The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill

  1. Lauryn Hill Sentenced to Three Months in Prison

    May 06, 2013 6:08 PM EDT Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill was sentenced Monday to three months in prison and an additional three months in home confinement for failing to pay taxes on about $1 million in earnings. Lauryn Hill Settles Tax Bill Ahead of Sentencing Hill, ...

  2. Lauryn Hill Faces Jail on Tax Dodge, Claims 'Threats' Made on Her Family: Reports

    April 16, 2013 3:10 AM EDT Documents show that Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill failed to file tax returns for three years, 2005 through 2007, during which time she earned more than $1.8 million. Hill already pled guilty to tax evasion in June 2012 and could face prison ...

  3. Lauryn Hill Pleads Guilty to Tax Charges, Could Face Prison Time

    June 29, 2012 2:54 PM EDT Eight-time Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill pleaded guilty Friday to not paying federal taxes on more than $1.5 million earned over three years. Appearing in U.S. District Court in Newark, Hill admitted failing to file tax returns from 2005 to 20 ...

  4. Lauryn Hill Charged With Failing to File Federal Tax Returns

    June 07, 2012 4:40 PM EDT NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Federal prosecutors have charged Lauryn Hill with willfully failing to file income tax returns with the IRS. Authorities say Hill earned more than $1.6 million during the three years that she failed to file returns. Prosecutor ...

  5. The Year In Hip-Hop: Cash Money Records Senior VP Mel Smith On Lil Wayne, Drake, Nicki Minaj & The Label's Big Year

    December 08, 2011 8:55 AM EST This year finds rap music in its strongest space-artistically, at retail and on the road-since the economic and creative boom of the late '90s. Many MCs triumphed in 2011, but none more so than Lil Wayne. Rostrum/Atlantic Records' Wiz Kh ...

  6. Adele, Katy Perry Rule Mid-Year SoundScan Charts

    July 06, 2011 6:42 PM EDT With 2011 half-over, Adele's "21" and Katy Perry's "E.T." (featuring Kanye West), reign as the year's biggest selling album and digital song in the U.S., respectively -- shifting 2,517,000 and 4,120,000 according ...

  7. Kanye West, Nicki Minaj Score Big Debuts on Billboard 200

    December 01, 2010 12:00 AM EST As expected, Kanye West and Nicki Minaj arrive in the Nos. 1 and 2 slots, respectively, on the Billboard 200 albums chart. Mr. West sold 496,000 of his "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy," while Minaj moved 375,000 of her "Pink Frid ...

  8. Susan Boyle Spends Fifth Week At No. 1 On Billboard 200

    December 30, 2009 12:00 AM EST Susan Boyle's "I Dreamed a Dream" holds at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart for a fifth consecutive week, selling another 510,000 copies according to Nielsen SoundScan. So far, the set has shifted 2,982,000 copies in America. " ...

  9. Boyle Spends Fifth Week At No. 1 On Billboard 200 Chart

    December 30, 2009 12:00 AM EST Susan Boyle's "I Dreamed a Dream" holds at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart for a fifth consecutive week, selling another 510,000 copies according to Nielsen SoundScan ... So far, the set has shifted 2,982,000 copies in America. Wit ...

  10. 'Commissioner' Gordon Unveils 360-Degree South African Label

    September 04, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Grammy-winning producer and engineer 'Commissioner' Gordon Williams used the 2009 Moshito music conference at Museum Africa, Johannesburg to announce the formation of a South African-based label, studio and other elements. "The musi ...

  11. Maxwell: Summer In The City

    June 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Sade did it. It's been nine years since she released "Lover's Rock," which sold 3.9 million copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. D'Angelo did it. It's been the same amount of time since he put ...

  12. Hill Debuts New Tracks At Marley Concert

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Africa Unite to continue as annual event. Lauryn Hill last night (Feb. 6) unveiled three new songs from her long-awaited studio album during a concert in Ethiopia to celebrate Bob Marley's 60th birthday. Apart from an acoustic MTV Unplugged a ...

  13. Hill Debuts New Tracks At Marley Concert

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Lauryn Hill last night (Feb. 6) unveiled three new songs from her long-awaited studio album during a concert in Ethiopia to celebrate Bob Marley's 60th birthday. Lauryn Hill last night (Feb. 6) unveiled three new songs from her long-awaited s ...