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"Irreplaceable" (2006)

Beyonce

Most Heartbreaking Lyric: "So since I'm not your everything (irreplaceable) / How about I'll be nothing? / Nothing at all to you. / Baby I won't shed a tear for you / I won't lose a wink of sleep / Cause the truth of the matter is / replacing you is so easy"

19

"I'm Sorry" (1960)

Brenda Lee

Most Heartbreaking Lyric: "I'm sorry, so sorry / that I was such a fool. / I didn't know / love could be so cruel. / ¨Oh, uh-oh. Oh, yes"

18

"Burn" (2004)

Usher

Most Heartbreaking Lyric: "Think it's best we go our separate ways. / Tell me why I should stay in this relationship / when I'm hurting baby, I ain't happy baby? / Plus theres so many other things I gotta deal with. / I think that you should let it burn."

17

"Alone Again (Naturally)" (1972)

Gilbert O'Sullivan

Most Heart Breaking Lyric: "When you're shattered / left standing in the lurch at a church / Were people saying, 'My God, that's tough / She stood him up. / No point in us remaining. / We may as well go home' / As I did on my own / Alone again, naturally."

16

"Nobody Knows" (1995)

The Tony Rich Project

Most Heartbreaking Lyric: "I carry a smile when I'm broken in two. / And I'm nobody without someone like you. / I'm trembling at night and nobody knows it but me."

15

"Foolish" (2002)

Ashanti

Most Heartbreaking Lyric: "Baby why you hurt me leave me and desert me? / Boy, I gave you all my heart and all you do is tear it up."

14

"I Will Survive" (1978)

Gloria Gaynor

Most Heartbreaking Lyric: "It took all the strength I had not to fall apart. / Kept trying hard to mend the pieces of my broken heart. / And I spent oh so many nights just feeling sorry for myself. / I used to cry / now I hold my head up high."

13

"Big Girls Don't Cry" (2007)

Fergie

Most Heartbreaking Lyric: "The path that I'm walkin' I must go alone. / I must take the baby steps 'til I'm full grown, full grown. / Fairy tales don't always have a happy ending, do they? / And I foresee the dark ahead if I stay."

12

"Nothing Compares 2 U" (1990)

Sinead O'Connor

Most Heartbreaking Lyric: "It's been so lonely without you here / Like a bird without a song. / Nothing can stop these lonely tears from falling. / Tell me baby, where did I go wrong?"

11

"You're So Vain" (1972)

Carly Simon

Most Heart Breaking Lyric: "You said that we made such a pretty pair / and that you would never leave. / But you gave away the things you loved and one of them was me."

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