Sweet Nothin's

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Sweet Nothin's is a 1959 song by Brenda Lee. Written by Ronnie Self.[1] It peaked at No.4 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No.12 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs in 1960.[2] The song also charted on the UK singles chart in 1960, peaking at No.4,[3] marking Lee's first appearance on the U.K. singles chart.

Lee's voice from "Sweet Nothin's" was sampled in Kanye West's song "Bound 2" on his 2013 album Yeezus,[4] which in turn was sampled by Sigma in their 2014 song, "Nobody to Love", which also uses the same vocal sample from "Sweet Nothin's" as "Bound 2" does.


  1. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/sweet-nothings-mw0000222270
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  3. ^ "Brenda Lee UK chart runs". Polyhex. 
  4. ^ Yeezus (PDF) (Media notes). Kanye West. Def Jam Recordings. 2013. Retrieved June 22, 2013.