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Avril Lavigne wants to release wedding song

November 13th, 2013 10:20am EST
Avril Lavigne
Avril Lavigne hopes to release the duet with Chad Kroeger which was played at their wedding.
The couple danced to 'If I Said I Loved You' at their nuptials in July and though the 'What the Hell' hitmaker thinks it was "nice" to share their "love song" with family and friends first, she wants her fans to hear it too.
Avril - who recorded another duet with Chad, 'Let Me Go', for her latest self-titled album - said of the song: "Chad and I wrote that and recorded it together later on in our relationship.
"['Let Me Go'] was the first song we wrote together and we weren't even together at that s...

Review: Avril Lavigne Redeems Herself On Self-Titled Fourth Album

November 8th, 2013 1:30pm EST
Avril Lavigne
“I’mma keep it real from the jump,” as Drake would rap. Avril Lavigne’s previous effort, 2011’s Goodbye Lullaby was not her crowning achievement, no questions asked.  Goodbye Lullaby had its moments, specifically with brash promo single “What The Hell” as well as “Smile”.  Otherwise though, it was merely average, particularly for a firecracker like Lavigne.  Avril Lavigne is definitely a bolder, more entertaining effort, evidenced from its opening intro on the opening track.  That isn’t to label this effort as valedictory (it’s not perfect by any meand), but there are plenty of strong showi...

Deryck Whibley in a bid to remove 'Lavigne' from his name

November 8th, 2013 3:10am EST
Deryck Whibley
Deryck Whibley is on a mission to recoup his birth name - the singer took ex-wife Avril Lavigne's name when they wed in 2006 and now he wants rid of it.

The Sum 41 frontman decided to legally change his name to Deryck Jason Lavigne Whibley when he tied the knot with the pop singer, but now, three years after their divorce, Whibley is finally getting around to changing his name.

He recently filed a petition in a Los Angeles County Court to drop 'Lavigne' and go back to his birth name, according to

Meanwhile, Lavigne has moved past their broken marriage at a quicker pace - she ex...

Avril and Chad don't drink apart

November 5th, 2013 12:20pm EST
Avril Lavigne
Avril Lavigne and her husband Chad Kroeger don't drink when they're apart.
The 'Here's To Never Growing Up' hitmaker and Nickleback frontman won't go to nightclubs alone and stay away from alcohol in order to keep "out of trouble".
Chad, 38, who tied the knot with Avril in July this year, told People Magazine: "We don't drink when we're apart. Ever. Even if we're apart for weeks.
"We don't want to go anywhere that you're asking for trouble.
"I don't want to be in Europe texting her, like 'Where are you?
"This way we don't have to worry about any of that stuff."
Avril, 29, said they don't...

Avril Lavigne needs to 'find time' for kids

November 1st, 2013 10:20pm EDT
Avril Lavigne
Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger need to "find time" to have kids.
The happy couple tied the knot in July 2013, however, they are in no rush to start a family because Avril is busy promoting her album and her new husband is about to begin a European tour with his rock band Nickelback.
Chad said: "We both want it. We just need to find a time we're both home to get around to it!"
The 'Complicated' hitmaker and Chad celebrated their nuptials with a three-day party in the south of France and they even treated their loved ones to a special duet they recorded together.
Avril, 29, explained to Peop...

Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger avoid temptation with alcohol and club ban

October 30th, 2013 9:30pm EDT
Avril Lavigne
Married singers Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger avoid drinking alcohol and partying in nightclubs when they are apart in an effort to avoid temptation.

The pop stars, who wed in July (13) after a whirlwind romance, have imposed strict rules on themselves as they prepare to head out on separate tours this winter (13), because they don't want to risk damaging the close bond they have shared since striking up a relationship in February, 2012.

Lavigne tells People magazine, "We don't go more than two weeks without seeing each other", while Nickelback frontman Kroeger says, "And we don't drink ...

