Lady Gaga has confirmed she will open the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards. "I'm just so excited, I can't wait and I've been planning it for a week," Lady Gaga gushed during Thursday night's MTV First: Lady Gaga event in Times Square.
The way in which the announcement was made was in true Gaga-style. "I have a really big announcement," Gaga told Sway of MTV. She continued, "But I thought as usual, instead of me announcing it, I'd let the Little Monsters do it for me."
Fans in Times Square then unfolded a banner that read "Gaga To Open VMAs!!" Check out the video...
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"It means the world to me," Gaga said about opening the 2011 VMAs. "I just feel really blessed every day. I have the most amazing fans."
It was announced that Gaga would perform and MTV began releasing a series of short promos to get fans pumped. Opening the show, however, is a whole new level of frenzy for her fans.
Besides opening the show, Gaga is up for four awards, including Best Female Video, and Best Video With a Message, Best Art Direction, and Best Choreography.
The MTV Video Music Awards air on Sunday, August 28 on MTV.
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