Melanie Brown
British musician
Melanie Brown
Melanie Janine Brown is an English R&B and pop recording artist, songwriter, dancer, actress, author, television presenter and model. Brown rose to fame when she became a member of British girl group, the Spice Girls, which she was famously known as "Scary Spice" in the group. Brown has been signed to a number of record labels during her career including Virgin Records, Independent record label, Amber Café and her latest record deal EMI Music, which she signed in 2012.
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Penguin cancans and endless bananas: the life of a panto dancer
Guardian (UK) - about 1 year
Billy Warren, currently appearing with Duncan James and Joe Pasquale in Aladdin at Southampton’s Mayflower theatre, tells us what it’s like doing two challenging performances every day We do two performances of Aladdin almost every day, and the dancers are on stage for most of the show. We play several roles, including the minions of the villain, Abanazar, and also do a lot of fun things, like a penguin cancan across the stage. The show opens with Uptown Funk, and then it’s West End-style dancing – jazz and ballet technique, which is my kind of style. It’s not just simple box steps – Melanie Brown, the choreographer, has given us a lot of partner work, with lifting for the men, and some fantastic, challenging routines. Continue reading...
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Celebs Show Us How To Wear Pink Lipstick In Winter (PHOTOS)
Huffington Post - over 3 years
We thought we'd never see the day when our tubes of red lipstick would start to collect dust on the bathroom sink. Instead of wearing MAC Ruby Woo or Stila Fiery every day this winter, a few celebs have inspired us to switch things up with punchy shades of pink. (Aveda Winterberry Lip Glaze is among our current faves.) This week, Taylor Swift matched the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show pink carpet perfectly with her matte pink lips, and Anika Noni Rose sported a fuchsia lip shade that complemented her brightly-colored graphic print dress. See these celebrity pink lipstick looks below (plus more standout hair and makeup) and tell us what you think. Will you think pink this winter? BEST: Taylor Swift Swift stole the spotlight from the VS Angels with her bangin' hairdo. The lash-grazing fringe, smokey eye makeup and pink lips are a fresh change from her usual sophisticated updo and red lips. BEST: Anika Noni Rose Well, hello gorgeous! Rose's vibrant lip color makes her comple ...
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Melanie Brown arrives back in the UK with trolley full of Louis Vuitton luggage
Daily Mail (UK) - over 3 years
But it seems that she still hasn't learned the art of travelling light as she arrives back at Heathrow Airport with a hefty collection of luggage on Wednesday evening.
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How The Spice Girls Got Their Iconic Names
Popeater - over 3 years
Posh, Baby, Scary, Sporty and Ginger. There is only one group of girls that come to mind when you hear those names: The Spice Girls. (Were you expecting The Beatles?) In a recent interview with Cosmopolitan magazine, Melanie Brown, also known as Scary Spice, talked about how the girls' names were chosen. It was actually a teeny bopper magazine called Top of the Pops who gave us our names. We were already established as the Spice Girls, but they wrote a story about us and within it they called us each something different. The names stuck, so we went with it! In an previous interview, Tops Of Pops editor Peter Loraine said he talked about giving the girls nicknames over lunch in 1996. “I simply said it would be a good idea if they had some nicknames. The girls liked the idea, so I had an editorial meeting back at the office and about four of us started thinking of names. Posh was the first one to be thought up because Victoria looks pretty sophisticated. The rest were pretty eas ...
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Mel B breaks out, makes out in ‘For Once In My Life’ video: Watch it here!
Entertainment Weekly - over 3 years
It’s been 17 years since Melanie Brown (aka Mel B, aka Scary Spice) first declared that all she really wanted
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Easton native and Catapult return to "America's Got Talent"
The Morning Call - Blogs - over 3 years
Easton native Rebecca Moore and with Catapult, a New-York based troupe that creates "living shadows" twill perform at Radio City Music Hall on "America's Got Talent" at 9 p.m. Tuesday on NBC. The 2002 Easton High grad is one of nine members of the troupe who auditioned for the show in New York and advanced to the Las Vegas round after wowing the judges. The group which makes shadows and images with their bodies to tell a story did not perform again in Las Vegas but were one of the groups sent straight through to New York. The group which was founded by former Pilobolus dancer Adam Battelstein, did a spy skit for the "America's Got Talent" performance in June which had all four judges gushing with praise.. Howie Mandel called the group's New York audition performance incredible, and said "From nothing you put this together and on this stage here you have given us everything." Heidi Klum said she loved the act and called it "truly amazing." Melanie Brown (Mel B) termed it "crea ...
