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Obama Puts Mariah Carey on His Christmas Spotify Playlist

How does the Obama family celebrate Christmas? By listening to Frank Sinatra, Boyz II Men and Mariah Carey.

On Wednesday, the White House revealed Spotify holiday playlists from the families of President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.

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The Obama playlist includes plenty of Christmas classics that should look familiar to anyone who has stepped into a shopping mall in late December.

  1. "O Tannenbaum," Vince Guaraldi Trio (A Charlie Brown Christmas)
  2. "Let It Snow," Boyz II Men
  3. "All I Want for Christmas Is You," Mariah Carey
  4. "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town," The Jackson 5
  5. "8 Days of Christmas," Destiny's Child
  6. "Someday at Christmas," Stevie Wonder
  7. "The Christmas Song," Nat King Cole
  8. "Silent Night," Ledisi
  9. "Do You Hear What I Hear," Yolanda Adams
  10. "Away In A Manger," Kenny Burrell
  11. "Santa Baby," Eartha Kitt
  12. "The First Noel," Frank Sinatra
  13. "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas," Luther Vandross
  14. "Little Drummer Boy," Whitney Houston

If you like that playlist, maybe you should check out the official White House channel on Spotify. The Bidens also revealed their favorite songs, including selections from Bruce Springsteen and a couple from crooner Tony Bennett.