Avril lavigne dating chad kroeger
Although she is now happily coupled up in a new relationship, Avril is still on good terms with her exes and considers them family."They're just good people," she says of Chad and Deryck.
"We had marriages, we lived together, I knew their families, they knew mine, we just stayed close and there's a mutual respect."Avril even teamed up with Kroeger for her new album, Head Above Water."Chad, in particular, we're actually really close, because that was a more recent relationship," she explains.
Her debut studio album, Let Go (2002), emphasized a skate punk persona that has earned her the title "Pop Punk Queen", from critics and music publications, due to her achievement and impact in the industry.
Since her professional debut, Lavigne has sold more than 40 million albums and over 50 million singles worldwide, making her the third-best-selling Canadian female artist of all time, behind Celine Dion and Shania Twain.
"He was with me through a lot and is a really protective person in my life. I didn't know that it would be that way, and I'm really glad it is because we were friends and we made music together.
We've just kept the friendship and continued having a working relationship, as well." Avril wrote Head Above Water while she was battling lyme disease and Chad became a major supporter for the record by offering up sessions at his recording studio, as well as lending his vocals to the title track"He was a really great soundboard," she shares.
A." Reid, then head of Arista Records, to Zizzo's Manhattan studio to hear Lavigne sing.The Best Damn Thing (2007), Lavigne's third studio album, reached number one in seven countries worldwide and saw the international success of its lead single "Girlfriend", which became her first single to reach the top of the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States.Her fourth and fifth studio albums, Goodbye Lullaby (2011) and Avril Lavigne (2013), saw continued commercial success and were both certified gold in Canada, the United States, and other territories.Having signed a record deal, and with support from her parents, she left school to focus on her music career.Reid gave A&R Joshua Sarubin the responsibility of overseeing Lavigne's development and the recording of her debut album.