Barack Obama Reveals His Favorite Songs of 2020

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Barack Obama Reveals His Favorite Songs of 2020

Songs by rappers Megan Thee Stallion and DaBaby made the list.

PUBLISHED ON : DECEMBER 20, 2020 / 10:13 AM

Written by BET Staff

As 2020 comes to a close and we look ahead to 2021, former President Barack Obama has dropped his favorite songs that got him through the unprecedented year. 

In an all-new playlist curated for Spotify, he shared 29 of his top tracks on Twitter on Saturday (Dec. 19). The list includes two viral hit sensations, Megan Thee Stallion’s “Savage (Remix)” featuring Beyoncé and Internet Money’s “Lemonade.” 

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Other songs include “Summer 2020” by Jhené Aiko, “Franchise” by Travis Scott featuring Young Thug & M.I.A., “The Bigger Picture” by Lil Baby. Other artists include J. Cole, Gunna, Anderson .Paak, H.E.R., Mac Miller, and WizKid.

“As usual, I had some valuable consultation from our family music guru, Sasha, to put this together,” he wrote. “I hope you find a new song or two to listen to.” 

Grammy-nominated artist Megan Thee Stallion gave a shout out to the 44th President for recognizing one her top hits of the year. 

“Real Presidential sh** !” she wrote on Twitter just hours after Obama revealed his playlist.

Additional hits include “The Climb Back” by J.Cole; “Damage” by H.E.R.; “Love Is The King” by Jeff Tweedy; “Nada” by Lido Pimienta ft. Li Saumet; “Can’t Do Much” by Waxahatchee; “Ghosts” by Bruce Springsteen; “Levitating” by Dua Lipa featuring DaBaby; “Repeat” by J Hus featuring Koffee; “Brave” by Ruston Kelly; “Uwrongo (Edit)” by Prince Kaybee, Shimza, Black Motion & Ami Faku; “Better Distractions” by Faye Webster. And “ Blue World” by Mac Miller; “CUT EM IN” by Anderson .Paak featuring Rick Ross; “Starting  Over” by Chris Stapleton; “Mecca” by Spillage Village, Jid & EARTHGANG; “La Difícil” by Bad Bunny; “Essence,” by WizKid ft. Tems; “All My Girls Like To Fight” by Hope Tala; “Kyoto” by Phoebe Bridgers; “Sun Came Out” by Gunna; “Remember Where You Are” by Jessie Ware; “4 My Ppl” by Goodie Mob; “Distance” by Yebba and “one life, might live” by Little Simz.

Check out Barack Obama’s “Top Songs of 2020” new Spotify playlist below:

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