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 Sides chart, in 1960.[2] The song (as Sweet Nuthin's) also charted on the UK Singles Chart in 1960, peaking at No. 4,[3] marking Lee's first appearance on the UK 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. ^ Steve Leggett (2002-07-23). "Sweet Nothings - Brenda Lee | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-08-29. 
  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.