Sneak Peak: Nicki Minaj and Keri Hilson Get Branded VH1 Divas [VIDEO]

Movies & TV

By: RI Reeves / December 3, 2010

Hip Hop’s New Barbie Princess and R&B’s pretty girl just officially earned their TV Diva stripes joining the the ranks of Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross and Mariah Carey.

Nicki Minaj and Keri Hilson will be headlining VH1 Divas Salute The Troops a special concert event at the Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) in Miramar, San Diego which will air Sunday, Dec. 5 on VH1 at 9pm ET/PT.

Comedian Kathy Griffin will host the show, which also features Katy Perry, Sugarland, Paramore and Grace Potter and The Nocturals and will be broadcast internationally on the Armed Forces Network. Presenters for the show will include Brandy and Jersey Shore’s Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi. —Ronke Idowu Reeves

Here’s a sneak peak look at Keri Hilson and Katy Perry in rehearsals for the opening number.