Spice Girls

  1. Geri Halliwell Readies New Music, Signs to Sony Music Australia

    September 12, 2013 10:05 PM EDT Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell will release new music next month through a recording deal inked with Sony Music Australia. The British pop artist, who became a household name as Ginger Spice, will release her new single “Half of Me” on Oct. 25 ...

  2. Spice Girls' 'Viva Forever!' Musical To Close After Six Months

    May 03, 2013 2:59 AM EDT Spice Girls musical Viva Forever! will close in London at the end of June after a run of just six months. "Sadly, ‪#VivaForever‬ today posts closing notices at The Piccadilly Theatre," the Twitter feed for the stage production in Londo ...

  3. One Direction Makes History With No. 1 Debut on Billboard 200 Albums Chart

    March 20, 2012 8:00 PM EDT U.K. pop vocal group One Direction makes history on the Billboard 200 albums chart as the first U.K. group to bow at No. 1 with a debut album. Up All Night enters atop the list with 176,000 copies sold according to Nielsen SoundScan. One Direction ...

  4. Little Mix's Mixed Record: Can the UK's X Factor Winners Find Success?

    December 22, 2011 8:32 AM EST When girlband Little Mix aced this year's UK X Factor they were the first group to scoop the title. But that wasn't the only first for the show. For a start it was the first series not to feature its maestro Simon Cowell (who was replace ...

  5. Spice Girls Musical On The Way

    January 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST A musical based on the career of multi million-selling U.K. girl group The Spice Girls has been green-lighted by the act's manager, entertainment impresario Simon Fuller. Fuller, who developed reality TV giant "Pop Idol" and subsequ ...

  6. Billboard Q&A: MAC Presents President Marcie Allen

    July 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT North American companies will spend $1.1 billion to sponsor music venues, festivals and tours this year, compared with $1 billion in 2008, according to the IEG Sponsorship Report, which tracks sponsorship spending. As president of the Nashville-ba ...

  7. Bon Jovi Scores 2008's Top-Grossing Tour

    December 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST Bon Jovi's Lost Highway tour tops the list of the biggest tours for 2008, based on data reported to Billboard Boxscore from Nov. 14, 2007, through Nov. 11, 2008. The trek, promoted in North America and Europe by AEG Live, grossed $210.6 milli ...

  8. Fuller In Frame For MMF Award

    May 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Simon Fuller will be the recipient of the prestigious Peter Grant Award when the Music Managers Forum hosts its annual Roll of Honour dinner this Wednesday at the Intercontinental Hotel in London. The British entrepreneur who created the "Ido ...

  9. Spice Girls Tour Likely Their Last

    February 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST Don't hold your breath waiting for the next Spice Girls reunion. Geri Halliwell, aka Ginger Spice, tells Billboard.biz that she doesn't expect a sequel to the quintet's Return of the Spice Girls World Tour, which wraps up Feb. 26 in ...

  10. Spice Girls Cut Reunion Tour Short

    February 01, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Spice Girls are cutting back their reunion tour "due to family and personal commitments." Summer concerts in China, South Africa, Australia and Argentina have been canceled; the trek will now end Feb. 26 in Toronto. "Sadly the t ...

  11. Spice Girls Kick Off World Tour In Canada

    December 03, 2007 12:00 AM EST “Girl Power" returned Sunday as Britain's Spice Girls kicked off their long-awaited world reunion tour with a more sophisticated look than when they first stormed the pop world in the 1990s. The quintet -- known by their nicknames Posh, ...

  12. Victoria's Secret To Offer Spice Girls Exclusive

    October 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Capitol Music Group has partnered with lingerie retailer Victoria's Secret for the exclusive release of the upcoming Spice Girls greatest hits album. The release will be available for purchase only in Victoria's Secret retail stores and ...

  13. Spice Girls Add Tour Dates

    July 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The reunited Spice Girls are expanding their upcoming world tour to cater for "overwhelming demand" for tickets. An extra three dates have been tacked onto the tour, bringing the total to 14 performances across nine countries. Vancouver ...

  14. Hot Demand For Spice Girls Tickets

    July 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Spice Girls bandwagon is speeding up. More than 1 million ticket applications for the reunion tour of the 1990s U.K. hit act were registered on the Web site just a day after announcing the comeback. According to a statement from the group' ...

  15. AEG Live To Produce Spice Girls Dates

    June 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT AEG Live will produce arena shows by the reunited Spice Girls in New York, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and London. The ‘90s pop sensation announced the reunion at the O2 Arena in London yesterday. The five-piece group will perform shows in 11 cities i ...

  16. Update: Spice Girls Get Ready For World Tour

    June 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Spice Girls today confirmed one of the pop world's worst-kept secrets when the girl group announced they would reunite for a world tour. At a press conference in the O2, London -- formerly the Millennium Dome -- the five-piece group annou ...

  17. Spice Girls Reunion Rumors Gain Ground

    June 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Speculation is mounting that 1990s pop phenomenon the Spice Girls are to reunite, with the announcement that the five singers have called a press conference for June 28. U.K. tabloids reports claim that Geri Halliwell, Melanie Chisholm, Melanie Br ...