Katy Perry  is pumped about her nine MTV Video Music Award nominations.
"OMG! I just got word that I'm nominated for 9 MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS!!! I'm kinda speechless/nervous/turned on! NOW it's up to YOU to VOTE!" she Tweeted  shortly after the news was announced Wednesday night.
"I can't sleep...I'm so excited... It feels like every birthday/christmas/first kiss I ever had. Thanks so much for believing in me. I owe u," she added to her more than eight million fans.
She lamented that she wasn't competing against a few artists in the video of the year category: "I do miss my RiRi , (s&m) Swifty , (back to dec) Kesha  (blow) & Robyn  (every vid!) Jessie J , (pricetag) in the/any categories #ohmanitstough," she wrote.
Kanye West  and Adele each received seven nominations.
The 28th annual MTV Video Music Awards will air live from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on Aug. 28.
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