Personalities | The Spice Girls | Nineties | Rock
(Vocal group, 1993–2000, 2007–08)
If Bikini Kill were one extreme of Grrrl Power then The Spice Girls were the most successful. With each girl adopting a defined image – Posh Spice (Victoria Adams), Scary Spice (Melanie Brown), Baby Spice (Emma Bunton), Sporty Spice (Melanie Chisholm) and Ginger Spice (Geri Halliwell, went solo 1998) – they were unstoppable after debut single ‘Wannabe’ topped the UK charts in July 1996. They added European and American chart rule to their portfolio, relishing the attention thrown their way. Feature film Spiceworld (1997) was made before the bubble burst. Reunion tour grossed over US$70 million.
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