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Katy Perry admits she'll be nervous for Super Bowl — and reveals guest performer

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By Eun Kyung Kim

Katy Perry may be one of the biggest pop stars around, but her upcoming halftime performance at next month's Super Bowl has her feeling a major case of butterflies.

“Can I be human and say yes, I will be nervous!” she admitted to TODAY’s Willie Geist in an exclusive interview. “But I'm going to kind of recycle those nerves and make them adrenaline.” 

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Perry has been rehearsing for weeks for the big set, hoping all that practice will calm some jitters.

The award-winning artist also announced she plans to take the stage Feb. 1 in Phoenix with a special guest, rocker Lenny Kravitz, whom she described as "an incredible rock n roll icon, a guitar god."

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Perry said getting called by the NFL and asked to perform at the Super Bowl left her stunned.

“I was weeping. And I was weeping all day actually,” she said. “I could kind of well up right now.”

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