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The Art of Seduction: 9 (Amazing) Celebrity Lap Dances

The art of seduction is as old as time and the fastest way to a fan's heart. Nicki Minaj's onstage striptease during Sunday night's Billboard Music Awards was enough to paralyze Lil Wayne, but she's not the first to flaunt her assets in front of an audience. For years, some of our favorite artists have dedicated a small (or large) portion of their live show to seducing one lucky fan in front of thousands. Whether the results are sexy, hilarious, awkward or all of the above, celebrity lap dances are always entertaining. Click through the pages for our favorites.

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Destiny's Child perform "Cater 2 U" at 2005 BET Awards.
Beyoncé, Kelly and Michelle coordinated curve-hugging gowns and their sexiest moves for a dirty dancing routine. Set to the sounds of their 2005 single "Cater 2 U," Magic Johnson, Nelly and Terrence Howard were handpicked for one of BET's most memorable moments. The expression on Howard's face is priceless!

Janet Jackson performs "Rope Burn" on Velvet Rope Tour.

Long before Rihanna and Nicki were handing out lap dances like hot cakes, Miss Jackson revolutionized dirty dancing with her "Rope Burn" routine in 1998. Janet works her way up and down a pole before laying a passionate kiss on an excited male fan.

Janet Jackson goes S&M for "Would You Mind" performance.

We couldn't pick just one. Ten years after her Emmy Award-winning "Velvet Rope World Tour," the icon transformed into a dominatrix for a gravity defying and mouth watering rendition of "Would You Mind." The crazed fan strapped to an S&M contraption is hysterical. We're surprised Janet could keep a straight face through this one.

Usher gets lap dance from fan.

During a performance of "Trading Places," the tables were turned as Usher received a lap dance from a female fan. Dancing as if there was no one else in the room, this girl is more than enthusiastic while gyrating on top of the sex symbol.

Rihanna gives "Skin" lap dance.

RiRi's 2010 LOUD Tour was pretty much an ode to all things sexy. It was only right that the provocative singer take it up a notch for this sizzling slow jam.

Britney Spears gives Joe Jonas a sexy dance.

In classic Britney fashion, the singer rocks lingerie for a tame but playful dance in front of Joe Jonas. The singer, who joined Spears for the European leg of her 2011 Femme Fatale Tour, looks more than pleased.

Chris Brown performs "Take You Down" at Miami Springfest.

He may be controversial, but no one can deny Chris Brown's talent for dancing. The shirtless bad boy leaves little to the imagination when he swivels his hips for a female fan in Miami.

Mya performs "My Love Is Like..." for Carson Daly.

Mya was the number one seductress in her prime. Ten years ago, the biracial beauty bump and grinded her way to Carson Daly's lap during the "MTV Bash" TV Special.

Teairra Mari gives "Birthday Sex" lap dance.

What was supposed to be sexy ended up being awkward when the former Roc Nation princess attempted acrobatics for this Power R&B Showcase in New York City.

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Kelly Rowland Says Her Highly-Anticipated Project Is "Definitely Coming"

Six years ago, Kelly Rowland released her fourth studio album titled Talk a Good Game. The project boasted hit singles like "Kisses Down Low" and the transparent "Dirty Laundry." Now, the Houston native is preparing to release a project that'll surely satisfy fans' patient earbuds.

In an interview with Billboard, Rowland shared her hopes for putting out a new body of work and the pressure that she's encountered since she's been in the studio. "This is by far the longest, most pressure-filled process ever, only because I know what it's supposed to be and I have been so hard on myself. I know it," she said. "And it's the first time I've said it out loud. I've been extremely hard on myself. But it's definitely coming, and I'm more so excited about this project than anything else."

The news follows the recent release of Rowland's "Kelly" track, which was met with critical acclaim in November 2018. In addition to preparing the release of new music, the "Motivation" singer discussed fans' wish for a Destiny's Child reunion. The rumors have been fueled by social media photographs of Rowland with either Beyonce or Michelle or all three, especially during Beyonce's past Coachella performance. But Rowland assures readers that it's not what they think.

"It's so funny. I guess every time people see us together, they just see music but I see sisterhood, and that's what we are and that's what me, her, Michelle [Williams] and Solange and I are. People see us all together, they immediately think music. I'm like, no. Just family." As Rowland previously mentioned Solange, she hopes to one day work with her again.

"I'm a huge fan," she said. "I love her writing and how detailed and particular she is. I always wanted to figure out how the heck she has so many different layers of harmonies when she is constructing these vocals, and it's so complex but simple. It's genius. It's the genius in her genius mind that she has in there." One of the last times the pair collaborated was on Rowland's "Simply Deep" track off her debut solo album of the same name. Solange also penned a few songs off the same project. Fast forward to 2016, and Rowland's vocals were featured on Solange's iconic A Seat at the Table.

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Teyana Taylor To Pay Homage To Ballroom Culture In "WTP" Video

Teyana Taylor aims to keep her hot streak of innovative videos coming thanks to this recent announcement. Taking to Instagram on Wednesday (Jan. 9), the "Gonna Love Me" singer will show adoration to ballroom culture in the visual for "WTP."

Directed by Gregory "Beef" Jones, The Aunties Inc., and Taylor herself, the Harlemite takes viewers on her journey to the expression-filled space where she hopes to rack up 10s across the board from a group of judges. The premise of the video also seems to follow a mockumentary format airing on a fictional network named FEMTV. Alongside Taylor, other men and women get ready to display their talents and confidence on the ballroom floor.

"WTP" is featured on the mother-of-one's sophomore album, K.T.S.E., which was released in June 2018. While the rollout's controversy didn't entirely muddle the excitement behind the project's debut, Taylor said she was sold on the idea that her album would be treated as the biggest out of G.O.O.D. Music's string of releases last year.

"I didn't know ahead of time that there wouldn't be any singles or visuals. But I knew that it was going to be the five-album thing," she said during a HOT 97 interview. "[Kanye] wanted [my album] to be last, he wanted mine to be the biggest. That's the way they sauced it up. I was sold."

The video will debut on Jan. 19. Check out the teaser below.

 

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👀 1.19.19 👀 #WTP Directed by @teyanataylor & @ogbeefjones @theauntiesinc 🙏🏾🙌🏾🙏🏾 The wait is ALMOST over. 😏 @museumofsex

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Trina Braxton’s Ex-Husband, Gabe Solis, Dies After Battle With Cancer

Gabe Solis, the ex-husband of Trina Braxton, lost his battle with cancer, Thursday (Dec. 20),  TMZ reports. He was 43.

Solis passed away at his home in Texas, surrounded by friends and family, according to the outlet. No official details have been released about his passing.

Solis had reportedly been keeping his cancer battle private. His death came as a shock to his loved ones. On Friday (Dec. 21), Braxton seemingly mourned the loss of her ex-husband with a cryptic Instagram meme reading, “I need a hug..E bottle of wine.”

The former couple tied the knot in 2003, and appeared together on previous seasons of WEtv’s Braxton Family Values. Despite finalizing their divorce in 2015, Braxton and Solis confronted lingering issues from their marriage during an episode of Iyanla: Fix My Life, earlier in the year.

Braxton has since moved on to a new relationship, but remained friends with Solis.

 

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