US R+B singer Amerie will celebrate the new year in church giving thanks to God.

The Vibe award winner, 25, will reflect on 2005 express her gratitude for all her good fortune.

She says, "I always love to spend my New Years in church. We pray ourselves into the new year!

"It's a great time for giving thanks and personal reflection.

"I never like to speak before I'm finished with things, but I can the day that God is willing. In 2006, you can expect even bigger things!"