A British girl group Spice Girl, was formed in 1994. Spice Girl group comprises five members Melanie Brown(Scary Spice), Victoria Beckham(Posh Spice), Geri Halliwell(Ginger Spice), Emma Bunton(Baby Spice), and Melanie Chisholm(Sporty Spice). By dint of auditions held by Bob and Chris Herbert, the Spice Girl group formed, they wanted to form a girl group who can compete with British boy groups popular at that time. Afterward, they signed a contract with Virgin Records and released Wannabe, their debut single in 1996. In 37 countries Wannabe reached number one on charts. Furthermore, Spice, their debut album, sold more than 23 million copies worldwide in 1996, and they became the best-selling album by a girl group in history. Ensuing, they became a popular female group at that time.
However, in May 1988 Halliwell split from the Spice Girl Group. Furthermore, their album Forever in 2000, without Halliwell, brought weaker sales. Eventually, the Spice Girl group respited from the group to focus on their solo career. Subsequently, they reconciled for two concert tours, in 2007-2008, the Return of the Spice Girls, and 2019, Spice World. Both of the tours won Billboard Live Music Award, for highest-grossing involvement.
Why Did Spice Girls Break Up?
The Spice Girls group halted all promotional activities for their final studio album, Forever. They further announced that they were taking hiatus to focus on their solo career. However, they announced that the girl group is not splitting for now. Geri Halliwell left the group, but it was unclear about the reason behind her exit. And other members of the group could not take it too far, and in 2000, with their album Forever, all the members of the group announced that from now on they are going to focus on their career in the industry. After this incident, all the members went their own way. Nevertheless, after the group split, all the members reunited numerous times for different tours.
Reason Why Spice Girls Broke Up?
In 1998, after Geri Halliwell, decided to leave the Spice Girl group, the group was never the same. In 2014, Mel B told Larry King that it was bad after Geri Halliwell left the group. Further, she added that Geri Halliwell didn’t show up on her birthday, and she left without telling anything. When she left the group was in the middle of an American tour, and they were forced to complete it without her.
Ever since Geri Halliwell left the group tittle-tattle about their split emerged again. However, Mel B further revealed that it was already forecasted that all members of the group would go their separate ways. In her statement she also added, since starting Victoria wanted to go in fashion, Emma was interested in doing radio, Mel C always wanted to do music, and I was quite interested in everything. But it happened a bit early, further, she added.
Are Spice Girls Together Again?
After the group split in 2000, they reunited several times.
In 2007, for The Return of the Spice Girls Tour, all the members of the group reunited. Ever since their split, this was their first return tour in London, and the tickets of the show were sold out in just 38 seconds as around five million people globally signed for the tickets.
In 2012, the members of the Spice Girl group again reunited, and at the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic game, they performed the medley of Wannabe and Spice Up Your Life.
In 2018, again the reunion of the members of the Spice Girls group was announced. However, they performed without Victoria Beckham. She decided not to participate.
In 2020, it was revealed that Spice Girls group members are again going to reunite for the world tour, but without Victoria Beckham. That was the sign of their 25th anniversary, and all the members except the fifth member Victoria Beckham were preparing for their tour across Australia, Europe, and America.
In 2021, all of their events were canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.
After the cancellation of their events, there is no confirmation about the further tour of the Spice Girls group. It is just a prediction, but maybe they will perform very soon.