Avril Lavigne to release new album in 2017

Avril Lavigne gave her fans the ultimate Christmas present this year when she announced that her new album will be released in 2017. The singer took to Instagram to share a touching message, in which she thanked her followers for their support over the past few years and announced that new music is on its way.

She started the note by thanking her fans for their patience throughout her two-year battle with Lyme disease. After promising to continue to advocate for the disease through her foundation, the 32-year-old finally made the announcement that her fans have been waiting to hear since her last album release in 2013.

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"I'm really happy to announce that I am now working on new music and I will be releasing a new album in 2017. I can't wait to open up and share my heart with you! I'm excited for you guys to hear the new songs. It's going to be an amazing 2017!"

Avril has been tight-lipped about her new project, but earlier this year she did reveal that she was working on tracks with her ex-husband Chad Kroeger. In March, the singer posted a photo of the duo in the studio, proving that there is no bad blood between the former spouses.

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