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Local singer appears on President Obama’s Top 20 Summer Jams Spotify playlist!

Posted at 12:25 PM, Aug 14, 2015
and last updated 2015-08-14 12:35:16-04

WASHINGTON, D.C.–The White House released a Spotify playlist of songs hand-picked by President Barack Obama, who’s currently vacationing on Martha’s Vineyard, on Friday morning. The list includes the hit song “Nothing Even Matters” by Lauryn Hill and Chesterfield native D’Angelo.

The playlist also includes a mix of genres, such as hip-hop, jazz, R&B and folk from a variety of artists, including Beyonce, Frank Sinatra and Joni Mitchell.

“Take a listen to the 20 picks for a summer night,” the description for the playlist states.

Here are the songs, which total 1 hour and 38 minutes in time:

Other songs include:

  • “My favorite things” by John Coltrane
  • “Superpower” by Beyonce and Frank Ocean
  • “Moondance” by Van Morrison
  • “Is Your Love Big Enough?” by Lianne La Havas
  • “How Can You Mend a Broken Heart” by Al Green
  • “Red &White & Blue & Gold” by AoifeO’Donovan
  • “Nothing Even Matters” by Lauryn Hill and D’Angelo
  • “The Best Is Yet To Come” by Frank Sinatra
  • “You Don’t Know Me” by Ray Charles
  • “I Found My Everything” by Mary J. Blige
  • “Help Me” by Joni Mitchell
  • “I’ve Got Dreams To Remember” by Otis Redding
  • “Suzanne” by Leonard Cohen
  • “Feeling Good” by Nina Simone
  • “Stubborn Love” by The Lumineers
  • “Until” by Cassandra Wilson
  • “UMI” Says by Mos Def
  • “The Very Thought Of You” by Billie Holiday
  • “Flamenco Sketches” by Miles Davis
  • “Woo” By Erykah Badu