Barack Obama's Annual Song List Includes Local To International Artists; Find Out Here


Barack Obama shared his annual list of favourite songs, it included indie-folk singer Prateek Kuhad to international pop sensation like Beyonce. Find out more

Written By Shrishaila Bhandary | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Former President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, shares his annual list which includes book suggestions, web shows, movies and more towards the end of the year. This year he shared his annual list of favourite music as well. The list had over thirty songs and also included Indian singer Prateek Kuhad’s cold/mess.

The video song featuring Jim Sarbh and Zoya Hussain was a hit back when it released. Moreover, the list includes songs from international pop stars like Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus’ Old Town Road and domestic hits like Big Thief’s Not. The diverse list further had songs form stars like Frank Ocean, Rosalía, Solange, the National, and DaBaby. 

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Barack Obama shares his 2019 pick for music on Twitter:

Cold/mess made it to the list alongside songs of other international sensations like Beyonce, Young Thug, Lizzo and more such artists. The list did not stick to any major labels or artists. It included internationals, older songs like La Vida Es Un Carnaval by Angélique Kidjo.

Meanwhile, Prateek Kuhad could not believe that the song made it to the former President's profound playlist. He mentioned in a Twitter feed that he is in absolute awe. He also thanked Barack Obama in his Tweet for making this the highlight for him in 2019.

Also Read | Prateek Kuhad Is 'Flipping Out' As 'Cold Mess' Makes It To Obama's Songs Of The Year List

Barack Obama started sharing his favourites list while he was still in office in 2014. Initially, it was only book recommendations. However, he started adding favourite movies and songs in consecutive years. This year as well he shared his lists which were awaited by his followers. 

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