Total record sales in the region of 80 million. As of February 2008, the Spice Girls had certified sales of over 40 million albums and 30 million singles.
Certified sales of 16 million albums in Europe, 14 million records in the US and 2.4 million in Canada.
Total of nine number one singles in the UK – tied with ABBA behind Take That (Eleven), The Shadows (twelve), Madonna (thirteen), Westlife (fourteen), Cliff Richard (fourteen), The Beatles (seventeen) and Elvis Presley (twenty-one).
"Wannabe" is the most successful song released by an all female group. Sales are in the region of 6.5 million copies.
Spice is the 18th biggest-selling album of all time in the UK with over 3 million copies sold, topped the charts for 15 weeks (non-consecutive) the most by a female group in the UK.
Spice is the biggest-selling album of the all time by a girl group with sales of 23 million copies worldwide.
First act (only female act) to have their first six singles ("Wannabe", "Say You'll Be There", "2 Become 1", "Mama/Who Do You Think You Are", "Spice Up Your Life" and "Too Much") make number one on the UK charts. (Their run was broken by "Stop", which peaked at number two in March 1998.)
"Wannabe" debuted on the US Billboard Hot 100 Chart at number 11, the highest-ever debut by a British band in the US, beating the previous record held by The Beatles for "I Want to Hold Your Hand" and the joint highest entry for a debut act beating Alanis Morissette.
Highest international debut on the Billboard Hot 100 at number five with "Say You'll Be There", (This record still holds to date.)
The first British band since the Beatles to have two albums in the US Chart Top Ten at the same time, Spice and Spiceworld.
The Spice Girls achieved the highest ever annual earnings by an all female group in 1998 with an income of US $100 million.
"Spiceworld" shipped 7 million copies in just two weeks, including 1.4 million in Britain alone – the largest-ever shipment of an album over 14 days.
Spiceworld: The Movie broke the record for the highest-ever weekend debut for Super Bowl Weekend (25 January 1998) in the US, with box office sales of $10,527,222. This record has since been beaten by The Butterfly Effect in 2004.
Spiceworld: The Movie topped the UK video charts on its first week of release, selling over 55,000 copies on its first day in the shops.
In Canada, "Goodbye" sat at the number-one position for sixteen consecutive weeks. The song ranks in Canada as the third best-selling single of the 1990s and the best-selling single of 1999 certified 4× Platinum (400,000).
23,000 tickets for Spice Girls reunion shows in London sold out in 38 seconds.
XFER: Well Ivan or whatever it is your name (lol) it's hard not to miss someone when we're so few. <3
Jul 6, 2013 19:01:58 GMT -5
XFER: Ok Ivan, come back!
Jul 10, 2013 7:48:16 GMT -5
ivanho: XFER, i am back. I have something that i think i can spend time posting here. IvanHoe Artists and Songs Chart is gonna be my main purpose here. not expecting people to read. Just me posting my ranking on all the artists i heard in my life. From famous
Jul 14, 2013 3:27:01 GMT -5
ivanho: singer lady gaga to non famous singer Chris Wallace. From One Direction to Onerepublic.
Jul 14, 2013 3:27:49 GMT -5
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Dec 20, 2013 10:43:15 GMT -5
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Mrs. Fuckhead: Wow has it been this long?!
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