It's official, is going to kick off upcoming live telecast of 2011 MTV Video Music Awards. The announcement was made by her Little Monsters live from Times Square on Thursday night, August 18. Together, the crowd unfolded a banner that read, "GAGA TO OPEN VMAs!!!" for her upcoming performance have been revealed a day prior.
"I have a really big announcement," she teased before adding, "But I thought as usual, instead of me announcing it, I'd let the Little Monsters do it for me." Sharing her excitement about getting the opening slot, she gushed, "It means the world to me. I just feel really blessed every day. I have the most amazing fans."