July kicks off next week and that means 2013 is half over, y’all! A lot of music has been been released this year, and whether it’s via a returning veteran or a fresh up-and-comer, we now present you with VH1 staff picks for the best songs of the year (so far…)
Emily’s Pick: “Michael” by The-Dream
Terius Nash has a way of making the dirtiest of couplets sound like lines from a Nicholas Sparks novel. Add some allusions to the King of Pop, and I’m helplessly hooked (just don’t tell my mom).