Britney Spears reveals most 'amazing' things about year 2012

London, Dec. 21 (ANI): Britney Spears has revealed the top three things that made year 2012 "amazing" for her.

The 31-year-old singer credited her career move to become judge on the 'X-Factor' that helped her to come out of her shell.

"It's no secret I'm a shy person," People magazine quoted her as saying.

"I feel doing this show over the past year has allowed me to come out of my shell a lot more.

"Everyone on the show has been amazing and made me feel really comfortable," she said.

The second thing that made her year "amazing" were her kids Preston, 7 and Jayden, 6.

"It's really amazing to see how quickly my boys are growing up.

"It seems like yesterday I was reading books to them at night. Now I sit and listen to them read me books!" she said.

The third most amazing thing she's had an amazing year is because of her fiance Jason Trawick.

"It amazes me that no matter what situation I'm in," she said.

"Jason has the ability to always make me feel protected and loved," she added. (ANI)