ESSENCE Poll: What's Your Favorite "Girl Power" Break-up Song?

Ciara's new song,"I Bet," shows that break-up songs can sometimes be empowering. What's your favorite break-up song that gives you a sense of girl power?

Ciara has a whole new attitude about love. In her new song, "I Bet," the R&B singer is dismissing an old love and moving on to something better.

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"I bet you start loving me as soon as a I start loving someone else, somebody better than you," Ciara sings. "And I know that it hurts. You know that it hurts your pride. Bet you thought the grass was greener on the other side."

This song  just goes to show that break-up songs don't always have to be depressing. There are some great songs out there where a love is lost and the woman ends up on top and and feeling much better off.

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This new track from Ciara has us thinking about some other empowering lyrics about lost love. We listed some iconic songs below but we want to know what's your favorite break-up song that gives you a sense of girl power. Take the poll and share your faves in the comments below.

What's your favorite "Girl Power" break up song?
"Irreplaceable" by Beyoncé
"Bust Your Windows" by Jazmine Sullivan
"I Will Survive" by Gloria Gaynor
"Take A Bow" by Rihanna
"Rolling In The Deep" by Adele
"So Gone" by Monica
Total votes: 275

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