When singer, songwriter, and musician Avril Lavigne first burst upon the music scene at age 17, she was known as a young, pop-punk tomboy who refused to resort to skin-baring come-ons. Staying true to herself and putting music before image paid off both critically and commercially. In 2002, Lavigne shot to global pop stardom with the six-times platinum LET GO, followed by 2004’s three-times platinum UNDER MY SKIN, and 2007’s platinum THE BEST DAMN THING. Over the course of her three albums, Lavigne scored a string of international hit singles: “Complicated,” “Sk8er Boi,” “I’m With You,” “Losing Grip,” “Don’t Tell Me,” “My Happy Ending,” “Nobody’s Home,” “Keep Holding On,” “Girlfriend,” “When You’re Gone,” “Hot” and “The Best Damn Thing.” She earned eight GRAMMY Award nominations, won seven JUNO Awards, and sold more than 30 million albums and nearly 20 million tracks worldwide over the past eight years. “I pushed myself and didn’t hold back,” Lavigne says of her latest album, GOODBYE LULLABY. Lavigne says the thing she’s looking forward to most about GOODBYE LULLABY is getting the opportunity to hit the road and perform for her fans around the world.