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Melanie Chisholm in competition with Spice Girls

March 1st, 2014 10:20am EST
Melanie Chisholm
Melanie Chisholm wants to prove she can party harder than the rest of the Spice Girls.
The 40-year-old star will be attending her former bandmate, Victoria Beckham's, 40th birthday party later this year, along with the rest of the Spice Girls gang, and she's looking forward to seeing who will still be standing at the end of the night.
She said: "We'll have a competition to find out who can party hardest. Emma Bunton is pretty good, although she sometimes peaks too soon."
Mel C - who was known as Sporty Spice during her time in the girl group - is hoping to reunite with Emma, Victoria, Mela...

Emma Bunton and Melanie Chisholm to reunite on stage

November 3rd, 2013 8:30pm EST
Melanie Chisholm
Former Spice Girls Emma Bunton and Melanie Chisholm are set to reunite on stage for a Christmas special.

The pop stars will perform the group's first-ever U.K. Christmas number one, 2 Become 1, at the London Regent Street Christmas Lights Switch-On event on Saturday (09Nov13).

Chisholm says, "I'm so excited to be performing this year with my lovely friend.

"We both absolutely love this time of year and have so many wonderful Christmas memories. This will be one to cherish."

Matt Cardle & Mel C caught holding hands in Poland

October 27th, 2013 9:30pm EDT
Matt Cardle
Former Spice Girls star Melanie Chisholm has sparked reports suggesting her friendship with singer Matt Cardle has blossomed into romance after the couple was spotted holding hands in Poland.

The musicians, who play lovers in the video for their new song Loving You, were promoting the tune in Warsaw on Saturday (26Oct13), when they were spotted getting close and cosy during a stroll through the city.

Cardle then joined Mel C for an appearance and performance on a Polish TV show.

Both have been trying to play down romance rumours in recent weeks - Cardle told Unreality TV, "It's a strictl...

Stars donate their jeans to genetic charity campaign

September 20th, 2013 3:10am EDT
Noel Gallagher
Stars including Ozzy Osbourne, Noel Gallagher and Harry Styles are giving away their denims to raise money for charity.

The musicians have offered up their personal clothing for an auction for Jeans For Genes Day, a U.K. fundraising drive to raise money for kids with genetic disorders.

Alongside the trio, Tinie Tempah, Melanie Chisholm, Nicole Scherzinger, Olly Murs, and Professor Green have all put their jeans up for sale, with fans given the chance to text editors at Britain's The Sun to be in with a chance to win their idol's item.

The money raised from the messages will be donated t...

This Week's Best Celebrity Fashion: Scarlett Johansson, Dianna Agron & More

September 14th, 2013 9:00am EDT
Scarlett Johansson & Joseph Gordon Levitt
Joseph Gordon-Levitt recently said Scarlett Johansson's sex appeal is "off the charts," and we couldn't agree more.

The two actors star in the upcoming film "Don Jon" and attended the movie's premiere at the Toronto Film Festival in Canada together.

ScarJo looked amazing, as usual, in a little black dress. She pulled her hair back and wore a pearl choker. She looked elegant and classic.

Gordon-Levitt told Men's Health: "Scarlett is a gorgeous, gorgeous woman, but if you just compare purely physical features, plenty of girls are just as gorgeous. But she creates this extra something. It's...

Fashion Fail: Those Poor Cheetahs

March 10th, 2013 3:07pm EDT
Cee-Lo Green
It's Fashion Fail Time! That means we take a break from letting you know how good all of your favorite stars look to show the other side of fashion: the fails! This week we have quite a collection of animals prints to gawk at; we just hope no real animals were harmed to make this disastrous fashion.

Cee Lo Green starts us off with his hoodie. Honestly, this could be leopard print. Heck if I know. Does it really matter?

Yvette Nicole Brown tries on his huge amount of fabric, letting it just wrinkle and fold over everywhere.

Zoe Hardman ups the ante with an entire dress with the pa...

Melanie Chisholm Urges Female Stars To Ditch Their Erotic Routines

September 12th, 2011 12:35pm EDT
Melanie Chisholm
Former Spice Girls star Melanie Chisholm has called on her fellow female singers to tone down their sexy stage routines to save their "dignity".

The Spice Up Your Life hit-maker makes a deliberate effort not to perform raunchy dance sequences during concerts, insisting it goes against her former band's notorious 'Girl Power' ethic.

And now she's urging other female singers such as Rihanna and Shakira to ditch their erotic routines and focus on their musical talents.

Chisholm tells British magazine Seven Days, "The majority of the most successful artists in the world today are women and...

Spice Girl Melanie Chisholm Completes London Triathlon

July 31st, 2011 5:30pm EDT
Melanie Chisholm
Former Spice Girls star Melanie Chisholm showed off her girl power on Saturday as she tackled a triathlon in London.

