Melanie Chisholm

British singer-songwriter, actress and businesswoman

Melanie Chisholm (born 1974)[1] is an English singer-songwriter and television personality best known as one of the five members of English girl group the Spice Girls, who was nicknamed "Sporty Spice". As a solo artist she has released four albums and was nominated for a BRIT and ECHO Awards[2] and charted at the top of the Billboard Dance Chart in the US in late 2000.

Melanie Chisholm
Background information
Birth nameMelanie Jayne Chisholm
Also known asMelanie C, Mel C, Sporty Spice, Sporty
Born (1974-01-12) 12 January 1974 (age 47)
Whiston, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom
GenresPop, pop rock, britpop
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter, Businesswoman
Years active1994–present
LabelsVirgin Records
(1996 – 2003)
Red Girl Records
(2004 – present)
Associated actsSpice Girls, Bryan Adams


  1. "The Northern Star". BBC. 15 May 2000. Retrieved 29 September 2019.
  2. "List of music awards nominations for Melanie Chisholm". IMDb. 2007-12-17.