With sponsorship deals galore, plus a movie and video game in the pipeline, there was no stopping the Spice Girls as they claimed a second Christmas #1
‘Stronger’ was always a powerhouse pop song for Britney Spears. But now, it’s a triumphant anthem of survival.
With Christmas fast approaching, ’90s pop music tradition dictated that it was finally time for Steps to release a ballad.
In just under three minutes, the Spice Girls changed the face of pop music forever with their debut single.
The hits just kept on coming for Sophie Ellis-Bextor as ‘Get Over You’ accompanied a reissue of her debut album.
Almost two years after her first top 40 single, Ellie Campbell was back with one of the best songs Britney Spears never recorded.
The first major break in the established Britney Spears formula saw her perform an epic ballad co-written by Shania Twain.
It might not have received a full single release in the UK, but that hasn’t harmed the cult legacy of ‘Your Disco Needs You’.
‘We’re Not Gonna Sleep Tonight’ was remixed into a Latin-tinged uptempo. But did this girl power anthem sound a bit too familiar?
Coming off the back of a greatest hits collection and amid rumours of an impending split, Steps wouldn’t leave us with a ballad…would they?
‘You Are’ was a surefire hit to round off Atomic Kitten’s debut album…but ended up not being released at all in the UK.
Britney concluded her third album with an enjoyable – if completely unnecessary – cover of ‘I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll’.