Barack Obama Shares His Favorite Songs of 2018

Barack Obama is continuing his annual tradition of revealing some of his favorite things of the year, including his favorite books, movies and songs. 

This year, Cardi B, Janelle Monáe, Prince and The Carters made it on to his 2018 list. I guess we can say the former president has turned into a tastemaker? 

Labeling it his "favorite tradition", Obama says “It gives me a moment to pause and reflect on the year through the books, movies, and music that I found most thought-provoking, inspiring, or just plain loved. It also gives me a chance to highlight talented authors, artists, and storytellers – some who are household names and others who you may not have heard of before.”

Check out Obama's full list of his 2018 favorites below: 


What many people appreciate about Barack Obama's favorite's list is that it carries a diverse range of songs including many genres like indie rock, country, hip-hop, and music from African-born artists. 

What are your thoughts on Obama's favorites list? Did some of your favorites make the list? Leave your thoughts and comments!  

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