Some Lesser Known Facts About Avril Lavigne
- Does Avril Lavigne smoke?: Yes
- Does Avril Lavigne drink alcohol?: Yes
- Avril never liked school and was kicked out a couple of times. She dropped out when she got a chance to record music with a record label.
- She did not choose the formula of being bared skin to gain attention/popularity, instead, she wooed everyone with her powerful voice, strong melodies and straight-forward lyrics.
- Her albums have been 6 x platinum (Let go), 3 x platinum (Under my Skin) and platinum (The Best Damn Thing).
- She has been nominated eight times for the Grammy Awards.
- Avril Lavigne, ladies and gentlemen, is self-taught!
- She can play guitar, drums and piano.
- Her second album, under my skin sold 8 million copies worldwide.
- She has had multiple number one Billboard 100 Hot and her song “Girlfriend” had 7.3 million downloads and was the highest-selling song of 2007.
- Other than her own songs, she has also co-writeen some songs with Kelly Clarkson, Demi Lovato and Leona Lewis.
- She has also provided some songs for the movies like Eragon, Sweet Home Alabama, Bruce Almighty, Legally Blonde 2, The Princess Diaries 2, The House Bunny, and Alice in Wonderland.
- She took-over the apparel and accessory brand, Abbey Dawn, and is successful with her entrepreneurship.
- At the age of just 15 years, she already had the chance to share the stage with Shania Twain.
- During her hiatus from music, she designed clothes, perfumes and acted in movies.
- Lavigne gained her initial popularity because of her unique tom-boyish style.
- Mostly she was seen wearing baggy clothes, Converses, wristbands and sometimes shoelaces wrapped around her fingers.
- She accepts that she is weird and confessed that she does not want to change.
- Her song Alice was nominated as the best song at the Oscars.
- She also said that her songs are about her own personal experiences.
- Avril was a dreamer and she said, “I remember as a child, lying on my bed singing and imagining as thousands of people were listening to me.”
- In her video ‘Girlfriend’, the bassist is her brother Matt.
- She is diagnosed with deficit Hyperactivity.
- She is a vegetarian.
- People admired the way she looked like an angel when she sang in the church.
- She always puts on make up in her own privacy and by herself.
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