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Starbucks is playing Whitney Houston music all day in honor of her 55th birthday

Starbucks is playing Whitney Houston music all day in honor of her 55th birthday

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'Whitney' documentary shows rare performances and interviews with the people closest to the record-breaking singer, Whitney Houston.

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.

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."

Another is living for the Starbucks playlist, along with a free-drink chaser: "i came to starbucks to read some plays and they're blasting whitney houston and giving away free carmel macchiatos, i am LIVING."

One social media user is trying not to shed a tear in her coffee: "The St arbucks I'm in is currently playing Whitney Houston songs (It's her birthday, yall) and I'm tryna keep my face together. Lawd. The effects her music had on me growing up can't be overstated. She left an amazing body of work. May she rest in peace."

Celebrities are also remembering one of the best selling singers of all time:

Mariah Carey tweeted: "Thinking of Whitney on her born day. I miss you, friend ♥️ #tbt #WhitneyHouston."

Missy Elliot remembered Houston in a tweet: "#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"

Ledisi tweeted that Houston continues to inspire: "You arrived on this day. And you were born with a gift that continues to change the world. Thank You for sharing it with us. #whitneyhouston"

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A superstar with a beautiful voice whose career was soured by drug abuse, Whitney Houston died in a Beverly Hills hotel room hours before the 2012 pre-Grammys party held by her mentor, Clive Davis. Houston was 48. Fullscreen Houston was one of the first African-American models to land on the cover of "Seventeen" magazine before Clive Davis signed her to Arista Records in 1983. Here's a 1985 publicity photo of Houston. Fullscreen Houston sings the national anthem before Super Bowl XXV in 1991 in Tampa. Her performance of "The Star-Spangled Banner" is considered one of the finest renditions ever. It was re-released after the 9/11 attacks, and she donated all the proceeds to charity. Fullscreen Houston added acting to her resume in the 1992 film "The Bodyguard," starring opposite Kevin Costner. Fullscreen Houston shares a moment with her daughter Bobbi at the 1994 American Music Awards in Los Angeles. Of her eight nominations, she won seven trophies. Fullscreen Houston hugs South African President Nelson Mandela in Pretoria in 1994. Houston performed three concerts in South Africa and donated $285,000 to children's charities in the country. Fullscreen Houston appears in a scene from the 1995 film "Waiting to Exhale" with Lela Rochon. Angela Bassett and Loretta Devine also starred in the film based on Terry McMillan's novel. Fullscreen Houston, left, and CeCe Winans perform at the 38th Grammy Awards in 1996. Fullscreen She played the Fairy Godmother in the 1997 television movie version of "Cinderella." Brandy played Cinderella while Whoopi Goldberg appeared as Queen Constantina. Fullscreen Houston sang alongside Brandy, Cece Winans, Aretha and Chaka Khan at the 39th Grammy Awards. Fullscreen Houston appears at the 1998 Emmys with her husband, Bobby Brown. The couple's famously tumul tuous marriage lasted 14 years. Fullscreen Houston performs "Until You Come Back to Me" during the 1999 American Music Awards in Los Angeles. Fullscreen Houston performs at the Brit Awards in London in 1999. Although she ruled the pop charts in the '90s, she took a tumble in the '00s with her highly publicized drug abuse and troubled relationship with Bobby Brown. Fullscreen Bobby Brown wipes Houston's brow during the taping of the "25 Years of #1 Hits: Arista Records' Anniversary Celebration" in 2000. Brown performed with the New Edition the same day as her death, telling the audience that he loves Houston. Fullscreen Houston poses with a trophy backstage at t he 2000 Grammys. She