Arooj Aftab, a Pakistani singer, received two nominations for the 64th annual Grammy Awards, alongside FINNEAS, Jimmie Allen, Olivia Rodrigo, and The Kid LAROI. She was named for ‘Best Global Music Performance’ and ‘Best New Artist.’
The multi-talented Pakistani has three solo albums and is a professional music producer, composer, and performer. She received her education at the Berklee School of Music.
Former US President Barack Obama released his yearly summer list of songs on Twitter earlier in July, writing, “Here’s a playlist of music I’ve been listening to lately—and it’s a mix of old and new, mainstream names and rising artists, and a lot in between.”
With so many folks getting together with family and friends, there’s a lot to celebrate this summer. Here’s a playlist of songs I’ve been listening to lately—it's a mix of old and new, household names and emerging artists, and a whole lot in between. pic.twitter.com/xwTPun9wsw
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) July 10, 2021
Mohabbat track by Arooj Aftab was included with worldwide musicians such as Rihanna, Bruno Mars, The Rolling Stones, and Jay-Z, among others, with Obama stating, “There’s a lot to rejoice this summer with so many individuals getting together with family and friends.”