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Pop Battle: Spice Girls vs. Backstreet Boys

By Alicia Dennis on
(Getty Images)There's a fabulous new rumor making the Internet rounds this week — buzz that's so exciting for those of us who came of age in the mid-to-late '90s, it almost doesn't even matter if it's true (please, please make it happen, universe). According to UK tabloid The Sun, which admittedly doesn't have a great track record with truth-telling, the Backstreet Boys are mulling over a world reunion tour with none other than the Spice Girls."We are actually in early talks about maybe doing...Read Full Story

21 Things You Don't Know About the Spice Girls

By Deena Bustillo on
In honor of the 20th anniversary of the girl group (and crazy platform heels).Read Full Story

Best New Music Recommendations Based on Artists You Already Love: Mother Falcon, Bleachers, and More

By Alicia Dennis on
(Facebook)This week I'm getting a little more literal with my hybridized music recommendations, as there are a bunch of excellent new mashups, covers, and side projects that make it easy to do so. This is the first day of my life that I have ever really had any sort of appreciation for Phil Collins, so it's cause for celebration.1. Phil Collins + Nas + The Hood Internet = The Melker ProjectThe Melker Project is Scott Melker, a "mashup and remix artist" who lives in New York City. He's just...Read Full Story

WATCH: Fifth Harmony Covers the Spice Girls' 'Wannabe' Live in Concert

By Alicia Dennis on
X Factor alums Fifth Harmony have yet to achieve the worldwide saturation point once achieved by the Spice Girls, but they're working on it. During a recent performance, the fab fivesome launched into a cover of the Spice Girls' seminal hit "Wannabe," and it was sweet enough to generate a reaction from Melanie "Scary Spice" Brown herself. @FifthHarmony just herd you guys covered "wannabe" 😝 love you ladies for that girlpower all the way!!! — Melanie Brown (@OfficialMelB) October 30, 2013Read Full Story

Now It's Time to Watch These Men Dance to the Spice Girls in Platform Heels

By Alicia Dennis on
This Fernando de Azevedo-directed video of choreographer Yanis Marshall throwing a Spice Girls dance party all Paris wins at everything for a multitude of reasons. Check those platforms (Jeffrey Campbells, looks like)! Check the Eiffel Tower! Check the tourists standing around, mouths agape! Let's be real: The actual Spice Girls never had moves like these.According to his YouTube profile, Yanis Marshall is one of very few men in France to offer dance classes in heels. He's also already...Read Full Story

Coming Soon: Spice Girls, the Musical

By BangShowbiz on
Singer Geri Halliwell wants to bring the rags-to-riches story of the Spice Girls to life on the stage in a two-hour musical extravaganza. Her former bandmates, Emma Bunton, Victoria Beckham, Mel B and Mel C, are backing the plans after a secret meeting at London’s top restaurant Nobu. Producer Geri also wants the girls to help her find five unknown actresses to play them in the blockbuster production. A source told Britain’s Daily Mirror newspaper: “The project is Geri's baby really but...Read Full Story

Spice Girls Plan to Shake it for the World Cup Premiere Next Year

By Deena Bustillo on
Former Spice Girls, Geri Halliwell, Melanie Brown, Melanie Chisholm and Emma Bunton reunite at Palm Restaurant in Knightsbridge before heading to the Mayfair Hotel for drinks. (Bauer Griffin)more picsThe Spice Girls look like they plan to reunite for one magical night to launch the World Cup next year. Rumors were flying about a potential new tour when Mel B, Mel C, Geri Halliwell, and Emma Bunton had dinner together in London last week, but the plan doesn't seem to include more than one...Read Full Story

Spice It Up

By BangShowbiz on
Get ready to potentially "spice up your life" again. The Spice Girls, Geri Halliwell, Emma Bunton, Mel B and Mel C, might be joining forces for another reunion tour, but further details have not been announced. Ginger, Baby, Scary and Sporty Spice discussed getting back together over dinner at The Palm restaurant in London's exclusive Knightsbridge district this week. Mel B later hinted at an imminent reunion, writing on her Twitter account: "Spice girls, stadiums?????????? Had dinner...Read Full Story

Ex-Spice Girl Melanie Chisholm Expecting her First Child

By Alicia Dennis on
Former Spice Girl Melanie Chisholm, 34, is expecting her first child with boyfriend of six years Thomas Starr.  She announced her pregnancy on her website: "Tom and I are expecting a baby and we are very happy." She also announced that she'll take some time off to be a mom.  Getty ImagesShe's the only Spice Girl who hasn't yet had a child.  All of her former groupmates have chosen interesting names for their spawn:Victoria Beckham: Brooklyn, Romeo, and CruzMelanie Brown: Phoenix Chi and Angel...Read Full Story