Barack Obama is aware of what’s good. The previous president revealed his playlist of favourite songs from 2022 on Friday (Dec. 23).
“I at all times take pleasure in sharing my finish of 12 months music playlist with all of you — and this 12 months we heard quite a lot of nice songs. Listed here are a few of my favorites,” he tweeted. “Are there any songs or artists I ought to try?”
Certainly. Of the 25 songs he listed, 13 of the artists who created these tunes are nominated for 2023 Grammy awards. And the genres are fairly various. Obama’s favorites run the gamut from hip-hop to nation, Afrobeats to pop, Latin to rock and extra.
So what did he spin on repeat this 12 months? All the things from Kendrick Lamar’s “The Coronary heart Half 5,” which the artist shock dropped days forward of the Might arrival of Mr. Morale & The Huge Steppers; to Unhealthy Bunny’s “Titi Me Pregunto” off this 12 months’s Prime Billboard 200 Album Un Verano Sin Ti; Beyonce’s “Break My Soul” from Renaissance; Zach Bryan’s “One thing within the Orange”; “Maggie Rogers’ “That’s The place I Am”; Burna Boy’s “Final Final”; Lizzo’s “About Rattling Time” and extra.
The one artist who made it onto the previous president’s favourite songs of the 12 months playlist each in 2021 and 2022 is Lizzo. Final 12 months, Obama repeatedly spun the “2 Be Liked” singer’s Cardi B collab “Rumors.”
See which tunes made the forty fourth president’s checklist of favourite songs in 2022: