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Avril Lavigne

Avril Lavigne first appeared in summer 2002, touting an addictive debut single (the spunky pop/rock gem "Complicated") and a skatepunk image that purposely clashed with the polished glamour of mainstream pop. Lavigne, who was 17 at the time, quickly rose to teen idol status, selling several million copies of her debut album, Let Go (the best-selling album by a female artist in 2002), while inspiring a genuine fashion craze with her penchant for tank tops and neckties. As the decade progressed, so did Lavigne's marketable sound, which took a contemplative turn on the sophomore effort Under My Skin before reaching an aggressively upbeat tone for 2007's The Best Damn Thing.

Born into a devout Christian household in the small town of Napanee, Ontario, Lavigne sharpened her vocal talents in church choirs, local festivals, and county fairs. She began playing guitar and writing songs in her early teens, focusing her early efforts on country music and contributing vocals to several albums by local folk musician Steve Medd. Arista Records caught wind of the singer and brought her aboard at the age of 16, with CEO Antonio "L.A." Reid personally taking Lavigne under his wing. She quit high school, relocated to Manhattan, and set to work with a handful of prime songwriters and producers, but the partnerships only produced country songs, not the rock music in which Lavigne had become increasingly interested. Arista relented and instead sent Lavigne to Los Angeles, where she fashioned her melodic, edgy debut alongside such writing teams as the Matrix. Released in 2002, Let Go was the polished product, and its four high-charting singles -- "Complicated," "Sk8er Boi," "I'm with You," and "Losing Grip" -- led the album to multi-platinum status within its second month of release. Lavigne became the youngest female musician ever to have a number one album in the U.K., and she supported the wildly popular disc (which eventually gained eight Grammy nominations) with a tour of Europe, Asia, North America, and Australia.

Compared with the skin-bearing antics of other teen idols -- Britney Spears chief among them -- Lavigne was a new kind of superstar, one whose appeal didn't rely on sexy videos or suggestive music. She further distinguished herself by bypassing the assistance of professional writing teams during the creation of her second album, choosing instead to collaborate with singer/songwriter Chantal Kreviazuk, Evanescence's Ben Moody, and Evan Taubenfeld (who had previously worked with Lavigne as her touring guitarist). Released in May 2004, Under My Skin was more serious than its predecessor, dealing with such issues as premarital sex ("Don't Tell Me"), depression ("Nobody's Home"), and the death of Lavigne's grandfather ("Slipped Away"). The album debuted at number one in more than ten countries, went platinum within one month, and further established Lavigne as a pop icon. Incidentally, a song that was co-written by Lavigne and ultimately cut from the final track list -- "Breakaway" -- was later given to Kelly Clarkson, who used it as the title track and lead-off single for her Grammy-winning sophomore album.

Lavigne married her boyfriend of two years, Sum 41's Deryck Whibley, in July 2006, just one month after the animated film Over the Hedge announced her cinematic debut (Lavigne voiced the part of Heather, a hungry opossum). She also appeared in Richard Linklater's fictional adaptation of Fast Food Nation, which was released that November. Nevertheless, she spent most of the year working on her third album, enlisting former blink-182 drummer Travis Barker to play drums, and cherry-picking a variety of producers (including her husband) to helm the recording sessions. The Best Damn Thing appeared in April 2007, and its lead-off single, "Girlfriend," marked a return to the bratty, spunky, punk-pop of her first album. "Girlfriend" soon became the subject of controversy as the '70s power pop band the Rubinoos sued Lavigne, claiming that her tune reworked their 1979 song "I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend." No amount of bad publicity could hurt the singer, however, as "Girlfriend" became her biggest U.S. single ever and The Best Damn Thing topped album charts worldwide.

Lavigne filed for divorce from Whibley in October of 2009. The dissolution of their union featured heavily on her next album, 2011's Goodbye Lullaby, which included tracks produced by Whibley.

Lavigne returned to the studio just weeks after the release of Goodbye Lullaby and begun work on her fifth album. In 2012 she started working on new material with Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger and eventually the pair began dating; she married Kroeger on July 1, 2013. By that point, she had released "Here's to Never Growing Up," the first single from her eponymous fifth album. Released in October, Avril Lavigne featured eight songs co-written by Kroeger, who also duetted with Avril on the record's third single, "Let Me Go." ~ Andrew Leahey, Rovi
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Comments

olgajuarez00
Love Avril Lavigne shes my idol.
Heres to never growing up is awesome love this song
Love.

It
You are the best singer. I am your fan
Lovez
elizlovesleo
I love her sooooo much.✌
Best songs ever I am your fan
My favorite singer!!
luv this song
Avril lavigne is an idol and a talented singer.
I love Avril Lavigne<3 she is my idol
westendorfma d i s o n
Skater boi ♥♥♥♥
Love the song girlfriend
smyers820gm
Not to sound snotty, but... Why is this on my Blood On The Dance Floor radio? Good song, though, just thought it'd be on the pop or tween station.
iPhone iPhone iPhone iPhone iPhone blue
Love her song girlfriend ps if you follow me I'll follow you
I luv the song what the hell and smile she ia my fav
Great song Avril
complicated
Luv her song wat the hell and smile
I think she is a very unique person I love her songs!!!!! Keep up the work!! :)
I love this
"You make me so Hot,you make me wanna drop,you're so ridiculious, y o u ' r e so good to me,baby,baby , y o u ' r e so good to me...."
Here's to never growing up xD
This Song Is Like a Go to when Im Feeling Down And Alone because im in Florida but i I live in Michigan and I miss my guy
iPhone iPhone iPhone iPhone iPhone green
Say I phone 5 times
Say a color
Post this on 5 different songs
look under you pillow
I love sk8er boi, smile,here's to never growing up,and hello kitty
My song! <3
Follow for follow
Luv "Here's To Never Growing Up"
Ur a great singer #here's to never growing up!!!
What the hell is a very good song
donna1030smi t h
Wow she is like so cool I wish could see her in person ....
complicated
ahhhhhhhh love her
U rock I love your songs but my fav is girlfriend and here's to never growing up and u are so pretty I would love to met u so much and so bad u am your 1 fan this is your Biggest fan ever
pvtclifton
Love all of your songs!!! : D
kumbenh1
Read my bio
Everyone who loves this song, remember to live your lives and to take risks wile doing it till the day u die and have F.U.N!!!!!! Follow if u agree for a follow!!! MU$IC=LIFE
She's married to chad Kroger
hellokittyni y a 0 8
Love her song girlfriend
tayana_25
Love all her songs :D
forgetmenot5 4 2
Love her song sk8er boi
I Love Avril!! :D
Wow��
I made this up for you to be happy! IDK if this works but why the heck not?

Say "I'm amazing!" 5 times

Say "I'm so loved!" 3 times

Sing the chorus to your favorite song

And tell your family you love them!

Enjoy and love yourself!
Comment me if you like this!
And pls follow!
I like her style and the way she acts
trishbangert
love the song besides the swear words.
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