The 44th President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, continued his musical tradition of sharing playlists featuring his favorite songs on Saturday.
For the second time in a year, Mr. Obama shared his carefully curated favorite songs of the year to coincide with the festive season.
This time, Nigerian stars Arya Starr, Burnaboy and Rema made the coveted list.
Burnaboy’s ‘Last Last’, Arya Starr’s ‘Rush’ and Rema’s ‘Calm down’ earned a spot on the coveted list of artists.
On his Twitter page, he wrote: “I always love to share my end of the year music playlist with all of you, and this year, we heard a lot of great songs. Here are my favorites.
Any songs or artists I should check out?”
Other songs on his 2022 playlist include Kendrick Lamar’s “The Heart Part 5,” Bad Bunny’s “Tití Me Preguntó,” Rosalía’s “Satoko” and SZA’s “Shirt,” as well as Beyoncé, Ethel Cain, Burna Boy, Maggie other songs too. Rogers, Sudan Archives etc.
In July, the former president released his annual summer music playlist on his social media handles, with a caption explaining how happy he is to share his favorite summer songs of the year.
His The summer playlist had songs From four of Nigeria’s top charting musicians, Tems, Burna Boy, Buju and Pheelz.
Three years ago, Burna Boy’s ‘Anybody’ and Rema’s ‘Iron Man’, released in 2019, made Obama’s summer playlist and favorite music of 2019.
A year later, Burna Boy’s hit ‘My Money, My Baby’ made former US First Lady Michelle Obama’s 2020 workout playlist and was the only Nigerian artist on the list.
In 2020, Wizkid appeared in ex-U.S. On the President’s Summer List and the President’s Year End chart alongside Tems with hit single ‘Essence’.
Here is the full list below:
Kendrick Lamar: “The Heart Part 5”
Bad Bunny: “Marmoset Asked Me”
Ari Lennox: “POF”
Zach Bryan: “Something in the Orange”
Burna Boy: “The Last”
Ethel Cain: “American Teen”
Tank and Bangas: “Communion in My Cup” [ft. the Ton3s]
Coffee: “Pull Up”
Ayra Starr: “Rush”
Beyoncé: “Break My Soul”
Lord: “Life is good” [ft. Scribd Riley]
Maggie Rogers: “Where I Am”
Leyla McCalla: “Dodinin”
Steve Lacy: “The Sun” [ft. Fousheé]
The Plains: “The Problem”
Xavier Omar: “Feelings 4 You”
Danger Mouse and Black Thought: “Belize” [ft. MF DOOM]
Omar Apollo: “Tamagotchi”
Sudan Archives: “Home Maker”
NxWorries: “Where am I going” [ft. H.E.R.]
Lizzo: “About Time”
Adam Blackstone and Jazmine Sullivan: “‘Round Midnight”
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