This is admittedly a subjective list based on judgments of quality instead of sales figures or radio airplay.A number of songs have expanded reviews - click on the word ' Review' to read more information about the song.

Ne-Yo has had such major success as a songwriter, that it's possible to nearly forget his stellar work as an artist.

This was the lead single to his second solo album and features elegant production from Stargate. Watch Video Overall, this song is a bit of a disappointment.

A collaboration between Def Jam's brightest young stars Rihanna and Ne-Yo deserved to be an absolute blockbuster.

It wasn't, but it's still catchy and glides along in ultra-smooth fashion.

Watch Video It took many months, but Mat Kearney finally broke through into the pop top 40 this year.

The moments that will stick in your memory are when he effortlessly glides into his upper vocal register as the chorus kicks off.Watch Video A sunny, singalong tune that takes advantage of the rocket to stardom of teenager Sean Kingston.On the charts Natasha Bedingfield avoided the sophomore curse by taking this song into the pop top 10.Sean Christopher Avery (born April 10, 1980) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player.During his career in the National Hockey League (NHL), he played left wing for the Detroit Red Wings, Los Angeles Kings, Dallas Stars and New York Rangers, gaining recognition for his agitating playing style and controversial behavior both on and off the ice.He is also known for his eclectic interests, having worked in fashion, most notably as an intern at Vogue magazine; as a model; and as a restaurateur.