Former President Barack Obama has unveiled his annual list of favorite songs, and once again his eclectic taste in the air shows its range.
The 44th president took to social media for the big unveiling. His selections ranged from indie rock to hip-hop to jazz and pop.
“I’ve always enjoyed listening to a wide variety of music, so it’s no surprise that I’ve listened to a bit of everything this year. Hope you find a new artist or song to add to your own playlist, ”he wrote on Instagram.
On the list was Lizzo’s big hit “Rumors” which starred Cardi B; New York City indie rock band Parquet Courts’ song “Walking at a Downtown Pace”, Lil Nas X’s “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” smash, Nas and Lauryn Hill collaboration “Nobody,” ” Mitski’s The Only Heartbreaker “and War on Drugs’ collaboration with Lucius,” I Don’t Live Here Anymore, “among others.
Obama also showed off his favorite movies of the year on social media.
In no particular order, he named “Summer of Soul”, “West Side Story”, “Power of the Dog”, “Pig” and “The Tragedy of Macbeth” among his top picks.
On Wednesday, he also unveiled his favorite books of the year, including “Matrix” by Lauren Groff, “The Lincoln Highway” by Amor Towles, “The Love Songs of WEB Du Bois” by Honorée Fanonne Jeffers, “Cloud Cuckoo Land “by Anthony Doerr and” Harlem Shuffle “by Colson Whitehead, among others.