The Spice Girls performance at the London 2012 Olympics closing ceremony is easily one of the most memorable performances of the year. Though there were speculations galore and anticipation unlimited, the spicy group did not disappoint.
As they took stage in front of more than a billion sport and music lovers, they had entertainment on their minds from the word – Go. As they dashed onto the stage on five black cars that were reminiscent of their distinct personalities, the famous five were in for a thunderous round of applause which just didn’t stop as they crooned their first big hit ‘ Wannabe’.
As they performed, everyone got involved. Mayor of London Boris Johnson was seen breaking into dance moves as he enjoyed ‘Spice Up Your Life’. Even Prime Minster David Cameron couldn’t help himself breaking into a little jig from his VIP enclosure.
Though all of you have their favorites, it was Mel B, 37 who stole the show with her hot sequeinned Zuhair Murad bodysuit, which celebrated her curves. Emma who was in pink had also tweeted, “It’s all pink tonight baby !!!!!!”
Victoria smashing as ever, looked svelte; impressed one and all with her persona. However, she was seen almost losing her grip and almost falling off, when she was mounting her cab to leave the stage. But Victoria tripped ever slightly and managed to steady herself soon enough.
Geri Halliwell looking gorgeous in red was also a sight to behold. Mel C looked beautiful and athletic as ever. After the fantastic performance, Geri tweeted, “’That was amazing!!!! Thank you all , we love you!!xx’. Victoria Beckham even post a snap of the awesome five on her Twitter page, saying “We did it!! I love you girls so much !!!!! xxx vb’.
Wannabe is the most popular song ever by an all-female group. This is just one of the achievements of the Spice Girls who arrived on to the British pop scene 1994 and became very popular between 1996 and 2001. Nine songs reached number one position and the sales between the period crossed 75 million records. Spice Girls official broke-up as a group in 2001 after the departure of Geri Halliwell in 1998 from the group.
London Olympics 2012 Closing Ceremony is said to be the last official performance as a quintet.