The All About That Bass hitmaker admits she was left heartbroken when her teenage love, identified only as 'Matt', moved away to attend college and ended their two-year romance so he could play the field.

However, the humiliation strengthened her resolve and made her determined to succeed in her music career, and within months she had landed a record deal.

Trainor tells Q magazine, "My major heartbreak was Matt, my first boyfriend ever, We dated for two years then he went away to college so he could be single at college. I was devastated. But because of that I got a publishing deal, I got a record deal, and so I owe him it all!"