Avril Ramona Lavigne(* 27 September 1984, Belleville, Ontario, Canada) is a French-Canadian singer eight times nominated for the Grammy Award. Her parents are of French origin, and she has not been able to speak for many years in French. But she recently went to French lessons and moved to Paris for a few days.In 2006, the Canadian Business Magazine was ranked seventh in the ranking of the most influential Canadians in Hollywood.
She was born in Belleville, Ontario, Canada to Judith-Rosanne "Judy" (born Loshaw) and Jean-Claude Lavigne. The name of Avril was chosen by her father, who is of French origin, according to the French word for April - avril.Avril has even older brother, Matthew, and younger sister, Michelle.Avril started singing very early, at the age of two she sang hymns with her mother. When Avril was five, the family moved to Napanee.
In 1998, she won a radio contest,where the main prize was to sing with Shani Twain. At her concert in Corel Center (now Scotiabank Place) in Ottawapeak she sang a songWhat Made You Say That?.
During her performance with the Lennox Community Theater, she caught the attention of local folk singer Steva Medda (a relative of influential Canadian journalist Ben Medd), who then invited her to participate in the songTouch the Skyon his albumQuinte Spirit(published 1999). In his next album,My Window to You, which came out for a year, then Avril sang songsTemple of Life a Two Rivers.
When she sang the cover song of country songs at a bookstore in Kingston, Ontario, she noticed her potential manager Cliff Fabri, who then sent her videos from home performances to several influential people in the music industry. Mark Jowett, co-founder of Nettwerk, a Canadian manager, was one of those influential people, and Avrilina's karaoke recordings made in the basement enjoyed him. He then co-operated with manager Peter Zizzo, who worked with 2000 in New York this summer and wrote a song hereWhy?. During her next stay in New York, Arista Records had already seen her and signed a contract with her. As a sixteen-year-old she was given the opportunity to work on her first album.
Let Go(2002 - 2003)
Let Gopublished 4. July 2002 and ranked second in the Billboard Billboard and ranked first in Australia, Canada and the UK. This made her the youngest solo artist to do something like that in the UK.(In 2003, her record surpassed Joss Stone). A month after the release, the album was multiplatinum, two weeks later three times platinum, and after six months even four times platinum. Worldwide, 16 has sold it to millions.
Four singles were released from the album. SongComplicatedgot to Australia first, US Hot 100 in second place, and Canada became the best-selling Canadian single of the year 2002. She overcame Natalie Imbruglie's record when she managed to keep the singleComplicatedfirst in the Contemporary Hit Radio charts for eleven weeks in a row. The following singlesSk8er Boi a I'm With Youthey have reached the top ten in the US ranking,I'm With Youthen even the top ten in the UK andLosing Gripscored in Top 10 in Taiwan and Top 20 in Chile.
For a songComplicatedwon the Best New Artist Award at the MTV Video Music Awards 2002.At the Juno Awards 2003 has transformed four of the six nominations and was awarded the World Music Award for the best-selling Canadian artist in the world. A huge success in 2003 was also eight Grammy nominations, including Best New Artist and Song of the Year forComplicated(2003).
Under My Skin(2004 - 2006)
Her second albumUnder My Skinpublished 25. May 2004 in the USA. It immediately ranked first, as well as in the UK, Germany, Japan, Australia, Canada, Mexico, Argentina, Spain, Ireland, Thailand, Korea and Hong Kong. In the US he sold it in the first week of sale via 380 000 pieces.For most songs, she worked with Canadian songwriter Chantal Kreviazuk, some songs also featured Ben Moody (former member of Evanescence), Butch Walker and her former guitarist Evan Taubenfeld. Husband Chantal Kreviazuk, Butch Walker and Don Gilmore album produced.
Introductory singleDo not Tell Meranks first in Argentina and Mexico, the UK in top 5 and top 10 in Australia and Brazil. SingleMy Happy Endinggot to US top10 and became its third biggest hit in the US. The third single, "Nobody's Home", did not reach the top 40. Fourth singleHe Was nothe got to 23 in the UK. place and on 25. in Australia and the US was not released as a single. Not even on the last single,Fall to Pieces, the success of the first single from this album was not repeated.
At the World Music Awards, 2004 won two awards: Best Poprock Artist and Best Canadian Artist of the Year. She won five Juno Award 2005 nominations, three of which she won. At 18. Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Prize was awarded the Best Female Singer Award.Avril wrote a song with Matthew GerardBreakawayfor Kelly Clarkson and she appeared on the soundtrack to the moviePrincess 2 diaryand the Kelly album, also called Breakaway.
She went on a live and surprise tour of 21 cities in the US and Canada to promote the albumUnder My Skin. The first stop was Minneapolis and Avril was featured only in department stores and each show consisted of short acoustic programs. He was accompanied by her guitarist Evan Taubenfeld. The appearance was announced no earlier than two days before. The tour was very successful.
For most of the year, 2005 has been on tour and has begun her acting and modeling career. She performed at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy, with a songWho Knowsat the official handover of the "relay" of winter games to Canada, where the Olympic Games will take place in 2010.
