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Mixing rock, punk and a rebellious style, Canadian singer Avril Lavigne's first album sold 15 million copies, thanks to hit singles "Complicated" and "Sk8er Boi."
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Punk pop singer Avril Lavigne entered the music scene with a rebellious streak, capturing audiences with songs like "Complicated" and "Sk8er Boi." She later opted to go a more tame route when releasing her music.
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Music hasn't been Lavigne's only interest. She launched her own fragrance called Forbidden Rose and created her own clothing line, Abbey Dawn, using a childhood nickname given to her by her father. Lavigne has also taken time out to help others. In 2010, she established the Avril Lavigne Foundation, which aims help young people with disabilities and serious illnesses. "I have always looked for ways to give back because I think it's a responsibility we all share,
" she wrote on the foundation's website.
After three years of marriage, Lavigne and first husband Deryck Whibley split in 2009. She then dated Brody Jenner for a time.
In August 2012, Lavigne became engaged to fellow musician Chad Kroeger, frontman for the rock band Nickelback. The two had been dating for six months at the time, beginning in February 2012, when they united to co-write a song for Lavigne's next album, according to People magazine. Lavigne and Kroeger married in July 2013 in a ceremony held in the south of France.
That November, Lavigne released her fifth album. Avril Lavigne features the song "Let Me Go," a collaboration between the singer with her husband Kroeger. "Rock N Roll" also proved to be another popular track on Lavigne's well-received recording.
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