Zayn Malik, Beyonce, Justin Timberlake, Spice Girls

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Even though most Directioners are devastated over Zayn Malik leaving One Direction to pursue a solo career, it's certainly not the first time the music world has seen a big band shakeup.

Especially for the '90s kids who are all too familiar with the trauma of watching fan favorites like 'N Sync, Backstreet Boys and Destiny's Child all head for splitsville.

Some of the time, it's just one performer who's ready to brave the industry alone such as Beyoncé or Justin Timberlake—but even so, we still know just how hard it is to say "Bye, Bye, Bye."

While we continue to mourn Zayn's 1D departure, check out our gallery full of band breakups and shakeups!

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