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Was orginally pursuing a career in country and folk music, but transitioned into "punk-rock" because of its more lucrative possbilities. (imdb.com)

Wrote the song "Breakaway" which was sung by Kelly Clarkson. (imdb.com)

Decided to perform in Dublin, Ireland the same day her grandfather died. After receiving the news, she knew he would have wanted her to continue on. Although all but breaking down on stage, she continued to perform in his memory. (imdb.com)

Is the second child out of three in her family. (imdb.com)

Natural hair color is brown. (imdb.com)

Debut album 'Let Go' is 6x platinum. (imdb.com)

Parents are Judy & John Lavigne, French-Canadians. (imdb.com)

The menu plate on her wedding reception read "Avril Whibley", implying that she has assumed husband Deryck Whibley's last name in her private life. (imdb.com)

The song "Slipped Away" on her second album is about the death of her grandfather. (imdb.com)

Won the 'New Artist in a Video' award for her song 'Complicated' at the 2002 VMA. (imdb.com)

Married Sum 41 lead singer Deryck Whibley on July 15th 2006 in an outdoor, non-denominational ceremony at a private estate in Montecito, California. She wore a Vera Wang gown and held a bouquet of white roses. Their first dance was "Iris" by The Goo Goo Dolls. (imdb.com)

Is good friends with Pink,Vanessa Carlton, and Fefe Dobson. (imdb.com)

Named #36 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2005 list. (imdb.com)

Owns over a 100 pairs of Converse sneakers. (imdb.com)

Favorite actor is Tobey Maguire and favorite actress is Sandra Bullock. (imdb.com)

Nominated for 3 Grammys: Song Of The Year ("I'm With You"), Best Female Pop Vocal Performance ("I'm With You") & Best Female Rock Vocal Performance ("Losing Grip") (2004). (imdb.com)

Has been nominated for 6 Juno Awards (2003). (imdb.com)

Dropped out of high school after the 11th grade when she secured a record deal. (imdb.com)

Won four Juno Awards: Single of the Year ("Complicated"), Album of the Year ("Let Go"), New Artist of the Year and Pop Album of the Year. (imdb.com)

Her second album is titled "Under My Skin," which has gone 2x platinum. (imdb.com)

381,000 copies were sold of her second album "Under My Skin", making it her 2nd #1 album. According to Nielsen SoundScan, it ended the #1 spot eight- week reign of Usher's "Confessions" album. "Under My Skin" album is also #1 in the UK. (imdb.com)

Is a vegetarian. (imdb.com)

Has a pizza named after her at a restaurant in her home town, Napanee, Ontario. (imdb.com)

Her first video, "Complicated", cost over $1 million. (imdb.com)

She was kind enough to donate many items to Rocky Stone to be given to less fortunate kids as part of the Toy Mountain Campaign 2004. (imdb.com)

She has a younger sister, Michelle and an older brother, Matthew. (imdb.com)

Announced that her song 'Sk8er Boi' will be turned into a movie. (imdb.com)

Became engaged to Deryck Whibley on June 25, 2005. (imdb.com)

2005: Won 3 Juno Awards; Fan Choice Award, Artist of the Year, and Pop Album of the Year ("Under My Skin"). (imdb.com)

Avril taught herself the guitar at the age of 12. (imdb.com)

Won Favorite Female Singer at the 18th Annual Kid's Choice Awards [April 2005]. (imdb.com)

Won 3 MTV Asia Awards for favorite female artist, favorite breakthrough artist & style (2003). (imdb.com)

Voted #1 in Teen People's Top Hottest 21 Under 21 List [April 30th - May 1st 2005]. (imdb.com)

Favorite pizza topping is olives. (imdb.com)

Her CD, "Let Go", was the third best selling album of 2002. (imdb.com)

Her younger sister appeared in her 'SK8R BOI' Video. (imdb.com)

Received 5 Grammy nominations, including 1 for best new artist (2003). (imdb.com)

Ranked #15 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2007 list. (imdb.com)

One of her songs, "Losing Grip", is about an ex-boyfriend. (imdb.com)

Writes all of her own songs about her own personal experiences. (imdb.com)


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