Aug 17, 2020 - Politics & Policy

Obama releases summer playlist ahead of Democratic convention

Former U.S. President Barack Obama gesture on the stage as he attends an Obama Foundation event

Photo: Zahim Mohd/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Former President Barack Obama posted online Monday his summer playlist for 2020, featuring artists like Beyoncé, Billie Eilish and others who are set to perform at the Democratic National Convention this week.

The big picture: Obama releasing a summer playlist on social media has become an annual tradition. He's also known for sharing his favorite reads via social media.

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