“It is with great sadness I have to share the news that we lost Beverly today,” her publicist said in a statement on Tuesday. “She was a wonderful, funny, complicated, and incredibly talented young woman who touched millions with her voice and her huge heart. I am honored to have been her manager and her friend. Please keep her spirit alive by sharing her music and all the wonderful memories you have of her.”
Nakia, a semifinalist on season 1 of The Voice, tweeted out his love to McClellan on Wednesday, October 31.
“I am absolutely heartbroken. My dear friend & fellow S1 @NBCTheVoice alum, @beverlyshane has died.” He wrote. “Truly a unique soul with a beautiful heart, full of passion & an amazing talent. This was us singing @xtina’s Beautiful on tour.”