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Rachel McAdams And Priyanka Chopra Deserve 'Best Hair' Awards
Huffington Post - over 3 years
Stars are taking advantage of the last few weeks of summer by dressing their lips in warm shades of pink and coral and dying their strands sun-kissed colors. Keri Russell made us want to copy her gorgeous ombré waves, and Rachel McAdams stepped it up with a vibrant hair color and lipstick. Lisa D'Amato and Ashlee Simpson both made stumbles with an intense hair accessory and overdone tresses, respectively. Ladies, the next time, remember less is more! Check out who we thought had the best and worst beauty looks this week. Tell us if you agree! BEST: Rachel McAdams McAdams is the queen of amazing hair color, and this copper shade radiates against her milky complexion. Her pink-stained lips and shimmering eye makeup amp up an already stellar look. WORST: Ashlee Simpson Wow! That hair has enough volume to last weeks. Simpson should have toned it down with both her locks and smudged eyeliner. BEST: Jodie Foster We love the "Elysium" star's wavy crop ...
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Scary Spice Teaches Us Some Valuable Fashion Lessons
Huffington Post - over 3 years
Melanie Brown, aka Scary Spice, rose to fame as the outspoken member of the British girl band, the Spice Girls. As a fixture on the '90s music scene, Mel B's pipes got her noticed, but it was her daring satorial sense that really made a mark. Let's face it, Mel B and leopard print go together like milk and Oreos. Following the breakup of the band, she went on to have a solo career and act as a judge on various reality television shows. Though she has stayed in the public eye over the past few decades, Melanie will forever be known as the gal with the cone-shaped cat ears (to us at least). As if the Spice Girls didn't already teach us enough (who really knew how to "Zig-A-Zag-Ah" before they came along), we are now turning to our favorite member, Scary Spice, for some important fashion lessons. In celebration of her 38th birthday (on May 29), here's what Scary can teach us: 1. Zebra print can make anyone smile. 2. If you're not in metallic pants, you're doing i ...
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MEL B. SPICES THINGS UP IN A SEXY RED DRESS (X17 Online)
Wesmirch.com - almost 4 years
X17 Online: MEL B. SPICES THINGS UP IN A SEXY RED DRESS  —  Melanie Brown made an appearance on The Today Show on Monday morning to promote the new season of America's Got Talent, and she was also joined by fellow judges Heidi Klum, Howard Stern and Howie Mandel, as well as host Nick Cannon.
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WOW: 'Get To The Back Of The Bus, Rosa Parks'
Huffington Post - about 4 years
LOS ANGELES -- A chef who claims she was insulted and called anti-gay and racist slurs while working at Cleo Restaurant, a Hollywood eatery popular with celebrities, is now suing over the alleged discrimination. When Keyon Wilson joined Cleo as a line cook Sept. 21 2012, she was the only African-American person in the kitchen. Her discrimination and harassment lawsuit, filed Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court, claims that immediately after Wilson started working, colleagues and supervising chefs hurled insults and slurs at her. (This article contains language from Wilson's lawsuit that some readers may find offensive.) Some insults were more generic, like "fat ass" and "bitch," according to the complaint. But Wilson, who is gay, alleges colleagues also asked her whether "gay guys suck good dick," and told her to "get to the back of the bus, Rosa Parks." She also claims that kitchen workers received instructions like this one: "When you walk down the line, put your dic ...
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Spice Girls' Hot Body Secrets Revealed!
US Magazine - over 4 years
All eyes were on the Spice Girls during the closing ceremony at the London Olympics August 12. Sixteen years after the group hit it big with their smash single "Wannabe," the five females -- Victoria Beckham, 38, Geri Halliwell, 40, Emma Bunton, 36, Melanie Chisholm, 38, and Melanie Brown, 37 -- looked sexier than ever performing in front of the world's most talented athletes (not to mention millions of viewers). Here, Us Weekly uncovers how the best-selling female group of all time (who are now all moms!) got camera ready. PHOTOS: Sexiest British stars Fashion designer Beckham -- mom to Brooklyn, 13, Romeo, 9, Cruz, 7, and Harper, 13 months -- recently confessed that she loves "to snack." Her healthy go-to treats include fresh fruit and coconut water. After years of yo-yo dieting, Halliwell -- mom to Bluebell, 6 -- has developed a smarter way to stay in shape. "Geri is all about yoga, healthy eating -- and clothes that flatter her shape," a source says in the new issue of ...
