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People from Argentina to Zambia unite to sing “All You Need is Love” live on www.StarbucksLoveProject.com
; Global community invited to add their own voice to the experience. In the process, Starbucks set a new Guinness World RecordsTM record for “Most Nations in an Online Sing Along.” On December 7th, Starbucks Coffee Company (Nasdaq: SBUX) invited the world to connect in an unprecedented event that united individuals, communities, nations and cultures through the universal language of music. Representatives from 124 countries around the world performed the legendary hit “All You Need is Love” in celebration of Starbucks one year anniversary in partnership with (RED)TM. The live sing-along spanned across multiple countries, languages and time zones, and featured artists playing instruments and singing in styles that are traditional to their homelands. The performances were simultaneously streamed over the Internet to a single location in London, which featured each location’s performance. The event is available for viewing at www.StarbucksLoveProject.com
Everyone with access to a computer and video camera is invited to add their own rendition of “All You Need Is Love” to share with the world. For every video that is submitted, Starbucks will make a contribution, limited to one million submissions, to the Global Fund to continue to build on the achievements through the Starbucks partnership with (RED). By teaming with (PRODUCT)RED, Starbucks is working together with customers, reaching out to the communities in Africa where its coffee is grown, helping to improve the lives of those living with HIV/AIDS.