Nicki Minaj brings her mom on stage to celebrate BET Hip-Hop Award win

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Nicki Minaj took home the Best Female Hip-Hop Artist trophy at Sunday's BET Awards, when she also brought a piece of home to the stage.

The rapper escorted her mother to the podium, where Minaj demonstrated some gratitude to the woman who brought her into this world.

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Carol Maraj, left, and Nicki Minaj arrive at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 28, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Nicki Minaj arrives at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 28, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Anthony Anderson, left, and Tracee Ellis Ross arrive at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 28, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Karrueche Tran arrives at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 28, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Big Sean arrives at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 28, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
2 Chainz arrives at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 28, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 28: Actress/singer Christina Milian attends the 2015 BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on June 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for BET)
Nicki Minaj arrives at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 28, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Christina Milian arrives at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 28, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 28: Singer Jacob Latimore attends the 2015 BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on June 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for BET)
Janelle Monae arrives at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 28, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 28: Recording artist Justine Skye attends the 2015 BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on June 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for BET)
Eddy Kenzo arrives at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 28, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 28: Recording artist Justine Skye attends the 2015 BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on June 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for BET)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 28: Recording artist Flo Rida attends the 2015 BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on June 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for BET)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 28: Singer Jacob Latimore attends the 2015 BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on June 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for BET)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 28: Rapper Machine Gun Kelly attends the 2015 BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on June 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for BET)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 28: Actress La La Anthony attends the 2015 BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on June 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for BET)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 28: Actress La La Anthony attends the 2015 BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on June 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for BET)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 28: Singer Tori Kelly attends the 2015 BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on June 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for BET)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 28: Actress La La Anthony attends the 2015 BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on June 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for BET)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 28: Recording artist/actor Tyrese Gibson attends the 2015 BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on June 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for BET)
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"I just wanted to really bring my mommy up, because I always talk about my mommy and this is the first time the world is getting to see her," the "Anaconda" songstress said. "And mommy, I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for everything you've done for me, I love you so much."

Mommy returned the sweet sentiment.

Minaj closed her moment by shouting out her fellow nominees, the fans online and her "Pinkprint" collaborators — but clearly the Sunday following Father's Day was all about mom.

Watch the video above.

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