[[caption-width-right:187:Will never be the same again]]
->''I thought that we would just be friends,\\
Things will never be the same again.\\
It's just the beginning it's not the end,\\
Things will never be the same again.''
-->"Never Be the Same Again"

Melanie Jayne Chisholm, born 12 January 1974, is a British singer-songwriter, actress, performer and businesswoman professionally known simply as Melanie C. She got her start in 1994 as one of the five members of the Music/SpiceGirls, in which she was nicknamed "Sporty Spice".

She toured the world for years with the Spice Girls. When the Spice Girls broke up, Chisholm produced her own music. In 1999 she made her first studio album, ''Northern Star'', which sold four million copies. After ''Northern Star'', Chisholm had depression and an eating disorder. She recorded her second studio album in 2003, ''Reason'' which has sold 500,000 copies, and her third in 2005, ''Beautiful Intentions'' with more than one million copies sold. In 2007, she made a fourth, ''This Time''.

In 2007, Chisholm and the other Spice Girls conducted The Return of the Spice Girls World Tour. She then signed for six months to play Mrs Johnstone in the London West End play Blood Brothers. Her fifth album ''The Sea'' was in September 2011, and her first ep ''The Night'' in May 2012. Her sixth studio album (the seventh including her ep) ''Stage'' will be to released in September 2012. She performed with the Spice Girls at the closing ceremony for the 2012 London Olympics.

She has also done some theater work, performing in the musical ''Theatre/BloodBrothers'' as Mrs. Johnstone in 2009 on London's West End and Mary Magdalene in ''Theatre/JesusChristSuperstar'' in 2012.
* Northern Star (1999)
* Reason (2003)
* Beautiful Intentions (2005)
* This Time (2007)
* The Sea (2011)
* The Night EP (2012)
* Stages (2012)
* TheBigGuy: Par for the course when your nickname is Sporty (Spice).
* BoyishShortHair: For a time from mid 1999 to early 2000 in addition to bleaching her hair blonde.
* BreakUpSong: Go!, Goin' Down, Why, What If I Stay, Never Say Never, Little Piece of Me
* BeYourself: Positively Somewhere, Melt
* TheCasanova: Little Piece Of Me
* DomesticAbuse: Mentioned in her later albums.
* FollowYourHeart: Here And Now
* IntercourseWithYou: Yeh Yeh Yeh, Last Night On Earth
* LoveIsADrug: Ga Ga
* LoveNostalgiaSong: Lose Myself In You, Weak
* PowerOfFriendship: "I Turn To You"
* ProtestSong: "If That Were Me", "Melt"
* RockStarSong: Northern Star, Next Best Superstar.
* SheCleansUpNicely: In her case, it combines with GirlinessUpgrade and ShesGotLegs.
* SheReallyCanAct: Her portrayal of Mary Magdalene. Nobody expected her to be that good.
* SillyLoveSongs: Suddenly Monday, Closer, Here It Comes Again, Soul Boy
* StalkerWithACrush: Never Say Never
* TomboyishPonytail: As Sporty Spice.
* {{Tsundere}}: "Reason"
* TheWoobie: Has some of the worst luck with stardom and personal issues which run deep.
* WanderLustSong: "Feel The Sun"
* YourCheatingHeart: "Be The One"