8,500 Starbucks Are Playing Whitney Houston All Day — Listen To The Playlist & Watch Her Videos Here
Whitney Houston always gets us hyped — so emotional, you might say. Now her power is being combined with that of a double espresso. We're going to be wired.
In honor of her 55th birthday, Starbucks is playing Whitney all. Day. Long. It's a 55-song playlist curated by the legendary Rickey Minor, who's been the band leader for American Idol, the Tonight Show, and more. Minor was also Whitney's music director.
ATTENTION U.S. WHITNEY FANS: We are excited and honored to announce that in honor of what would have been Whitney's 55th birthday (tomorrow, August 9) our friends at @Starbucks will be playing her music in 8,500 of their stores across the United States throughout the day with a special playlist of 55 songs assembled by @RickeyMinor, Whitney's former music director!! Visit Starbucks tomorrow and help us honor Whitney's birthday! Those inside and outside the U.S. can check out the playlist here: WhitneyHouston.lnk.to/playlist_spotify
We're not sure which song is our greatest love of all, but we will always love the chance to dance to Whitney. Just be careful while doing so, or make sure your coffee is iced.
There's a lot of greatness here, from all eras. You can take your Whitney with a shot of Mariah, or even some Enrique Iglesias sugar. Take your chance to follow in Whitney's footsteps:
Go, be this woman:
The first thing I witnessed when I walked into Starbucks was a woman lip-syncing to Whitney Houston's "I Wanna Dance with Somebody" whilst she applied chapstick. My new life-goal is to live every moment with as much verve as that woman.— Kenny Youch (@kennyyouch) August 6, 2018
You should also check out some of our favorite Whitney videos below:
I Wanna Dance With Somebody:
How Will I Know:
I Have Nothing:
I Will Always Love You:
Or just watch her nail "the Star-Spangled Banner":
You can also track her evolution, thanks to Billboard:
Celebrate Whitney Houston's birthday with all her hits! ❤️ pic.twitter.com/G4H9LgCrUS— billboard (@billboard) August 9, 2018
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