Stevie Nicks

Name: Stevie Nicks ( Stevie Nicks )
Born: May 26, 1948
Age: 74 years old
Birthplace: Arizona, USA
Height: 5 Feet 1 Inch
Occupation: singer-songwriter
Relationship Status: not married
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  • Horoscope: Gemini
  • Net worth: $120 000 000
  • Ethnicity: Mixed (German, English, Irish)
  • Nationality: American
  • Fathers name: Jess Nicks
  • Mothers name: Barbara Nicks
  • Education: San Jose State University
  • Weight: 76.0
  • Hair color: Blonde
  • Eye color: Light Brown
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    Stevie Nicks: biography

    Stevie Nicks is an American singer-songwriter and musician known for her work as the lead vocalist of the rock band Fleetwood Mac, as well as for her successful solo career.

    Childhood and youth

    Stevie Nicks was born in Phoenix, Arizona on May 26, 1948. She began singing and songwriting at a young age, and was encouraged by her family to pursue music. Nicks attended Arcadia High School in Phoenix, where she was a member of the choir and the drama club. After graduating, she attended San Francisco State University, where she studied speech communication and was a member of the band Fritz in the late 1960s and early 1970s. After leaving university, she joined Fleetwood Mac in 1974 which launched her music career and became one of the most popular and successful female rock singers of all time.

    Young Stevie Nicks
    Young Stevie Nicks / Facebook

    Music career

    Stevie Nicks' music career began in the late 1960s as a member of the band Fritz, while she was studying at San Francisco State University. However, it was her joining Fleetwood Mac in 1974 that launched her career to great heights. The band's 1975 album, "Fleetwood Mac," which featured Nicks' song "Rhiannon," was a commercial success and helped establish the band as one of the most popular and successful groups of the 1970s. Fleetwood Mac released several more albums during this time, including "Rumours" in 1977 which sold over 40 million copies worldwide and won a Grammy for Album of the Year.

    Nicks released her first solo album, "Bella Donna," in 1981, which featured the hit single "Edge of Seventeen." The album was a commercial success and established Nicks as a solo artist in her own right. She has since released several more solo albums, including "The Wild Heart" (1983), "Rock a Little" (1985), "Street Angel" (1994), and "In Your Dreams" (2011). Throughout her solo career, Nicks has collaborated with many other artists, including Tom Petty, Don Henley, and Sheryl Crow.

    Stevie Nicks
    Stevie Nicks / Facebook

    Nicks' music is known for its distinctive vocal style and ethereal, mystical image. Her music often deals with themes of love, loss, and magic. She has been recognized for her philanthropy and activism, including her support for various charitable organizations, such as Stand Up to Cancer, and her advocacy for women's rights. Nicks has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice, once as a member of Fleetwood Mac in 1998, and once as a solo artist in 2019. She has also won numerous awards throughout her career and sold over 140 million records worldwide.

    Nicks continues to tour and perform, and her music continues to be popular with audiences of all ages. Her influence on rock music, particularly on female artists, is undeniable and she has been an inspiration to many female musicians who have followed in her footsteps. She has a very strong fan base and a devoted following and is considered as one of the most iconic female artists of all time.

    Personal life

    Stevie Nicks has had several high-profile relationships, including a long-term relationship with her Fleetwood Mac bandmate Lindsey Buckingham, which ended in the late 1970s. She also had a brief relationship with Mick Fleetwood in 1977. Moreover, Stevie has also been linked to other musicians such as Don Henley and Joe Walsh. In 1983, Nicks was engaged to Kim Anderson, the widower of her close friend Robin Anderson, who had died of leukemia.

    Nicks has had a long-standing addiction to cocaine, which she has been open about. She has said that her drug addiction affected her health and her relationships, and she entered rehab in the 1980s to overcome her addiction. She has been sober since 1986.

    Nicks has also been an advocate for women's rights and has been involved in various charitable organizations throughout her career, including Stand Up to Cancer, which aims to raise funds for cancer research.

    Nicks has no children, but she has a close relationship with her niece, Jessica, who she has referred to as her "Godchild". Nicks has said that she has always been close to her family, and that they have been a source of support for her throughout her career.

    In her later years, Nicks continues to be active in the music industry, she has been touring and performing, and releasing new music. She has a strong fan base and a devoted following and is considered as one of the most iconic female artists of all time.

    Discography

    Solo albums:

    • Bella Donna (1981)
    • The Wild Heart (1983)
    • Rock a Little (1985)
    • Timespace: The Best of Stevie Nicks (1991)
    • Street Angel (1994)
    • Enchanted (1998)
    • Trouble in Shangri-La (2001)
    • Crystal Visions – The Very Best of Stevie Nicks (2007)
    • In Your Dreams (2011)
    • 24 Karat Gold: Songs from the Vault (2014)
    • Stand Back: 1981-2017 (2018)
    • Live in Concert (2019)

    With Buckingham Nicks:

    • Buckingham Nicks (1973)

    With Fleetwood Mac:

    • Fleetwood Mac (1975)
    • Rumours (1977)
    • Tusk (1979)
    • Mirage (1982)
    • Tango in the Night (1987)
    • Behind the Mask (1990)
    • Say You Will (2003)

    Filmography

    It's worth noting that Stevie Nicks has also been featured in several documentaries and TV specials about her life and music career:

    • Rock Legends: Platinum Weird (2006)
    • Up All Night (2012)
    • Stevie Nicks: In Your Dreams (2013)
    • American Horror Story: Coven (2014)
    • The Voice (2014)
    • American Horror Story: Apocalypse (2018)
    • 24 Karat Gold: The Concert (2020)

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