About Avril Lavigne
Avril Ramona Lavigne (pronounced /?ævr?l l??vi?n/; born 27 September 1984) is a Canadian singer-songwriter, fashion designer, and occasional actress. Lavigne broke into the recording industry with her debut album, Let Go, released in 2002, when she was 17 years old; as of 2009, over 16 million copies have been sold worldwide, more than 6 million of which were sold in the United States. Her breakthrough single, "Complicated", peaked in many top ten positions around the world, as did Let Go. Lavignes second album, Under My Skin, was released in 2004 and was her first album to peak at #1 on the U.S. Billboard 200. The Best Damn Thing, Lavignes third album, was released in 2007; this album gave Lavigne her third #1 album in the UK Albums Chart and featured her first U.S. Billboard Hot 100 single, "Girlfriend". Lavigne has scored a total of five #1 singles worldwide, including "Complicated", "Sk8er Boi", "I'm With You", "My Happy Ending" and "Girlfriend". She is currently working on her fourth studio album, expected to be released in 2010.