THEN: Known for her onstage backflips and powerful pipes, Mel C. was the
first Spice Girl to release a solo album, 1999's double-platinum Northern
NOW: Chisholm, 33, started Red Girl Records
(named after her tendency to blush) in 2004. The next year she debuted an
edgier sound – and look – with a smash CD (in Germany, Austria and Switzerland), Beautiful Intentions. In April she released her
fourth solo album, This Time, in the U.K.