Obama includes Wizkid, Tems on list of favorite music of 2020

Obama includes Wizkid, Tems on list of favorite music of 2020

Barack Obama, the former President of the United States of American has included Nigerian talents, Wizkid and Tems on his favourite music of 2020.


Barack Obama published the playlist on his Instagram page on Saturday, December 19.


The former President added Wizkid’s single, ‘Essence’ featuring Tems on his music playlist for 2020. The single is off Wizkid’s fourth studio album, Made In Lagos.


On the list, international acts such as Megan Thee Stallion,  J Cole, and others.


ALSO READ: Chris Brown eulogizes Tems’ musical prowess


Sharing the lost, he wrote: “Here are some of my favorite songs of the year. As usual, I had some valuable consultation from our family music guru, Sasha, to put this together. I hope you find a new song or two to listen to.”


Check out the playlist below.


Barack Obama also unveiled his favorite movies and books for this year.


Sharing the list on social media, the ex-US president wrote;

As 2020 comes to a close, I wanted to share my annual lists of favourites.
I’ll start by sharing my favourite books this year, deliberately omitting what I think is a pretty good book – A Promised Land – by a certain 44th president.
I hope you enjoy reading these as much as I did.

“Like everyone else, we were stuck inside a lot this year, and with streaming further blurring the lines between theatrical movies and television features, I’ve expanded the list to include visual storytelling that I’ve enjoyed this year, regardless of format.”


Check out both lists below.


1st News recalls that Mavin Records singerDivine Ikubor, popularly known as Rema, made the Obama playlist in 2019 with his hit single “Dumebi”.


Obama revealed in his caption that the songs included on his list aided him through numerous activities in 2019. These activities include driving, workout programs, etc.


Read the caption below.

“From hip-hop to country to The Boss, here are my songs of the year.

If you’re looking for something to keep you company on a long drive or help you turn up a workout, I hope there’s a track or two in here that does the trick.”


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