08/20/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

My Very, Very Sorry Playlist for Chris Brown

I've met Chris Brown a few times, and frankly he always struck me as a charming guy, as well as one amazing performer. But as we all waited for Brown to show up for dress rehearsal on the morning of the Grammy Awards this year, I learned, like the rest of the world, about a far less flattering side to the guy. But now that Brown has pleaded guilty to felony assault and apologized to his fans, I wanted to offer him this very sorry little playlist. May he keep it "Forever" as an ethical workout tape.

"Sorry Doesn't Always Make It Right" - Gladys Knight & The Pips
"Sorry" - Stevie Wonder
"I'm Sorry" - Brenda Lee
"The Apology Song" - The Decemberists
"I Apologize" - Husker Du
"I'm Sorry" - John Denver
"Regrets" - Jay-Z
"Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word" - Elton John
"Always On My Mind" - Pet Shop Boys
"Sorry" - The English Beat
"Sorry Is A Sorry Word" - The Temptations
"Mr. Guilty" - Loudon Wainwright III
"Sorry I Am" - Ani Difranco
"Apologize" - One Republic
"So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry)" - R.E.M.
"I'm Sorry" - Daryl Hall & John Oates
"All Apologies" - Nirvana

So what are your sorry additions to my playlist?