“She was in the company of her family,” the statement read. “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.”
McVie was a powerful vocalist, instrumentalist and lyricist had an illustrious, decades-long career as a member of Fleetwood Mac, which she joined in 1970, and later as a solo act. During her time in Fleetwood, the band had 29 albums on the Billboard 200 and 25 Hot 100 hits, including nine top 10s and one No. 1 smash: “Dreams” in 1977.
As a solo artist, McVie released several albums including Christine Perfect and most recently Lindsay Buckingham Christine McVie in 2017 alongside her former bandmate.
To honor the late Christine McVie, we’ve compiled a series of photos to celebrate her vibrant life and accomplishments. See them below.