What is the Heardle answer for May 23, Monday?

Heardle #87 won Best Female R&B Vocal Performance at the 2005 Grammy Awards with a nomination for Song of the Year.


It's another day for another Heardle after yesterday's hit classic.

This scenery should look familiar to anyone who's watched Heardle #87's music video.

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After serenading us with one of the most iconic singles of all time, Heardle #87 is pushing the clock forward to 2004 with one of the most popular songs of its generation. The hit R&B tune is said to have taken inspiration from the singer's life and all the bad things that were going on in the world at the time.

If you're a millennial, the first second of Heardle #87 will be familiar to you even if you can't name it just yet.

Now, if you're new to Heardle, it's just like Wordle but for songs. You get six chances to try and guess the song based on a single second of music that you can play. If you make more mistakes, the more of the song that you'll get to listen to, but if you'd like to get it right without wasting too much time, we've got exactly what you need.

Use these clues to guess Heardle #87:

  • The singer claims that the song was heavily inspired by the death of Aaliyah in 2001
  • According to the singer, who also wrote the song, she almost offered it to Christina Aguillera
  • As of 2020, the song has reached 4 x Platinum certification
  • Method Man makes a cameo as the singer's boyfriend in the music video
  • The song was the singer's second-consecutive chart-topper when it came out in 2004

There's no shame in admitting that you need help. It takes a lot of courage to scroll down and accept that you've exhausted all your means trying to guess Heardle #87 right.

Don't worry, you can always try again tomorrow.

The answer to May 23's Heardle is right below:

The singer of #87 has gone from an award-winning artist to actress and fashion icon throughout her career.

The answer to Heardle #87 is If I Ain't Got You by Alicia Keys.

Ray Ampoloquio
Ray is a lifelong gamer with a nose for keeping up with the latest news in and out of the gaming industry. When he's not reading, writing, editing, and playing video games, he builds and repairs computers in his spare time. You can find Ray on Twitter.
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