The singer competed in the running, swimming and cycling endurance race in the British capital to raise money for Sparks, a U.K. medical research organisation which helps sick kids.

She lived up to her Sporty Spice nickname as the first female to cross the finish line, completing the challenge in one hour, 35 minutes.

Chisholm later took to her page to thank fans for their donations and hint at a return to the triathlon next year.

She wrote, "I did it!!! Thank...

Melanie Chisholm Donates Swimsuits To Cancer Research Charity

July 2nd, 2011 4:00pm EDT
Melanie Chisholm
Singer Melanie Chisholm and model Jodie Kidd are donating their favorite swimsuits to a charity in aid of cancer research.

The former Spice Girls star is among a group of British celebrities taking part in Speedo's Swim Amnesty, which aims to raise money for Cancer Research U.K.

For each ton of swimming costumes and goggles donated by members of the public, swimwear company Speedo will hand $1,600 to the charity.

Chisholm says, "This is a great cause, I am glad that my old swimming costume will be recycled but (will) also raise loads of money for Cancer Research. It would be great to ...

Spice Girls Musical 'Viva Forever' Delayed

May 8th, 2011 7:01pm EDT
Spice Girls
The Spice Girls' upcoming musical has been delayed so the pop stars can perfect the stage spectacular themselves.

The "Wannabe" hitmakers have been hands on in the creation of Viva Forever, a show inspired by the songs of the British girl group, which comprised of Victoria Beckham, Geri Halliwell, Emma Bunton, Melanie Brown and Melanie Chisholm.

But Chisholm admits the project, which is destined for London's West End, has hit a stumbling block because the former band members are so busy.

She tells Britain's Daily Star Sunday, "We were planning to open around summer time but it's likely t...

EMI's Family Of Artists And Songwriters Raise $940,000 To Support Japanese Red Cross Disaster Relief Efforts

April 26th, 2011 2:43pm EDT
30 Seconds To Mars
An auction of exclusive personal items and memorabilia donated by EMI’s family of artists and songwriters has raised $940,000 in funds to help the Red Cross support people affected by last month’s earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

The charity auction, which launched on eBay’s worldwide sites on April 5, attracted bids totaling $470,000 from music fans around the world. All the money from winning bidders will be doubled through a donation by EMI.

EMI Group CEO Roger Faxon commented: “What a wonderful result!! It was made possible by the extraordinary generosity of so many members of the EMI...

Spice Girls To Open London's 2012 Olympics?

October 17th, 2010 2:00pm EDT
Spice Girls
Melanie Chisholm is calling on fans to petition for the Spice Girls to perform at the Opening Ceremony of London's 2012 Olympic Games.

The singer, also known as Mel C, would love to reunite the girl group, including bandmates Melanie Brown, Emma Bunton, Geri Halliwell and Victoria Beckham, to kick off the sporting event in the British capital.

And she wants the "Wannabe" hitmakers' loyal fan base to help put the campaign in motion.

She says, "Officially we don't know anything yet but I think it's a brilliant idea. It would be wonderful for all five of us to appear and I'm sure all the gi...

Geri Halliwell To Launch New Spice Girls?

August 8th, 2010 10:59pm EDT
Geri Halliwell
British singer Geri Halliwell is creating a new girl group to follow in the footsteps of the Spice Girls, according to a U.K. report.

The star shot to fame in the 1990s as a member of the Spice Girls, along with bandmates Victoria Beckham, Melanie Brown, Emma Bunton and Melanie Chisholm, and has now reportedly recruited five wannabe pop stars to form a similar group.

And several record labels bosses are already said to be interested in signing Halliwell's band, reports Britain's News of the World.

A source tells the publication, "This is very exciting for her. She's been painstakingly pu...

Spice Girls Are Making A Sequel To 'Spice World'

July 23rd, 2010 9:06am EDT
The Spice Girls
The Spice Girls are reuniting for a new movie - the five-piece is working on a musical based on their hits.

The former girl band, comprising of Victoria Beckham, Emma Bunton, Geri Halliwell, Melanie Brown and Melanie Chisholm, announced earlier this year they are developing a West End stage musical based on their hit songs with "Mamma Mia!" film producer Judy Craymer.

And now former Baby Spice Bunton has announced the girls hope to turn the stage musical, "Viva Forever," into a major movie to rival "Mamma Mia!'s" success.

It will serve as the sequel to the group's 1997 film "Spice World....

Spice Girls Preparing For A Second Comeback?

May 31st, 2010 3:00pm EDT
Spice Girls
The Spice Girls are hoping to regroup for another comeback tour - but the bandmembers are struggling to convince Victoria Beckham to return, according to a U.K. report.

