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Discography

The discography of Avril Lavigne, a Canadian singer-songwriter, consists of three studio albums, five extended plays, fourteen singles, fifteen music videos and a number of other appearances.

Lavigne released her debut album, Let Go, in 2002 in the United States, where it reached number two. It peaked at number one in Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom. "Complicated", was the first single and it went to number one in Australia, number two in the United States and number three in the United Kingdom. Subsequent singles "Sk8er Boi" and "I'm With You" reached the top ten in the US and UK. Let Go has sold over sixteen million copies worldwide and is certified six times platinum in the United States.

Second album, Under My Skin, was released in 2004, debuting at number one in several countries, including Australia, Mexico, Canada, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The album has sold more than 10 million copies. "Don't Tell Me" the first single of the album went to the top five in the UK and Canada, and top ten in Australia. In the United States it reached the top ten of Billboard Hot 100. Other singles released were; "Nobody's Home" which did not make the top 40 in the US, "He Wasn't", reached top 40 positions in the UK and Australia, and was not released in the US.

Lavigne's third album, The Best Damn Thing, was in 2007. Lead single, "Girlfriend", topped the Billboard Hot 100, the week The Best Damn Thing debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. The single also went to number one in Australia, Canada, and Italy and number two in the UK and France. "When You're Gone" second single went to number three in the UK, top five in Australia and Italy, top ten in Canada and was very close to be top twenty in the United States, "Hot" was the third single and has been Lavigne's least successful single in the US charting only at number 95. In Canada it made the top ten and in Australia the top 20; The album has sold around 6 million worldwide.


Albums

Studio albums

Year Album Chart positions Sales
CAN AUS AUT FRA GER IRE IT NZ SWE UK USA
2002 Let Go
  • Released: June 4, 2002
  • Label: Arista
1 1 2 13 2 1 6 1 6 1 2
  • Worldwide: 16,000,000
2004 Under My Skin
  • Released: May 24, 2004
  • Label: Arista
1 1 1 4 1 1 3 7 14 1 1
  • Worldwide: 10,000,000+
2007 The Best Damn Thing
  • Released: April 17, 2007
  • Label: RCA
1 2 1 3 1 1 1 2 6 1 1
  • Worldwide: 6,000,000+

EPs

Year Album
2003 Angus Drive
  • Released: May 1, 2003
  • Formats: CD
Try To Shut Me Up EP
  • Released: May 27, 2003
  • Formats: Digital Download
2004 Live Acoustic
  • Released: July 1, 2004
  • Formats: CD, Digital Download
2008 Control Room - Live EP
  • Released: April 15, 2008
  • Formats: Digital Download
2009 iTunes Essentials: Avril Lavigne
  • Released: May 12, 2009 iTunes Store only
  • Formats: Digital Download

Singles

Year Single Chart positions Album
CAN 1 AUS AUT FRA GER2 IRE IT NZ SWE UK US
2002 "Complicated" 1 1 2 21 3 1 2 1 2 3 2 Let Go
"Sk8er Boi" 9 3 7 28 18 3 8 2 12 8 10
"I'm With You" 3 13 13 34 13 5 5 5 11 7 4
2003 "Losing Grip" 20 40 43 18 22 64
2004 "Don't Tell Me" 5 10 12 53 10 9 5 15 30 5 22 Under My Skin
"My Happy Ending" 11 6 8 39 17 7 7 11 5 9
"Nobody's Home" 4 24 20 24 29 19 24 41
2005 "He Wasn't" 4 92 25 35 29 35 38 23
2007 "Girlfriend" 1 1 1 2 3 1 1 1 1 2 1 The Best Damn Thing
"When You're Gone" 8 4 10 17 17 4 4 26 8 3 24
"Hot" 10 14 17 26 19 30 53 30 95
2008 "The Best Damn Thing" 76 51 64 107
  • 1 Based on Canadian BDS Airplay before June 7, 2007; based on Billboard Canadian Hot 100 after June 7, 2007.
  • 2 Based on German Single-Charts since 1956
  • 3 "I'm With You" was released as an airplay single in Australia and did not have a physical release.
  • 4 "He Wasn't" was released as an international single, not released in the U.S.

Other charted songs

Year Single Chart positions Album
CAN NZ UK US
2003 "Mobile" 26 Let Go
2005 "Fall To Pieces" 111 Under My Skin
2006 "Keep Holding On" 2 175 17 Eragon: Music from the Motion Picture
2007 "Innocence" 59 116 The Best Damn Thing
"Runaway" 111

Other appearances

These songs have not appeared on a studio album released by Avril Lavigne.

Year Song Album/Single Notes
1999 "Touch the Sky" The Quinte Spirit These songs were recorded in 1999, prior to the debut of Avril with "Complicated".
"Temple of Life"; "Two Rivers (Tekahionwake)" My Window to You
2002 Falling Down Sweet Home Alabama Soundtrack
2003 "Knockin' on Heaven's Door" Warchild: Hope, Peace Songs
2004 "O Holy Night" (with Chantal Kreviazuk) A Winter's Night
"SpongeBob SquarePants Theme" The SpongeBob SquarePants MovieSoundtrack
2007 "Imagine" Instant Karma: The Amnesty International Campaign to Save Darfur
2008 "Girlfriend" (Dr Luke remix feat. Lil' Mama Nickelodeon edit) iCarly: Music from and inspirated by the Hit TV Show
"Never Say" (with Sincere) "Never Say" - single Performed by rapper Sincere, contains samples from "Things I'll Never Say"
2009 "Black Star" n/a Used in the commercial for Lavigne's first fragranceBlack Star

Music videos

Year Single Director Notes
2002 "Complicated" The Malloys Extended Version
"Sk8er Boi" Francis Lawrence Extended Version
"I'm With You" David LaChapelle Album Version
2003 "Losing Grip" Liz Friedlander Extended Version
"Knockin' on Heaven's Door" Marc Lostracco
2004 "Don't Tell Me" Liz Friedlander Album Version
"My Happy Ending" Meiert Avis Album Version
"Nobody's Home" Diane Martel Album Version
2005 "He Wasn't" The Malloys Single Version
2007 "Girlfriend" Extended Version
"When You're Gone" Marc Klasfeld Album Version
"Girlfriend (Dr. Luke remix)" (featuring Lil Mama) Malcolm Jones Album Version
"Hot" Matthew Rolston Album Version
2008 "The Best Damn Thing" Wayne Isham Album Version

DVDs

  1. My World (2003)
  2. My Favorite Videos (So Far) (2005)
  3. Live at Budokan: Bonez Tour (2005)
  4. The Best Damn Tour - Live in Toronto (2008)

DVD Singles

  • "I'm With You"/"Sk8er Boi"
  • "Losing Grip"/"Complicated"

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