Bunton, Emma (1976–)

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Bunton, Emma (1976–)

English pop singer. Name variations: Baby Spice, The Spice Girls. Born Emma Lee Bunton, Jan 21, 1976, in London, England; attended Sylvia Young Drama School, London, England.

As a child, was featured in numerous advertising campaigns; joined Spice Girls as 5th member of band, replacing Michelle Stephenson; with group, released "Wannabe," the 1st debut single by an all-girl band to enter international charts at #1 (1997), followed by the album, Spice, which went to #1 in UK charts, and was the 1st debut album by UK performers to enter US charts at #1 (1997); had other Top10 singles, including "Say You'll be There" and "2 Become 1"; released smash-hit album Spiceworld and film of same name (1997); after unsuccessful Spice album Forever (2000), released several solo albums, including A Girl Like Me (2001) and Free Me (2004).

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