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Spice Girls rock at Olympics closing ceremony
The Express Tribune Blogs - over 4 years
The London Olympics closed with a dazzling and eccentric extravaganza of music and dance that rocked the main stadium filled with royalty, celebrities, athletes and a sea of exuberant spectators, reported Reuters. One of the biggest cheers of the night came as five coloured London taxi drove into the centre of the stadium letting out five famous singers — the Spice Girls. The Spice Girls reuniting to perform at the closing ceremony for the London 2012 Olympic Games was not really a secret, as the band was spotted rehearsing but the cheers were deafening as Victoria Beckham, Emma Bunton, Geri Halliwell, Melanie Chisholm and Melanie Brown — aka Posh Spice, Baby Spice, Ginger Spice, Sporty Spice and Scary Spice, respectively — sang “Wannabe” and “Spice Up Your Life” riding around the Olympic Stadium atop black London taxi cabs, reports CBS News. The famous group performed together Sunday night after four years. Earlier this year however, the qu ...
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Spice Girl Melanie Brown's Sexy Catsuit: All the Details!
US Magazine - over 4 years
When the Spice Girls took the stage at the Olympics Closing Ceremony in London on Sunday, it seemed as if they had stepped out of a time machine, with all five members looking even better than they did in the 90s! While her group mates, Geri Halliwell, 40, Victoria Beckham, 38, and Emma Bunton, 36, showed off their legs in mini dresses (Melanie Chisholm, 38, donned a white jumpsuit), Melanie Brown, 37, flaunted her incredible figure in a nude catsuit with sequins and sexy sheer panels throughout. PHOTOS: Ageless A-listers To dress Brown (aka Scary Spice) for her first on-stage appearance with her gals since 2008, the singer's stylist, Stephanie Kradjian, turned to the designer behind Jennifer Lopez's sexy tour costumes: Zuhair Murad. "Melanie has been looking amazing, stylish and elegant lately and the reviews she has been getting have been great," Kradjian tells Us Weekly.  "We've been going in the direction of some great designers lately and loving the feedback!" PH ...
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Fashion News: Stars turn out for HollyRod fundraiser
LATimes - over 4 years
A galaxy of stars attended DesignCare 2012 on Saturday, the 14th annual fundraiser for the HollyRod Foundation, established by Rodney and Holly Robinson Peete to provide assistance to people with Parkinson's Disease and autism. Among the famous mingling at the event on a Malibu oceanfront estate were Paula Abdul, Arsenio Hall, NFL veteran Al Cowlings, Lisa Rinna, Harry Hamlin, Brooke Burke, Spice Girl Melanie Brown, Jane Seymour, James Keach, Shaun Robinson and Shannon Tweed. [Society News LA] Fashion designer Victoria Beckham confirmed she and the other Spice Girls are reuniting to perform at the closing ceremonies of the Summer Olympics in London. [Vogue UK] The J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles announced via news release that it is extending its popular exhibit of photographs by Herb Ritts through Sept.2.  "Herb Ritts: L.A. Style" is organized by the J. Paul Getty Museum and curated by Paul Martineau, associate curator of photographs. After its L.A. run, it is scheduled to g ...
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Spice Girls to Perform at Olympics Closing Ceremony!
US Magazine - over 4 years
Say they'll be there! The London Olympics are about to get a whole lot Spice-ier: a source confirms to Us Weekly that the Spice Girls are set to perform at the closing ceremony on August 12. Ginger (Geri Halliwell), 39, Baby (Emma Bunton), 36, Sporty (Melanie Chisholm), 38, Scary (Melanie Brown), 37, and Posh (Victoria Beckham), 38, are all expected to show; the group will perform two of their singles, including the 1996 fan favorite "Wannabe." (George Michael, The Who and Jessie J are also slated to perform at the event.) PHOTOS: Sexy British stars! Last month, the Girls -- who split up in 2001 -- reunited for the first time since their 2008 reunion tour to announce the creation of a West End musical based on some of their biggest hits, a show titled Viva Forever. "I loved what the Spice Girls did for women's confidence," producer Judy Craymer said during a press conference. "There's something very empowering about them." PHOTOS: Victoria Beckham's wildest outfits ...
