Every summer, we all can't wait for former President Barack Obama's summer playlist. It's been a tradition since 2015 and his musical tastes are incredibly diverse. While we are eagerly awaiting his 2023 summer playlist, here are the best selections from Mr. Obama's playlist over the past eight years.
"Ain’t Too Proud to Beg" – The Temptations
Obama selected this classic in 2015.
"Classic Man" - Jidenna
This was a 2016 pick and it makes sense - Obama is definitely a classic man!
"Mi Gente" - J Balvin & Willy William
A 2017 selection, which was one of the biggest hits that year.
"Bad Bad News" - Leon Bridges
In 2018, continued to show he has excellent taste with this smooth track from Leon Bridges.
"Old Town Road" - Lil Nas X (feat. Billy Ray Cyrus) [Remix]
In 2019, Lil Nas X's breakthrough hit made the list.
"Savage Remix" – Megan Thee Stallion ft. Beyoncé
Obama knew it was a hot girl summer in 2020.
"Neighbors” - J. Cole
In 2021, Obamq selected this track from J. Cole, which was released in 2016.
“Break My Soul” - Beyoncé
In 2022, Obama was feeling the return of Queen Bey and ready to be, "Back outside!"