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Boy, Bye!

16 Pop Female Break-Up Anthems to Celebrate Independence Day

Rihanna, Christina Aguilera, Beyoncé and more provide the perfect tunes to help kick that no-good boyfriend to the curb!

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TLC, "No Scrubs"

This icy single finds T-Boz, Chili and Left Eye owning their worth as women. They don't have time for f-ck boys, and neither should you.

Best kiss-off lyric: "'Cause I'm lookin' like class and he's lookin' like trash / Can't get with a dead-beat ass"

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Kelly Clarkson, "Since U Been Gone"

Kelly Clarkson's vocal defiance and her ease at moving on from her ex-boyfriend is all the motivation you need to kick your guy to the curb.

Best kiss-off lyric: "You had your chance you blew it / Out of sight, out of mind / Shut your mouth I just can't take it"

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Beyoncé, "Sorry"

Forget 2006's "Irreplaceable"! Beyoncé's "Sorry," her new single from Lemonade, is the perfect anthem to turn up with your girls and dismiss the guy who doesn't treat you right. Boy bye!

Best kiss-off lyric: "I don't give a fuck chucking my deuces up / Suck on my balls, pause, I had enough / I ain't thinking 'bout you"

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Ariana Grande, "Break Free"

Blast this Ariana Grande song in the comfort of your bedroom and you'll be feeling free in no time!

Best kiss-off lyric: "I only wanna die alive / Never by the hands of a broken heart"

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Rihanna, "Take a Bow"

Rihanna gives you the perfect tips to move on from your ex-boyfriend with 2008's "Take a Bow."

Best kiss-off lyric: "Trying to apologize / You're so ugly when you cry / Please, just cut it out"

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JoJo, "Leave (Get Out)"

This song came out in 2004, when JoJo was still a teenager. But the high school anthem still applies to present-day lying men.

Best kiss-off lyric: "Get out, right now / it's the end of you and me / It's too late and I can't wait for you to be gone"

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Mariah Carey, "Shake It Off"

Going through a tough breakup? Do like Mariah Carey, and flaunt all your diva assets! Your ex-boyfriend will never compare!

Best kiss-off lyric: "You wasn't worth my time / So I'm leaving you behind / 'Cause I need a real love in my life"

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Christina Aguilera, "Can't Hold Us Down"

Christina Aguilera is always here for the ladies, and with "Can't Hold Us Down" she proves that women will have your back during the toughest times.

Best kiss-off lyric: "Said you're just a little boy / All you do is annoy / You must talk so big / To make up for smaller things"

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Britney Spears, "Stronger"

Take a note from Britney Spears' book, and grow even stronger as a woman after a failed relationship. Don't ever let a broken heart stop you!

Best kiss-off lyric: "Stronger than yesterday / Now it’s nothing but my way / My loneliness ain’t killing me no more"

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Rihanna, "Needed Me"

If you needed help finding your inner bad bitch who can throw away men as easily as the trash, this Rihanna track is for you.

Best kiss-off lyric: "You was just another n---a on the hit list / Tryna fix your inner issues with a bad bitch / Didn't they tell you that I was a savage? / Fuck your white horse and a carriage"

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Pink, "So What"

Sometimes going to straight to the bar and getting a little rowdy is the therapy you need—just ask Pink!

Best kiss-off lyric: "I'm having more fun / And now that we’re done, I'm gonna show you tonight / I'm alright, I'm just fine / And you're a tool"

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Madonna, "Sorry"

Wipe away what's left of your tears, and hit the dancefloor with this fun Madonna track.

Best kiss-off lyric: "I've listened to your lies and all your stories / You're not half the man you'd like to be"

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Fifth Harmony, "Miss Movin' On"

With "Miss Movin' On," Fifth Harmony knows just what to do to get over a bad break-up!

Best kiss-off lyric: "I'm not the way that I used to be / I took the record off repeat / It killed me but I survived / And now I'm coming alive"

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Destiny's Child, "Independent Women, Pt. 1"

Like Destiny's Child said, make sure you can take of yourself instead of always relying on a man to cater to you.

Best kiss-off lyric: "Try to control me boy, you get dismissed / Pay my own fun, oh and I pay my own bills"

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Mariah Carey feat. Nicki Minaj, "Up Out My Face"

Sometimes men push you to your breaking point, which is a sign that you need to leave his ass behind! 

Best kiss-off lyric: "Gotta board the BBJ and pull the shades down / I'm on the plane now / And don't keep calling from your mama's house"

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Taylor Swift, "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together"

Sometimes after the first breakup, you'll find yourself making up and getting back together. But, as Taylor Swift proves, not every guy deserves a second chance.

Best kiss-off lyric: "Then you come around again and say 'Baby, I miss you and I swear I'm gonna change, trust me' / Remember how that lasted for a day?"

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