HomeOperaThe Spice Girls and Pavarotti Carl July 19, 2012 Opera 4 Comments The Spice Girls made their debut on this day in 1996 on the British show Top of the Pops. Above they sing Viva Forever with Hairy Spice, who also was known as Luciano Pavarotti. He seems vaguely confused by the whole thing. It looks like he’s thinking, “I’m supposed to be doing a concert. What are these pretty women doing on stage?” At about the 1:30 mark, Pavarotti apparently decides to sing an entirely different song than the girls. Related 4 Responses Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.