The Wannabe hitmakers thrilled fans when they returned for a sold-out world trek in 2007 and 2008 - the first time the original line-up had performed together since Geri Halliwell quit to go solo in 1998.

Following the jaunt, Beckham vowed to hang up her microphone for good to concentrate on her fashion ventures.

The girl group is now reportedly eager to get back on stage - but singers Halliwell, Melanie Brown, Emma Bu...

Melanie Chisholm Regrets Her Tattoos

January 4th, 2010 8:38am EST
Melanie Chisholm Regrets Her Tattoos
Former Spice Girls star Melanie Chisholm regrets indulging her love of body art in her youth - because her tattoo collection helps fans recognize her when she's trying to relax.

The singer has numerous images inked all over her body including a large black cross on her left arm and a linked chain on her right. And Chisholm admits her 11 tattoos often cause her problems.

She says, "I do regret a bit having them done (sic). Especially when I'm on the beach. Or when I'm hoping to go incognito and I can't take my coat off in the sweltering heat because everyone will know it's me when th...

Lily Allen Had Spice Girls Tribute Planned For Brit Awards

August 11th, 2009 10:00pm EDT
Lily Allen Had Spice Girls Tribute Planned
Lily Allen has revealed she hatched a plan to pay tribute to the Spice Girls with Duffy, Amy Winehouse, Adele and Leona Lewis at the 2009 Brit Awards. The "Smile" singer thought it would be fun to recreate 'girl power' to open the event with an all-star rendition of the Spice Girls' hit "Wannabe" - and even offered to don one of Posh Spice Victoria Beckham's tight-fitting outfits for the performance.

She says, "I'd be Posh, Adele would be Ginger, Duffy would be Baby, Leona would be Scary and Amy would be Sporty... She was always the one with the best voice.

"It could've been quite c...

Melanie Chisholm Welcomes Daughter

February 23rd, 2009 10:33am EST
Melanie Chisholm
Former Spice Girl Melanie Chisholm has given birth to her first child.

The singer and her partner of six years Thomas Starr are celebrating after welcoming baby daughter Scarlet Starr at an unnamed London hospital on Sunday.

A post on Chisholm's official website reads: "Melanie C gave birth to a beautiful little girl at 4.10pm on Sunday February 22nd. The baby weighed 8lb 3oz. Both Mum and baby, named Scarlet Starr, are doing fine."

Chisholm announced the pregnancy in September.

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Melanie Chisholm Excited By Her Pregnancy

December 30th, 2008 2:41pm EST
Melanie Chisholm
Pregnant pop star Melanie Chisholm will shun a home birth - because she is terrified something will go wrong.

The former Spice Girls singer is expecting her first child by partner Thomas Starr in February and admits the pregnancy is taking its toll - robbing her of sleep and forcing her to stop wearing her beloved high heels. And she is determined to head for the hospital when she goes into labor - because she doesn't want to risk giving birth at home.

The Wannabe singer tells British magazine Reveal, "We're really excited now. The nausea has passed and I haven't had any weird ...

Scary Spice Tells Scary Birth Horror Stories

December 29th, 2008 9:02am EST
Melanie Brown
Former Spice Girl Melanie Chisholm is nervous about giving birth to her first child because ex-bandmate Melanie Brown has frightened her with hospital horror stories.

The British singer is expecting her first child in February, and is the last of the Girl Power troupe to become a mom. But despite the star's excitement about her impending parenthood, she has heard terrible tales about having a baby - from mom-of-two Melanie Brown, known in the band's heyday as Scary Spice.

However, the star insists she has not been put off - and the rest of her bandmates have offered her the suppor...

Melanie Chisholm To Wed

October 12th, 2008 11:34am EDT
Melanie Chisholm
Pregnant pop star Melanie Chisholm is to wed her longterm boyfriend Thomas Starr.

The former Spice Girl and her partner of six years are expecting a baby together in the new year - thought to be around March - and the couple is reportedly planning to exchange nuptials shortly after the tot arrives.

According to Britain's Daily Mirror newspaper, the parents-to-be got engaged last month and are aiming for a spring wedding.

Chisholm will be the last of the Spice Girls to become a mother - Melanie Brown has two daughters; Posh Spice Victoria Beckham has three sons with soccer ace...

Mel C Trying For A Baby

April 1st, 2008 12:33pm EDT
More Mel C News
Spice Girls star Melanie Chisholm has been inspired to try for a baby after spending so much time with her bandmates and their children. The singer - who is the only Spice Girl to remain childless - is now keen to start a family with her long-term love Tom Starr because hanging out with her colleagues' offspring on the band's recent reunion tour has made her broody.

She says, "Being backstage at the shows with the girls and all the kids made me think, 'Yeah I could be a good mum.' I used to say giving them (the children) back was the best bit, but seriously all the girls are great mum...