won best R&B album and performed "I Learned From the Best." Fullscreen Houston thanks the crowd after being honored with a lifetime achievement award at the first BET Awards in 2001 in Las Vegas. Her mother, Cissy Houston, left, and her daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, center, presented her with the award. Fullscreen Brown and Houston arrive at the "Vanity Fair" Oscar party at Morton's in Hollywood in 2001. Fullscreen Houston performed songs from her album "Just Whitney" for "Good Morning America" in New York in 2002. Fullscreen Houston and Brown pose at the Damascus Gate during a visit to Jerusalem's Old City in 2003. Houston and Brown were in Israel to visit friends and family among the Black Hebrews, a community of African-Americans who settled in Israel in 1969. Fullscreen Houston and Brown weren't shy about their affection for each other at the VH1 Divas Duets post-concert party in 2003. Fullscreen Houston appeared with Brown in the 2005 reality TV series "Being Bobby Brown." Fullscreen Music mogul Clive Davis and Whitney Houston arrive at the Clive Davis pre-Grammys party held at the Beverly Hilton in 2007. Houston died on Feb. 11, 2012, in the same hotel on the day the same event was to be held. Fullscreen Houston performs at the Clive Davis pre-Grammy party in Beverly Hills in 2009. Fullscreen "Good Morning America" co-hosts Robin Roberts, left, and Diane Sawyer, right, join Houston on stage for a rendition of "I'm Every Woman" during a concert taping in Central Park in 2009. Fullscreen Houston wears a stunning gown at the 2009 Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. She presented Jennifer Hudson with a trophy that night. Fullscreen Houston appeared at the "I Look to You" CD listening party in Beverly Hills in 2009. Fullscreen Oprah Winfrey interviews Houston in August 2009 in New York. Fullscreen Houston struggled during her performance in London in 2010, and for much of her European tour that year. Fullscreen Houston reacts as Ne-Yo announces that her album, "I Look to You," has gone double platinum during the BET Honors in 2010 in Washington. Fullscreen Houston and Dionne Warwick perform during the Pre-Grammy Gala & Salute to Industry Icons with Clive Davis at the Beverly Hilton in 2011. Fullscreen Houston took the stage one last time at the Kelly Price & Friends Unplugged: For the Love of R&B Grammy Party at Tru Hollywood on Feb. 9, 2012, in Hollywood. Fullscreen Donzaleigh Abernathy places a flower at a memorial outside the Beverly Hills Hilton Hotel on Sunday, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Houston, who ruled as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal imag e were ravaged by drug use, erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown, died Saturday, Feb. 11. She was 48. Fullscreen Monet Mitchell, from Philadelphia, left, and Melody Doff, of Beverly Hills, sing Whitney Houston songs to mourn her death outside of the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Fullscreen Fans take pictures with a plaque commemorating Whitney Houston's Record of the Year and Album of the Year for the 36th Grammy Awards, at LA Live in Los Angeles. Fullscreen Annika Sillemon, 8, is seen outside the Beverly Hilton Hotel with a cardboard sign that reads "R.I.P. Whitney. Always love you." Fullscreen The marquee of Harlem's Apollo Theater bears a tribute to the supe rstar in New York. Fullscreen A bouquet of pink roses lies at the entrance to Harlem's Apollo Theater and a nearby note bear the lyrics from the last song the pop queen ever sang in public. "Yes, Jesus Loves Me." Houston sang the song for a pre-Grammy celebration at a Hollywood nightclub on Friday. Fullscreen A view of The New Hope Baptist Church where singer Whitney Houston began her career as a child. Fullscreen Mourner Donna Thorn of Newark created this memorial for the singer at the church. Fullscreen Barber Habib Ahad of Newark takes a quick look at the television as he shaves customer Ali Ferrell's head at A Whole Nu Look barbershop just a few blocks from New Hope Baptist C hurch, where Whitney Houston's funeral was taking place Feb. 18. 