Best of 2009

Split! The Year's Biggest Breakups

From Jessica and Tony to Jon minus Kate, it was a year of dramatic endings


They were supposed to spend Feb. 8 at the Grammy Awards. But instead, Chris Brown surrendered to police for the brutal assault of then-girlfriend Rihanna. The pair briefly reconciled, but Rihanna was soon linked to Canadian rapper Aubrey "Drake" Graham, while Brown – who was sentenced to community service – told PEOPLE that he still loves his ex.

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