Grammy-winning singer and songwriter Lauryn Hill has been sentenced to three months in prison and three months of home confinement for failing to file tax returns for five years and not reporting more than $2.3 million in income.

Hill, 37, of South Orange, N.J., had previously pleaded guilty to three counts of failing to file tax returns with the IRS (see Singer Lauryn Hill Pleads Guilty to Not Paying Taxes). The sentence was imposed Monday by U.S. Magistrate Judge Madeline Cox Arleo in a Newark, N.J., federal court.

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