Nicki Minaj had the most bizarre (and perplexing) performance at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday. Her performance included a man dressed up as the Pope—who she also walked the red carpet with—her levitating and a whole bunch of fire antics.

No word from the Vatican yet but critics say Minaj is trying to out-Gaga Lady Gaga.

What say you?

lady-gaga-2012-grammy-red-carpet.jpg Nicki Minaj arrives at the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards held on February 12, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

lady-gaga-2012-grammy-stage.jpg Nicki Minaj performs onstage at the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards held at Staples Center on February 12, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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