Breakups are lousy. You can sit and wallow in your sadness for a while because everyone deserves to be self-pitying sometimes, but then as Taylor says, it’s time to “shake it off”. It’s time to listen to some songs that will help drag you back from your misery and get you ready to get back on the love train or embrace singledom for a while.
A great song for reminding you that no matter how much it hurts, you will definitely find love again.
The ultimate girl power song. Throw your handbag on the ground and dance around in single pride!
One of Britney’s best, boasting a message of being stronger without a bad man than with him.
The late great Whitney preaches about moving on from a cheater holding your head high.
Sometimes relationships just don’t work, and the feeling is perfectly encapsulated here by the legendary ABBA.
Life is too short to be spending time on a man you know isn’t good enough for you. Listen to Toni!
We’ve all been there, but Ed Sheeran has put into music what many of us cannot bear to say out loud.
An underrated Madonna song about the determination to get over a breakup and not let it define you.
Need to vent some break up anger? You can’t go wrong with this classic by Alanis Morissette!
A slice of perfect pop from the original American Idol winner, full of girl power and no regrets!
Cee Lo Green puts all of the essentials of getting over a break up in to four minutes of catchy pop.
We’ve all belted out the famous ‘to the left, to the left’, and with this song Beyoncé become the patron saint of strong break ups!
This song was a huge Britney burn at the time, but now it’s a universal break up song for everybody!
That’s right girls, listen to Destiny’s Child. You don’t need that good for nothing man, you’re a survivor!
Some catchy pop from Lily Allen that lets you know you will see the funny side of your break up one day.
The late great Amy Winehouse gives us a song about inevitably bad relationships and how we must strive to move on from them.
Hey, you know what? Pink knows that she isn’t defined by her partner, and you shouldn’t be either.
Let’s be real. If the gorgeous J. Lo is singing about heartbreak, then we know that it is a completely universal feeling!
This 2000s teen singer has something important to say about not being in a relationship where you give and get nothing in return.
Sometimes in order to move on, you just have to get all of your anger out. Let All American Rejects help you with that!
A slice of classic boy band pop, with Justin and the guys deciding that enough is enough in a bad relationship.
One of music’s greatest female stars throws her two cents in to the breakup hate, preaching strength and resilience.
Taylor is reminding us that it’s never a good idea to get back together. Once the relationship has turned, it’s never going to be the same!
Another great pop anthem about coming out of your relationship with lessons learned and confidence regained.
Pop country queen Sheryl Crow gives her take on the problems that come arise from an unhealthy relationship.
Whenever you are feeling down about your breakup, let Katy bring you out of your funk and remind you that are a champion!
Another slice of amazing country pop, with Carrie Underwood exacting some of the revenge you wish you could!
Gwen Stefani sings about the problem with having a relationship with somebody with too many personality clashes.
A catchy tune to remind you that you really don’t need a man to be happy in life!
The absolute modern girl power anthem. Listen to Beyoncé. She thinks that women deserve the best, and that includes you!
Your turn now ladies. Pitch in with your favorites.
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