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Songs from Obama’s “Summer Playlist” Increased in Sales After Tweet

Barack Obama got pull!

According to Billboard, all 44 songs from his annual summer playlist,  has increased in their sales. The former and favorite president took to Twitter August 24th to share what he and Michelle had been listening to.

Take a look at what 44 songs earned in the week after Obama’s post, complete with percentage gains from the week prior.

What do you think about his list? Did Obama get it right?

Artist, Title
On-demand streams in the U.S. in the week ending Aug. 29, according to Nielsen Music (percentage gain from the previous week)

1. Drake featuring Rihanna, “Too Good”
1.1 million U.S. streams (up 23%)

2. The Spinners, “I’ll Be Around”
765,000 U.S. streams (up 23%)

3. Beyoncé, JAY-Z & Childish Gambino featuring Oumou Sangaré, “Mood 4 Eva”
1.2 million U.S. streams (down 3%)

4. Maggie Rogers, “Burning”
440,000 U.S. streams (up 32%)

5. The Avener & Phoebe Killdeer, “Fade Out Lines (The Avener Rework)”
210,000 U.S. streams (up 95%)

6. Lizzo, “Juice”
6.4 million U.S. streams (up 25%)

7. Steely Dan, “Reelin’ In The Years”
956,000 U.S. streams (up 5%)

8. Terence Trent D’Arby, “Who’s Loving You”
77,000 U.S. streams (up 2,732%)

9. Stevie Wonder, “Don’t You Worry ‘Bout A Thing”
250,000 U.S. streams (up 52%)

10. GoldLink featuring Ari PenSmith, “Joke Ting”
305,000 U.S. streams (up 64%)

11. Sharon Van Etten, “Seventeen”
185,000 U.S. streams (up 76%)

12. Lauryn Hill, “Doo-Wop (That Thing)”
1.4 million U.S. streams (up 11%)

13. Raphael Saadiq, “100 Yard Dash”
94,000 U.S. streams (up 387%)

14. Frank Sinatra, “I’ve Got You Under My Skin”
563,000 U.S. streams (up 19%)

15. Daniel Caesar featuring H.E.R., “Best Part”
4.5 million U.S. streams (up 7%)

16. BJ the Chicago Kid featuring Anderson.Paak, “Feel The Vibe”
200,000 U.S. streams (up 66%)

17. Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello, “Señorita”
33.2 million U.S. streams (down 4%)

18. Dobie Gray, “Drift Away”
583,000 U.S. streams (up 12%)

19. Sounds of Blackness, “Hold On (Change is Comin’)”
184,000 U.S. streams (up 54%)

20. Van Morrison, “Brown Eyed Girl”
3.5 million U.S. streams (down 5%)

21. Donny Hathaway, “I Love You More Than You’ll Ever Know”
115,000 U.S. streams (up 129%)

22. SZA, “Go Gina”
442,000 U.S. streams (up 31%)

23. 2 Chainz featuring Ty Dolla $ign, Trey Songz & Jhené Aiko, “It’s A Vibe”
2.3 million U.S. streams (up 4%)

24. Mac Miller featuring Anderson.Paak, “Dang!”
1 million U.S. streams (up 13%)

25. Ella Fitzgerald, “How High the Moon”
70,000 U.S. streams (up 431%)

26. Erick Sermon featuring Marvin Gaye, “Music”
293,000 U.S. streams (up 23%)

27. The Black Keys, “Go”
497,000 U.S. streams (up 9%)

28. Koffee, “Toast”
1.8 million U.S. streams (up 8%)

29. Ella Mai, “Boo’d Up”
4.3 million U.S. streams (down 1%)

30. DJ Khaled featuring Beyoncé & JAY-Z, “Shining”
434,000 U.S. streams (up 2%)

31. Rosalía & J Balvin featuring El Guincho, “Con Altura”
4.8 million U.S. streams (up 8%)

32. Charles Mingus, “II B.S.”
52,000 U.S. streams (up 730%)

33. Jill Scott, “It’s Love”
121,000 U.S. streams (up 76%)

34. The Rolling Stones, “Happy”
134,000 U.S. streams (up 59%)

35. John Legend, “Alright”
79,000 U.S. streams (up 188%)

36. Esperanza Spalding, “Espera”
39,000 U.S. streams (up 2,057%)

37. Toots & The Maytals, “54-46 Was My Number”
178,000 U.S. streams (up 33%)

38. The Youngbloods, “Get Together”
342,000 U.S. streams (up 13%)

39. Anthony Hamilton, “Float”
62,000 U.S. streams (up 223%)

40. Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road”
42.2 million U.S. streams (down 12%)

41. Robin Thicke, “Can U Believe”
58,000 U.S. streams (up 324%)

42. Rema, “Iron Man”
90,000 U.S. streams (up 182%)

43. Q-Tip featuring D’Angelo, “Believe”
48,000 U.S. streams (up 656%)

44. A Tribe Called Quest, “Can I Kick It?”
596,000 U.S. streams (up 12%)

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