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Avril Lavigne Timeline

Sept. 27, 1984: Born as Avril Ramona Lavigne in Belleville, Ontario to Judy and John Lavigne.

June 4, 2002: First album Let Go is released.

Aug. 2002: Her video for Complicated wins a MTV Video Music Award for Best New Artist.

Late Dec. 2002: Rolling Stone magazine picks her as Best Female Performer and Best New Artist.

Jan. 11, 2003: Performs on Saturday Night Live.

Feb. 23, 2003: Is nominated for five Grammy Awards for Best New Artist, Best Rock Vocal Performance - Female, Song of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Album (Let Go), and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance (Complicated). Also performs on at the Grammies. Wins none.

Mar. 2003: Graces the cover of Rolling Stone.

Apr. 6, 2003: Wins four Juno awards for Album of the Year, Single of the Year, New Artist of the Year, and Pop Album of the Year.

Apr. 7, 2004: Avril's stalker of last summer, James Speedy of Seattle, Washington, is arrested.

May 25, 2004: 2nd album Under My Skin is released.

May 26, 2004: Gives the middle finger on MTV's Total Request Live after being asked what she thinks about the media.

June 2, 2004: She turns down romantic advances from Limp Bizkit's Fred Durst after he buys her a huge box of hamburgers and chips at a recent Metallica tribute show.

July 7, 2004: Snubs Prince Charles and doesn't appear on Capital FM's Party In The Park in London.

July 8, 2004: Says Britney Spears has no musical talent.

Aug.20, 2004: Makes cameo appearance in the movie Going the Distance as herself.

Sept. 9, 2004: Smashes dressing room during Maxim photoshoot. The victims: a cabinet, picture frame, and her wardrobe.

Nov.8.2004: Records a new version of the SpongeBob SquarePants theme song, giving it attitude.

Dec. 21, 2004: Hairstylists accidentally dye her pink just a day before her Cosmopolitan photoshoot. She is not amused.

Jan. 25, 2005: Donates her skateboard to the tsunami relief.

Feb. 7, 2005: Her skateboard is auctioned on Ebay.

Mar. 3, 2005: Admits she loves to play pranks and tells MTV Europe, "I always get everybody good on April Fools. Last April I called up my mum and told her I was pregnant."

Mar.21.2005: Appears on the cover of Cosmopolitan.

June 18, 2005: Announces she is engaged to Sum 41's Deryck Whibley.

Aug. 22, 2005: Bursts into tears after Ashton Kutcher pranked her on MTV's Punk'd.

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