Chad Kroeger praises Avril Lavigne's cooking

October 17th, 2013 6:20am EDT
Avril Lavigne
Avril Lavigne has been praised as a great cook by her husband Chad Kroeger.
The 'Complicated' singer and her new husband have been enjoying married life since tying the knot in July, and the Nickelback rocker made sure to gush about his wife's cooking skills during their first joint interview as newlyweds on 'Entertainment Tonight Canada'.
He said: "I could burn water, [but] she's an amazing cook."
Avril remained modest about her culinary skills, as she replied: "I just go with the flow and kinda see what's in the fridge and then start."
Chad continued to praise his spouse, claiming that sh...

Chad Kroeger heaps praise on new wife in first major joint interview

October 16th, 2013 3:00am EDT
Chad Kroeger
Nickelback star Chad Kroeger has opened up about marriage to his new bride Avril Lavigne, insisting he loves watching Harry Potter films with her and enjoys her cooking.

The couple wed in France in July (13) and the rocker insists he and his wife are still enjoying the honeymoon period.

In a joint TV interview with Entertainment Tonight Canada, Kroeger says, "Married life's good. It's been 94 days."

And Lavigne insists she picked the right guy this time after previously exchanging vows with Sum 41 star Deryck Whibley, adding, "He's such a gentleman, actually, that he's always like, 'What...

Avril Lavigne wants to make Christmas album

October 15th, 2013 1:10am EDT
Avril Lavigne
Avril Lavigne wants to make a Christmas album.
The 'Sippin' On Sunshine' singer would love to make a festive record where she tackles her favorite Christmas songs.
She told "I'm definitely going to keep working. There's lots of stuff I'd like to try, like a Christmas album. I would have to do covers though. I love really traditional Christmas songs."
Avril is releasing her self-titled new album on November 4 - which she worked on with her new husband, Chad Kroeger of Nickelback - and claims it is her best yet.
She said: "I mean it! Even if this one isn't called 'Best D...

Avril Lavigne feels pressure to have kids

October 2nd, 2013 6:20pm EDT
Avril Lavigne
Avril Lavigne feels under pressure to have a baby.
But the 29-year-old Canadian singer, who married Nickelback star Chad Kroeger, 38, in France in July and has been the subject of pregnancy rumors recently, admits she isn't quite ready to star a family just yet and is focusing on her new album.
The 'Rock N Roll' hitmaker told the new online chat show 'The Lowdown with Diana Madison': "I do [feel pressure to start a family] now that I'm married."
She added: "I want to be ready. I'm focusing on my music. I'm just releasing a new record. This is my priority and my baby right now."
The singer's...

Avril Lavigne planning romantic birthday with absent husband

September 23rd, 2013 3:00am EDT
Avril Lavigne
Avril Lavigne is planning a love-in for her birthday on Friday (27Sep13) because she will be spending it with her husband of two months after a long absence.

Nickelback star Chad Kroeger, who wed the singer in July (13), has been performing in South America and his new bride hasn't seen him for a while.

Speaking to E! News at the iHeartRadio Fest in Las Vegas, where she performed on Saturday (21Sep13), Lavigne admitted she cannot wait for the end of the week, when she will turn 29.

She says, "My husband is in South America for the Rock in Rio (festival) with Nickelback and is flying back...

Avril Lavigne Declares Herself 'Motherfreakin’ Princess' Of Rock & Roll

July 22nd, 2013 10:15am EDT
Avril Lavigne

While getting married usually slows people down, it has seemed to have awaken Avril’s inner “Mutherfreakin’ Princess.”

In Lavigne’s just-released new single, “Rock N Roll,” she proudly declares, “I am the motherfreakin’ princess.”

The upbeat, pop-punk song, the latest release from her forthcoming album, is a boisterous declaration of rebellion on which the 28-year-old Mrs. Chad Kroeger puts up her “middle finger to the sky” to “let ‘em know that we’re still rock and roll.”

Here’s what the Princess posted on Twitter:

YES!!! You did it!! Trending Worldwide! You can listen to Rock N R...

