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Barack Obama, Michelle Obama reveal favorite songs of 2015

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Wednesday, December 9, 2015, 6:55 PM

Michelle Obama (left) says her favorite tune of the year is Bruno Mars' "Uptown Funk."Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Michelle Obama (left) says her favorite tune of the year is Bruno Mars’ “Uptown Funk.”

They’re the busiest family in America — but that doesn’t mean they’re not up to date on the world’s hottest music.

Asked about his favorite things of 2015, Barack Obama revealed to People magazine that Kendrick Lamar’s “How Much a Dollar Cost” is the song he can’t stop listening to.

First Lady Michelle Obama, meanwhile, told the magazine that, like most of America, she got hooked on Bruno Mars’ ultra-catchy party anthem, “Uptown Funk.”

The first couple also opened up about their favorite moments of the year, with President Obama calling his cameo on an upcoming episode of Bear Grylls’ “Running Wild” nature survival show one thing he said “never thought” he’d do.

President Barack Obama (left) revealed his favorite song of the year is “How Much a Dollar Cost” by Kendrick Lamar. SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

President Barack Obama (left) revealed his favorite song of the year is “How Much a Dollar Cost” by Kendrick Lamar.

Enlarge Bruno Mars’ “Uptown Funk” is Michelle Obama’s favorite song of the year. Kevin Mazur/WireImage

Bruno Mars’ “Uptown Funk” is Michelle Obama’s favorite song of the year.

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President Obama’s favorite song was by Kendrick Lamar, while the First Lady was partial to Bruno Mars. 

On the show, the leader of the free world traveled to Alaska with show’s resourceful host.

“Now, based on what I know of Bear, this could have gone a number of ways,” Obama told the magazine. “I did end up eating a salmon that had been gnawed on by an actual bear — but we had a great time.”

Kendrick Lamar has a very prominent fan in President Obama.Michael Tran/FilmMagic

Kendrick Lamar has a very prominent fan in President Obama.

“The landscape was breathtaking, and so were the very real effects of climate change, which become hard to ignore when the ice is melting into your hands,” he continued. “I thought it was important to talk about protecting the only planet we have, but I never thought I’d be ‘Running Wild’ with Bear Grylls.”

He added that seeing people gather outside the White House after the Supreme Court upheld same-sex marriage was another one of his favorite moments.

Michelle Obama also revealed her most treasured moments came when she was hanging out with children across the world.

“Spending time with young people is always a highlight for me — in schools, on military bases, in the White House — anywhere, really,” she said.

The Obamas gave very different answers when asked to share their favorite film of 2015. President Obama chose Matt Damon’s action-packed space thriller “The Martian,” while the First Lady opted for the animated fan-favorite, “Inside Out.”


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