The Best Damn Thing(2007 - 2010)
Her third album,The Best Damn Thing, issued in April 2007. Produced by Dr. Luke, her husband Deryck Whibley, Rob Cavallo, Butch Walker and herself. Travis Barker was a drummer on the album. His radio debut album was released on the radio "Hot 89.9" in Ottawa 14. April 2007 at 6 in the afternoon. In her profile on MySpace, she revealed that the first single will be a songGirlfriendand that it should come out 29. January, but this date has shifted due to the rising popularity of the singleKeep Holding On. SingleGirlfriendhe had the premiere of 26. February. He made his fifth debut on Billboard Hot 100. This is her best single debut, and has been sold on the internet via 122 000 pieces in the iTunes online store.Girlfriendalso debuted in third place on the Billboard's Top Digital Songs chart, in which Avril got the second time (her first singer who scored in the charts was mentionedKeep Holding On). SongGirlfriendhas a chorus sung in eight different language versions. She sang it in Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, Italian, German, French, and of course in English. Other successful singles from the albumThe Best Damn Thingwere songsWhen You're Gone a Hot. In March, 2008 launched Avril on The Best Damn Tour to support the sale of the new album. In the same month, she also appeared for the second time in a career on the cover of the magazineMaximum. In August, she was supposed to act in Kuala Lumpur, but the Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Malaysian Islamic Party wanted to ban the concert, as Avril's motions on stage were "too sexy" and the concert was due to take place two days before the Malaysian Independence Day celebrates 31. August, he would have promoted bad morals.
Goodbye Lullaby(2011 - 2012)
In November 2008, a month after the end of The Best Damn Tour, began recording a song in her studioBlack Star, which was written for a promotional campaign to her perfume of the same name.In July 2009 nine songs were recorded for the new album,including songsend, Everybody Hurts a Darlin. Several tracks have written Avril earlier,Darlinwas the second song she had written as a 15-year-old when she lived in Napan, Ontario. She told the album she was about "life." "I do not have a problem writing a song in which I'm going to make fun of boys or I'm really busy but sitting down and honestly writing about something that's close to me about something I've been through is something else, "the singer said. From an album that will be largely acoustic,Avril is expected to return to his old musical style. According to Avril, the songs on the album are totally different from their previous production, with the exception of the single singleWhat the Hell, "I'm now grown up, which must be somehow in my music, it's not just pop-rock."
In January, 2010, while working on the new album, jumped to work with Disney to create a collection of clothing designs inspired by Tim Burton's Alice and Wonderland. She asked Disney if she could not write a song for the film, and so she made a songanchovy,which appeared in the film during the final titles and appeared in a soundtrackAlmost Alice
During a concert in the closing ceremony XXI. the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver sang Avril's songsMy Happy Ending a Girlfriend. Although she was extremely fond of performing at the concert, she regretted that she could not participate in a hockey match between the United States and Canada, "they kept us all under the lock. For safety reasons, we were not allowed to step out of our caravans. "
The official release of the album was postponed several times. "I'm writing my own music so it takes me a long time to put all the recordings together, because I have to live first to have something to write about,Avril has repeatedly delayed it, adding that she now has enough material on two boards.In January she told Maxim magazine that albumGoodbye Lullabywas completed in two and a half yearsand added that the reason for the delay was her record company, as it was actually completed for a year.Goodbye Lullaby8 should appear on the shelves. March.The main single,What The Hell, had the premiere of 31. December in Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin 'Eve.
In December 2010 released the American singer Miranda Cosgrove a songDancing Crazy, written by Lavigne, Max Martin and Shellback. Martin also produced the song. It is speculated that this track was originally intended for the albumGoodbye Lullaby, but ultimately it came to its use.
In January 2011 released the first single fromGoodbye Lullabywith nameWhat The Hell.
The second single of the albumGoodbye Lullabyis a songSmile, which was published by 20. May 2011.
The third single became a songWish You Were Here, 9 was released. September with a video clip, immediately became the most successful single in the albumGoodbye Lullaby.
Avril Lavigne (2012-2013)
She started working in the fifth album after the releaseGoodbye Lullaby. The first single from the upcoming album became the song "Here's to Never Growing Up". The album also featured a duet with her husband Chad Kroeger or a songBad Girl, which was created in collaboration with Marylin Manson. While performing at The Viper Room in Los Angeles, she sang her fans to the song "Seventeen", Which also appears on this board. On 18. July has launched a second single on your YouTube channelRock N Roll. The song was officially published by 30. July. Another songLet Me Golaunched the 7 singer. October, followed by a video clip about 8 days later. Her entire album was released by 5. November. Avril has already begun touring the world and is not going to the Czech Republic. 2014 was released at the end of April. the single for Japan "Hello Kitty," which received a flurry of criticism, was even called racist because of its primary focus on the Japanese market.
Fans Avril Lavigne named "Little Black Stars". Avril likes stars and one of her perfumes is called Black Star. Avril also hosted a tour of "The Black Star Tour". The stars are even tattooed.