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Lauryn Hill’s “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill” was the first hip-hop album to win Album Of The Year at the Grammys

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The night of the 41st Grammy Awards in 1999, Lauryn Hill was nominated in 10 categories and she took home five Grammy awards, including ‘Best New Artist’, ‘Best Song’, ‘Best R&B Album’, ‘Best Female R&B Vocal Performance,’ and ‘Album of the Year’ for her 1998 The Miseducation Of . Lauryn Hill’s debut “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill” —her only solo album—was the first hip-hop album to win Album Of The Year at the . The album went No. 1 on the U.S. 200 Charts and the album sold 422,624 units first week.

Lauryn Hill holding her Grammys
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The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill has been added to the National Recording Registry by the Library of Congress.

Lauryn Hill's “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill” was the first hip-hop album to win Album Of The Year at the Grammys

Lauryn Hill The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill tracklist

  1. “Intro”
  2. “Lost Ones”
  3. “Ex-Factor”
  4. “To Zion” (featuring Carlos Santana)
  5. “Doo Wop (That Thing)”
  6. “Superstar”
  7. “Final Hour”
  8. “When It Hurts So Bad”
  9. “I Used to Love Him” (featuring )
  10. “Forgive Them Father”
  11. “Every Ghetto, Every City”
  12. “Nothing Even Matters” (featuring D’Angelo)
  13. “Everything Is Everything”
  14. “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill”

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