From Beyoncé to Bob Dylan - Here are the songs that made Barack Obama's 2020 summer playlist

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  • Former US president Barack Obama has revealed his 2020 summer playlist.
  • In a post on Twitter, Barack shared a list of 53 songs he has been listening to with his family.
  • Artists who made the cut include Beyoncé, Billie Eilish and Bob Dylan.


Imagine this - the Obamas sitting poolside, drinks in hand, and all of a sudden, Barack's favourite track comes on the radio. It's Work by Rihanna and Drake. Without even thinking about it, he gets up and starts grooving along. 

Sounds far-fetched, but according to Barack, that actually is one of his top tracks for the summer.

The former American president took to Twitter with a list of songs he says he has been listening to with his family during the US summer. 

"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 [sic]," the tweet reads. 

Barack added that some of the artists on his list also form part of the line-up at the 2020 Democratic Convention. "Hope you enjoy it," he ended the post.

So, who made the cut?

Among the artists on the list are Beyoncé, J. Cole, Billie Eilish, Bob Dylan and Billie Holiday - a great mix of both old and new hits. And definitely a few we could see ourselves jamming to.

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