"Un-Break My Heart" is a song by American recording artist Toni Braxton from her second studio album, Secrets (1996). Written by Diane Warren and produced by David Foster, the ballad was released as the album's second single. The song ranked at number ten on The Billboard Hot 100 All-Time Top Songs and number three on the Top Billboard Hot 100 R&B/Hip-Hop Songs.

The song became Braxton's second consecutive number-one single on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It stayed at number one for eleven weeks in a row during late 1996 and early 1997, becoming Braxton's biggest hit to date. It also rose to number two on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. Background vocals were performed by R&B singer Shanice Wilson. In the United Kingdom, the single was held off the number-one spot by the charity band Dunblane's "Knockin' on Heaven's Door"/"Throw These Guns Away", who were raising money in the light of the Dunblane massacre. After falling before peaking again at number two it was held off by the Spice Girls' "2 Become 1". In total "Un-Break My Heart" spent twelve weeks inside the UK top ten.
Music video

The music video was directed by Billie Woodruff and featured Braxton mourning the death of her lover, played by model Tyson Beckford.

Several remixes were created; one of which was Hex Hector's and Soul Solution's Club Mix, which reached number one on the Hot Dance Club Play in the first quarter of 1997. The remix by Frankie Knuckles was also very popular in clubs in the UK and was also the version played on BBC Radio 1 and various A-Lists at the time.

Other artists have covered the song, including Johnny Mathis. Alexander O'Neal covered the song on his 2008 album, Alex Loves. Il Divo (with whom Braxton would later record the duet "The Time of Our Lives") also covered this version in 2004 for their self-titled debut album Il Divo. Filipino singer Nina also recorded her own version of the song for her 2008 album Nina Sings the Hits of Diane Warren.

The song was recorded by Braxton in Spanish as "Regresa a Mi" (translating into "Come Back to Me"). "Regresa a Mi" was first released as an additional track to the 1996 single release of "Un-Break My Heart". Mexican singer Yuridia, known for her Spanish-language versions of famous English-language ballads, also included a version of the song on her album Habla El Corazon. In 1997, saxophonist Marion Meadows covered the song for his album Pleasure.

Several cover versions exist in different languages. A cover version in Ukrainian was also recorded in 1996 by Ani Lorak. A cover version in Russian was also recorded in 1998 by pop singer Alla Gorbacheva, called "Сердце не плачь" (transliteration: "Serdtse ne plach"; translation: "Heart, Don't Cry"). A Hungarian version was recorded by Viktoria Pintacsi, called "Szett?rt egy sziv" ("A Heart Has Been Broken"). French singer Mireille Mathieu included a French version called "Reste avec moi" ("Stay with Me") as one of two new songs in her 1998 compilation album Son grand numero.

Alternative rock band Weezer recorded a cover of the song that was released on their 2010 rarities album Death To False Metal. In the same year, British melodic rock band Serpentine included a version of the song on their album 'A Touch Of Heaven'.

Braxton won a Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance in 1997. She also won Best Female R&B Vocal Performance in the same year for the song "You're Makin' Me High". In a 2006 poll for Channel Five's program "Britain's Favourite Break-up Songs", "Un-Break My Heart" was voted twenty-seventh. The song also appeared as one of the official songs for the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany on the Voices from the FIFA World Cup album.

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