Avril Lavigne

Avril Lavigne

 

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Avril Ramona Lavigne (/ˈævrɪl ləˈvn/; French: [avʁil laviɲ]; born 27 September 1984)[1] is a Canadian singer-songwriter and actress. By the age of 15, she had appeared on stage with Shania Twain; by 16, she had signed a two-album recording contract with Arista Records worth more than $2 million. In 2002 she released her debut album, Let Go, emphasising a skate punk persona in which she has been often referred by critics and music publications as The "Pop Punk Queen"[2][3][4][5][6] due to her achievement and impact in the industry. Lavigne is considered a key musician in the development of pop punk music since she paved the way for female-driven, punk-influenced pop music.[7][8][9][10][11][12][13] Since her professional debut, Lavigne has sold more than 40 million albums and over 50 million singles worldwide, making her the 3rd-best-selling Canadian female artist of all time, behind Celine Dion and Shania Twain.[14][15][16][17][18]

Let Go made Lavigne the youngest female soloist to reach number 1 in the UK. As of 2013, it has sold nearly 7 million copies in the United States and over 16 million copies worldwide.[19] Her breakthrough single, "Complicated", peaked at number 1 in many countries around the world, as did the album Let Go. Her second studio album, Under My Skin, was released in May 2004 and was her first album to peak at number 1 on the US Billboard 200, eventually selling more than 10 million copies worldwide.

The Best Damn Thing, Lavigne's third album, was released in April 2007, becoming her third number 1 album in the UK Albums Chart and featuring her first US Billboard Hot 100 number 1 single, "Girlfriend". Lavigne has scored six number-one singles worldwide, including "Complicated", "Sk8er Boi", "I'm with You", "My Happy Ending", "Nobody's Home", and "Girlfriend". Lavigne is one of the top-selling artists releasing albums in the US, with over 12 million copies certified by the RIAA.[20] Her fourth studio album, Goodbye Lullaby, was released in March 2011. Goodbye Lullaby gave Lavigne her fourth top 10 album on the US Billboard 200 and the UK Albums Chart and her third number 1 album in both Japan and Australia. Three months after the release of Goodbye Lullaby, Lavigne began work on her eponymously titled fifth studio album, which was released by Epic Records on 1 November 2013[21][22][23] following her departure from RCA Records in 2011.

Lavigne took a break from recording music, pursuing careers in feature film acting and designing clothes and perfumes. She voiced Heather, a Virginia opossum, in the animated film Over the Hedge in 2006. That same year, she made her on-screen feature film debut in Fast Food Nation. In 2008, Lavigne introduced her clothing line, Abbey Dawn, and in 2009 she released her first perfume, Black Star, which was followed by Forbidden Rose in 2010, and Wild Rose in 2011. In July 2006, Lavigne married her boyfriend of two years, Deryck Whibley, lead singer and guitarist for Sum 41. The marriage lasted four years. In October 2009, Lavigne filed for divorce. Whibley and Lavigne continued to work together, with Whibley producing her fourth album, as well as Lavigne's single "Alice", written for Tim Burton's film Alice in Wonderland.

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Charming
 
Charming is an upcoming 3D computer-animated musical romantic fantasy comedy film directed and written by Ross Venokur.
Alice in Wonderland
 
Alice in Wonderland is a 2010 American fantasy adventure film directed by Tim Burton from a screenplay written by Linda Woolverton.
Goodbye Lullaby
 
Goodbye Lullaby is the fourth studio album by Canadian singer and songwriter Avril Lavigne.
Girlfriend
 
"Girlfriend" is a song by Canadian singer-songwriter Avril Lavigne.

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Avril Lavigne Kills ‘Silly’ Rumour She Is An Imposter Named Melissa
  –  November 9, 2017
Avril Lavigne puts the final nail in the coffin regarding a rumour she died years ago. The Canadian-born “Sk8ter Boi” singer hosted her first Facebook live chat last week to answer fan questions in support of her charity partnership with LymeLight ...
Kelly Clarkson Can't Forget the Time Avril Lavigne Elbowed Her at the VMAs
  –  November 6, 2017
In an interview on the Howard Stern Show the Grammy Award winner recalled that harrowing moment when Avril Lavigne elbowed her on the Video ... While she initially didn't mention the "Complicated" singer by name, the famed radio personality had done ...
Yup, Kelly Clarkson Still Remembers That Time Avril Lavigne Elbowed Her at the VMAs
  –  November 6, 2017
Kelly Clarkson opened up in a new interview about that time her pop peer Avril Lavigne elbowed her at the 2002 MTV Video ... interaction because she had looked up to the Canadian-born singer as an artist. “I think what I was bummed about is I’m a ...
Kelly Clarkson weighs in on that time Avril Lavigne elbowed her at the VMAs
  –  November 5, 2017
when Kelly Clarkson was jostled out of the way by Avril Lavigne while handing her an award at the MTV VMAs? Kelly Clarkson sure does. During a recent interview with Howard Stern, the “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)” singer revisited the elbow seen ...
Kelly Clarkson: ‘Avril Lavigne elbowed me in the face when I presented her with an award’
  –  November 3, 2017
POWERHOUSE singer Kelly Clarkson has sold more than 25 million albums ... “That year, you presented an award to Avril Lavigne at the [2002] VMAs. Did she elbow you in the face?” he asked. “I mean, it WAS her,” Clarkson confirmed.
Thousands of people think Avril Lavigne is actually a woman named Melissa Vandella.
  –  November 3, 2017
To deal with the struggles of fame, the singer supposedly employed a lookalike to pretend ... t conspiracy theorists with too much time at 4am on a Tuesday the web, Avril Lavigne died in 2004. Or disappeared. Or something. But her family and friends ...
Kelly Clarkson: I’m ‘Not Mad’ About Avril Lavigne Elbowing Me in the Face
  –  November 2, 2017
Kelly Clarkson and Avril Lavigne Cindy Ord/Getty Images for SiriusXM; George Pimentel/Getty Images Although Clarkson has never spoken about the encounter, there are numerous YouTube videos of the alleged incident, in which the “Complicated” singer ...
Kelly Clarkson: 'Avril Lavigne elbowed me in the face at awards show'
  –  November 2, 2017
Kelly Clarkson has forgiven Avril Lavigne for publicly elbowing her in the face at the 2002 MTV Video Music Awards. The Since U Been Gone singer, whose break-out hit Breakaway was co-written by the Canadian pop punk, was taken aback when she was brushed ...
5 Things to Know About Avril Lavigne’s New Man, Record Producer J.R. Rotem
  –  October 9, 2017
Based on their date night, things don’t seem complicated between Avril Lavigne and her new beau J.R. Rotem. The singer, 33, was grinning from ear to ear on Sunday as she stepped out for a romantic dinner at Los Angeles hotspot The Nice Guy with the 42 ...

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