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Music: Spice Girls facts

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Last updated: June 4, 2015
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How many members?
5
Genre?
Pop
In which Uk city did they begin?
London
In which year did they begin?
1994
Which record label first signed them?
Virgin Records
What was the name of their debut single?
Wannabe
When was their debut single released?
1996
In how many countries did their debut single hit number one?
37
What was the name of their debut album?
Spice
How many million copies did their debut album sell worldwide
30
What was the name of their follow up album?
Spiceworld
How many million copies did the folloe up album sell worldwide?
20
How many records worldwide have they sold (millions)?
85
In what year did their reunion tour begin?
2007
What iconic item of clothing featuring a union jack did Ginger spice wear?
Dress
What is their movie called?
Spice World
How many millions of dollars do they earn a year?
75
Who is their manager?
Simon Fuller
Which magazine gave the group their iconic alliases?
Top of the Pops
Which magazine posted the ad looking for the group who'd later become the Spice Girls?
The Stage
How many women applied for the band?
400
Who auditioned with "Mein Herr"?
Victoria Adams
Who auditioned with "Greatest love of all"?
Melanie Brown
Who auditioned with "I'm so excited"?
Melanie Chisholm
Who auditioned with "Don't be a stranger" but was only a member of the band briefly?
Michelle Stephenson
Who auditioned with "I wanna be a Nightclub queen"
Geri Halliwell
What caused Geri Halliwell to miss the auditions?
Sunburn
What name was the group given after their auditions?
Touch
Whcih song written by Tim Hawes gave the group their iconic name?
Sugar and Spice
Whcih management did the group begin with?
Heart management
Which year did the band sign with their manager?
1995
What was the nationality of the director of their debut single?
Swedish
Which channel Trial aired the video for their debut single?
The box
What was their first live TV slot broadcast?
Suprise Suprise
Where did their first press interview appear?
Music Week
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Who did the group conduct their first interview with?
Paul Gorman
How many weeks did their debut single stay number one for?
7
How many weeks did their single "Say you'll be there" stay at number one?
2
What was the name of their first christmas number one?
2 become 1
how many thousand copies did their first christmas single sell in the first week
430
In 1996 how many trophies did the band win at the Smash hits awards
3
When was their debut single released in the USA?
1997
How many Brit awards did they win in 1997?
2
What was the name of their first book?
Girl power
how many thousand copies did their book sell in the first week?
200
How many languages was their first book translated into?
20
Which member of the royal family got kisses from Mel B and Geri Halliwell at their first Brit live show?
Prince Charles
how many awards did the group win at the Billboard Music Awards in 1997?
4
Where was their first live major concert?
Turkey
How many thousand fans showed up at their first live major concert?
40
Which notable person described the group as his "Heroes"?
Nelson Mandela
How many sponsorship deals did the group have?
20
What was the name of their second christmas number one?
Too Much
In 1998 how many awards did the band win at American Music Awards?
3
What award did the group win at the 1998 BRIT Awards?
Overseas success
Which was their only track not to hit number one in Britain?
Stop
Who left the group in 1998?
Geri Halliwell
In which city did their Spiceworld tour begin?
Dublin
What was the name of their third christmas number one?
Goodbye
How many awards did the group win at the MTV Europe Music Awards in 1998
2
Which year did the band break from the music scene
2000
Which year did they reunite?
2007
Which supermarket chain did the band liscence their name and image to?
Tesco
What was the name of their Children in need single in 2007?
Headlines
What was the name of the Spice girls inspired stage show?
Viva Forever!
Who directed their film Spiceworld?
Bob Spiers
What was the name of their fragrence?
Impulse Spice
Who developed a video game of the Spice girls in1997?
Playstation
How many number ones did they have in the UK?
9
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