01/10/2012 AT 8:00 AM ET
Out with the old, in with the new.
Speaking to Marie Claire, even Aguilera herself admits that she’s been through a “rough year,” marked by a series of minor highs and major lows.
The singer was asked to perform the National Anthem at the Super Bowl in February, only to flub the lyrics. Then, less than a month later, she and her boyfriend, Matthew Rutler, were arrested – she for public intoxication, and he for DUI.