"We can't plan life. All we can do is be available for it."

  • Born Lauryn Noelle Hill on May 26, 1975, in South Orange, New Jersey
  • Lauryn Hill first started her music career as a member of the Fugees, who had a successful No. 1 album with 1996's The Score, which earned Hill her first two GRAMMYs, including Best Rap Album. In 1998 Hill's debut solo album, The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill, reached No. 1 on the Billboard 200, led by the strength of her No. 1 hit "Doo Wop (That Thing)."
  • Already a two-time GRAMMY winner as a member of the Fugees, Hill earned her first five career GRAMMYs as a solo artist for 1998, including Album Of The Year for The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill and Best New Artist.
     
  • She made her GRAMMY stage debut with the Fugees at the 39th GRAMMYs in 1997, performing "No Woman, No Cry" with the Wailers and I-Three. She appeared solo at the 41st GRAMMY Awards in 1999 to perform "To Zion" with Carlos Santana accompanying her on guitar.
  • With her five solo GRAMMY wins for 1998, she became the first woman to win five or more awards in a single night. The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill is also credited as the first hip-hop album to earn Album Of The Year.
  • In 2016 Hill participated in a benefit concert hosted by streaming service Tidal, which benefitted the Robin Hood Foundation to fight poverty.

Lauryn Hill

"We can't plan life. All we can do is be available for it."

  • Born Lauryn Noelle Hill on May 26, 1975, in South Orange, New Jersey
  • Lauryn Hill first started her music career as a member of the Fugees, who had a successful No. 1 album with 1996's The Score, which earned Hill her first two GRAMMYs, including Best Rap Album. In 1998 Hill's debut solo album, The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill, reached No. 1 on the Billboard 200, led by the strength of her No. 1 hit "Doo Wop (That Thing)."
  • Already a two-time GRAMMY winner as a member of the Fugees, Hill earned her first five career GRAMMYs as a solo artist for 1998, including Album Of The Year for The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill and Best New Artist.
     
  • She made her GRAMMY stage debut with the Fugees at the 39th GRAMMYs in 1997, performing "No Woman, No Cry" with the Wailers and I-Three. She appeared solo at the 41st GRAMMY Awards in 1999 to perform "To Zion" with Carlos Santana accompanying her on guitar.
  • With her five solo GRAMMY wins for 1998, she became the first woman to win five or more awards in a single night. The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill is also credited as the first hip-hop album to earn Album Of The Year.
  • In 2016 Hill participated in a benefit concert hosted by streaming service Tidal, which benefitted the Robin Hood Foundation to fight poverty.

GRAMMY Award Results for Lauryn Hill

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Nominations
Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
So High
 
Nominations
Best Female Rap Solo Performance
Mystery Of Iniquity
 
Nominations
Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals
Turn Your Lights Down Low (Track)
 
Wins
Album Of The Year
Supernatural
Nominations
Best Rhythm & Blues Song
All That I Can Say (Track)
Best Short Form Music Video
Everything Is Everything (Video)
 
Wins
Album Of The Year
The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill
Best New Artist
Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
Doo Wop (That Thing)
Best Rhythm & Blues Song
Doo Wop (That Thing)
Best R&B Album
The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill
Nominations
Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You (Track)
Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
Nothing Even Matters (Track)
Best Rhythm & Blues Song
A Rose Is Still A Rose (Single)
Best Rap Solo Performance
Lost Ones (Track)
Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical
Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical
 
Wins
Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
Killing Me Softly With His Song
Best Rap Album
The Score
Nominations
Album Of The Year
The Score (Album)

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