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Dunkin' Donuts Partners With Universal Music Latin Entertainment for "Noche de Estrellas"

Dunkin' Donuts Partners With Universal Music Latin Entertainment for "Noche de
                                  Estrellas"

Dunkin' Donuts Facebook fans can celebrate Latin music's big night with a
complimentary music download of the hottest tracks from this year's nominees

PR Newswire

CANTON, Mass., Nov. 7, 2012

CANTON, Mass., Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Dunkin' Donuts, America's all-day,
everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, today announced it is continuing its
commitment with Universal Music Latin Entertainment (UMLE) to make Dunkin'
Donuts coffee part of Latin music's big night. Dunkin' Donuts is the exclusive
coffee provider of "Noche de Estrellas," the highly anticipated, invite-only
after-party celebration at The Bank, located in the Bellagio in Las Vegas, on
November 15. Artists and top personalities from the music, television and
entertainment industries are expected to attend the festivities, where Dunkin'
Donuts' Original Blend Coffee will help keep the stars running throughout the
night. Cosmopolitan en Espanol will also be showcasing a cutting-edge fashion
show to the star-studded audience, making this a night where the top
contenders of coffee, music and fashion join forces.

"We are proud to continue our sponsorship of Universal Music Latin
Entertainment's exclusive event for the second year in a row to celebrate the
greatest night in Latin music and entertainment," said John Costello, Chief
Global Marketing and Innovation Officer at Dunkin' Brands. "Dunkin' Donuts is
always looking to identify meaningful opportunities to build brand loyalty and
deepen our relationships with our multicultural guests and this partnership
allows us to engage in the excitement of the big night with both new and
existing consumers."

To celebrate with its fans on Facebook, Dunkin' Donuts is also making it easy
for people all over the world to enjoy songs from some of Latin music's most
popular stars. Starting on October 31^st, the brand will launch a free,
customized music shop tab on the Dunkin' Donuts Facebook page
(http://umusic.ly/DDMusic), allowing fans a complimentary download while
supplies last from among 10 pre-selected tracks from this year's hottest
nominees of Latin music's big night. The Facebook application will be
available to fans through November 22nd and will also feature exclusive photos
and videos from "Noche de Estrellas."

"We are very excited to continue our successful sponsorship with Dunkin'
Donuts. The brand's vision on the use of technology and social media to engage
new and existing consumers is on par with ours. Dunkin's commitment to the
Latin community and support of Latin music is what continues to make this a
successful and exciting partnership," said Gustavo Lopez, executive vice
president of brand partnerships, business development and digital, Universal
Music Latin Entertainment.

As part of the partnership, Universal Music Latin Entertainment will
incorporate the Dunkin' Donuts brand in pre-event promotions including
advertisements on social media sites, on the UMLE website and in newsletters.

In recent years, Dunkin' Donuts has introduced both limited time offerings and
permanent menu items featuring bold and exotic flavors inspired by Latin
culture in select markets, such as the Dulce de Leche Latte and Cafe Con Leche
in South Florida, as well as its "La Merienda" pairing of Dunkin' coffee with
a delicious croissant in New York.

To learn more about Dunkin' Donuts, visitwww.DunkinDonuts.comor follow us on
Facebook (www.facebook.com/DunkinDonuts) and Twitter
(www.twitter.com/DunkinDonuts).

About Universal Music Latin Entertainment

Universal Music Latin Entertainment (UMLE) is comprised of Universal Music
Latino, Machete, Fonovisa, Disa, Universal Music Mexico & Central America, the
Edimonsa, Disa, Fonovisa and Universal Latin publishing catalogs, and GTS
Global Talent Services, a management service division. UMLE is a division of
Universal Music Group, the world's leading Music Company with wholly owned
record operations or licensees in 77 countries. Its businesses also include
Universal Music Publishing Group, the industry's leading global music
publishing operation. Universal Music Group's record labels include Decca,
Deutsche Grammophon, Disa, Emarcy, Fonovisa, Interscope Geffen A&M Records,
Island Def Jam Music Group, Lost Highway Records, Machete Music, MCA
Nashville, Mercury Nashville, Mercury Records, Polydor Records, Universal
Motown Republic Group, Universal Music Latino, Show Dog-Universal Music, and
Verve Music Group as well as a multitude of record labels owned or distributed
by its record company subsidiaries around the world. The Universal Music Group
owns the most extensive catalog of music in the industry, which includes the
last 100 years of the world's most popular artists and their recordings. UMG's
catalog is marketed through two distinct divisions, Universal Music
Enterprises (in the U.S.) and Universal Strategic Marketing (outside the
U.S.). Universal Music Group also includes eLabs, its new media and
technologies division; Bravado, its merchandising company; Twenty-First
Artists, its full service management division; and Helter Skelter, its live
music agency. Universal Music Group is a unit of Vivendi, a global media and
communications company.

About Dunkin' Donuts

Founded in 1950, Dunkin' Donuts is America's favorite all-day, everyday stop
for coffee and baked goods. Dunkin' Donuts is a market leader in the
regular/decaf coffee, iced coffee, hot flavored coffee, donut, bagel and
muffin categories. Dunkin' Donuts has earned the No. 1 ranking for customer
loyalty in the coffee category by Brand Keys for six years running. The
company has more than 10,000 restaurants in 32 countries worldwide. For the
full-year 2011, Dunkin' Donuts' restaurants had global franchisee-reported
sales of approximately $6.4 billion. Based in Canton, Mass., Dunkin' Donuts is
part of the Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN) family of companies. For
more information, visit www.DunkinDonuts.com.

SOURCE Dunkin' Donuts

Website: http://www.DunkinDonuts.com
Contact: Jessica Gioglio, Dunkin' Brands, +1-781-737-5200,
Jessica.Gioglio@dunkinbrands.com