Lady Gaga will open the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards, the singer herself confirmed on Thursday.
"I'm just so excited, I can't wait and I've been planning it for a week," Gaga said on an MTV webcast.
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"I'm so excited and I can't wait for you guys to see it," she added, referring to her upcoming performance.
The singer was dressed in a lace dress, pearls, and an extravagant white hat as she made her announcement.
She admitted she was stunned by the thousands of fans that packed Times Square for her appearance.
The MTV VMAs air on Sunday, August 28 at 9/8 C on MTV.
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