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

YearAlbum
2002Let Go

  • Released: June 4, 2002
  • Label: Arista
2004Under My Skin

  • Released: May 24, 2004
  • Label: Arista
2007The Best Damn Thing

  • Released: April 17, 2007
  • Label: RCA

EPs

YearAlbum
2003Angus Drive

  • Released: May 1, 2003
  • Formats: CD
Try To Shut Me Up EP

  • Released: May 27, 2003
  • Formats: Digital Download
2004Live Acoustic

  • Released: July 1, 2004
  • Formats: CD, Digital Download
2008Control Room – Live EP

  • Released: April 15, 2008
  • Formats: Digital Download
2009iTunes Essentials: Avril Lavigne

  • Released: May 12, 2009 iTunes Store only
  • Formats: Digital Download

Singles

YearSingleAlbum
2002“Complicated”Let Go
“Sk8er Boi”
“I’m With You” 3
2003“Losing Grip”
2004“Don’t Tell Me”Under My Skin
“My Happy Ending”
“Nobody’s Home”
2005“He Wasn’t” 4
2007“Girlfriend”The Best Damn Thing
“When You’re Gone”
“Hot”
2008“The Best Damn Thing”

Other charted songs

YearSingleAlbum
2003“Mobile”Let Go
2005“Fall To Pieces”Under My Skin
2006“Keep Holding On”Eragon: Music from the Motion Picture
2007“Innocence”The Best Damn Thing
“Runaway”

Other appearances

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

YearSongAlbum/SingleNotes
1999“Touch the Sky”The Quinte SpiritThese songs were recorded in 1999, prior to the debut of Avril with “Complicated”.
“Temple of Life”; “Two Rivers (Tekahionwake)”My Window to You
2002Falling DownSweet 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” – singlePerformed by rapper Sincere, contains samples from “Things I’ll Never Say”
2009“Black Star”n/aUsed in the commercial for Lavigne’s first fragranceBlack Star

Music videos

YearSingleDirectorNotes
2002“Complicated”The MalloysExtended Version
“Sk8er Boi”Francis LawrenceExtended Version
“I’m With You”David LaChapelleAlbum Version
2003“Losing Grip”Liz FriedlanderExtended Version
“Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door”Marc Lostracco
2004“Don’t Tell Me”Liz FriedlanderAlbum Version
“My Happy Ending”Meiert AvisAlbum Version
“Nobody’s Home”Diane MartelAlbum Version
2005“He Wasn’t”The MalloysSingle Version
2007“Girlfriend”Extended Version
“When You’re Gone”Marc KlasfeldAlbum Version
“Girlfriend (Dr. Luke remix)” (featuring Lil Mama)Malcolm JonesAlbum Version
“Hot”Matthew RolstonAlbum Version
2008“The Best Damn Thing”Wayne IshamAlbum 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