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Then/Now: ‘Scary Spice’ Mel B. Melanie Brown, aka...
Fox News - over 4 years
Splash AP Then/Now: ‘Scary Spice’ Mel B. Melanie Brown, aka Scary Spice from the Spice Girls, aka Mel B., aka 37-year-old mother of three, was spotted out this weekend with her husband Stephen Belafonte, aka Son of Harry. Now Mel B was never out of shape (see bottom photo from 1998), but can you believe she has three children, the last of whom, Madison, was born September 1, 2011 — not even one year ago? When do you think the Australian ‘X Factor’ judge was hottest, back in 1998, or now (top photo), 15 years and three kids later? MORE PICS: Mel B. on a boat with Belafonte.
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Nicole Scherzinger & Katy Perry Up For U.K. X-Factor
Starz Life - almost 5 years
It didn’t work out for Nicole Scherzinger as a judge on the new US version of ‘The X Factor,’ however there may be a second chance. Kelly Rowland is scheduled to exit the U.K. version of “The X Factor,” which will leave an empty seat on the judges panel.  According to the show’s longtime star Louis Walsh, Scherzinger as well as Katy Perry are among the names being discussed as a replacement. Walsh revealed to the Irish Herald newspaper, “I’ve worked with Nicole and Katy before and I would love to work with them again, they were fantastic.” In total, there are five big celebrity names being considered to fill Rowland’s chair, including Current “X Factor” Australia judge  Melanie Brown,  Anastacia, and ex-judge Sharon Osbourne are also in the running with Scherzinger and Perry. Walsh added of these names, “Mel B knows the format so well… Anastacia has sold millions of records and is a big star and I would give anything to work with Sharon again.”   Nicole Scherzinger & ...
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Melanie Brown
    THIRTIES
  • 2012
    Age 36
    Brown will return to music in 2012, with EMI Music.
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    Her net worth as of August 2012 is Est to be £40.5m
    More Details Hide Details Brown began her solo career when she released "I Want You Back" with Missy Elliott. The single charted at number-one on the UK Singles Chart, followed by the release of debut album, Hot—the album also saw release of top ten singles "Tell Me" and "Feels So Good". L.A. State of Mind was Brown's second studio album, which saw release in 2005 and saw the release of only one single—"Today".
    In June 2012, it was confirmed that Brown would become a guest judge for the Manchester auditions of The X Factor UK.
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    On 31 March 2012, it was announced that Brown signed a global record deal with EMI Records for the release of her third studio album.
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    It was announced on 24 February that Brown was planning on releasing the second season of "It's a Scary World" in summer 2012.
    More Details Hide Details Brown also revealed that the Spice Girls will be having some projects later in the year dealing with the musical.
    In February 2012, Brown was also announced to replace Sonia Kruger as co-host on the Australian version of Dancing with the Stars.
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    Brown has been signed to a number of record labels during her career including Virgin Records, Independent record label, Amber Café and her latest record deal EMI Music, which she signed in judged for X Factor Australia in 2012.
    More Details Hide Details The Spice Girls signed to Virgin Records and released their debut single, "Wannabe", which hit number-one in more than 30 countries and helped establish the group as a "global phenomenon". Followed by their debut album, Spice, which sold more than 28 million copies worldwide, becoming the best-selling album by a female group in music history. They have sold over 75 million records worldwide, making them the biggest selling female group in history. The band's second album, Spiceworld went on to sell over 20 million records world wide. Forever selling 5 million records world wide. They have sold over 75 million records worldwide, making them the biggest selling female group in history and also one of the Best selling music artists in the world. Brown is also known for supporting Girl Power and their global grosses estimated at $500–800 million between 1996 and 1998. Return of the Spice Girls was the band's comeback turn and said to have grossed US$100 million and won the Billboard 2008 Touring Award.
  • 2011
    Age 35
    On 1 September 2011, Brown gave birth to her third child, a daughter named Madison Brown Belafonte.
    More Details Hide Details Brown is also a stepmother to Belafonte's daughter, Giselle Belafonte.
    In 2011, Brown returned to the spotlight and joined the judging panel of the Australian version of The X Factor, for its third series which began airing in September 2011 on the Seven Network.
    More Details Hide Details Brown had previously served as a celebrity mentor on its second season during week 8 back in 2010.
