The playlist features a host of artists from all over the world. The playlist includes performers at this year’s Democratic National Convention, including Billie Eilish, Maggie Rogers, Common, John Legend, Leon Bridges, the Chicks, and Billy Porter.
It also includes songs from Megan Thee Stallion, Frank Ocean, Bob Dylan, Haim, J. Cole, Rihanna, Childish Gambino, Bob Dylan, Andy Shauf, Little Simz, Chika, and more.
Most interestingly, it features songs from Afrobeat singers, Wizkid, Davido, Burna Boy, Tems, and Ghanaian artiste Shatta Wale.
The playlist includes both songs released this year, like Wizkid’s Smile, featuring H.E.R and others that were not released this year, like Nina Simone’s My Baby Just Cares For Me.
Last year, the Obamas made a summer 2019 playlist that featured Rema, Burna Boy, Beyoncé, Lil Nas X, Rosalía, and others.
Check out the playlist below and let us know which one of your favourite artists made it to the list.
Over the past few months, I’ve spent a lot of time listening to music with my family. I wanted to share some of my favorites from the summer—including songs from some of the artists at this week’s @DemConvention. Hope you enjoy it. pic.twitter.com/2ZFwdN46jR
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) August 17, 2020