Cowell told “The Tonight Show” host Jay Leno that he tried to sign the British girl power group, but that they didn’t want his deal.
Meanwhile, members of The Spice Girls have told a very different story, claiming that Simon is the only man in the music business who passed on the group.
Whether he turned them down, or was rejected by the group it’s easy to see why Simon Cowell’s biggest regret is The Spice Girls, who went on to be one of the biggest selling and most powerful groups of all time.
Meanwhile, Cowell’s current girl group Little Mix recently became the first ever British girl group to debut in the top five of the Billboard charts.
What are your thoughts on Simon Cowell’s biggest regret being The Spice Girls? Should he have made more of an effort to sign the girl group?