Celebrating the new single and her first prom, international pop-rock superstar, Avril Lavigne’s video for “Here’s To Never Growing Up” is set to debut on VEVO at 3:00am ET on Thursday, May 9. The video was shot in Los Angeles in April and features Lavigne at her prom creating havoc! TP’ing the classroom, trashing the hallways – your typical prom night antics – and a nostalgic return to her Sk8er roots!
“Here’s To Never Growing Up” is soaring up the charts at pop radio already Top 20 in less than a month, and is the first single from her forthcoming Epic Records debut, due this fall. 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” debuted at #1 in 22 countries and a top 10 single in 44 countries.
Lavigne is currently promoting the single with live performances including the upcoming KISS FM Wango Tango in Los Angeles on May 11, Dancing With The Stars on May 14, Access Hollywood Live on May 15, and the Today Show on May 17. Fans can also look for Lavigne on the cover of Hello! Canada’s 50 Most Beautiful Canadians special issue on stands May 9.
Avril Lavigne has made an indelible mark on the music community, selling more than 35 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. To learn more, visit: www.theavrillavignefoundation.org. Avril isworking on her 5th studio album to release in 2013.