The Good, Bad & The Fatty: Why Booty Was The Biggest In 2014 was originally published on blackamericaweb.com

1. The Best & Worst In The Year Of Booty

The Best & Worst In The Year Of Booty

So everyone’s been calling 2014 “the year of the booty.” Fair enough. With so much emphasis on the derriere in music, TV, Film (and pretty…

2. Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda” Single Cover

Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda” Single Cover

When Nicki Minaj released the cover art for her single “Anaconda,” the Young Money rapper originally broke the Internet (sorry, Kim K). Wearing nothing but…

3. Kim Kardashian’s #BreakTheInternet Magazine Cover

Kim Kardashian’s #BreakTheInternet Magazine Cover

Oh gawd. Even we didn’t see this coming. Out of the blue, downtown magazine Paper unleashed their most provocative photo in years with Kardashian again…

4. Jennifer Lopez’s “Booty”

Jennifer Lopez’s “Booty”

The New York Times was late to the booty appreciation party that has been going on for a lot longer than J. Lo’s career. But…

5. Beyonce At The Grammys and VMAs

Beyonce At The Grammys and VMAs

Beyonce wasn’t as uncouth as some other industry players, but she did flaunt that well-toned booty of hers. Most notably, while performing “Drunk In Love”…

6. Amber Rose’s Booty

Amber Rose’s Booty

As if we didn’t already know Amber had a bodacious figure, she reminded us in two memorable moments in 2014. At the VMAs, she walked…

7. Jen Selter

Jen Selter

Selter became an “Internet sensastion” (does that phrase ever get old?) when Instagram discovered the tiny White girl with a noticeably round butt. Selter, to…

8. Vogue Published “We’re Officially In The Era Of The Booty” Think Piece

Vogue Published “We’re Officially In The Era Of The Booty” Think Piece

VOGUE and The New York Times confirmed their ignorance and tardiness to the “we love big booties” party, with their happy-go-lucky think pieces on why…

9. Rihanna Accepts Her Fashion Icon Award…Booty Out

Rihanna Accepts Her Fashion Icon Award…Booty Out

To accept her awesome recognition as Fashion Icon at the CFDA Awards, Princess RiRi showed up wearing a peach, shimmery Swarvoski crystal and sheer dress…

10. Sports Illustrated’s 2014 Swimsuit Issue

Sports Illustrated’s 2014 Swimsuit Issue

The annual swimsuit cover was a glorified booty shot paired wit the “oh me?” grins from models Nina Adgal, Lily Aldrige, and Chrissy Teigen. As…

11. Gawker’s Booty-Eating Renaissance

Gawker’s Booty-Eating Renaissance

Chile…Gawker actually published an article on the rise of…how can we say this…anilingus, including some serious research of all its references in popular culture. http://bit.ly/1oBIA6H

12. Buttloads of Pain: Ass Injections Gone Wrong

While celebrities like K. Michelle and “Love and Hip-Hop’s” Nya Lee have been honest about their butt injections, or “ass shots,” just because it’s trendy…

13. Diplo Is Concerned About Taylor Swift’s “Cakes”

Super producer and pro-reggae and hip-hop lover Diplo for no reason went after Taylor Swift on Twitter, when he suggested we all donate funds for…

14. Amber Rose And Blac Chyna Twerking

Rose and Chyna let their booties go HAM on Instagram in this can’t look away twerk tutorial!

15. Nicki Minaj Twerks At SOBs

At SOBs and Hot 97’s VIP Lounge, Minaj gave her adoring crowd a twerk-athon as her Beyonce collabo “Feeling Myself” played in the background.

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