Avril Lavigne is Japan Billboard Awards Top Pop Artist

Avril Lavigne has scooped a gong at the 2012 Billboard Japan Music Awards. The singer was named Top Pop Artist by the ceremonys bosses but wasnt able to attend the event due to other work commitments.Artists eligible for the prize topped one of the Billboard Japan charts, including Billboard Japan Hot 100, Billboard Japan Singles Sales and Billboard Japan Top Albums. Fans cast their votes online and in return Lavigne thanked her supporters via the same medium.

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