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."
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.
Avril Lavigne, born on September 27, 1984, in Belleville, Ontario, Canada, spent most of her childhood in Napanee, Ontario. Lavigne began singing in church in church at a young age, and signed with Arista Records in 2000. Two years later, she released her debut album, Let Go. Thanks to hit singles "Complicated" and "Sk8er Boi," the record sold more than 15 million copies worldwide. Lavigne followed up with the albums Under My Skin (2004), The Best Damn Thing (2007) and Goodbye Lullaby(2011).