Big Deal (song)

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"Big Deal"
Single by LeAnn Rimes
from the album LeAnn Rimes
B-side "Leaving's Not Leaving"
Released September 28, 1999[1]
Format CD single, cassette tape,[2] Digital download, 7" Single[3]
Recorded 1998
Genre Country
Label Curb
Writer(s) Jeffrey Steele, Al Anderson
Producer(s) Wilbur C. Rimes
LeAnn Rimes singles chronology
"Written in the Stars"
"Big Deal"
"Cattle Call"
Music sample
Sample of Rimes' "Big Deal".

"Big Deal" is a song written by Jeffrey Steele and Al Anderson, and recorded by American country music artist LeAnn Rimes. It was released on September 28, 1999 as the first single from her album LeAnn Rimes.[1] The song charted at number 6 on the US country charts[4] and number 23 on the US Hot 100 chart. The B-side track, "Leaving's Not Leaving," was released on the soundtrack for the film, Anywhere But Here on November 2, 1999.[5]

Track listing[edit]

CD/Cassette tape Single[1][2]

  1. "Big Deal"* (Al Anderson, Jeffrey Steele) — 3:05
  2. "Leaving's Not Leaving"** (Diane Warren) — 4:53

* Note: Produced by Wilbur C. Rimes.[6]
** Note: Produced by Don Was and Wilbur C. Rimes.[6]

Music video[edit]

A music video was filmed for the song.[citation needed]

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1999-2000) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[7] 3
US Billboard Hot 100[8] 23
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[9] 6

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1999) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[10] 70
Chart (2000) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[11] 54


  1. ^ a b c "Big Deal / Leaving's Not Leaving: Leann Rimes: Music". Retrieved 2011-10-25. 
  2. ^ a b "Big Deal: Leann Rimes: Music". Retrieved 2011-11-01. 
  3. ^ "Big Deal 45 rpm Leann Rimes". eBay. Retrieved 2012-06-02. 
  4. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 291. 
  5. ^ "Anywhere But Here: Music from the Motion Picture: Danny Elfman: Music". Retrieved 2011-10-25. 
  6. ^ a b Big Deal / Leaving's Not Leaving (CD single). LeAnn Rimes. Curb Records. 1999. D2-73086. 
  7. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 10004." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. December 20, 1999. Retrieved July 7, 2013.
  8. ^ "LeAnn Rimes Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for LeAnn Rimes. Retrieved 2011-10-07.
  9. ^ "LeAnn Rimes Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for LeAnn Rimes. Retrieved 2011-10-07.
  10. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1999". RPM. December 13, 1999. Retrieved July 7, 2013. 
  11. ^ "Best of 2000: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2000. Retrieved August 16, 2012. 

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