Rihanna Stars Recording New Music Ahead Of BRIT Awards 2012 Performance

20 February 2012, 07:47 | Updated: 20 February 2012, 07:57

The 'Talk That Talk' singer says she has started working on new music ready for her next album.

Rihanna has revealed she is starting to record brand new music after setting up a makeshift studio in her London hotel room.

The 'We Found Love' singer has now arrived in London ahead of her performance at the BRIT Awards on Tuesday (21st February), and says rehearsals for the show have been going well. 

"Brit rehearsal went smoove! Next stop, set up studio in a hotel room," Rihanna tweeted last night (19th February). "Brits rehearsal was #FAWESOME.

The 'You Da One' singer also celebrates her birthday today in the English capital after turning 24 years-old.

She added: "I'll be turning 24 making mu$ic!!!" 

On Friday (17th February) Rihanna unveiled two extensive behind-the-scenes diaries charting the making of her 2011 album 'Talk That Talk'.

This week Rihanna is expected to release an extended remix of her album track 'Birthday Cake' featuring a collaboration that will "shock the world".

Watch Rihanna performing at the BRIT Awards 2012 tomorrow night, where she is also nominated for Best International Female.