Spotify Releases Playlists Of What Obama Listens To

First Lady Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama Dance Together at the Presidents Ball

He’s the leader of the free world and apparently really likes listening to Beyoncé; Spotify has released two playlists ‘hand-crafted’ by the president of the United States.

Today, the White House joined Spotify — and our inaugural playlist was hand-picked by none other than President Obama. When asked to pick a few of his favorite songs for the summer, the President got serious. He grabbed a pen and paper and drafted up not one, but two separate summer playlists: One for the daytime, and one for the evening,” a White House official said in a press release.

The two playlists are listed below:

Daytime Playlist:

Ain’t Too Proud to Beg — The Temptations

Live It Up — The Isley Brothers

Memories Live — Talib Kweli & Hi Tek

Tombstone Blues — Bob Dylan

So Much Trouble in the World — Bob Marley & The Wailers

Paradise — Coldplay

Tengo Un Trato (Remix) — Mala Rodriguez

Wang Dang Doodle — Howlin’ Wolf

Another Star — Stevie Wonder

Hot Fun in the Summertime — Sly & The Family Stone

Boozophilia — Low Cut Connie

Wherever Is Your Heart — Brandi Carlile

Good Day — Nappy Roots

Green Light — John Legend

Gimme Shelter — The Rolling Stones

Rock Steady — Aretha Franklin

Down Down the Deep River — Okkervil River

Pusher Love Girl — Justin Timberlake

Shake It Out — Florence + The Machine

La Salsa La Traigo Yo — Sonora Carruseles

Evening Playlist:

My Favorite Things — John Coltrane

Superpower (feat. Frank Ocean) — Beyoncé

Moondance — Van Morrison

Is Your Love Big Enough? – Lianne La Havas

How Can You Mend a Broken Heart — Al Green

Red & White & Blue & Gold — Aoife O’Donovan

Nothing Even Matters — Lauryn Hill and D’Angelo

The Best Is Yet to Come — Frank Sinatra

You Don’t Know Me — Ray Charles

I Found My Everything — Mary J Blige

Help Me — Joni Mitchell

I’ve Got Dreams to Remember — Otis Redding

Suzanne — Leonard Cohen

Feeling Good — Nina Simone

Stubborn Love — The Lumineers

Until — Cassandra Wilson

UMI Says — Mos Def

The Very Thought of You — Billie Holiday

Flamenco Sketches — Miles Davis

Woo — Erykah Badu

Welcome to Spotify, Mr President.

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