Lavigne is one of the top-selling artists releasing albums in the US, with over 12 million copies certified by the RIAA.Her fourth studio album, Goodbye Lullaby, was released in March 2011.
A." Reid, then head of Arista Records, to Zizzo's Manhattan studio to hear Lavigne sing.
The Best Damn Thing, Lavigne's third album, was released in April 2007, becoming her third number 1 album in the UK Albums Chart and featuring her first US Billboard Hot 100 number 1 single, "Girlfriend".
Lavigne has scored six number-one singles worldwide, including "Complicated", "Sk8er Boi", "I'm with You", "My Happy Ending", "Nobody's Home", and "Girlfriend".
During a performance with the Lennox Community Theatre, Lavigne was spotted by local folksinger Stephen Medd.
He invited her to contribute vocals on his song, "Touch the Sky", for his 1999 album, Quinte Spirit.