Released on November 11, 1996, Toni Braxton's single Unbreak My Heart came straight from her second studio album - Secrets. The ballad was written by Diane Warren and L.A. Reid had convinced Toni Braxton to record and include it on her album eventhough she didn't like it.
When the song was released to fans it had seen instant commercial success worldwide. In the United States, the song peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100. Toni Braxton performed the song during the opening ceremony of the 1996 Billboard Music Awards.
The song portrays Toni Braxton mourning the death of her boyfriend while trying to remember the good times they had spent together.