Mel C Glad To Say Goodbye To The Road

March 21st, 2008 9:29am EDT
Mel C
Spice Girl Melanie C is glad the band's world tour is over - because she hates life on the road with the group. The 34-year-old reunited with the Stop hit-makers to endure a grueling 47-show comeback tour to sell out crowds across the globe which began in December.

Nevertheless, the I Turn To You star wants to put her Spice Girl days behind her - insisting she is desperate to get back to being a solo artist. She says, "I don't miss the touring. It was full on. I'm looking forward to doing my own thing again. There's mixed feelings now the tour is over."

However, the singer claim...

Spice Girls Rift Rumors Continue

February 19th, 2008 3:24pm EST
Melanie Chisholm
Melanie Chisholm wants to ditch bandmates Victoria Beckham and Geri Halliwell and carry on performing as the Spice Girls without them. The singer was annoyed when a final set of concerts in China, South Africa, Australia and Argentina were scrapped so her bandmates could spend more time with their families.

She released a statement insisting it wasn't her decision - prompting rumors of a rift in the group.

Speaking to WENN, the singer refuses to discuss rumors of a rift within the band, but she reveals she's already planning her life after the Spice Girls. Chisholm wants to team u...

Zigazig Ha! The Spice Girls Have Still Got It

February 14th, 2008 10:46am EST
Spice Girls
"So tell me what you want, what you really really want. I wanna, I wanna, I wanna, I wanna, I wanna really really really wanna zigazig ha." And that is exactly what they did at their Return of the Spice Girls concert held on Feb. 10, 2008, at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.

The girls are as amazing now as they were in 1996 when they released their first single "Wannabe," shaking it and moving it effortless on stage for an estimated audience of 13,000 screaming fans (mostly teenage girls and a good number of mid-20s to 30s ladies), who braved the bitter cold to pay homage ...

Victoria Beckham No-Show Fuels Spice Girls Rift Rumors

February 10th, 2008 12:27pm EST
Victoria Beckham
Victoria Beckham has fueled rumors of a rift between her and the other Spice Girls, by staying away from bandmate Melanie C's solo concert in New York on Saturday.

The other members of the girl group, Emma Bunton, Geri Halliwell and Melanie Brown, stunned fans at the Manhattan Center when they appeared to support Sporty Spice.

They whooped, cheered and gave the singer a standing ovation at the end of her set, performed to a half-empty auditorium. But Beckham was notably absent, despite having attended New York Fashion Week earlier in the week. The Spice Girls are also all due to a...

Spice Girls' Australian Fans Hit Back At Cancellations

February 5th, 2008 5:11pm EST
Spice Girls
The Spice Girls are facing a backlash from fans in Australia after reneging on plans to take their reunion tour Down Under.

The Wannabe stars were due to play concerts in Cape Town, South Africa; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Beijing, China; and Sydney, Australia later this month - but due to the high demand for extra performances in London and the U.S., their tour schedule changed and subsequent dates were never officially set.

The band - comprising of Emma Bunton, Geri Halliwell, Melanie Brown, Melanie Chisholm and Victoria Beckham - announced last week that the final leg of their c...

Spice Girls Apologize For Canceled Tour Dates

February 3rd, 2008 12:00pm EST
Spice Girls
The Spice Girls have issued a personal apology to fans across the globe for scrapping the last leg of their reunion tour.

The pop stars were due to play concerts in Cape Town, South Africa; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Beijing, China; and Sydney, Australia later this month - but due to the high demand for extra performances in London, their tour schedule changed and subsequent dates were never officially set.

And on Friday, the band - comprising of Emma Bunton, Geri Halliwell, Melanie Brown, Melanie Chisholm and Victoria Beckham - announced the final leg of their concerts had been ca...

Emma Bunton Celebrates On Stage With Spice Girls

January 21st, 2008 11:44am EST
Emma Bunton
Spice Girl Emma Bunton was given a special treat by her bandmates at a gig on Sunday - after they presented her with a lavish birthday cake on stage.

The singer celebrates her 31st birthday today, but chose to celebrate the occasion a day early with fans and her fellow Spice Girls at London's O2 Arena.

Melanie Brown, Melanie Chisholm, Geri Halliwell and Victoria Beckham gave their pal the tasty treat - which was shaped like a castle and covered in marshmallow and candy decorations - during the show, which was watched by Bunton's mom, her boyfriend Jade Jones, and the couple's fiv...

Sporty Spice To Go Solo In New York

January 16th, 2008 8:56am EST
Melanie Chisholm
Melanie Chisholm will play an acoustic set in New York next month where she will showcase her solo material during a break from the Spice Girls reunion tour.

The concert will be held at the Grand Ballroom in the Manhattan Center on February 9.

The singer also performed a solo concert in Los Angeles last month.

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