SPICE GIRLS REUNION MADE OFFICIAL
The Spice Girls are back together! And they are going on tour!
The girl-group announced on Thursday that they have reunited for 11 concerts and will begin touring in December and run through January.
This will be their first tour since breaking up in 2001, and their first with all five original members. Geri "Ginger Spice" Halliwell quit the group in 1998 to pursue a solo career.
"Obviously it's nostalgic. But equally, if new fans want to come along, that's fantastic. I like to think our songs are universal and they are timeless," Halliwell said.
Halliwell came together with her girls, Victoria "Posh Spice" Beckham, Melanie "Sporty Spice" Chisholm, Melanie "Scary Spice" Brown and Emma "Baby Spice" Bunton; now pregnant with her first child, for a photo shoot and to announce their tour plans.
The group has planned shows in Los Angeles, on Dec. 7; Las Vegas, on Dec. 8; New York, on Dec. 11; London, on Dec. 15; Cologne, Germany, on Dec. 20; Madrid, Spain, on Dec. 23; Beijing, on Dec. 23 Hong Kong, on Jan. 12; Sydney, Australia, on Jan. 17; Cape Town, South Africa, on Jan. 20; and Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Jan. 24.