Chad Kroeger Teared Up During Wedding To Avril Lavigne

July 9th, 2013 2:26pm EDT
Avril Lavigne
Rocker Chad Kroeger broke down in tears when he saw new wife Avril Lavigne on their wedding day and experienced "goosebumps from head to toe" as his bride walked down the aisle.

The pair exchanged vows at Chateau La Napoule, a restored castle, in Mandelieu, France on July 1 - the first anniversary of the start of their relationship, as well as the national day of their native Canada.

The Nickelback star has now opened up about the big day, admitting he was overcome with emotion as his partner walked down the aisle.

He tells Britain's Hello! magazine, "I had goosebumps from head to toe an...

Avril Lavigne chose Cannes wedding to wow guests

July 2nd, 2013 8:40pm EDT
Avril Lavigne
Pop star Avril Lavigne opted for a lavish ceremony in France for her wedding to Chad Kroeger because she wanted to wow her guests with a vacation to remember.

The couple's nuptials kicked off on Saturday (29Jun13), with Lavigne and her Nickelback rocker beau heading to Cannes with around 100 guests.

They tied the knot at the Chateau La Napoule in Mandelieu on Monday (01Jul13), the official day of their native Canada, and Lavigne has explained why they decided to jet to Europe for the luxurious affair.

She tells Britain's Hello! magazine, "I wanted to make sure it's a crazy vacation and a...

Avril Lavigne & Chad Kroeger Wed On Canada Day

July 2nd, 2013 4:00pm EDT
Chad Kroger & Avril Lavigne
Avril Lavigne and Nickelback singer Chad Kroeger got married on Monday, July 1, not over the weekend as previously reported.

The musical couple wed on what is known as Canada Day in their native country. However, they choose to tie the knot at the Chateau La Napoule in Mandelieu near Cannes in France.

The pair invited about 50 guests and had a pre-wedding party and rehearsal dinner over the weekend, according to A source dished: "Yes, they're married... It was a wild, all-night party with drinking, dancing, incredible food and lots of laughter and tears of happiness...


The Morning Roundup: Chad Kroeger And Avril Lavigne Wed, BET Awards, Gaga For Gay Rights, Ace Knute

July 1st, 2013 10:49am EDT
Chad Kroeger and Avril Lavigne
Drake and Chris Brown continued their feud Sunday night at the BET Awards. No, the two singers didn't get into any physical altercations this time, but Drake did whoop Chris by taking two of the night's top awards. Drake was nominated for 12 awards and landed only two of them, but they were big ones. Adding insult to injury, Brown's ex-girlfriend Rihanna was also a winner. (story)

O Canada! Canadian pop stars Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger (sorry, did you just say Kroeger is a rock star -- wrong) were married in Cannes Saturday night, nearly a year after getting engaged. Lavigne revealed t...

Avril Lavigne And Chad Kroeger Marry In Cannes

June 30th, 2013 12:07pm EDT
Avril Lavigne
Canadian rockers Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger married last night in South France.

The ceremony in Cannes has been Lavigne's vision since the beginning.  "I've been doing it, I'm the girl, I'm the one who has the crazy vision and he's letting me be me. It's a lot and I just want to make sure I really enjoy this amazing time," she said, according to Us Magazine.

She added, "I want all the guests who come to have this once in a lifetime experience and I want everyone to say 'Wow!' and for it to be special for everyone, not just us."

The night included a song written by the couple just for...

Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger marry

June 30th, 2013 4:30am EDT
Avril Lavigne
Pop punk Avril Lavigne and Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger have married in the South of France.`

The Canadian couple exchanged vows in a romantic ceremony on Saturday (29Jun13), reports E! News.

Lavigne, who divorced Sum 41 rocker Deryck Whibley in 2010, previously admitted she wanted an unforgettable celebration for her second trip down the aisle, insisting: "I want to go all out with this wedding."

Kroeger added, "She's giving it a real rock 'n' roll edge. Let's just say she's taking the bull by the horns and steering the ship towards what is going to be the most unique wedding that ...

