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Melanie C discography
Upper body shot of a woman looking sideways and flicking her hair back with her right hand
Melanie C during the Beautiful Intentions Tour in 2005
Studio albums 7
Live albums 1
Video albums 3
Music videos 29
EPs 1
Singles 31

The discography of Melanie C, an English pop music singer, consists of seven studio albums, one extended play, three DVDs, 31 singles and 29 music videos. Melanie C began her solo career in late 1998 by singing with Canadian rock singer Bryan Adams on the song "When You're Gone". Melanie C's solo debut album Northern Star was released in 1999 and reached number three on the UK Albums Chart and was certified triple Platinum by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI). The record experienced international success; it sold over 4 million albums worldwide.[1] It produced four top fives and a top twenty single, two of which reached the number-one spot in the UK.[2] Chisholm's second album, Reason, was released in March 2003 and sold more 500,000 copies. The album reached number five in the UK and produced one top ten and one top twenty single.

In 2004, Chisholm departed from Virgin and founded her own record company, Red Girl Records. Beautiful Intentions, her third album, was released in April 2005. It reached number twenty-four in the UK and number fifteen in Germany, selling Europewilde more than 1,5 million copies. The album produced three singles, one of which charted at number ten in the UK, and one peak at number one in different European charts.[2] This Time, Melanie C's fourth album, was released in April 2007 and charted at fifty-seven on the UK Albums Chart. Of the five singles released from the album one charted at number-one in some parts of Europe, and one become a top-thirty in UK and a top ten in some European chart.[3] In November, Melanie C reunited with the Spice Girls for a world tour and to release a greatest hits album.[4] Melanie C released her fifth solo album, The Sea, on 2 September 2011, and her first EP The Night on 13 May 2012.[5] Stages, a musical theatre-inspired album consisting of covers, was released on 10 September 2012. Melanie C's seventh album Version of Me was released on 21 October 2016. Since 1996, Chisholm has sold more than 100 million records, of which 20 million as a solo artist, and a further 80 million with Spice Girls.[6][7][8]

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
UK
[2]
AUS
[9]
AUT
[10]
BEL
[11]
GER
[12]
IRE
[13]
NLD
[14]
SCO
[15]
SWE
[16]
SWI
[17]
Northern Star 4 32 16 28 7 9 8 3 1 12
Reason
  • Released: 10 March 2003
  • Formats: CD, digital download
  • Label: Virgin
5 71 39 13 47 62 9 38 21
Beautiful Intentions
  • Released: 11 April 2005
  • Formats: CD, digital download
  • Label: Red Girl
24 12 90 15 98 28 31 14
This Time
  • Released: 2 April 2007
  • Formats: CD, digital download
  • Label: Red Girl
57 26 92 15 66 48 8
  • IFPI SWI: Gold[20]
The Sea
  • Released: 5 September 2011
  • Formats: CD, digital download
  • Label: Red Girl
45 38 16 69 13
Stages
  • Released: 10 September 2012
  • Formats: CD, digital download
  • Label: Red Girl
50 83 79
Version of Me
  • Released: 21 October 2016
  • Format: CD, Digipack, digital download
  • Label: Red Girl
25 34 94 28 24
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Live albums[edit]

List of live albums
Title Album details
Live at Shepherd's
Bush Empire
[22]
  • Released: 12 December 2013
  • Formats: digital download
  • Label: Red Girl

Video albums[edit]

List of video albums, with selected chart positions and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions
UK
Video

[23]
Live Hits
  • Released: 30 October 2006
  • Formats: DVD, digital download
  • Label: Red Girl
10
Live at the Hard Rock Cafe
  • Released: 29 June 2009
  • Formats: DVD, digital download
  • Label: Red Girl
22
The Sea – Live
  • Released: 27 February 2012
  • Formats: DVD, digital download
  • Label: Red Girl
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Extended plays[edit]

List of extended plays, with selected chart positions and certifications
Title Details Peak chart positions
UK
[24]
UK Indie
[25]
The Night[26]
(with Jodie Harsh)
  • Released: 13 May 2012
  • Formats: Digital download
  • Label: Red Girl
159 16
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Singles[edit]

As main artist[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
UK
[3]
UK
Indie

[27]
AUS
[9]
AUT
[10]
GER
[28]
IRE
[13]
ITA
[29]
NLD
[30]
SWE
[16]
SWI
[17]
"Goin' Down" 1999 4 25 37 64 Northern Star
"Northern Star" 4 82 50 17 7 75
  • BPI: Silver[1]
  • IFPI SWE: Gold[21]
"Never Be the Same Again"
(featuring Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes)
2000 1 2 3 5 3 6 1 1 3
"I Turn to You" 1 11 1 2 6 15 2 1 3
"If That Were Me" 18 28 45 58 38 41 22 50
"Here It Comes Again" 2003 7 49 49 59 19 12 22 36 61 Reason
"On the Horizon" 14 80 34 45 54
"Let's Love"
"Melt" 27
"Yeh Yeh Yeh" 63 38
"Next Best Superstar" 2005 10 41 45 32 37 21 28 31 25 Beautiful Intentions
"Better Alone" 83 57 51 36 33
"First Day of My Life" 65 2 1 32 94 9 1
"The Moment You Believe" 2007 28 15 18 14 This Time
"I Want Candy" 24 9
"Carolyna" 49 42 28 34 31
"This Time" 94 69
"Understand" 2008
"Rock Me" 2011 38 The Sea
"Think About It" 95 15 34 48 30
"Weak" 29
"Let There Be Love"
"I Know Him So Well"
(featuring Emma Bunton)
2012 153 14 Stages
"Loving You"
(with Matt Cardle)
2013 14 2 42 Porcelain
"Anymore" 2016 Version of Me
"Dear Life"
"Hold On"
(featuring Alex Francis)
2017
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

