Avril Lavigne

  1. Avril Heads To China

    June 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Canadian superstar Avril Lavigne will perform live in "six or seven" Chinese cities this fall as part of her upcoming Asian tour, Nettwerk Productions CEO Terry McBride said during the Music Matters conference in Hong Kong on June 4. In ...

  2. MusicMusic Award Nominations For Avril, Feist

    May 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Avril Lavigne, Feist and Hedley are among the nominees for MuchMusic's People's Choice Awards, to be handed out during the broadcaster's 19th annual MuchMusic Video Awards on June 19. Lavigne and Feist do battle in the favorite Cana ...

  3. Rondor Re-Inks Lavigne

    March 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rondor Music has re-signed Avril Lavigne to an exclusive, worldwide co-publishing agreement. Lavigne has co-written all of the songs on her first three albums which, according to Rondor, have sold a combined total of 28 million physical copies wor ...

  4. Canada's Touring Market Remains Strong From Coast To Coast

    February 26, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Canadian touring market is still on fire. "Maybe you need to talk also to some of my colleagues in the other provinces as well, but by current accounts, Canada is still selling tickets and the traffic is still on the road," says Patt ...

  5. Dion Leads Juno Nods

    February 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Céline Dion led all artists by receiving six Juno Award nominations today, while punk pop queen Avril Lavigne, crooner Michael Bublé and the eclectic Feist all received five shots at awards. "Each year we continue to see more artists raising ...

  6. Lavigne, Justice, Muse Rule At MTV EMAs

    November 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Avril Lavigne, French electro act Justice and British rock trio Muse were multiple winners at the 14th annual MTV Europe Music Awards, held tonight (Nov. 1) in Munich. Lavigne, who performed at the event, won for most addictive track ("Girlfr ...

  7. Mana, Camila, Belinda, Avril Win Big At Premios MTV

    October 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With two awards each, Mexican rockers Maná, pop trio Camila, teen diva Belinda and Canadian pop rocker Avril Lavigne were the big winners at the Premios MTV Latin America 2007. Now in its sixth year, the awards took place Oct. 18 in Mexico City� ...

  8. Timberlake Up For 4 MTV EMAs

    September 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With four nominations, Justin Timberlake grabs pole position heading into the 14th annual MTV Europe Music Awards, to be held Nov. 1 at the Munich OlympiaHalle. The former *NSYNC singer, who hosted the 2006 MTV EMAs in Copenhagen, is in the runnin ...

  9. MTVLA Awards Return to Mexico City

    July 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Los Premios MTV Latin America will return to Mexico City for a second year, with the awards show scheduled for Oct. 18 at the Palacio de los Deportes. Avril Lavigne and Mexican rock group Café Tacuba are scheduled to perform on the show, which mov ...

  10. Songwriter Retracts Avril Remarks

    July 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Chantal Kreviazuk, the fellow Canadian singer/songwriter who dismissed collaborator Avril Lavigne's songwriting skills in an interview in the June issue of Performing Songwriter magazine has retracted her comments. "I would like to apolo ...

  11. Avril Hits Back At Rubinoos Lawsuit

    July 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Canadian pop singer Avril Lavigne has dismissed allegations that her hit single "Girlfriend" is taken from a song called "I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend" by the power pop band the Rubinoos. "I had never heard this song in my li ...

  12. Lavigne Sued In Rubinoos 'Sound-Alike' Case

    July 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT RCA singer Avril Lavigne is being sued by two co-songwriters who claim that her hit "Girlfriend" sounds like a track their American power pop band recorded in the '70s. Tommy Dunbar, founder of the Rubinoos, filed the suit in San Fr ...

  13. Billy Talent, Lavigne Win Big At MuchMusic Video Awards

    June 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Toronto rock group Billy Talent was the big winner at the 18th Annual MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto on Sunday (June 17), taking home three trophies. The WEA band, which had led the nominations with five nods, won honors for top video, the Much ...

  14. Silverstein Aims To Keep Climbing With New Album

    June 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT When his hard rock band Silverstein was still in its infancy, singer Shane Told had a chance to take the easy way out. Just after the turn of the century, the suburban Toronto musician had been offered a gig to play bass in Avril Lavigne's ba ...

  15. No Trouble For Kelly's 'Double'

    June 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT R. Kelly easily scores his sixth No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 as "Double Up" debuts with 386,000 units ... Jason Aldean nabs a top 10 debut on the big chart and a No. 1 entry on Top Country Albums with his second album, "Relentl ...

  16. Performers Confirmed For MuchMusic Video Awards

    May 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Avril Lavigne, Hilary Duff, Fergie, Finger Eleven, Alexisonfire, Maroon 5, Belly, The Used and Toronto rock band Billy Talent have been confirmed as performers for the 18th Annual MuchMusic Video Awards, to be held June 17 in Toronto. "We ...

  17. Buble Rises To European Chart Peak

    May 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Michael Buble goes straight to No. 1 on Billboard's composite European Top 100 Albums chart with "Call Me Irresponsible" (Reprise), after bestselling starts in Germany, Italy and the Netherlands. The Canadian singer's album als ...

