Nicki Minaj has revealed the title and release date for her new album Queen.
She made the royal announcement in grand fashion on the red carpet on Monday in New York City @ fashion’s biggest night, the annual Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit Gala. This year’s Met Gala theme is “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination” and is being co-hosted by Donatella Versace, Amal Clooney and Rihanna along with with Anna Wintour.
“It’s a big night for me because I just let the world know that my album is coming on June 15, and it’s called Queen, and I can’t wait,” she told reporters.
Before dropping what she calls her best work yet, Minaj will perform both songs on the season finale of “SNL” on May 19. Queen marks the follow-up to 2014’s The Pinkprint, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200.