Christine McVie

Christine McVie, co-lead vocalist and keyboardist of FLEETWOOD MAC, died at 79 years old.

The British singer-songwriter passed away peacefully in a hospital surrounded by her family, according to an announcement.

A statement from Christine‘s family reads: “She passed away peacefully at hospital this morning, Wednesday, November 30th 2022, following a short illness. 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 released a separate statement: “There are no words to describe our sadness at the passing of Christine McVie. She was truly one-of-a-kind, special and talented beyond measure. 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 very missed.”

McVie spent 28 years with FLEETWOOD MAC before leaving in 1998, but rejoined the group in 2014.