After dropping her "Black Beatles" remix last week, Nicki Minaj kicks off this week by joining Ariana Grande to perform "Side to Side" at the 2016 American Music Awards.

For this performance, the ladies hit the jungle, with Grande heating things up first. While at the MTV Video Music Awards the two were on the workout tip, this time it's palm trees, sand and topless dudes.

"I've been here all night, I've been here all day/And boy, got me walkin' side to side," Grande sings before Nicki enters.

The Queen Barb, dressed in denim, made their titles known while getting provocative. "I'm the queen of rap, young Ariana run pop," she rhymes while seated on a wicker chair—her jungle throne.

Grande ended things by showcasing her own sexy side as she slid down beside Nicki's leg with her back to the audience.

Watch Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande link up onstage above.

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