Avril Lavigne Premieres Music Video For “Fly” to Benefit Special Olympics – Watch Now! (@AvrilLavigne)


International, award-winning musician and philanthropist Avril Lavigne debuted her song Fly to benefit Special Olympics today.

The song is exclusively available today,April 16, on iTunes (http://smarturl.it/avrilflysingle) 100 days beforethe start of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games, which will be the worlds largest sporting event in 2015, and willtake place July 25-August 2 in Los Angeles. The inspiring music video for Fly, debuted this morning on ABCs Good Morning America, featuring Avril Lavigne andSpecial Olympics athletes from around the world.

This song means a lot to me personally, says Lavigne. It is inspired by the many young people Ive met throughout my work with my Foundation. They pursuetheir dreams no matter what obstacles they face. The Avril Lavigne Foundation provides support to children and youth living with serious illnesses ordisabilities. Special Olympics mission is to unleash the human spirit through the transformative power and joy of sports, so theyre a natural fit for this song.

Fly will also be featured during Special Olympics first-ever Unified Relay Across America presented by Bank of America event, where over the course of 46days, over 20,000 participants nationwide will carry the Flame of Hope to Los Angeles for the Special Olympics World Games.The relay will kick off May 26thinAugusta, Maine; Miami, Florida; and Washington, D.C. and end on July 10th.

Lavigne co-wrote Fly with her husband Chad Kroeger and David Hodges.

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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