2012. Ferrell is from Newark but now lives in Roselle, N.J. Fullscreen The internationally acclaimed singer's death was also felt overseas. A Russian fan places a flower tribute to Houston on a fence surrounding the U.S. Embassy in Moscow. Fullscreen Flowers and notes of sympathy lay at the entrance of Houston's former home in Mendham, N.J. Fullscreen One note that was left at the entrance of the singer's former home reads: "Whitney, you will always live on in the hearts of us. Goodnight." Fullscreen Ziyadah Perry, 34, of Freehold, N.J., foreground, right, and Jimmy Stokes of Newark, center, sign a drawing of Whitney Houston done by artist Mark G. (Mark Gaines) of Philadelphia. They were on Sussex Avenue a few blocks from New Hope Baptist Church before Whitney Houston's funeral Feb. 18. 2012. Fullscreen The coffin holding the remains of singer Whitney Houston is carried to a hearse after funeral services at the New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, N.J., Saturday. Houston died Feb. 11, 2012 at the Beverly Hills Hilton in Beverly Hills, at the age 48. Fullscreen Martha Polanco, formerly of Guatemala but now living in Newark, shields her eyes from the sun to see down the street to where Whitney Houston's funeral was to take place at the New Hope Baptist Church Feb. 18, 2012. Fullscreen The sunlight fllters through a photo of Whitney Houston held up by a fan, near Hous ton's funeral at New Hope Baptist Church. Fullscreen Singer Bobby Brown, left, is seen outside during the funeral of ex-wife Whitney Houston at New Hope Baptist Church in Newark Saturday. Houston died Feb. 11, 2012, at the Beverly Hills Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif., at age 48. Fullscreen Sharon Elijah of Rahway, N.J., sings Whitney Houston's hit I Will Always Love You quietly to herself as she stands at a barricade a few blocks down Sussex Avenue from the New Hope Baptist Church before Whitney Houston's funeral on Feb. 18, 2012. Fullscreen Fans gather near the barricades set up in the vicinity of the funeral site, New Hope Baptist Church. Fullscreen The hearse with the body of singe r Whitney Houston drives down Central Avenue after a private funeral for the pop star, Feb. 18, 2012, in Newark, New Jersey. Fullscreen Singer and songwriter Roberta Flack speaks with the media as she leaves Whitney Houston's funeral at New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, N.J. Whitney Houston was found dead in her hotel room at The Beverly Hilton hotel on February 11, 2012. Fullscreen Michael Paul, 40, of Newark, takes a look at the broadcast of Whitney Houston's funeral as he does laundry just a few blocks from New Hope Baptist Church. Fullscreen Fans gather on the street to show support during the service for Whitney Houston on Feb. 18, 2012. Fullscreen People gather to watch the funeral o f Whitney Houston at a corner convenience shop a few blocks down Sussex Avenue from New Hope Baptist Church. In the middle, Ilsia Martin, 52, center, of Philadelphia, gets a closer look at the television. Fullscreen Alberta Williams of Orange, N.J., left, and Penny Mithcell of Newark pray for Whitney Houston as they gather with other fans who came to pay their last respects to Houston during her funeral in Newark. The fans were gathered a few blocks down Sussex Avenue from New Hope Baptist Church as the singer's funeral took place Feb. 18, 2012, in Newark. Fullscreen Stevie Wonder attends the funeral of Whitney Houston. Fullscreen Mark G from Philadelphia pulls a large poster of Whitney Houston for people to sign on the streets near New Hope Baptist Church. Fullscreen A Whitney Houston fan looks at photos of her as she and others gather a few blocks from New Hope Baptist Church. Fullscreen People watch Whitney Houston's funeral on a screen in Times Square on Feb. 18 2012, in New York. Fullscreen Fans of Whitney Houston stand at a barricade a few blocks down Sussex Avenue from the New Hope Baptist Church, Feb. 18, 2012. Fullscreen Renee