Today, the White House joined Spotify — and our inaugural playlist was hand-picked by none other than President Obama. When asked to pick a few of his favorite songs for the summer, the President got serious. He grabbed a pen and paper and drafted up not one, but two separate summer playlists: One for the daytime, and one for the evening.
It's stocked with a selection of the classics — from Nina Simone's blues sensation "Feelin' Good" to the Temptations' "Ain't Too Proud to Beg" — mixed in with more recent tracks from artists like Florence & the Machine and The Lumineers.
Give them both a listen and a subscribe — we think you're going to love it.
And make sure you follow the White House on Spotify — because we've got a lot more to come, from issue-specific playlists to songs selected by other people in the White House.
Like that? You'll love our White House In Performance series. Over the course of the past few years, we've hosted a series of concerts right here in the White House — welcoming artists from Stevie Wonder to Paul McCartney to Jennifer Hudson.
You can take a look at a selection of videos from these concerts here.