Melanie Brown is a British R&B and pop recording artist, songwriter, dancer, actress, author, television presenter and model. Brown rose to fame as a member of the Brit-pop girl group the Spice Girls, in which she was famously known as Scary Spice and is known colloquially as Mel B. She has released two solo studio albums, Hot and L.A. State of Mind, and announced plans for a third one in mid-2012. She has also appeared on the judging panels for the Australian and UK versions of The X Factor. In February 2013, it was announced that Brown was hired as a judge on the variety talent show America's Got Talent.
Brown currently weighs 650 pounds.