Mel C enjoyed a Spice Girls reunion on Wednesday’s The Voice Kids UK 2021 final as bandmate Mel B surprised the judges virtually via video in the studio.
Talking to host Emma Willis, Mel C, 47, said: “All of the Spice Girls love The Voice Kids but there’s one in particular who is mad for it.”
To which Emma, 45, joked: “She’s mad for it, in every area, and she’s with us this evening it’s Melanie B!”
Speaking via video, Mel B greeted the studio while Emma quipped: “You’re representing in leopard print and the Union Jack” to which the singer insisted “always”.
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Talking about the finale, Mel B said: “You know, the talent is just outrageously good. It’s going to be a very close call. They’ve all done amazing.”
Mel B then insisted that she was team Melanie C and Torrin, adding: “Yeah, all the way! Go Mel!”
To which Mel C replied: “Aw, thank you my love. I love you, I miss you. See you soon!”
During the emotional finale, Torrin performed a stunning version of Auld Lang Syne before being announced as the 2021 winner.
Speaking after the news was revealed, Mel C, who has joined the judging panel for the first time this year, said: “Do you know what? I can’t take any credit for this. This is all down to Torrin, you thoroughly deserve this.
“You need to have a music career because young women need role models like you to look up to. I’m so proud of you, well done.”
Talking about winning, Torrin said: “It just feels totally incredible and thank you to Melanie because I wouldn’t be here without you.”
Viewers were also left delighted over the results as they took to Twitter to share their thoughts.
One person said: “Congratulations @MelanieCmusic and Torrin, WINNERS of #TheVoiceKidsUK. that performance of Auld Lang Syne was beautiful. #TeamMelanieC.”
A different account put: ‘I am so proud of @MelanieCmusic champion of @thevoicekidsuk well done my love you made it brilliantly! Congratulations for #Torrin!! #thevoicekidsuk #teammelc #TeamMelanieC #teamsporty.”
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Another follower wrote: “Aww well done Torrin. Well deserved. Im just gonna go cry now #thevoicekidsuk #TheVoiceKids.”
While a different viewer added: “Well done Torrin & @MelanieCmusic on winning @thevoicekidsuk Great result & fab series #TheVoiceKidsUK.”
While Mel C herself tweeted: “We are the champions! @torrinsings #TeamMelanieC so proud of my whole team. What an amazing experience, thank you to all @thevoicekidsuk & @itv,” followed by three hearts.
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