Wannabe by Spice Girls was a UK number 1 hit on Saturday, July 27, 1996 spending 7 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. This was the Spice Girls first single. It was a huge and immediate hit, as their message of "Girl Power" and quirky personalities went along with the catchy beat and intrigued audiences around the world. Worldwide, this is the best-selling single by an all-female group. In February of 1997, this song won a Brit Award for Best Song. This song has been used in some memorable scenes from TV shows. On the 2007 One Tree Hill episode "All Of A Sudden I Miss Everyone," the girls on the show do a dance routine to the song; in the 2009 Simpsons episode "How The Test Was Won," Ralph Wiggum sings it; in the 2013 episode of Glee, "Guilty Pleasures," the student perform the song. Mel B wrote the "here's a story from A to Z" rap part in the toilet. It took her just eight minutes.

Wannabe FAQs

Who sang Wannabe?

Wannabe was performed by Spice Girls

What year did Wannabe get to the UK number 1 spot?

Wannabe first became a UK number 1 on Saturday, July 27, 1996

How long was Wannabe at number 1 in the UK?

Wannabe spent 7 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.