Born In: Belleville, Canada
Avril Lavigne is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and actor. She started hogging the limelight at a very young age, and was signed by ‘Arista Records’ when she was 16. Her grungy pop-rock sounds appealed to the teens around the world. Her unique looks made her extremely popular among the American teens. Best known for mixing rock, punk, and a rebellious style of music, Lavigne has earned many fans over the years. She appeared on stage along with Shania Twain as part of an award ceremony and caught the attention of many. She also caught the attention of Peter Zizzo, an American songwriter/producer, with her home video that showcased her singing skills. Upon his invitation, she joined him on a song-writing trip to New York. Lavigne’s music career took off with the release of her debut album ‘Let Go,’ and she successfully established herself in the world of music, thanks to her sparkling performance. She earned popularity and was consequently signed by ‘Arista Records.’ This proved to be a huge boost to her music career. She enchanted the music-loving audience with her second album ‘Under My Skin’ which topped the ‘US Billboard.’ With her third album ‘The Best Damn Thing,’ she proved her mettle and established herself as a popular singer-songwriter.
Also Known As: Avril Ramona Lavigne
father: Jean-Claude Lavigne, John Lavigne
mother: Judith-Rosanne Loshaw, Judy Lavigne
siblings: Matthew Lavigne, Michelle Lavigne
Born Country: Canada
Ancestry: French Canadian, Scottish Canadian
The single ‘Here’s to never growing up,’ from her much-talked-about self-titled album was released in 2013. The album ‘Avril Lavigne’ was released in November 2013, by ‘Epic Records’ and opened at number five at ‘US Billboard 200.’ The single ‘Hello Kitty’ from the album sparked controversies concerning racism.
Her sixth album ‘Head Above Water’ was released in February 2019, by ‘BMG’ label. While it peaked at the top 10 positions in countries like Australia, Canada, Germany, and Italy, it opened at number 13 on ‘US Billboard 200,’ making it a moderate success in comparison with her previous albums.
‘Girlfriend,’ a popular single from her album ‘The Best Damn Thing,’ was claimed to be the most-downloaded track worldwide in 2007, by ‘The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry.’ It went on to sell more than seven million copies.
In 2003, Avril Lavigne received ‘Grammy Award’ nominations for the album ‘Let Go’ and for the single ‘Complicated.’
For ‘Let Go’ and ‘Complicated,’ she won the ‘Juno Award’ in 2003, under the categories, ‘Album of the Year’ and ‘Single of the Year’ respectively.
Avril Lavigne was married to the frontman of the popular rock band ‘Sum 41,’ Deryck Whibley from July 15, 2006 to November 16, 2010.
In July 2013, she married fellow Canadian musician Chad Kroeger, the frontman of the band ‘Nickelback.’ They got separated in 2015.
Avril Lavigne started dating rapper Mod Sun. In April 2022, the couple announced their engagement.
Avril Lavigne Movies
(Comedy, Drama, Romance)
(Mystery, Thriller, Drama, Crime)
|2004||Most Performed Song from a Motion Picture||Bruce Almighty (2003)|
|2002||Best New Artist in a Video||Avril Lavigne: Complicated (2002)|
How To Cite
People Also Viewed