Barack Obama shares his favorite songs of 2020

As the 2020 nears its end, former US president Barack Obama carried his tradition forward and shared the annual playlist of his favourite songs.

The former president of The United States took to social media to champion his favourite songs of the year, listing records by the likes of Dua Lipa, Bruce Springsteen, J. Cole and Little Simz.

What did Barack Obama share?

Obama shared his list on Twitter and Instagram, writing: “Here are some of my favorite songs of the year. As usual, I had some valuable consultation from our family music guru, Sasha, to put this together. I hope you find a new song or two to listen to.”

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From Bruce Springsteen to Dua Lipa, Barack Obama’s annual playlist of 2020 offers a mix of different genres in music.

Songs like Shakira’s “Nada”, “Goodbye Jimmy Reed” by Bob Dylan, Phoebe Bridgers’ “Kyoto” and “Ghosts” by Bruce Springsteen make it to his favourite music of 2020.

The list of 30 tracks also features the much-discussed Megan Thee Stallion’s “Savage Remix” featuring Beyonce that even inspired the famous “Savage” dance on Tik-Tok, which has now become a part of the ‘lockdown archives’.

Last year Barack Obama’s annual playlist of favourite songs featured Indian singer Prateek Kuhad’s song “cold/mess”

Barack Obama’s love for music

In a video shared by ATTNdotcom, on Instagram, Obama can be seen reciting the first paragraph of the song. The caption on the video post reads:

“Need some inspiration? Here’s Barack Obama doing a dramatic reading of Eminem’s “Lose Yourself” – one of his hype songs from the 2008 presidential campaign.”


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