Lady Gaga Begins Writing For 'Born This Way' Follow-Up Album

6 January 2012, 21:20 | Updated: 6 January 2012, 21:32

The 'Judas' singer has been penning some new songs ready to head back into the recording studio this year.

Lady Gaga has revealed she has begun writing material for the follow-up to her 2011 album 'Born this Way'.

The 'Marry The Night' singer updated fans earlier today (6th January) and confirmed she is now writing new music ready to record later this year.

"Been reading a lot. Thinking about an OSHA tattoo," Gaga tweeted. "Gonna do a glass of vodka + write some music today.

The 'You & I' singer also teased plans for a brand new world tour in 2012 and says designs for the tour's staging are already underway.

She added: "Can't wait to show you the new stage."

Earlier this week Lady Gaga confirmed plans to release her third studio album later this year, claiming she already has "a million" ideas for the new record.