— Out Pour of Tribute All Over The World in Honor of Iconic Music Legend 55th Birthday
— Starbucks is playing Whitney Houston music all day in honor of her 55th birthday
Happy birthday to the legendary #WhitneyHouston! The soulful singer would have been 55 today. 🎂🎈, a fan wrote.
Starbucks is paying tribute to Whitney Houston in a unique way that coffee lovers across the nation can experience.
In honor of the what would have been Houston’s 55th birthday, the coffee giant is playing Houston’s songs all day long on Thursday. Yes, you heard correctly. All. Day. Long.
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
More than 8,000 Starbucks locations have a 55-song playlist of Houston’s songs on repeat, according to the singer’s official Instagram account, which is run by her estate
The playlist, which features such hits as “I Have Nothing,” “I Wanna Dance with Somebody” and “I Will Always Love You,” was assembled by Houston’s former music director, Rickey Minor.
If you are not planning to hit Starbucks for an Iced Hazelnut Macchiato, don’t sweat it. The full playlist is available here.
For those who stopped by a Starbucks outlet, the tunes did not disappoint. Houston’s powerhouse vocals have coffee lovers wired, in a good way:
One Twitter user is feeling guilt free after her her third dose of caffeine, thanks to Houston: “Thank you @Starbucks for playing Whitney Houston music while I get my third coffee of the day.”
Also, top celebrities Mariah Carey, Loni Love, Missy Elliott and fans pay tribute to Whitney Houston on her 55 birthday
— Loni Love (@LoniLove) August 9, 2018
— Mariah Carey (@MariahCarey) August 9, 2018
— Whitney (@whitneythefilm) August 9, 2018
— 6820 Entertainment (@6820ent) August 9, 2018
— Siobhán McHatton (@Alltheway80s) August 9, 2018
— ledisi (@ledisi) August 9, 2018
#WhitneyHouston Nippy I said let me ROCK ONE OF THE BEST VOICES tshirt today🙌🏾your voice has been a gem to the World🙌🏾 you have left us with Timeless Classics & your music will continue to FOREVER fill our hearts❤️ pic.twitter.com/z3yB8jNWyw
— Missy Elliott (@MissyElliott) August 9, 2018
Whitney Houston would be 55 today. Thank you for your striking impact on soul/R&B music as a great pop icon. Your voice is amazingly soulful, and your songs of deep emotions and love are awe-inspiring. “Greatest Love of All” strongly inspires confidence and love.#WhitneyHouston pic.twitter.com/5PE6yQCMD5
— Mark Preston (@MarkPreston2112) August 9, 2018
Happy Birthday #WhitneyHouston