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Music in the News
Wednesday 26 February 2003
Vocabulary from the world of music. Listen to and read the story then find explanations of difficult words below.

  Mel C
Mel C says there'll be no Spice Girls reunion
Summary: The Spice Girls pop group are not going to reform - despite rumours that they might get together again.

   
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  Mel C has confirmed to CBBC Newsround there'll be NO Spice Girls reunion. Lizo cornered the singer at the Brits and she let slip:
"There's not going to be any Spice Girls reunion - that's definite."
The Spice Girls all met up at Victoria Beckham's house on Monday for their first get-together for five years. It sparked rumours they might reform. But Mel C said no way. But she did say she really enjoyed meeting up with the other girls and it was a lot of fun. And she refused to comment about what Posh Spice Victoria Beckham thought about hubby David Beckham's eye injury. She insisted that it was something private between them.
Mel's new single is out on Monday.

 
   
The Words Listen  
  no...reunion
the Spice Girls won't do another disk or a concert

 
   
  cornered
when a reporter talks to someone in a corner of a room so they can't get away!

 
   
  Brits
pop music awards

 
   
  let slip
said without meaning to

 
   
  get-together
when you meet up with people to spend time with them

 
   
  sparked rumours
started people talking

 
   
  reform
a pop group may reform and make music again after it has split up

 
   
  no way
there's no chance of this

 
   
  meeting up with
when you plan to see people for a chat or meal

 
   
  hubby
husband

 
   
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