Billboard Music Awards Fashion: Sultry Selena Gomez, Ke$ha Side Butt & More

May 20th, 2013 8:49am EDT
Selena Gomez
Celebrities have a lot of fun with fashion at music-related award shows, often showing up in unusual or funky ensembles. Sunday night's Billboard Music Awards was no exception.

Selena Gomez rocked the blue carpet in a white gown with neon piping that included a strategically placed slit along the bodice that hinted at her curves.

Ke$ha donned a short little black dress that showed major side butt - a trend that's been building in popularity over the last year or so, peaking with Gwyneth Paltrow's dress at the "Iron Man 3" premiere.

Madonna wore one of the more daring get ups of the eveni...

Avril Lavigne And Chad Kroeger Have Matching French Tattoos

April 12th, 2013 9:31pm EDT
Avril Lavigne Chad Kroeger
Pop music couple Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger now have a permanent reminder of their love after going under the needle to get matching tattoos.

The Sk8er Boi singer announced her engagement to the Nickelback frontman last year and they have been busy planning their upcoming wedding.  Lavigne has now revealed they sealed their love by having matching body art inked during a romantic trip to Paris, France.

She tells, "I got 'Live in the Moment' in French: 'Vivre le moment present.' I said, 'I got a surprise for you, took him to get tattooed.' He probably was thinking I was ...

Chad Kroeger Paid Drum Technician To Stick 'His Johnson' Into A Moving Fan

November 2nd, 2012 11:26am EDT
Chad Kroeger
Nickelback star Chad Kroeger once paid his drum technician $375 to stick his penis into the blades of a fan.

The band frequently got bored on the road and the rocker, who is now engaged to singer Avril Lavigne, admits he previously dared one of his pals to risk major injury just for some extra cash.

He tells Men's Health magazine, "We've always been very close to our crew, so we've had a lot of fun getting them to do silly, stupid things that could possibly cause them to hurt or injure themselves in some way. We were in Germany years ago - this was one of my favorite stories - and we we...

Sum 41 Singer Deryck Whibley Dresses Like Ex-Wife Avril Lavigne For Halloween

October 30th, 2012 7:58pm EDT
Deryck Whibley and Ari Cooper
A photo of Deryck Whibley and girlfriend Ari Cooper dressed up as the Sum 41 singer's ex-wife Avril Lavigne and her current fiance, Nickelback singer Chad Kroeger, was posted on twitter over the weekend. Whibley dressed as his ex while Cooper donned some fake facial hair and carried a red party cup with the name "Chad" on it at a Halloween party.

We're not sure how Avril's taking it, but Kroeger saw the picture and blasted Whibley over it on twitter.

"Hey Deryck loved the costumes! we were going to dress up as you guys this year but all the parties had celebrity themes haha!" He wrote.


Chad Kroeger Proposed To Avril Lavigne After Weeks Of Dating

September 6th, 2012 5:22pm EDT
Chad Kroeger and Avril Lavigne
Nickelback rocker Chad Kroeger and his new fiancee Avril Lavigne became engaged less than eight weeks after they first started dating.

The "How You Remind Me" singer stunned fans last month by announcing he had proposed to Lavigne after a whirlwind romance.

Kroeger grew close to the pop punk earlier this year after teaming up with her in the recording studio, but it wasn't until July 1 that their relationship officially turned romantic, and the 37 year old admits the date will always have special meaning for the pair - because it falls on Canada's national day.

He tells People magazine, ...

Chad Kroeger: 'I Feel Like The Luckiest Person Alive'

August 24th, 2012 5:01pm EDT
Chad Kroeger
Nickelback singer Chad Kroeger feels like the "luckiest person alive" after Avril Lavigne accepted his marriage proposal.

The couple stunned fans when they announced the wedding plans this week after a whirlwind romance which began when they teamed up to write a song for Lavigne's new album back in February. They kept their romance out of the spotlight, but have now opened up about their love in a new interview with Canada's Hello! magazine.

