Love and heartbreak are the primary sources of inspiration for singer-songwriters. And if there are doubts, ask Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift, who on more than one occasion have dedicated their musical achievements to their ex.
But they are not the only ones who have dedicated an album to their relationships; more celebrities have done the same, and surely you did not know. Check the list, and you will surely be surprised.
15. Cupid’s Chokehold, Gym Class Heroes
Dedicated to: Katy Perry.
Katy was the girlfriend of Travie McCoy, vocalist of the band.
14. Fix You, Coldplay
Dedicated to: Gwyneth Paltrow.
It was written for Gwyneth after the death of her father. At that time, the actress and Chris Martin were husbands.
13. California Gurls, Katy Perry
Dedicated to: Alicia Keys and Jay-Z.
In response to Jay-Z and Alicia Keys for Empire State of Mind. Katy wanted a song that represented California.
12. Don’t, Ed Sheeran
Dedicated to: Ellie Goulding.
For cheating on him with Niall from One Direction.
11. Obsessed, Mariah Carey
Dedicated to: Eminem.
Mariah and Eminem exchanged clear messages in which each humiliated the other with musical successes.
10. Ms. Jackson, Outkast
Dedicated to: Erykah Badu.
It is an apology to Erykah after Andre 3000 decided to end their relationship.
9. Wedding Bells, Nick Jonas
Dedicated to: Miley Cyrus.
It’s about the commitment of Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth.
8. Better Than Revenge, Taylor Swift
Dedicated to: Camilla Belle and Joe Jonas.
Taylor wrote the song to “celebrate” her ex’s relationship.
7. Madness, Muse
Dedicated to: Kate Hudson.
It is inspired by the ups and downs of their relationship.
6. Dear John, Taylor Swift
Dedicated to: John Mayer.
In this song, Taylor Swift talked about her ex, John Mayer.
5. Paper Doll, John Mayer
Dedicated to: Taylor Swift.
It’s the answer to Taylor for the song Dear John by John Mayer.
4. Boyfriend, Ashlee Simpson
Dedicated to: Lindsay Lohan.
It is a response to Lindsay for accusing her of stealing her boyfriend, Wilmer Valderrama.
3. Cry Me A River, Justin Timberlake
Dedicated to: Britney Spears.
Talk about his breakup with the pop princess.
2. You’ll Be In My Heart, Phil Collins
Dedicated to: Lily Collins.
With this song, he revealed the deep love he has for his daughter.
1. Cinderella, Mac Miller
Dedicated to: Ariana Grande.
A song that reflects the most intimate of their relationship.