by (@JordanRuntagh)

VH1 Celebrity Bikini Awards: Rihanna, Nicki Minaj and Beyonce Head Up The Pop Stars Edition

Bikini awards pop stars edition

Welcome back to the ever-popular and much beloved VH1 Celebrity Bikini Awards! Yes, it’s that time of year again, where we pit your favorite stripped down celebs against one another to see has the most bangin’ bikini bod of 2012. Happy summer, folks!

Pop singers are famous for giving us some of the best ear candy the world has to offer. But now they’re a treat for the eyes as well and the ears as we roll out the pop star edition of our patented Bikini Awards! We’ve got some of the biggest names in music strutting their stuff on the beach. Nicki Minaj is all business as she films her sizzling video for ‘Starships.’ But Rihanna, Beyonce and Alicia Keys are in casual mode, posting stripped down photos to their tumblrs, twitters and facebook. Jamie Lynn Spears ups the “aww” factor by posing with her adorable daughter Maddie, and LeAnn Rimes brings the “whoa” with her rock hard bod. British babes Geri Halliwell and Tulisa Contostavlos do the queen proud in their two-pieces, and LMFAO’s Redfoo, well…he’s just happy to be here. Check out the gallery below and cast your vote for the hottest pop star bikini bod of 2012. Polls close on July 15th at 11 p.m. ET!

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