Breaking up is hard to do in pop music...especially when solo success is the aim.

Justin Timberlake set the precedent for ditching the boy band image, leaving NSYNC and becoming a superstar of his own. Zayn Malik followed in JT's footsteps when he left One Direction. His solo debut, Mind of Mine, topped the charts in 2016.

And as for ex-girl groupers, nobody's bigger than Beyoncé. Find out more above in the latest installment of PopCrush 360.

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