Avril Lavigne

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Rina Sawayama's lockdown listening: 'I'm fermenting stuff and playing Animal Crossing'
In between video games and bouts of her own new record, the British-Japanese pop star has been delving into Allie X, Halsey and Alanis Morissette

Interview by Ben Beaumont-Thomas

16, Apr, 2020 @10:39 AM

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'I should have grown out of this': how pop fandom shaped us
As Pete Paphides publishes a memoir of his life in pop, our writers reflect on the childhood musical loves that made them

Pete Paphides, Alexis Petridis, Ben Beaumont-Thomas, Laura Snapes, Hannah J Davies and Michael Hann

05, Mar, 2020 @8:54 AM

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Charming review – a badly botched attempt at fixing fairytale sexism
Prince Charming is given his allure by an evil spell … and is soon fighting off a trio of simpering princesses who stare at shoes

Cath Clarke

01, Aug, 2019 @12:00 PM

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Avril Lavigne: Head Above Water review – Sk8er girl on thin ice | Alexis Petridis's album of the week
She sold millions as a teenager, but now the Canadian is nude on her album cover to prove she is a serious singer-songwriter

Alexis Petridis

14, Feb, 2019 @12:00 PM

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A nude direction: why is Avril Lavigne posing naked with a guitar?
The singer has adopted the mysterious naked instrument shot for her new record. What does it reveal about her artistic ambitions?

Leonie Cooper

18, Jan, 2019 @1:00 PM

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Still complicated: Avril Lavigne: 'I’ve had to fight people on this journey'
Seventeen years after her angsty pop punk made her a global star, Avril Lavigne’s back with a sixth album. And having survived illness and divorce, she’s in no mood to compromise

Laura Snapes

14, Jan, 2019 @6:00 AM

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This week’s tracks reviewed: The Joy Formidable, Avril Lavigne, Mumford & Sons
The Joy Formidable swagger in with a lip-curled cracker, Avril Lavigne’s back with a meh, while the Mumfords return with another trite radio ballad

Mark Beaumont

28, Sep, 2018 @10:00 AM

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Avril Lavigne is the internet’s most dangerous star – but that’s nothing new
From topping a malware poll to conspiracy theories about her death and superfans gaming YouTube for higher views, the Canadian singer has become an odd staple of internet culture

Gavin Haynes

20, Sep, 2017 @1:22 PM

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Avril Lavigne most 'dangerous' celebrity to search for online
A cybersecurity company has released its annual survey of online celebrity searches associated with malware, with the Canadian singer topping the list

Jake Nevins

19, Sep, 2017 @3:02 PM

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Why fans think Avril Lavigne died and was replaced by a clone named Melissa
A rumour that the Canadian singer has been replaced by a lookalike resurfaced on Twitter last week, but she is not the first star to be subject to such speculation

Elena Cresci

16, May, 2017 @10:41 AM

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Avril Lavigne attacks Mark Zuckerberg over Nickelback put-down
The singer and ex-wife of Nickelback’s frontman says Facebook CEO is ‘promoting bullying’ after a video suggesting the band have no good songs

Guardian music

23, Dec, 2016 @1:35 PM

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From Katy Perry to Avril Lavigne, pop culture is peddling racism | Priya Elan

Priya Elan: These pop stars may protest that they are showing their appreciation for other cultures but their stereotyping is as culturally insensitive as it is dangerous

Priya Elan

04, Aug, 2014 @2:42 PM

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