Melanie C

Melanie C

 

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Melanie Jayne Chisholm (born 12 January 1974), better known as Melanie C or Mel C, is an English singer, songwriter, actress and television personality. She is one of the five members of the Spice Girls, in which she was nicknamed Sporty Spice and with whom she sold over 80 million records worldwide.[2] Melanie C began her solo career in late 1998 by singing with Canadian rock singer Bryan Adams on the song "When You're Gone". Her solo debut album Northern Star was released in 1999 and reached number four on the UK Albums Chart and was certified triple Platinum by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI).[3] It produced four top fives and a top twenty single, two of which reached the number-one spot in the UK.[4] Chisholm's second album, Reason, was released in March 2003 and sold more than 500,000 copies. The album reached number five in the UK and produced one top ten, one top twenty and a double A sided top thirty single.

In 2004, Chisholm parted ways with Virgin and founded her own record company, Red Girl Records. Beautiful Intentions, her third album, was released in April 2005. It reached number twenty-four in the UK and number fifteen in Germany. The album produced three singles, one of which charted at number ten in the UK, and one peak at number one in different European charts.[4] Her fourth studio album, This Time, was released in April 2007 and charted at fifty-seven on the UK Albums Chart. Of the five singles released from the album, one charted at number-one in some parts of Europe, and one become a top-thirty in the UK and a top ten in some European charts.[5] In December, Melanie C reunited with the Spice Girls for a world tour and to release a greatest hits album.[6] She released her fifth solo album, The Sea, on 2 September 2011, and her first EP The Night on 13 May 2012.[7] Her sixth studio album Stages was released on 10 September 2012. Her seventh album, Version of Me, was released on 21 October 2016.

Since 1996, Chisholm has sold more than 100 million records—20 million as a solo artist and a further 80 million with the Spice Girls.[8][9][10]

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Hold On
Song
Hold On is a song by musical artist Melanie C, released on April 21, 2017.
Version of Me
Song
Version of Me is a song by musical artist Melanie C, released on February 3, 2017.
Dear Life
Song
Dear Life is a song by musical artist Melanie C, released on January 6, 2017.
Version of Me
 
Version of Me is the seventh studio album by English recording artist Melanie C.

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Song Appearances & References28

Popular Live Albums2

Musical Groups1

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TV Shows12

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Collaborators & Influencers16

Other Music-Related Relationships8

Other Film-Related Relationships1

Personal & Professional Relationships1

Awards & Nominations5

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Spotify - Albums & Singles56

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Spotify - Top Tracks10

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Former Spice Girl Melanie C added to Henley Festival line up
  –  April 27, 2017
Former Spice Girl Melanie C has joined the line up for this year’s Henley Festival. The singer-songwriter will treat guests to music from her seventh solo album, Versions of Me, as well as some of her older hits when she performs on the Floating Stage on ...
'Sporty Spice persona was never me'
  –  April 4, 2017
London - Mel C felt "uncomfortable" being Sporty Spice. The 'Wannabe' hitmaker found fame as part ... I had to take responsibility for myself." And the 43-year-old singer admits she faces a lot of ageism in the music industry. She added to the May issue ...
Mel C 'uncomfortable' being Sporty Spice
  –  April 3, 2017
Mel C felt "uncomfortable" being Sporty Spice. The 'Wannabe' hitmaker found fame ... And the 43-year-old singer admits she faces a lot of ageism in the music industry. She added to the May issue of Good Housekeeping magazine: "I come up against a lot ...
Mel C 'uncomfortable' being Sporty Spice
  –  April 3, 2017
The 'Wannabe' hitmaker found fame as part of the Spice Girls but admits she never subscribed to the "bolshy, mouthy and aggressive" persona associated with being Sporty Spice ... 43-year-old singer admits she faces a lot of ageism in the music industry.
Mel C 'uncomfortable' being Sporty Spice
  –  April 3, 2017
The 'Wannabe' hitmaker found fame as part of the Spice Girls but admits she never subscribed to the "bolshy, mouthy and aggressive" persona associated with being Sporty Spice. She said ... faces a lot of ageism in the music industry.
Mel C: 'I come up against a lot of ageism in music'
  –  April 2, 2017
Mel C talks candidly to Good Housekeeping about battling ageism and being at odds with her Sporty Spice portrayal ... she states: “I come up against a lot of ageism in music, especially for women. There are certain radio stations that won’t play ...
Melanie C: A Spice Girls reunion? Not without all five
  –  March 31, 2017
At various points in her life, she has been plain ol’ Melanie, then Mel C, then Sporty Spice; a pop collaborator with the likes ... we wanted to have fun and wanted to make music and play good gigs; we didn’t really think about feminism or anything ...
'The wheels are falling off a bit!' Mel C, 43, reveals she's feeling the physical effects of ageing... after years of embracing ultra fit Sporty Spice image
  –  March 30, 2017
More than two decades ago, she became one of the UK's de facto faces of ultimate fitness as she burst onto the music scene under the moniker Sporty Spice. But now that she's 43, Mel C has admitted that she's starting to feel the effects of getting older ...

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