    Brown returned to television in 2011 when she joined the judging panel of the Australian version of The X Factor where she sat alongside, Ronan Keating, Guy Sebastian and Natalie Bassingthwaighte.
    More Details Hide Details She later became the co-host of the Australian version of Dancing with the Stars. It was later announced that Brown would appear as a guest judge on the UK's version of The X Factor after a replacement for Kelly Rowland had not been found. Brown was born in Harehills, Leeds, England, to an English mother, Andrea, and a black Nevisian father, Martin, and grew up in Burley, Leeds, West Yorkshire. She has a younger sister named Danielle who is an actress. She studied performing arts at Intake High School, in Leeds, before entering the entertainment industry. For a time, she worked as a dancer in the holiday resort, Blackpool, Lancashire. After seeing an advertisement for an audition in a newspaper, Brown started her music career in a band known as Touch. The group left the original management team and eventually teamed up with music manager Simon Fuller. In this pairing, she and the other girls became known as the Spice Girls.
  • 2010
    Age 34
    On 7 November 2010, Brown became the celebrity mentor for the eight week of the Australian version of The X Factor.
    More Details Hide Details During the results show she performed a duet with the remaining five acts singing "Stop" originally by the Spice Girls.
    In September 2010, her own reality show aired on the Style Network called Mel B: It's a Scary World.
    More Details Hide Details In November 2010, Get Fit with Mel B, was released in North America and Europe.
    In January 2010, Brown was selected to replace Marissa Jaret Winokur as the new host of Oxygen's weight loss show Dance Your Ass Off.
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  • 2009
    Age 33
    In September 2009, Brown took part in the filming of ITV1 series Seven Days on the Breadline during which she spent part of a week staying with a family living in poverty in Leeds.
    More Details Hide Details Subsequently, Brown wrote an article in The Mail on Sunday, titled 'My Week in Apathy City.'
    She appeared for a week of shows during September 2009.
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    On 17 August 2009, Brown was announced as a visiting panellist on ITV1's daily lunchtime show Loose Women.
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    In April 2009, Brown joined actress and former Dancing With the Stars champion Kelly Monaco as original stars of a Las Vegas revue called Peepshow at the Las Vegas Planet Hollywood Hotel and Casino.
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  • 2007
    Age 31
    Following an appearance in the short film Love Thy Neighbor, in September 2007, Brown joined the fifth season of the U.S. television hit Dancing with the Stars with her partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy.
    More Details Hide Details On 27 November 2007, they took second place in the show.
    Brown gave birth to daughter Angel Iris Murphy Brown on Eddie Murphy's 46th birthday, 3 April 2007.
    More Details Hide Details On 22 June 2007, People reported the results of a court-ordered DNA test, confirming through Brown's publicist that Murphy was indeed the father of Brown's baby. Murphy then admitted paternity and indicated that he would reimburse Brown for the cost of the pregnancy.
    Brown and Belafonte secretly married on 6 June 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada, and they subsequently renewed their vows with a lavish ceremony in front of their families on 8 November 2008 in Hurghada, Egypt.
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    In February 2007, Brown began dating long term friend and movie producer Stephen Belafonte.
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  • 2006
    Age 30
    In 2006, Brown became the subject of tabloid stories on the basis of her relationship with Hollywood actor Eddie Murphy.
    More Details Hide Details On 17 October 2006 AOL claimed that Brown was having a baby with Murphy. In early December 2006, news came that Brown and Murphy were no longer a couple, and Murphy told a journalist of the Dutch TV show RTL Boulevard at the Dreamgirls film premiere that the parentage of Brown's unborn baby could not be proven until a paternity test has been performed.
  • TWENTIES
  • 2005
    Age 29
    In 2005, she had a leading role in the thriller Telling Lies, released to DVD the following year.
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  • 2003
    Age 27
    In 2003, Brown made a cameo appearance in the music video Bo Selecta's Proper Crimbo.
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  • 2002
    Age 26
    In 2002, Brown released her autobiography, Catch A Fire, which reached No. 7 in the official books chart, and saw her touring the UK to promote it with a run of book signings.
    More Details Hide Details Brown's first movie role came in the form of a British drama, Burn It. She appeared in a horror film entitled, LD 50 Lethal Dose, which was released directly to DVD in 2005. She acted in a long run of shows as part of the cast for the Vagina Monologues. She was in the movie The Seat Filler, co-produced by Will Smith and starring Destiny's Child star Kelly Rowland. Brown also appeared as Mimi in the broadway production of Rent. Brown played herself in episodes of the comedy series Bo' Selecta and A Bear's Tail.
