8,500 Starbucks Are Playing Whitney Houston All Day — Listen To The Playlist & Watch Her Videos Here

Whitney performs during the 2004 World Music Awards at the Thomas and Mack Center on Sept. 15, 2004 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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.

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.

Take one moment in time to march step by step through the full Spotify playlist here:

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:

Whitney rocks some coffee while performing for an NBC show Dec. 8, 2002 at Lincoln Center in New York City. (Photo by Mark Mainz/Getty Images)

Go, be this woman:

You should also check out some of our favorite Whitney videos below:

I Wanna Dance With Somebody:

How Will I Know:

I Have Nothing:

So Emotional:

I Will Always Love You:

Or just watch her nail "the Star-Spangled Banner":

You can also track her evolution, thanks to Billboard:


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