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Wannabe is a 1996 single release and the first release ever by British girl group Spice Girls.

Music video[]

The video features the group running, singing, dancing and creating mischief at an eccentric bohemian party at the Midland Grand Hotel in St Pancras, London. Among their antics is Chisholm's back handspring on one of the tables. The original concept for the video was a one-take shoot of the group arriving at an exotic building in Barcelona but Camitz was unable to get the permission.

The video won Best Dance Video at the 1997 MTV Video Music Awards, and Best Video at the 1997 Comet Media Awards It was also nominated for Best British Video at the 1997 BRIT Awards, and ranked at number forty-one in the Top 100 Pop Videos of all time by Channel 4.

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Flag of Australia.svg Australia 1
Flag of Austria.svg Austria 2
Flag of Belgium.svg Belgium (Flanders) 1
Flag of Belgium.svg Belgium (Wallony) 1
Flag of Finland.svg Finland 1
Flag of France.svg France 1
Flag of Germany.svg Germany 1
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands 1
Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand 1
Flag of Norway.svg Norway 1
Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden 1
Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland 1
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom 1
Flag of the United States.svg United States 1