The couple is seen embracing on the cover of the publication, with the Sk8er Boi hit-maker flashing her large diamond engagement ring. They also ta...

Avril Lavigne Engaged To Nickelback's Chad Kroeger

August 22nd, 2012 1:22am EDT
Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger have announced their engagement after a secret six-month relationship.

The "Sk8er Boi" singer reportedly fell for the Nickelback singer in February, when the two Canadian stars joined up to write a song together for her new album.

One of Avril's pals tells People magazine, "A romantic relationship blossomed as they spent time writing together."

The couple were able to keep their relationship very private and their news has shocked fans around the world.

Just hours ago the news was posted on Nickelback's twitter page that Kroeger, 37, had proposed to Lavign...

Chad Kroeger Admits Nickelback Isn't Grammy Worthy

June 15th, 2012 8:00pm EDT
Chad Kroeger
Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger is convinced the band is so despised by critics they'll be dead before they receive official recognition.

The Canadian rockers have previously been subjected to barbed comments from fellow musicians including The Black Keys star Patrick Carney, who blamed fans' acceptance of Nickelback as "the biggest band in the world" for killing off rock 'n' roll.

Kroeger is adamant they are so disliked it will be years before they are handed any kind of prestigious award.

He tells Canada's Edmonton Journal, "We may be dead by then but I think the Rock and Roll Hall of...

Black Keys' Patrick Carney 'Apologizes' For His Nickelback Comments

March 22nd, 2012 8:44am EDT
The Black Keys
The Black Keys star Patrick Carney has reached out to Nickelback after blaming the Canadian band for the current state of music, insisting he "didn't mean to single them out."

Carney took aim at Chad Kroeger's band in Rolling Stone magazine, declaring, "Rock 'n' roll is dying because people became OK with Nickelback being the biggest band in the world. They became OK with the idea that the biggest rock band in the world is always going to be s**t (and) therefore you should never try to be the biggest rock band in the world. F**k that!"

The How You Remind Me hit-makers brushed off the co...

Black Keys Drummer Patrick Carney Blames Nickelback For The State Of Rock Music

January 4th, 2012 10:30pm EST
The Black Keys
The Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney has sparked a New Year war of words with rockers Nickelback after blaming the much-maligned Canadian band for the current state of music.

In the new issue of Rolling Stone magazine, Carney takes aim at Chad Kroeger's band as he attempts to explain why he thinks rock music is suffering in 2012.

He says, "Rock 'n' roll is dying because people became OK with Nickelback being the biggest band in the world.

"They became OK with the idea that the biggest rock band in the world is always going to be s**t (and) therefore you should never try to be the bigges...

Motor City Madness: Detroit Fans Want Nickelback Out Of Thanksgiving Day NFL Halftime Show

November 7th, 2011 3:00pm EST
The people of Detroit, Michigan - home to some of the greatest music in Rock and Rhythm & Blues history - are speaking out against the current plan to have Canadian rock band Nickelback perform during the halftime show of the Detroit Lions' Thanksgiving Day football game against the Green Bay Packers.

A movement to keep the Canadian rockers out of Detroit on Turkey Day was created by Lions fan Dennis Guttman, who started a petition on in hopes that Lions management and the NFL would choose to replace the band with a group or artist - well, more American. After all, Thanksgiving ...

Chad Kroeger Ordered To Pay Ex $25,000 A Month

May 25th, 2011 8:36am EDT
Chad Kroeger
Nickelback "star" Chad Kroeger has been ordered to hand over $25,000 a month to his former partner in their bitter court fight.

The singer's former common law spouse Marianna Goriuk took him to British Columbia Supreme Court in Canada, claiming she needed higher interim spousal support payments. A judge awarded her a monthly payment of $25,000, based on Kroeger's annual income of $9.7 million, according to the Vancouver Sun.

Associate Chief Justice Anne MacKenzie wrote in her decision, "The parties' lifestyle was extravagant. According to (Goriuk), they spent unlimited amounts to improv...

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