Earlier this week,
That tally tied the British belter with Kanye West for the second-most VMA noms this year (they both trail Katy Perry, who leads with nine), and only further cemented her status as 2011's biggest breakout star. And so, on Friday (July 22), she took her to blog ... not only to express her excitement about the nominations, but also to reveal her rather interesting celebratory plans.
"Flabbergasted about the VMA nominations! Thank you, thank you MTV!" Adele wrote in a post. "I'm thinking about releasing a range of chairs to celebrate!"
We'd totally buy a set. And though she didn't comment on her chances of winning a Moonman (which, despite the fact that she's up against heavy hitters like Perry, Lady Gaga, and Britney Spears, we've got to say, are pretty good), Adele did write that she's already looking to another part of the VMA show — the blockbuster performances.
"I can't wait to see everyone's performances. If they're anything like the last couple years it's gonna be so exciting," she wrote. "Huge props to Sam Brown, the director of 'Rolling in the Deep!' "
You can vote for general VMA categories, including Best New Artist, by visiting VMA.MTV.com or m.mtv.com on your mobile phone. In addition, you can get in on Best New Artist text voting by texting BNA to 66333 on your wireless phone. Voting continues through the show, which airs live August 28 at 9 p.m. ET. (Verizon subscribers can vote on all categories via SMS by texting VMA to 66333; standard message rates apply.)
The 28th annual MTV Video Music Awards will air live on Sunday, August 28, from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles at 9 p.m. ET/PT. See the list of nominees, revisit last year's highlights and vote for your favorites in the general categories by visiting VMA.MTV.com.