Lady Gaga "Can't Wait" For 'Born This Way' World Tour

16 January 2012, 17:36 | Updated: 16 January 2012, 17:57

The 'Judas' singer says she is already getting excited about the start of her next world tour later this year.

Lady Gaga has teased plans for her new 2012 world tour and says she "can't wait" to head out on the road.

The 'Marry The Night' singer has confirmed plans to begin her 'Born This Way' tour later this year, in support of her second studio album, and says work on the tour has already started.

"I'm drinking a beer looking over the new ball blueprints," Lady Gaga tweeted last night (15th January).  "I can't wait to throw this effen party. ELECTRO POP OPERA!"

The 'You & I' singer is also working on tracks for her third album, which is also expected to be released some time in 2012.

Lady Gaga also thanked her fans on Twitter yesterday after reaching over 18 million followers on the social networking site.