Avant is the self-titled fifth studio album from Avant.(December 9th was the release date for Private Room.) It was released on December 9, 2008. Its first single, "When It Hurts," reached #91 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #15 on the US R&B/Hip-Hop charts. The second single is "Break Ya Back (In a Good Way)". The album was also his first release on Capitol Records. The entire album leaked to the Internet on December 5, 2008. The album sold 93,929 copies to date.