As featured artist[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
UK
[3]
AUS
[9]
AUT
[10]
GER
[28]
IRE
[13]
NLD
[30]
NOR
[34]
SCO
[15]
SWE
[16]
SWI
[17]
"When You're Gone"
(Bryan Adams featuring Melanie C)
1998 3 4 14 14 3 6 6 2 8 11 On a Day Like Today
"He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother"
(among The Justice Collective)
2012 1 4 17 2 Non-album single
"Cool as You"[37]
(Peter Aristone featuring Melanie C)
2014 19 Days in Tetbury
"Let's Groove"[38]
(among Asia's Got Talent judges)
2015 Non-album single
"Cosmic Shower (Lost Humanity)"[39]
(The Kandu Collective featuring Melanie C)
2016
"Numb"[40]
(Sons of Sonix featuring Melanie C)
Version of Me
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Promotional singles[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
UK
Indie

[41]
"Ga Ga"[42] 1999 Northern Star
"Don't Need This"[43] 2006 Beautiful Intentions
"I Don't Know How to Love Him"[44][45][46] 2012 20 Stages
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Other appearances[edit]

Title Year Other(s) artist(s) Album
"Ga Ga" 1999 N/A Big Daddy
"Suddenly Monday" 2000 Maybe Baby
"Go!" Whatever It Takes
"Barcelona" 2001 Russell Watson The Voice - Live[47]
"Aren't You Kind Of Glad We Did?"
"Independence Day" 2002 N/A Bend It Like Beckham
"Tanha Dil (Remix)" 2003 Shaan Aksar[48]
"Out of This World" 2011 Jools Holland Jools Holland & Friends[49]
"Viva Life" N/A Bash Street[50]
"You’re All I Need to Get By" 2012 Alfie Boe The Bring Him Home Tour[51]
"Come What May"
"Ain't Got No, I Got Life" 2014 N/A Beautiful Cover Versions[52]
"I Wish" 2015 Jools Holland's Rhythm and Blues Orchestra Sirens of Song[53]

Music videos[edit]

As main artist
List of music videos, showing year released and director
Title Year Director
"Goin' Down" 1999 Giuseppi Capotondi[54]
"Northern Star" Steven Green[55]
"Never Be the Same Again" 2000 Francis Lawrence[56]
"I Turn to You" Cameron Casey[56]
"If That Were Me"
"Here It Comes Again" 2003 Charles Infante[57]
"On the Horizon" Howard Greenhalgh[56]
"Yeh Yeh Yeh" Ray Kay[56]
"Melt" Jamie Vickery[56]
"Next Best Superstar" 2005 Ray Kay[56]
"Better Alone" Mary McCartney[56]
"First Day of My Life" Nikolaj Georgiew[56]
"Better Alone" (European version) 2006 Robert Broellochs[58]
"The Moment You Believe" 2007 Tim Royes[56]
"I Want Candy"
"Carolyna"
"This Time" Adrian Moat[59]
"Understand" 2008 Avi Diamond and Jamie Milligan[60]
"We Love To Entertain You" 2010 Unknown
"Rock Me" 2011 Marcus Sternberg[61]
"Think About It" Howard Greenhalgh[62]
"Weak" Michael Baldwin[63]
"Let There Be Love" Marcus Gerwinat[56]
"I Know Him So Well" 2012 Unknown
"Loving You" 2013 Jonny Kight[64]
"Anymore" 2016 David East[65]
"Dear Life" David East[66]
As featured artist
List of music videos, showing year released and director
Title Year Main artist Director
"When You're Gone" 1998 Bryan Adams Marcus Nispel[67]
"He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother" 2012 The Justice Collective Unknown
"Cool As You" 2014 Peter Aristone Anton van der Linden[56]
Guest appearance
List of music videos, showing year released and director
Title Year Artist Director
"Word Up" 2014 Little Mix Ben Turner[68]
"Hard Girls" 2016 KT Tunstall Chris Turner[69]

Writing credits[edit]

List of songs written by Chisholm with and for other artists.
Title Year Artist Album
"(Hey You) Free Up Your Mind" 1999 Emma Bunton Pokémon: The First Movie
"Help Me Help You" 2002 Holly Valance Footprints
"La Via" 2005 Massimo Di Cataldo Sulla Mia Strada
"Follow Me" 2006 Do Follow Me
"The Best Is Yet To Come" 2007 Lee Mead Lee Mead

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