Stevie Nicks leads all-star tribute to Fleetwood Mac's Christine McVie: 'See you on the other side'

'My best friend in the whole world since the first day of 1975'
Christine McVie, Stevie Nicks
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Fleetwood Mac and fans are mourning the loss of co-vocalist, keyboardist, and songwriter, Christine McVie, who passed at the age of 79 this week.

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Following the news of McVie’s sudden passing, several have taken to social media to pay tribute to the musician, including fellow bandmate and best friend, Stevie Nicks.

Nicks posted a touching, handwritten letter honoring McVie that quoted lyrics to HAIM’s “Hallelujah” and thanked her for being a best friend since the very beginning.

In the letter, Nicks revealed she was not aware of McVie’s illness until late Saturday (11/26), just days before McVie’s passing. Nicks expressed she had a strong desire to go visit her friend in London when she heard the news, but was told  to “wait.”

“I wanted to get to London — but we were told to wait,” she said before using the “Hallelujah” lyrics to express her emotions.

McVie’s family revealed her passing with a statement that informed fans she died peacefully on the morning of November 30 following a “short illness.”

"She passed away peacefully at hospital this morning, Wednesday, November 30th 2022, following a short illness,” the statement reads. “She was in the company of her family.”

Shortly after her family released a statement, Fleetwood Mac took to social media with a statement of their own confirming McVie’s death while honoring her legacy calling her “one-of-a-kind, special and talented beyond measure.”

Check out some of the additional tributes that came pouring in for McVie below:

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