  • 2000
    Age 24
    In 2000, Brown filed for divorce, which was finalised later that year.
    More Details Hide Details The custody battle for her daughter was highly publicised. Gulzar claimed Mel's breast implants and adultery were the reason for their split. Brown won custody, but had to pay an alimony settlement of £1.25m to her ex-husband. While living in the US, she had relationships with women, according to the Daily Mail.
    From 2000, Brown concentrated on a variety of non-singing projects.
    More Details Hide Details She hosted a number of TV shows such as This Is My Moment (a talent show) for ITV1 and shot a documentary called Voodoo Princess for Channel 4. She took part in smaller projects as a presenter such as Top of the Pops, Party in the park for the Prince's Trust and The All Star Animal Awards. She has appeared as herself in an advert for the Yorkshire tourist board in a series which included contributions from other Yorkshire-born celebrities, and in the film Happy Birthday Oscar Wilde.
    Brown's debut album, Hot was released in November 2000, a month before the Spice Girls final album, Forever was released.
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  • 1998
    Age 22
    While on the Spiceworld Tour, Brown began a romantic relationship with Dutch dancer Jimmy Gulzar. After she became pregnant, they married in Little Marlow, Buckinghamshire, on 13 September 1998.
    More Details Hide Details Mel B changed her stage name to Melanie G. Their daughter, Phoenix Chi Gulzar, was born in Westminster, London, on 19 February 1999.
    She also hosted the MOBO Awards on two occasions, in 1998 with Bill Bellamy and in 1999 with Wyclef Jean, and took part in a BBC-funded short film entitled Fish.
    More Details Hide Details The third single from the album, "Tell Me", which debuted at No. 4 in the UK charts with about 40,000 copies sold in its first week. It sold approximately 100,000 copies, making it the 158th "best seller" of 2000. A fourth single was released in February 2001, "Feels So Good" which peaked at No. 5, followed by a fifth single, "Lullaby", a pop number dedicated to her daughter. It was accompanied by a video shot in Morocco and featured Brown with Phoenix Chi. The media criticised Brown for using her child in the music video and single artwork, labelling her Desperate Spice and insinuating that she was exploiting her child as a marketing tool. The single entered and peaked at #13. The album was not a success and garnered mediocre reviews, selling a disappointing 7,419 copies in its first week and charting at a weak #28, before quickly falling out of the charts, leading to Virgin dumping Brown from their label.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1995
    Age 19
    The group began a relationship with Simon Fuller of 19 Entertainment and finally signed with him in March 1995. During the summer of that year the group toured record labels in London and Los Angeles with Fuller and finally signed a deal with Virgin Records in September 1995. From this point on, up to the summer of 1996, the group continued to write and record tracks for their debut album while extensively touring the west coast of the United States, where they had signed a publishing deal with Windswept Pacific. On 7 June 1996, the Spice Girls released their debut single "Wannabe" in the United Kingdom.
    More Details Hide Details In the weeks leading up to the release, the video for "Wannabe", got a trial airing on The Box music channel. The video was an instant hit, and was played 502 times a week. After the video was released, the Spice Girls had their first live TV slot on broadcast on LWT's Surprise Surprise. The song proved to be a global hit, reaching number 1 in 29 countries. and becoming the biggest-selling single by an all-female group of all time. It was followed by nine further number one singles from their albums Spice, Spiceworld and Forever. Each member of the group received a nickname from the media. Brown was named "Scary Spice". The group is currently the Best selling girl group of all time selling 75 million Which also makes the group one the best selling artists music artists After the release of their third album, Forever (UK number 2), which was far less successful than their previous two albums, the Spice Girls stopped recording and the members to begin their solo careers.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1986
    Age 10
    At the suggestion of her then-husband Jimmy Gulzar, Brown covered Cameo's 1986 hit "Word Up" as her next solo release.
    More Details Hide Details The track was already released on the soundtrack to Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me. The song charted poorly, peaking at fourteen on the UK Singles Chart making it the lowest-charting Spice Girls-related single of the 90s. Turning to television work, she hosted Pure Naughty, a weekly BBC2 magazine show focusing on black music.
  • 1975
    Born
    Born on May 29, 1975.
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