Michelle Obama made Barack’s Valentine’s present this year

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  • And it’s perfect.

    Whether you’re married or in a casual relationship, Valentine’s gift shopping is an absolute minefield.

    Should you go down the sentimental gift route, or prioritise the price tag? Is it better to take a risk or opt for something fail safe? And what on earth do you get the person who has everything?

    No one knows this better than former First Lady Michelle Obama, who has to present hunt for Barack Obama every year. And we’re assuming that unless she managed to get him a resignation letter from Donald Trump, Barack probably already has everything he needs.

    That’s why Michelle went down the sentimental route this year, making her husband of 25 years a playlist entitled ‘Forever Mine’ featuring 44 songs – perhaps a reference to his former position as 44th President of the United States.

    ‘Happy #ValentinesDay to my one and only, Barack Obama,’ Michelle posted to social media. ‘To celebrate the occasion, I’m dedicating a little Valentine’s Day playlist to you!’

    But what was on the playlist?

    1. Forever Mine
    Andra Day

    2. Stand By Me
    Ben E. King

    3. At Last
    Etta James

    4. I Found You
    Alabama Shakes

    5. Coming Home
    Leon Bridges

    6. Can’t Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe
    Barry White

    7. When Somebody Loves You Back
    Teddy Pendergrass

    8. The Point Of It All
    Anthony Hamilton

    9. Endless Love
    Diana Ross

    10. Keep You In Mind
    Guordan Banks

    The Obamas New House

    11. Always and Forever
    Heatwave

    12. If This World Were Mine
    Luther Vandross, Cheryl Lymm

    13. Halo
    Beyonce

    14. Fallin’
    Alicia Keys

    15. Lose Control
    Ledisi

    16. Primetime (feat. Miguel)
    Janelle Monae, Miguel

    17. Get You (feat. Kali Uchis)
    Daniel Caesar, Kali Uchis

    18. Until The End Of Time
    Justin Timberlake, Beyonce

    19. Moondance
    Van Morrison

    20. Maggie May
    Rod Stewart

    21. It’s Your Love
    Tim McGraw, Faith Hill

    22. Every Kind Of Way
    H.E.R.

    23. Caught up In The Rapture
    Anita Baker

    24. Marry You
    Bruno Mars

    25. We Found Love
    Rihanna, Calvin Harris

    26. How Deep Is Your Love
    Calvin Harris, Disciples

    27. Time After Time
    Cyndi Lauper

    28. I Wanna Dance With Somebody
    Whitney Houston

    29. Always Be My Baby
    Mariah Carey

    30. I Just Can’t Stop Loving You
    Michael Jackson, Siedah Garrett

    Obama's Legacy

    31. Make You Feel My Love
    Adele

    32. You And I
    Stevie Wonder

    33. Something In The Way She Moves
    James Taylor

    34. Your Song
    Elton John

    35. Bambi
    Jidenna

    36. Shape of You
    Ed Sheehan

    37. Just The Way You Are
    Billy Joel

    38. Fix You
    Coldplay

    39. Come Close
    Common, Mary J. Blige

    Michelle Obama rose gold dress

    40. May I Have This Dance (Remix) [feat. Chance the Rapper]
    Francis and the Lights, Chance The Rapper

    41. LOVE. FEAT. ZACARI.
    Kendrick Lamar, Zacari

    42. Dog Days Are Over
    Florence + The Machine

    43. Bleeding Love
    Leona Lewis

    44. All of Me
    John Legend

    Happy Valentine’s Day, @MichelleObama. You make every day and every place better.

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    Barack also took to his social media to celebrate the day, posting a photo of the two of them to his 16 million followers, with the caption ‘Happy Valentine’s Day, Michelle Obama. You make every day and every place better’.

    These two!

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