The Spice Girls.
They were probably the most important girl group of the nineties, maybe because they came out of nowhere and were unlike anything we’d seen before.
The spices were Baby, Ginger, Sporty, Scary, and Posh. Everyone had a favorite, and everyone secretly wanted to be one or all of them.
The group formed in 1994.
Their debit album “Spice” sold over 30 million records, meaning that they successfully broke onto the scene and made everyone turn on their heels. They followed that up with”Spiceworld,” that sold 20 million copies. Overall, they’ve sold more than 80 million records, making them the most successful girl group ever.
FIrst, there was Baby Spice.
Emma Bunton got her name by being the youngest in the group.
She’s gone on to pursue a solo career.
She produced an album called “A Girl Like Me,” followed by a number of records. Emma got together with her original girls to do a greatest hits album.
Geri Halliwell was Ginger Spice, because of her fiery hair.
She left the group first to pursue her own thing, dropping a number of records and being nominated for four Brit Awards in the 2000s.
At 42, she’s since given birth to baby Bluebell Madonna in 2006. The baby has two godmothers, Posh and Baby Spice.
Melanie Chisholm was Sporty Spice.
After the Spice Girls, she got her solo start when she collaborated with Canadian singer Bryan Adams on “When You’re Gone.”
She eventually left her record company and found her own where she produced some original albums.
Keeping to her sporty name, Sporty Spice is also an amateur triathlete and has finished the London Triathlon twice.
Melanie Janine Brown, aka Scary Spice, was the wild one of the group.
She had tons of charisma and was also the most memorable dancer in the Spice Girls.
After the Spice Girls, she worked with Missy Elliot on “I Want You Back.”
She also was a guest judge during the Manchester auditions of “The X Factor UK” and later joined the television series in 2014.
Then there is Victoria Beckham, aka Posh Spice.
She’s probably had the most success after the Spice Girls.
She married David Beckham in 1997, and went on to have a beautiful family.
She’s also a powerhouse in the fashion and luxury lifestyle industries.
Even though they broke up awhile ago, the group has reunited since.
They performed at the 2012 London Olympics and it appears that they will be planning another reunion sometime next year.