Barack Obama shares his favourite songs of 2017

Featuring Chance The Rapper, SZA, Frank Ocean, Mavis Staples and more.

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  •  BY Joe Reeve

During his presidency, Barack Obama often shared a list of his favourite tracks at the end of each year, and although he’s no longer president, he’s decided to keep that tradition going.

His Best Of 2017 playlist features the likes of Chance The Rapper, SZA, Frank Ocean, Mavis Staples, Harry Styles, Kendrick Lamar, The National, Travis Scott and more. Check it out in full below and head over to Facebook to read what he had to say about it along with a list of his favourite books of the year too!

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Barack Obama's Favourite Songs Of 2017:
Mi Gente by J Balvin & Willy William
Havana by Camila Cabello (feat. Young Thug)
Blessed by Daniel Caesar
The Joke by Brandi Carlile
First World Problems by Chance The Rapper (feat. Daniel Caesar)
Rise Up by Andra Day
Wild Thoughts by DJ Khaled (feat. Rihanna and Bryson Tiller)
Family Feud by Jay-Z (feat. Beyoncé)
Humble by Kendrick Lamar
La Dame et Ses Valises by Les Amazones d’Afrique (feat. Nneka)
Unforgettable by French Montana (feat. Swae Lee)
The System Only Dreams in Total Darkness by The National
Chanel by Frank Ocean
Feel It Still by Portugal. The Man
Butterfly Effect by Travis Scott
Matter of Time by Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings
Little Bit by Mavis Staples
Millionaire by Chris Stapleton
Sign of the Times by Harry Styles
Broken Clocks by SZA
Ordinary Love (Extraordinary Mix) by U2
*Bonus: Born in the U.S.A. by Bruce Springsteen (not out yet, but the blues version in his Broadway show is the best!)

If you’re up for more end of year music lists, check out our Best Of 2017 Playlist, Best Albums Of 2017 and Best Music Videos Of 2017.

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