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Stevie Nicks

Singer and Songwriter
Female
Born May 26, 1948

Stephanie Lynn "Stevy" Nicks is an American singer-songwriter, best known for her work with Fleetwood Mac and an extensive solo career, which collectively have produced over forty Top 50 hits and sold over 140 million albums. She has been noted for her ethereal visual style and symbolic lyrics. Nicks joined Fleetwood Mac in 1974, along with her then-boyfriend Lindsey Buckingham.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1948 Birth Born on May 26, 1948.

TWENTIES

1968 20 Years Old Fritz became popular as a live act from 1968 until 1972, opening for popular musicians Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin – both of whom Nicks credits as inspiring her own stage intensity and performances – among others, in the San Francisco Bay Area. … Read More
1972 24 Years Old 1 More Event
After Fritz disbanded in 1972, Nicks and Buckingham continued to write and record as a duo, producing demo tapes at the coffee plant belonging to Buckingham's father, Morris. … Read More
Nicks joined Fleetwood Mac in 1975 along with her romantic partner Lindsey Buckingham. … Read More
1977 29 Years Old 1 More Event
In November 1977, after a New Zealand concert for the Rumours tour, Nicks and Fleetwood, who was married to Jenny Boyd, secretly began an affair. … Read More

THIRTIES

The album won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year in 1978 and produced four U.S. Top 10 singles, with Nicks' "Dreams" being the band's first and only U.S. number-one hit. … Read More
During 1981, Nicks made occasional guest appearances with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers on their Hard Promises tour.
1982 34 Years Old 1 More Event
Following Robin's death in 1982, Nicks married Robin's widower Kim Anderson, believing that her friend would want her to care for the baby. "We were all in such insane grief, just completely deranged," she told The Telegraph in 2007. … Read More
Nicks released her second solo album, The Wild Heart, on June 10, 1983. … Read More

FORTIES

1988 40 Years Old 1 More Event
The tour was suspended during Nicks' bout with chronic fatigue syndrome and developing addiction to Klonopin, though it resumed in 1988. … Read More
1989 41 Years Old 1 More Event
Nicks toured the US and Europe from August to November 1989, the only time she has toured Europe as a solo act. … Read More
1991 43 Years Old On the tenth anniversary of her solo career debut, Nicks released Timespace: The Best of Stevie Nicks on September 3, 1991. … Read More
1992 44 Years Old 1 More Event
During the 1992 US presidential campaign, Bill Clinton used the Fleetwood Mac hit "Don't Stop" as his campaign theme song, and Nicks rejoined the classic Rumours line-up of the band (including Buckingham) to perform the song at Clinton's 1993 Inaugural Gala. … Read More

FIFTIES

In 1998, she joined the group for its induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. … Read More
Released May 1, 2001, Trouble in Shangri-La restored Nicks's solo career to critical and commercial success. "Planets of the Universe" was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance, and Nicks was named VH1's "Artist of the Month" for May 2001. … Read More
2002 54 Years Old After the end of her solo tour, Nicks convened with the other members of the band for recording during 2002. … Read More
2004 56 Years Old 1 More Event
Nicks joined the group to support the album with a world tour lasting until September 2004. … Read More
After a few months' respite from the Say You Will tour, Nicks did a four-night stint in May 2005 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, and then did 10 shows with Don Henley dubbed the "Two Voices" Tour.
Beginning in 2007, reports surfaced concerning Lindsay Lohan's interest in buying the rights to Nicks' life story and developing a motion picture in which she planned to play her.

LATE ADULTHOOD

2008 - 2011 3 More Events
On March 29, 2012, Nicks made a guest appearance as herself on the NBC sitcom Up All Night. … Read More
2013 65 Years Old 1 More Event
On December 3, 2013, Nicks released the In your Dreams documentary film on DVD. … Read More
In 2014, Nicks appeared on the third season of television series American Horror Story titled Coven. … Read More
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