'We are so sad Spice Girls weren't part of the Jubilee concert': Mel B, Mel C and Emma Bunton tweet dismay at missing out
00:46 GMT, 6 June 2012
We missed out! Melanie Brown voiced her dismay that the Spice Girls being left off the bill at the Diamond Jubilee concert
They are no stranger to performing in front of The Queen but some members of the Spice Girls were extremely saddened to be left out of the Diamond Jubilee concert.
Melanie Brown, voiced her upset on Twitter and told fans she was 'so sad' that the five strong girl group did not take up the offer to perform in the star-studded spectacle.
The 36-year-old, who is currently acting as a temporary X Factor judge posted: 'Makes me sooo sad spice girls wasn't part of the queens jubilee, break
my heart big time, i was so up for it, watched some of it on tv,
Emma Bunton, who performed at the Golden Jubilee concert in 2002, also appeared to be troubled by not being part of the celebrations and retweeted several fans who had also noticed the group's absence.
Even Melanie Chisholm added: 'Bit miffed I'm not down at Buckingham Palace.'
The group was said to be approached last year and asked to perform at the event but turned it down because members of the group were too busy.
Not happy: Mel took to Twitter to express how left out she felt
Actions speak louder than words: Emma Bunton retweeted fans messages that said the Spice Girls should have been part of the show
Victoria Beckham, who has a hectic
schedule juggling her successful fashion brand and four children, did
not make comment on the concert on the social networking site.
The fifth and final member of the group Geri Halliwell also fell silent on the subject.
The Spice Girls shot to fame in 1996 with their debut single Wannabe.
The following year the girls performed at the Royal Variety performance where they met The Queen backstage.
Royal approval: In 2002 Emma Bunton performed at the Golden Jubilee concert
Royal seal of approval: The Spice Girls met the Queen in 1997 after appearing in The Royal Variety Performance
Geri left the girl group in 1998 with the other four members staying together until 2000.
In 2007 all five original singers performed a short reunion tour.
The Diamond Jubilee concert, celebrating The Queen's 60 years on the throne, saw the likes of Gary Barlow, Sir Cliff Richard, Sir Elton John, Madness and Grace Jones perform in the star-studded ceremony.