Spice Girls: Then and Now

They've reunited after 11 years! See how much they've changed. By Emily Fromm and Caryn Midler

  • MELANIE CHISHOLM (SPORTY) photo | Melanie Chisholm

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Updated: Friday Jun 29, 2007 | 06:00 AM EDT

MELANIE CHISHOLM (SPORTY)

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 Star.

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.