Avril Lavigne

Avril Lavigne

Real Name: Avril Ramona Lavigne
A.k.a: The Pop Punk Queen
Category: Uncategorized
Submitted by: ej
Posted Date: 2020-03-18
Last Modified: 2020-12-08

She is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and actress. By the age of 15, she had appeared on stage with Shania Twain, and by 16, she had signed a two-album recording contract with Arista Records worth more than $2 million.

Her debut studio album, Let Go (2002), emphasized a skater girl persona that has earned her the title “Pop Punk Queen”, from critics and music publications, 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.

Lavigne’s breakthrough single, “Complicated “, reached #1 in several countries worldwide and made her the youngest female soloist to have a number-one album in the UK. Her second studio album, Under My Skin(2004), became Lavigne’s first album to reach the top of the Billboard 200 chart in the US,, going on to sell 10 million copies worldwide. The Best Damn Thing (2007), Lavigne’s 3rd studio album, reached #1 in seven countries worldwide and saw the international success of its lead single “Girlfriend”, which became her first single to reach the top of the Billboard Hot 100 in the US.

What happened to: The Pop Punk Queen

Her fourth and fifth studio albums, Goodbye Lullaby(2011) and Avril Lavigne(2013), saw continued commercial success and were both certified gold in Canada, the US, and other territories.

In addition to music, Lavigne voiced Heather, a Virginia opossum in the animated film Over the Hedge(2006), and made her screen acting debut in Fast Food Nation(2006).

Lavigne features in the song “Listen” from Japanese rock band One Ok Rock’s eighth studio album, Ambitions, released on January 11, 2017. Lavigne also features in the song “Wings Clipped” by Grey with Anthony Green for the duo’s debut EP Chameleon, released on September 29, 2017.

In February 2019, Lavigne released her sixth studio album, Head Above Water, through BMG.The album reached the top ten in Australia, Austria, Canada, Germany, Italy, Japan, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom, and peaked at number thirteen on the U.S. Billboard 200.

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Avril Lavigne