Are an English girl group formed in 1994, consisting of Melanie Brown a.k.a. Mel B; Melanie Chisholm, a.k.a. Mel C; Emma Bunton; Geri Halliwell; and Victoria Beckham. With their "girl power" mantra, they redefined the girl-group concept by targeting a young female fanbase. They led the teen pop resurgence of the 1990s, were a major part of the Cool Britannia era, and became pop culture icons of the decade.