MELANIE CHISHOLM Biography - Musicians


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Name: Melanie Chisholm                                                             
Birth name: Melanie Jayne Chisholm                                                 
Also known as Mel C, Sporty Spice                                                 
Born: 12 January 1974 Whiston, Merseyside, England                                 
Melanie Jayne Chisholm (born 12 January 1974 in Whiston, Merseyside), also known   
as Melanie C or Mel C, is an English singer, songwriter, and television           
personality best known as one of the five members of the English girl group       
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.                         
Chisholm holds the record for most United Kingdom number-one singles by a female   
co-writer (equal with Madonna). She is also third after Lennon and McCartney       
for the most UK number-one singles by a British co-writer and is the only female   
to reach the UK number-one as part of a quintet, quartet, duo and as a solo