Avril Lavigne saw the daylight for the first time in Ontario, in 1984.
As a girl, she manifests remarkable affinity with boys' sports such as
hockey, preferring them to the ordinary pastimes of girls: doll-dressing
or rope-jumping. At 10, she goes in for the competition for the best
Three years later Avril makes her first splash out of her native town,
where she wins the first place in a radio station contest. The price
includes a trip
to Ottawa for performing in a duet with the country celebrity Shania Twain.
Her singing talent is combined with elegant guitar playing. Avril starts
sending a video record to labels and management companies in and out of
America. Nettwerk Management are the first to pay attention to the
The company arranges a flight to New York City for Avril, in order to
meet her with other song writing poets, where she starts working over
demo records. The
young singer, however, manages to capture the attention of public long
before the demo recording terminates. Arista Records pay a visit to
and get quite impressed with her singing gift. Then they offer the
16-aged Avril a contract.
Besides singing, which is the main stimulus for her to enter into this
agreement with Arista Records, she also acts as a song-writer. After a
series of trips
from a city to city, Avril arrives in Los Angeles, where she meets the
song-writer and composer Cliff Magness, who she finds perfect for her
feeling is mutual. They unite their efforts, which takes them only a few
months to turn the debut album into reality. The first single
"Complicated" comes up
on air in the spring of 2002, climbing the charts at a furious speed.
The popularity of "Complicated" provides a winning way for Avril's first
CD, Let Go, which marks a debut at the 8th position in Billboard charts
in June 2002.
Teen wildchild Avril Lavigne waved her middle finger-dominating configuration on MTV, when the interviewer Damien Fahey asked for her opinion of the mass media.
Canadian pop rebel Avril Lavigne once again expressed her sour attitude towards her rival Hilary Duff, when stating a week ago that she is a "mum's child" ..
Pop sensation Hilary Duff said some negative words about Avril Lavigne, after the latter criticized her fans. At an interview Avril stated, that she sometimes sees fans, who strictly follow her dressing stereotype, and this is something she dislikes.
| Avril Lavignee is set to headline Clear Channel 's Concert for Tsunami Relief at Vancouver's GM Place on January 29th. Other acts on the bill with the Ontario native, who recently wrapped a North American tour in support of her latest album, Under My Skin , include Sarah McLachlan and Barenaked Ladies , reports RollingStone