VH1 Divas Salute the Troops With Music and Fireworks

Divas like Katy Perry, Nicki Minaj, Sugarland, Keri Hilson and Heart boost troop morale by performing in sparkly dresses.

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SAN DIEGO, CA - DECEMBER 03: Singer Katy Perry performs during The USO Presents 'VH1 Divas Salute The Troops' presented by the USO at the Marine Corps Air Station on December 3, 2010 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)
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Dashing divas like Katy Perry brightened the night with electrifying performances for the USO's "VH1 DIvas Support Our Troops" Perry did several performances throughout the evening that were accompanied by several costume changes. She wore this Jessica Rabbit dress for the finale.
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Some of today's most daring divas, like Keri Hilson, Grace Potter, Nicki Minaj, and Katy Perry performed in front of American service members at the Marine Corps Air Station in Miramar Friday night for the "VH1 Divas Salute the Troops" special.
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A shockingly fit (and scantily clad) Kathy Griffin hosted the night's awards shows, rocking a military-themed bikini to show her support for our boys.
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Katy Perry showed off her patriotic colors in her flag tank top and glittery blue hot pants. "What do I want for Christmas? Well, I think what is appropriate now is, I hope the troops come home very safely," she said to the AP.
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The diva set off her own fireworks by performing in a sexy outfit that brought to mind Jessica Rabbit. As she said to the AP: "You know me, I love vintage." Clearly.
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Paying homage to the troops by wearing WAC-like attire, sans the gowns, Keri Hilson, Katy Perry and Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles performed the Andrew Sisters' signature song "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy."
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Soul music artist Keri Hilson was rocking it during her performance on "VH1 Divas Salutes the Troops."
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Hip-hop singer Nicki Minaj displayed some serious style, complete with 8-inch-heels, poodle hair, and a vividly bright dress at the concert.
Female rock legends Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart showed some love for the troops.
Newcomer Grace Potter joined Ann Wilson of Heart onstage and performed together for the service members, who were cheering and clapping throughout the night.
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R&B meets country as Keri Hilson duetted with Sugarland on stage.
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EMPTY_CAPTION"VH1 Divas Salute the Troops"' host Kathy Griffin shared the spotlight and a smile with a U.S. service member.
Hey there, Jersey's in the house! Mike "The Situation" and Snooki of "Jersey Shore" also dropped by at the event. Kathy Griffin said Snooki's secret codename should be "Operation Orange."
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More importantly, the event was really about the troops. This lucky service member poses backstage with Keri Hilson, Nicki Minaj, Katy Perry and Kathy Griffin before the show. There were live performances from Kuwait and Afghanistan as well.
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