felt as if Minaj was targeting her specifically and replied...

Nominees for Video of the Year include Beyonce's 7/11, Kendrick Lamar's Alright, Ed Sheeran's Thinking Out Loud and Mark Ronson's Uptown Funk.

Minaj then replied highlighting that she never mentioned Swift in her tweets.

Taylor then tried to cover her tracks and make the whole misunderstanding mellow out.

But Nicki was not about to let it go and used her fans to get a message across by tweeting and retweeting responses to the whole thing...

She also managed to take a shot at Taylor's Spotify incident...

Then of course to end the debacle, who enters the fight? Non-other than Kim Kardashian West.

Obviously she has absolutely nothing to do with the music industry, she just had to squeeze herself into something that was trending.

She first tweeted and then deleted this pic...

(HT: BuzzFeed, Twitter/Kim Kardashian)

And then she made as if she had no idea what was going on, but really we all know it was planned.

Anaconda, released a year ago, has 488 million views on YouTube. It earned VMA nominations for best female video and hip-hop video. Minaj is also up for best collaboration for Bang Bang with Ariana Grande and Jessie J.

Swift's nominations for Bad Blood include best collaboration, direction, editing, visual effects, art direction and cinematography. Her other hit, Blank Space, which boasts 1 billion views on YouTube, is nominated for best female video and pop video.

Bad Blood, the action-packed clip that starred Lena Dunham, Selena Gomez and Lamar, has 360 million views on YouTube.

May the best lady win...

(All GIFs: Tumblr)


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