Taylor, of Baltimore, stands with a sign a few blocks from the New Hope Baptist Church before Whitney Houston's funeral on Feb. 18, 2012 in Newark. Fullscreen Alexis C. Hickman, 28, of Trenton, N.J., sings Whitney Houston songs a few blocks down Sus sex Avenue from the New Hope Baptist Church. She's been a fan of Whitney Houston since she was 11. At left is Stacey Keyes of E. Orange, N.J. Fullscreen Derron Duncan of Brooklyn, NY, signs a drawing of Whitney Houston done by artist Mark G. (Mark Gaines) of Philadelphia. The drawing was in an area a few blocks down Sussex Avenue from the New Hope Baptist Church where Whitney Houston's funeral was taking place Feb. 18, 2012. Fullscreen Guests greet each other before the funeral of Whitney Houston on Feb. 18, 2012. Fullscreen Guests arrive for the funeral of Whitney Houston. Fullscreen Terrence Ford, 31, of Laurel, Md, and Kisha Stephens, 32, of Ellicott City, Md., get a glimpse of the hear se carrying Whitney Houston's body to New Hope Baptist Church. At right is Catherine Graham-Ross of Montclair, N.J., who is holding small binoculars to get a closer look. Kisha got emotional when she saw the hearse and said, "I could have gone my whole life without seeing that." Fullscreen A Whitney Houston fan stands outside the Apollo Theater in Harlem on Feb. 18, 2012. Houston was found dead in her hotel room at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Feb. 11, 2012. Fullscreen People gather outside the Apollo Theater in Harlem on Feb. 18, 2012. Fullscreen Guests arrive for the funeral of Whitney Houston on Feb. 18, 2012. Fullscreen Candles burn at a memorial to Whitney Houston outside Newark& #039;s New Hope Baptist Church on Feb. 18, 2012. Houston's funeral took place later that day at the church where she sang in the choir as a girl. Fullscreen Bobbi Kristina Brown arrives at Whigham Funeral Home on Feb. 17, 2012, for a private viewing of her mother, Whitney Houston, in Newark. Fullscreen Bobbi Kristina Brown, center, holds the hand of her grandmother Cici Houston as they arrive at Whigham Funeral Home for the private viewing. Fullscreen A fan signs the guest book at Whigham Funeral Home on Feb. 17, 2012. Fullscreen Memorials are left as a shrine to Whitney Houston outside New Hope Baptist Church in Newark early Feb. 17, 2012. Fullscreen A person stops at a memorial to Whitney Houston outside New Hope Baptist Church on Feb. 17, 2012. Fullscreen Barricades are up near the New Hope Baptist Church before the funeral of Whitney Houston on Feb. 18. 2012. Fullscreen Police prepare for the funeral of Whitney Houston at New Hope Baptist Church. Fullscreen Mounted police gather near New Hope Baptist Church. Fullscreen Bryan Collins, middle, and his daughter Corinne Collins, both of Newark, NJ, stand next to Gregory Smith of Newark, NJ, as Smith played Whitney Houston songs. They and other fans gathered to pay their respects to Houston just a few blocks from the New Hope Baptist Church where Whitney Houston' s funeral was taking place on Feb. 18. 2012. Fullscreen A poster of Whitney Houston is seen near her funeral site at New Hope Baptist Church in Newark. Fullscreen The Rev. Jesse Jackson leaves Whigham Funeral Home after visiting with the family of Houston before going to the New Hope Baptist Church on Feb. 18, 2012, for the funeral. Fullscreen Media surround the hearse carrying the body of Whitney Houston leaving Whigham Funeral Home for the short ride to New Hope Baptist Church for the funeral Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012. Fullscreen The coffin holding the remains of singer Whitney Houston is carried into New Hope Baptist Church for the funeral. Fullscreen The hearse carrying the body of singer Whitney Houston leaves the Whigham Funeral Home en route to New Hope Baptist Church for the funeral. Fullscreen People react as they see the hearse with the body of singer Whitney Houston drive by near the New Hope Baptist Church after a private funeral for the pop star, Feb. 18, 2012. FullscreenReplay
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