Avril Lavigne

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Avril Lavigne

• Lavigne is one of the biggest selling musician worldwide this decade (2002–2010) with global album sales of over 35 million as of 2010.• Lavigne holds the Guinness World Record title for the youngest female solo artist to have a number-one album in the UK and second artist in US history to have three No. 1 singles from a debut album on the Billboard Mainstream Top 40.• Her debut album, Let Go, is one of the few albums that got diamond certification in Canada.• The songs "Complicated" and "Girlfriend" were ranked as one of the Billboard Hot 100 singles of the decade. • Lavigne is the biggest western artist in Asia specially Japan in which her first three albums went to sold over 1 million copies and in 2008 with The Best Damn Tour she was the first western artist to do a full tour in China.



• Avril got free Osiris sneakers at the mall where the Complicated video was shot.• Avril fixed her hair in braids all around her hair when she was in 11th grade.• Avril is good friends with Pink and Vanessa Carlton.• She wasn't the most popular girl at school.• Avril taught herself to play her dad's 6 string guitar when she was 12.• Justin Timberlake and Eminem are big Avril fans.• Avril got her record deal at age 16.

Interesting facts!

Avril Ramona Lavigne born 27 September 1984) is a Canadian singer-songwriter. She was born in Belleville, Ontario, but spent most of her youth in the small town of Napanee. 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, when she was 17 years old, Lavigne broke onto the music scene with her debut album Let Go.



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