Portal:Avril Lavigne

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Avril Ramona Lavigne (/ˈævrɪl ləˈvn/; French: [avʁil laviɲ]; born 27 September 1984) 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" 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. Since her professional debut, Lavigne has sold more than 40 million albums and over 50 million singles worldwide, making her the third-best-selling Canadian female artist of all time, behind Celine Dion and Shania Twain.

Let Go made Lavigne the youngest female soloist to have a number 1 album in the UK. As of 2013, it has sold nearly 7 million copies in the United States and over 16 million copies worldwide. 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.

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Black Star is a fragrance by Canadian singer-songwriter Avril Lavigne. The line includes, besides the 10ml, 15ml, 30ml, 50ml and 100ml eau de parfum, a shower gel, a body lotion, and a spray deodorant.

A mini shower gel comes exclusively with a Black Star gift set available in the UK, and in the German/Dutch giftset a 50ml body lotion is also included. The fragrance was announced via Lavigne's official website on March 7, 2009. The fragrance contains notes of pink hibiscus, black plum and dark chocolate.

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The Best Damn Thing is the third studio album by Canadian pop punk singer-songwriter Avril Lavigne, released on April 13, 2007. According to the IFPI, The Best Damn Thing was the fourth top-selling album worldwide and Sony BMG's top-selling album of 2007. The album was certified 1x platinum by the RIAA on June 15, 2007 and has sold over 6 million copies worldwide by May 2010. The explicit versions of the album were Lavigne's first to receive a Parental Advisory label, shown on the limited and deluxe editions.

The album was Lavigne's third consecutive #1 album in the UK Albums Chart and her second on the U.S. Billboard 200, as well as reaching the #1 spot in several other countries. The first single released from the album, "Girlfriend", gave Lavigne her first U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #1 hit. Four singles were officially released from The Best Damn Thing, as well as the soundtrack single for the 2006 film Eragon, "Keep Holding On".

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"When You're Gone" is a song performed by the Canadian singer Avril Lavigne for her 2007 album "The Best Damn Thing". It was co-written and produced by Butch Walker and released as the album's second single on June 19, 2007.

Lavigne promote the song performing during many television shows worldwide including the Late Show with David Letterman, The View, The X Factor, Canadian Idol, Star Academy, TRL as well as award shows such as the 2007 World Music Awards and Los Premios MTV Latinoamérica 2007.

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Avril Lavigne at the Los Angeles premiere for Over the Hedge.

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