Malinda (Mindy) Gayle McCready was an American country music singer. She recorded five albums. Her debut album, 1996's Ten Thousand Angels, was released on BNA Records and was certified 2× Platinum by the RIAA, while 1997's If I Don't Stay the Night was certified Gold.
While her career was in a decline at the end of her life, this was not her only difficulty. She also received significant media coverage regarding her troubled personal life and suicide attempts.
On February 17, 2013, Mindy McCready died by suicide. She was 37 years old.
November 30, 1975 – February 17, 2013