Christine McVie, a Fleetwood Mac member, died at the age of 79, her family confirmed.
The British songster Little Lies, Everywhere, Don't Stop, Say You Love Me, and Songbird were behind his name's popularity.
She died peacefully in a hospital surrounded by her family, an announcement explained.
The family's statement said "we would like everyone to always remember the life of an incredible individual, and a musician that was widely revered."
Born as Christine Perfect, McVie wedded Fleetwood Mac bassist John McVie, and joined them in the late 1970s.
McVie was one of seven members of the Bee Gees who was inducted into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame in 1998.
Many celebrities and friends send their condolences to the family through tweets.