Christine McVie, the British-born Fleetwood Mac singer died  at age 79.

The Fleetwood Mac's singer's death was announced on the band's  social media accounts.

No cause of death or other details were immediately provided yet.

However, a family statement issued on Wednesday says she passed away peacefully at hospital this  morning with a short illness.

The Fleetwood Mac band also paid condolences to their very own hitmaker artist.

"She was truly one-of-a-kind, special and talented beyond measure," the band released a heartfelt  note for Christine.

The British singer-songwriter was behind hits including Little Lies, Everywhere, Don't Stop, Say  You Love Me & Songbird.

Christine McVie left Fleetwood Mac after 28 years in 1998 but  returned in 2014.

With McVie Fleetwood Mac became one of the world's best known rock bands in the 1970s & '80s.

McVie's fans are in shock right now  & paying tribute on social  media to their fans.