[SOURCE: www.theavrillavignefoundation.org] — International pop superstar, Avril Lavigne, is set to return to the airwaves with her new single, “Here’s To Never Growing Up” releasing April 9 via Epic. The release marks her debut on Epic Records and subsequent reunion with her original mentor LA Reid. Recorded at Henson Studios and co-written with fiancé Chad Kroeger, Dave Hodges, Martin Johnson, and indie hip-hop sensation J.Kash, produced by Martin Johnson and mixed by multiple Grammy-winning hitmaker Serban Ghenea, “Here’s To Never Growing Up” personifies the party-like atmosphere that existed in the studio during the recording of Avril’s new album. “Here’s To Never Growing Up” will be the lead single to Avril’s upcoming 5th studio album and will be available at digital retailers everywhere.
Celebrating the release Avril, fans were invited to star in the lyric video for “Here’s To Never Growing Up” on Facebook and on Avril’s officiate site splash page that drive back to Facebook using a groundbreaking app where fans submitted their own content from their computer. The app featured a very short clip of the track and participants can either upload photos of themselves with Avril and/or photos inspired by the title of the song, or they can sing-along the words to the song title and using the embedded video technology the app will capture and submit their clip.
Avril Lavigne has made an indelible mark on the music community, selling more than 30 million albums worldwide, 8 Grammy nominations and the winner of 7 Canadian Juno Awards. She burst onto the music scene in 2002 with the critically acclaimed Let Go featuring the smash singles “Sk8r Boi” and “Complicated.” Her 2004 release, Under My Skin, debuted at #1 on the Billboard charts, as did her third album, The Best Damn Thing, which produced the irrepressible #1 single “Girlfriend” logging more than 198 million views on YouTube! Lavigne also wrote the song “Alice” for Tim Burton’s critically acclaimed Disney Film “Alice in Wonderland.” Lavigne’s fourth studio album, Goodbye Lullaby, featured the smash-hit singles “What The Hell,” and “Smile,” released in 2011 to critical acclaim. Outside the recording studio, Lavigne is continuously adding pieces to her lifestyle apparel brand, Abbey Dawn; has released three fragrances, Forbidden Rose, Black Star, and Wild Rose; and, in early 2010, Lavigne created The Avril Lavigne Foundation. The Avril Lavigne Foundation R.O.C.K.S.: Respect, Opportunity, Choices, Knowledge, and Strength in support of children and youth living with serious illnesses or disabilities by partnering with leading charitable organizations to design and deliver programs, raise awareness and mobilize support.
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