Burna Boy, Ayra Starr Feature In Barack Obama 2023’s Summer Playlist
Written by maxfmeditor3 on July 21, 2023
Barack Obama, the former President of the United States, has once again delighted music enthusiasts with his annual Summer Playlist.
Taking to his official Twitter page, the former president shared his top picks for the Summer of 2023, featuring a curated collection of 41 songs. True to his appreciation for global talent, the playlist included tracks from Nigerian artists, continuing the tradition from the previous year.
Two prominent Nigerian musicians, Burna Boy and Ayra Starr, secured their spots on Obama’s summer list, just as they did in the 2022 Music playlist. Ayra Starr’s 2023 hit song, “Stability,” captivated the former president’s ears and earned its place in the selection. Meanwhile, Burna Boy’s “Sitting On Top Of The World” remix featuring 21 Sãvage also found its way onto the highly sought-after playlist.
With their inclusion on the former president’s Summer Playlist, Burna Boy and Ayra Starr join an esteemed group of musicians appreciated and celebrated by a diverse audience worldwide.
“Like I do every year, here are some songs I’ve been listening to this summer – a mix of old and new. Look forward to hearing what I’ve missed”.
For both Burna Boy and Ayra Starr, this inclusion is a proof of their hard work and dedication to their craft, and it further cements their places as influential figures in the music industry. Their songs now resonate not only with fans across Nigeria but also with an international audience, extending their reach and impact.
Ultimately, the former president’s Summer Playlist continues to be a delightful musical journey, bringing attention to exceptional artists and songs while creating a shared appreciation for the universal language of music.
Barack Obama releases his annual Summer playlist
Last year, Burna Boy and Tems made it to his Summer playlist.
On his Twitter page, he revealed that he gets excited to share his playlist with his millions of followers as he had learned about so many new artists from their replies.
He added that their replies are an example of how music can bring us all together.
In the past, Rema and Wizkid had made it to his playlist, but this year, the singers didn’t make it to his list.
Fast-rising singers, Tems, Buju, and Pheelz made it to the list as well as Grammy award-winning singer Burna Boy.
Sensational singer and the queen of the moment, Tems’ song Vibes, was second on his playlist.
Pheelz & Buju’s hit song, “Finesse” also made it to the playlist as well as Burna Boy’s Last Last.
Burna Boy, Rema, and Ayra Starr make Barack Obama 2022 music playlist
At the end of the year, the US former president released his music playlist which had Ayra Starr and Burna Boy.
Three songs from Nigerian stars – Burna Boy, Rema, and Ayra Starr made it to his favorite music of 2022. Obama listed 25 songs as his favorite for the year ending in a few days, and Burna Boy’s Last Last, Ayra’s Rush, and Rema’s Calm Down made the list from Nigeria.
As always, Beyonce made it to the list, including, Kendrick Lamar, Lizzo, Rosalia, and others.
The ex-US president revealed his favorite list via his official Twitter page, saying he enjoyed sharing the list.