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Nicki Minaj shatters video record with ‘Anaconda’

Nicki Minaj shatters video record with ‘Anaconda’

VIDEO VIEWS: Nicki Minaj has set a new Vevo record. Photo: Associated Press

Nicki Minaj’s racy “Anaconda” video has smashed viewing records at promo-sharing website Vevo.

The film racked up 19.6 million views in 24 hours hours, breaking Miley Cyrus’ first-day clicks for “Wrecking Ball,” which picked up 19.3 million hits in the same time period.

“Anaconda” has now pulled in close to 40 million views since it was released on Tuesday.

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