Avril Lavigne channels her ‘inner Shania Twain’ in leopard-print look at the ACM Honors in Nashville

Avril Lavigne channels her ‘inner Shania Twain’ in leopard print to present the country crooner with the ACM Poet’s Award in Nashville

Eight-time Grammy nominee Avril Lavigne channeled her ‘inner Shania Twain’ in leopard print at the 15th Academy of Country Music Honors inside Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on Wednesday.

The Canadian 37-year-old attempted to recreate the iconic hooded ensemble the Canadian 56-year-old wore as a sexy hitchhiker in her 1998 music video for That Don’t Impress Me Much.

Avril’s outfit consisted of a motorcycle jacket over a black leather bustier connected to a hood, matching pleated mini-skirt, shiny pantyhose, and black knee-high boots.

‘Let’s go girls!’ Eight-time Grammy nominee Avril Lavigne channeled her ‘inner Shania Twain’ in leopard print at the 15th Academy of Country Music Honors inside Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on Wednesday

Babe!  The Canadian 37-year-old attempted to recreate the iconic hooded ensemble the Canadian 56-year-old (pictured) wore as a sexy hitchhiker in her 1998 music video for That Don't Impress Me Much

Babe! The Canadian 37-year-old attempted to recreate the iconic hooded ensemble the Canadian 56-year-old (pictured) wore as a sexy hitchhiker in her 1998 music video for That Don’t Impress Me Much

Lavigne had flecks of orange in her waist-length platinum-blonde locks and she rocked her signature kohl-rimmed eyes and lip gloss.

The Love It When You Hate Me singer – who boasts 98.9M social media followers – gushed via Instastory: ‘I’m here today in Nashville for the ACM Honors to present Shania Twain with the ACM Poet’s Award!’

Shania (born Eilleen Edwards) also made sure to wear leopard print in the form of a cowboy hat and knee-high boots with a voluminous, plunging black ball gown.

On Tuesday, Avril was hard at work inside the recording studio ‘laying some new ideas down’ after penning six new songs.

Purrrr!  Avril's outfit consisted of a motorcycle jacket over a black leather bustier connected to a hood

She also wore a leopard-print pleated mini-skirt, shiny pantyhose, and black knee-high boots

Purrrr! Avril’s outfit consisted of a motorcycle jacket over a black leather bustier connected to a hood, matching pleated mini-skirt, shiny pantyhose, and black knee-high boots

Sk8er girl: Lavigne had flecks of orange in her waist-length platinum-blonde locks and she rocked her signature kohl-rimmed eyes and lip gloss

Sk8er girl: Lavigne had flecks of orange in her waist-length platinum-blonde locks and she rocked her signature kohl-rimmed eyes and lip gloss

The Love It When You Hate Me singer gushed via Instastory: 'I'm here today in Nashville for the ACM Honors to present Shania Twain with the ACM Poet's Award!'

She boasts 98.9M social media followers

The Love It When You Hate Me singer – who boasts 98.9M social media followers – gushed via Instastory: ‘I’m here today in Nashville for the ACM Honors to present Shania Twain with the ACM Poet’s Award!’

'Queen of Country Pop': Shania (born Eilleen Edwards) also made sure to wear leopard print in the form of a cowboy hat and knee-high boots with a voluminous, plunging black ball gown

‘Queen of Country Pop’: Shania (born Eilleen Edwards) also made sure to wear leopard print in the form of a cowboy hat and knee-high boots with a voluminous, plunging black ball gown

Canadian pride!  The talented twosome took a snap together backstage

Canadian pride! The talented twosome took a snap together backstage

Lavigne – whose next concert gig is September 5 in Peru – will drop the music video for her song Bois Lie featuring Machine Gun Kelly ‘this week.’

The pop-punk twosome will then compete for the best alternative trophy at the MTV Video Music Awards, which air next Sunday on MTV.

Avril was nominated twice in the same category – for Love It When You Hate Me and for her track Grow with Willow – while the 32-year-old rapper-turned-rocker is up for Emo Girl.

On the personal front, Lavigne got engaged to her boyfriend Mod Sun on March 27 in Paris.

Here we go!'  On Tuesday, Avril was hard at work inside the recording studio 'laying some new ideas down' after penning six new songs

Here we go!’ On Tuesday, Avril was hard at work inside the recording studio ‘laying some new ideas down’ after penning six new songs

Coming soon!  Lavigne - whose next concert gig is September 5 in Peru - will drop the music video for her song Bois Lie featuring Machine Gun Kelly (L, pictured August 13) 'this week'

Coming soon! Lavigne – whose next concert gig is September 5 in Peru – will drop the music video for her song Bois Lie featuring Machine Gun Kelly (L, pictured August 13) ‘this week’

Who will win?  The pop-punk twosome will then compete for the best alternative trophy at the MTV Video Music Awards, which air next Sunday on MTV

Who will win? The pop-punk twosome will then compete for the best alternative trophy at the MTV Video Music Awards, which air next Sunday on MTV

Odds are in her favor: Avril was nominated twice in the same category - for Love It When You Hate Me and for her track Grow with Willow - while the 32-year-old rapper-turned-rocker (R, pictured July 29) is up for Emo Girl

Odds are in her favor: Avril was nominated twice in the same category – for Love It When You Hate Me and for her track Grow with Willow – while the 32-year-old rapper-turned-rocker (R, pictured July 29) is up for Emo Girl

The Killstar collaborator began dating the 35-year-old Minnesota native around the time they recorded their duet Flames back in December 2020.

Avril divorced Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger in 2015 after two years of marriage, and she divorced Sum 41 frontman Deryck Whibley in 2010 after three years of marriage.

Meanwhile, Mod Sun (born Derek Ryan Smith) was previously in an open 19-month relationship with Bella Thorne, which ended in 2019.

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