Chisholm, Melanie (1974–)

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Chisholm, Melanie (1974–)

English singer. Name variations: Melanie C, Mel C, Sporty Spice, The Spice Girls. Born Melanie Jayne Chisholm, Jan 12, 1974, in Liverpool, England.

Shot to fame as part of pop-quintet, the Spice Girls, formed in London (1994); released "Wannabe," the 1st debut single by an all-girl band to enter international charts at #1 (1997), followed by Spice, which went to #1 in UK charts and was 1st debut album by UK performers to enter US charts at #1 (1997); had other Top-10 singles, including "Say You'll be There" and "2 Become 1"; released smash-hit album Spiceworld and film of same name (1997); like other members of the group, took on solo projects after unsuccessful Spice album, Forever (2000), releasing albums Northern Star (1999) and Reason (2003).

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