Mariah Carey forgets Auld Lang Syne's lyrics while tunefully ringing in 2021

While All I Want For Christmas Is You has stood the test of time as her most enduring festive hit, she also enjoyed success with her 2010 rendition of Auld Lang Syne.

Yet Mariah Carey struggled to recall the lyrics of the rousing traditional track when she opted to wish her Instagram and Twitter followers a Happy New Year in song.

As the clock struck midnight early Friday, the chart-topping superstar, 50, took to her social media accounts to belt out the track, before stumbling on the chorus.

Oops! Mariah Carey struggled to recall the lyrics for Auld Lang Syne, when she opted to wish her Instagram and Twitter followers a Happy New Year in song early Friday

Oops! Mariah Carey struggled to recall the lyrics for Auld Lang Syne, when she opted to wish her Instagram and Twitter followers a Happy New Year in song early Friday

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'Should auld acquaintance be forgot / And never brought to mind / Should auld acquaintance be forgot,' Mariah sang before admitting: 'I don’t know how it goes.'

After battling her way through another line, the Grammy-winning star added: 'Never could pronounce it properly!'

Refocusing her attentions on spreading festive, the New York native said to her fans: 'I love you! Happy New Year! Let’s hope for better, better days, in 2021 and beyond.'

Mariah kept the laughs coming on her Instagram Stories, when she posted a video of herself screaming as she struggled to walk through the snow in heels.

It's snow joke: Following her performance, the star teetered through the show in her high heels

It's snow joke: Following her performance, the star teetered through the show in her high heels

Celebration: As the clock struck midnight early Friday, the chart-topping superstar, 50, took to her social media accounts to belt out the track, before stumbling on the chorus

Celebration: As the clock struck midnight early Friday, the chart-topping superstar, 50, took to her social media accounts to belt out the track, before stumbling on the chorus

Angling the camera at her glittering open-toe footwear, which perfectly matched her shimmering plunging gown, the star squealed as she made her way into her home.

The singer, who regularly welcomes in the New Year in Aspen, Colorado, said in the clip: 'These are my snow boots',' before letting out the first in a series of screams.'

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'They're for sale next year,' she quipped, before exclaiming while breaking into song: 'Oh my god, they're slipping! Please don't let me slip.'

As she safely made her way into the house, with an apparent helping hand, Mariah joyfully yelled: 'Happy New Year!'

Lyrics: 'Should auld acquaintance be forgot / And never brought to mind / Should auld acquaintance be forgot,' Mariah sang before admitting, 'I don’t know how it goes'

Pronounce: After battling her way through another line, the Grammy-winning star added, 'Never could pronounce it properly!'

Lyrics: 'Should auld acquaintance be forgot / And never brought to mind / Should auld acquaintance be forgot,' Mariah sang before admitting, 'I don’t know how it goes'

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