On 24th February 1999, at the 41st Grammy Awards, "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill" earned Lauryn Hill five Grammy Awards, including the award for Album of the Year. The album produced three hit singles—"Doo Wop (That Thing)", "Ex-Factor", and "Everything Is Everything".
"The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill" is Lauryn Hill's debut solo album, released on August 25, 1998, Upon its release, the album received rave reviews from music critics who frequently complimented it for Hill's honest presentation of a female's view on life and love. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart, selling 422,624 copies in its first week and eventually being certified eight-times-platinum in the U.S. The album's success propelled Hill to superstardom and helped bring hip hop and neo soul to the forefront of popular music. The Miseducation has been ranked in numerous best-album lists by critics.
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