Melanie C

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Melanie Jayne Chisholm (born 12 January 1974), better known as Melanie C or Mel C, is an English singer, best known as one of the five members of the Spice Girls, during which time she was nicknamed Sporty Spice. She rose to fame in 1996, releasing, in two years with the Spice Girls, two consecutive number-one albums, eight number-one singles from nine worldwide hits, the biggest-selling debut single of all time and the biggest-selling album in music history by a girl group, respectively with "Wannabe" atop in 37 countries with over seven million records, and Spice, which peaked at number one in more than 17 countries across the world, with over 31 million copies, as well as the second album Spiceworld with more than 20 million copies sold. Melanie C is known for her unique vocal prowess that helped shoot the Spice Girls to international stardom. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Melanie C has received more than 6,266,965 page views. Her biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Melanie C is the 1,013th most popular singer (down from 883rd in 2019), the 3,045th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,636th in 2019) and the 111th most popular British Singer.

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  • 59.71

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  • 48

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.89

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.80

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Melanie C ranks 1,013 out of 3,541Before her are Mario Trevi, Kenny Dorham, Signe Toly Anderson, Jerome Flynn, Seiko Matsuda, and Prodigy. After her are Gérard Lenorman, Lasse Mårtenson, Shirley Verrett, Lou Gramm, Mick Jones, and Heintje Simons.

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Among people born in 1974, Melanie C ranks 89Before her are Guillaume Musso, Tricia Helfer, Alexander Pichushkin, Kim Dotcom, Mutassim Gaddafi, and Prodigy. After her are Hicham El Guerrouj, Dado Pršo, Daniel Wu, Yevgeny Kafelnikov, Sylvinho, and Thure Lindhardt.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Melanie C ranks 3,045 out of 6,924Before her are Ron Atkinson (1939), Henry Cole (1808), Rebecca Clarke (1886), Arthur Bliss (1891), Zoie Palmer (null), and Ben Chaplin (1969). After her are Marie Spartali Stillman (1844), Stuart Christie (1946), Nat Lofthouse (1925), Jason Bonham (1966), Richard Madden (1986), and Geoffrey Burbidge (1925).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Melanie C ranks 111Before her are Clare Torry (1947), James Arthur (1988), Kiki Dee (1947), Annie Ross (1930), Matt Monro (1930), and Jerome Flynn (1963). After her are Mick Jones (1944), Aneka (1947), Nik Kershaw (1958), Sam Smith (1992), Gwyneth Jones (1936), and David Sylvian (1958).

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