Why Famous: Member of hip hop group the Fugees.
- 1998-08-25 "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill" debut album by Lauryn Hill is released (5 Grammy Awards including Album of the Year, Billboard Album of the Year 1998)
- 1999-02-24 41st Grammy Awards: My Heart Will Go On (Love Theme From Titanic), Lauryn Hill wins
- 1999-03-25 13th Soul Train Music Awards: Luther Vandross, R. Kelly & Lauryn Hill win
- 1999-09-09 16th MTV Video Music Awards: Lauryn Hill & Will Smith win