Ugly (Bubba Sparxxx song)

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"Ugly"
Ugly Bubba Sparxxx.jpg
Single by Bubba Sparxxx featuring Timbaland
from the album Dark Days, Bright Nights
Released August 6, 2001
Format
Genre Hip hop
Length 4:25
Label
Songwriter(s)
  • Warren Mathis
  • Melissa Elliott
  • Tim Mosley
Producer(s) Timbaland
Bubba Sparxxx singles chronology
"Ugly"
(2001)
"Lovely"
(2001)
"Ugly"
(2001)
"Lovely"
(2001)
Timbaland singles chronology
"We Need a Resolution"
(2001) We Need a Resolution2001
"Ugly"
(2001) Ugly2001
"Money Owners"
(2002) Money Owners2002
Audio sample
Excerpt from Ugly

"Ugly" was the lead single from American hip hop music artist Bubba Sparxxx's debut album, Dark Days, Bright Nights. The song was produced and featured guest vocals from famed producer Timbaland. The song features a sample of Missy Elliott's "Get Ur Freak On" and uncredited backing vocals by Elliott's former protégée Tweet.

The single was a success for Bubba, peaking at number fifteen on the Billboard Hot 100 and peaking at number six on both the Billboard Hot Rap Singles and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. To date, "Ugly" is Bubba's second biggest hit, his 2005 single "Ms. New Booty" being his most successful. Outside the United States, the song peaked within the top ten of the charts in the United Kingdom and the top twenty of the charts in the Netherlands and Norway.

Remix[edit]

The song's remix features a slightly remixed beat, guest vocals & a new chorus from producer and fellow rapper Timbaland and two verses by rapper Ms. Jade. It can be found on the CD single of the second single, "Lovely".

Chart performance[edit]

Peak positions[edit]

Chart (2001) Peak
position
Billboard Hot 100 15
Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles 6
Billboard Hot Rap Singles 6
Billboard Rhythmic Top 40 8
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40) 18
Norway (VG-lista) 20
United Kingdom (Official Charts Company) 7

Year-End charts[edit]

End of year chart (2001) Position
Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks[1] 65

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