The legendary musician Christine McVie has left for the heavenly abode. The beloved Fleetwood Mac singer and prolific lyricist passed away at the age of 79 on Wednesday, November 30, 2022.
The tragic news of the Go Your Own Way singer’s death was shared by her family members. Continue reading further to know the cause behind the death of the musician Christine McVie.
What was the reason behind the death of Christine McVie?
On Wednesday, Christine’s family confirmed the sad news of her death on the social media platform Facebook. They issued a lengthy post on the official Facebook account of the singer.
Her family started the statement by saying, “On behalf of Christine McVie’s family, it is with a heavy heart we are informing you of Christine’s death. She passed away peacefully at hospital this morning, Wednesday, November 30th 2022, following a short illness.”
The late singer’s family went on to say, “She was in the company of her family. We kindly ask that you respect the family’s privacy at this extremely painful time, and we would like everyone to keep Christine in their hearts and remember the life of an incredible human being, and revered musician who was loved universally.”
Fleetwood Mac paid a heartfelt tribute to Christine McVie
The band expressed their condolences and issued a joint statement on their official Twitter account. They wrote, “There are no words to describe our sadness at the passing of Christine McVie. She was truly a one-of-the-kind, special, and talented beyond measure.”
The statement further read, “She was the best musician anyone could have in their band and the best friend anyone could have in their life. We were so lucky to have a life with her. Individually and together, we cherished Christine deeply and are thankful for the amazing memories we have. She will be so forever missed.”
All you need to know about Christine McVie
The full name of Christine was Christine Anne McVie. She was a singer by profession. She was born on July 12, 1943, in Bouth, Lancashire, England. She was best known as a member of the band Fleetwood Mac, which she joined in the year 1970.
McVie joined the band, Fleetwood Mac, as a singer as well as a keyboardist. Apart from this, she also dropped three solo albums. The lyrics of her songs revolved around love and relationships.
Christine was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Fleetwood Mac in the year 1998. Around the same time, she bagged the Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music.
Nearly after 30 years with the band, McVie decided to leave the band and lived in semi-retirement for nearly 15 years. Her solo studio album titled saw the light of day in 2004. In 2014, she got the Ivor Novello Award for Lifetime Achievement from the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers, and Authors.
Last year, McVie was honored with the Trailblazer Award at the UK Americana Awards. Apart from this, she was also the recipient of two Grammys. Some of her popular hits included Love Will Show Us How and Got a Hold on Me.
We send our deepest condolences to the friends and family members of Christine McVie during this hard time. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of entertainment.