  18. Avril Continues Euro Albums Chart Rule

    May 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT While Avril Lavigne starts a second week atop Billboard's European Top 100 Albums survey with "The Best Damn Thing" (RCA), there's a new champion on Eurochart Hot 100 Singles, as "Beautiful Liar" (World Music/Columbia ...

  19. Nettwerk Inks Free Mobile Deal

    April 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Nettwerk Music Group has licensed its music video catalog to a service that lets fans view them on mobile phone for free. The Canadian label struck a deal with Mywaves to bring Nettwerk acts such as Barenaked Ladies, Jars of Clay and Avril Lavigne ...

  20. Avril The 'Best' In Europe

    April 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Avril Lavigne makes a winning start on the new European Top 100 Albums chart with "The Best Damn Thing" (RCA). Her third album opens at the top of the pan-European survey after becoming an instant bestseller in the United Kingdom, German ...

  21. Review: Avril Lavigne's 'The Best Damn Thing'

    April 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Avril Lavigne: "The Best Damn Thing" Producers: Butch Walker, Rob Cavallo, Dr. Luke, Deryck Whibley Arista Release Date: April 17 There was apparently no need to worry that marriage (to Sum 41's Deryck Whibley) would mellow Avril La ...

  22. Lavigne's New 'Thing' Debuts Atop Billboard 200

    April 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Avril Lavigne scores her second No. 1 on The Billboard 200 as her third album "The Best Damn Thing" bows on top. The RCA set moved 286,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, short of the 381,000 that greeted her ...

  23. Hot 'Damn,' Avril's No. 1

    April 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Avril Lavigne takes "The Best Damn Thing" straight in at No. 1 on The Billboard 200, selling 286,000 copies. It's her second chart-topper, following 2004's "Under My Skin" ... Nine Inch Nails notches its fourth straig ...

  24. Lavigne Links With Web-Based Stardoll

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Avril Lavigne is jumping into the virtual world via a deal with Stardoll, an avatar-based Web community for teen and tween girls. Under a deal between Stockholm, Sweeden-based Stardoll and Nettwerk Management, Lavigne's management, the pop-pu ...

  25. Bunny Goes Bye Bye, Bright Eyes Bows High

    April 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bright Eyes and rock super group Hellyeah take advantage of a sleepy post-Easter sales week and snare top 10 bows on The Billboard 200 ... "Now 24" retains the No. 1 slot on the chart while Tim McGraw also holds at No. 2 ... Other debuts ...

  26. Furtado, Lavigne Grab Top Spots In Europe

    April 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT There's no change at the helm of Billboard's European Top 100 Albums survey, as Nelly Furtado's "Loose" (Mosley/Geffen) starts a fifth consecutive week at No. 1, and seventh overall. But there's a new leader on Euroch ...

  27. Avril's New, Old Attitude

    March 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST When Avril Lavigne released album No. 2 in 2004, the spunky teen pop star announced to the world that she was growing up. Gone were the baggy pants and skater-chick image that first earned Lavigne the media-christened nickname of "the anti-Br ...

  28. Random House, Avril Lavigne Team For Magna Project

    January 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST Random House imprint Del Rey Manga has purchased the worldwide rights to the two-volume "Make 5 Wishes," created in collaboration with RCA artist Avril Lavigne. Nettwerk Management CEO Terry McBride brokered the deal. For her part, Lavig ...

  29. Avril Takes Juno Hat Trick

    April 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With three awards, Avril Lavigne led the pack at Canada's 34th Annual Juno Awards, held last night (April 3) at Winnipeg's MTS Centre. Lavigne, who is currently on tour in Asia, won artist of the year With three awards, Avril Lavigne led ...

  30. Avril Sets Third Headlining Tour

    April 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Dates run July 13-Sept. 3. Avril Lavigne is coming to an amphitheatre near you this summer. Her third headlining tour, which will feature special guests such as Gavin DeGraw and Butch Walker, begins July 13 at the John Labbatt Centre in London, On ...

  31. Avril Tops Juno Noms

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST With five mentions, singer/songwriter Avril Lavigne leads the nominations for Canada's 2005 Juno Awards, which will take place April 3 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. With five mentions, singer/songwriter Avril Lavigne leads the nominations for Canada ...

  32. Avril Tops Juno Noms

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Canadian honors set for April 3. With five mentions, singer/songwriter Avril Lavigne leads the nominations for Canada's 2005 Juno Awards, which will take place April 3 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Lavigne is nominated for artist and songwriter of t ...

  33. Avril Wins Big At Japanese Awards

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Avril Lavigne's "Don't Tell Me" (BMG Funhouse) was today (Dec. 13) chosen as best record of the year at the annual Japan Radio Popular Discs Awards ceremony in Tokyo. Avril Lavigne's "Don't Tell Me" (BMG Fun ...

  34. Avril Wins Big At Japanese Awards

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Avril Lavigne's "Don't Tell Me" (BMG Funhouse) was today (Dec. 13) chosen as best record of the year at the annual Japan Radio Popular Discs Awards ceremony in Tokyo. Avril Lavigne's "Don't Tell Me" (BMG Fun ...

