Nicki Minaj Sweetens Maroon 5's 'Sugar' Remix: Listen

Courtesy of Republic Records
Nicki Minaj

If you need an extra injection of sweetness, who better to call than Nicki Minaj? The rapper lends a new verse to Maroon 5's just-released "Sugar" remix, which also has an updated, bouncier backbeat.

Nicki Minaj's 20 Biggest Billboard Hits

In addition to shouting out her favorite candy (Now & Laters and Jolly Ranchers, FYI), Minaj also sings about giving up her very own sugar. "Woulda, coulda, shoulda got your sugar, get your sugar," she raps as her verse transitions into Adam Levine's vocals.

Listen to the new version below:

"Sugar" just reached No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100, tying "Animals" as the highest-charting single from the band's latest album, V.


The Biz premium subscriber content has moved to

To simplify subscriber access, we have temporarily disabled the password requirement.