  35. Avril Lavigne

    December 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Avril Lavigne is having no trouble holding radio's favor with her sophomore platinum set, "Under My Skin." Avril Lavigne is having no trouble holding radio's favor with her sophomore platinum set, "Under My Skin." New ...

  36. Canada's Billion-Dollar Culture Deficit Requires New Policy Approach

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Canadian artists have enjoyed unprecedented international critical and commercial success in recent years. From Avril Lavigne to Yann Martel to Denys Arcand, Canadians have won Grammys, Bookers and Os Michael Geist is the Canada Research Chair in ...

  37. Avril Sets Fall North American Tour

    September 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Avril Lavigne will be launching a 24-city North American headlining arena tour later this month, comprising her first major domestic dates since the May release of her sophomore RCA album, "Under My S Avril Lavigne will be launching a 24-city ...

  38. Chili Peppers Stay Hot On Euro Albums Chart

    August 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The No. 1 artists on both pan-European sales charts remain in place, with Red Hot Chili Peppers' "Live In Hyde Park" (Warner Bros.) leading Top 100 Albums for a second week, while O-Zone's "Dragostea The No. 1 artists on b ...

  39. Chili Peppers Stay Hot On Euro Albums Chart

    August 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The No. 1 artists on both pan-European sales charts remain in place, with Red Hot Chili Peppers' "Live In Hyde Park" (Warner Bros.) leading Top 100 Albums for a second week, while O-Zone's "Dragostea The No. 1 artists on b ...

  40. Beasties' 'Boroughs' Claims Euro Chart Peak

    June 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rap icons unseat Avril Lavigne. Rap icons unseat Avril Lavigne. News Avril Lavigne ...

  41. Beasties' 'Boroughs' Claims Euro Chart Peak

    June 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rap icons unseat Avril Lavigne. The Beastie Boys' "To the 5 Boroughs" (Capitol) is the new No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums. Its debuts at No. 2 in the United Kingdom and No. 3 in Germany are sufficient to wrest the top overall spot ...

  42. Lavigne Reclaims Euro Albums Chart Crown

    June 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Avril Lavigne's "Under My Skin" (Arista) secures a second week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums, while Mario Winans' "I Don't Know Wanna Know" featuring Enya and P.Diddy (Bad Boy/Universal) is the Avril Lavign ...

  43. Lavigne Retains Euro Albums Chart Crown

    June 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Avril Lavigne's "Under My Skin" (Arista) secures a second week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums, while Mario Winans' "I Don't Know Wanna Know" featuring Enya and P.Diddy (Bad Boy/Universal) is the Avril Lavign ...

  44. Lavigne Gets Under The 'Skin' Of Euro Albums Chart

    June 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Avril Lavigne's sophomore set "Under My Skin" (Arista) goes straight to No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums, immediately outdoing its 2002 predecessor "Let Go," which peaked at No. 2 in the early weeks o Avril Lavigne's ...

  45. Lavigne Gets Under The 'Skin' Of Euro Albums Chart

    June 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Avril Lavigne's sophomore set "Under My Skin" (Arista) goes straight to No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums, immediately outdoing its 2002 predecessor "Let Go," which peaked at No. 2 in the early weeks o Avril Lavigne's ...

  46. Avril Ascends To Chart Apex

    June 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Canadian teen popster Avril Lavigne takes the No. 1 slot of The Billboard 200 this week with her sophomore effort "Under My Skin." The Arista set opens with 381,000 U.S. copies sold after a 21-date pr Canadian teen popster Avril Lavigne ...

  47. Avril Ascends To Chart Apex

    June 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Canadian teen popster Avril Lavigne takes the No. 1 slot of The Billboard 200 this week with her sophomore effort "Under My Skin." The Arista set opens with 381,000 U.S. copies sold after a 21-date pr Canadian teen popster Avril Lavigne ...

  48. Big Names To Play 10th Portugal Fest

    March 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Avril Lavigne, Lenny Kravitz, Korn and Linkin Park are among the acts confirmed to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Portugal's premier rock festival Super Rock, set to take place June 9-11 in Lisbon. Avril Lavigne, Lenny Kravitz, Korn and Li ...

  49. Nickelback, Lavigne, McLachlan To Play Junos

    January 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Barenaked Ladies, Michael Bublé, Nelly Furtado, Avril Lavigne, Sarah McLachlan and Nickelback will perform at the 2004 Juno Awards. Barenaked Ladies, Michael Bublé, Nelly Furtado, Avril Lavigne, Sarah McLachlan and Nickelback will perform ...

  50. Nickelback, Lavigne, McLachlan To Play Junos

    January 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Barenaked Ladies, Michael Bublé, Nelly Furtado, Avril Lavigne, Sarah McLachlan and Nickelback will perform at the 2004 Juno Awards. Barenaked Ladies, Michael Bublé, Nelly Furtado, Avril Lavigne, Sarah McLachlan and Nickelback will perform ...

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