The Boy Does Nothing by Alesha Dixon


"The Boy Does Nothing" is a song performed by English singer-songwriter Alesha Dixon. It is the lead single from her second studio album, The Alesha Show. The song was written by Alesha along with the help of Brian Higgins, Miranda Cooper, Carla-Marie Williams, and other members of Xenomania. The single was her first since 2006 after "Knockdown" was released in October of that year. It was also her first since signing with her new record label Asylum Records.

The song, described as being "the stand-out track" on The Alesha Show, received predominately good reviews and became a commercial success, charting within the top 10 on the majority charts it entered and entering the charts in over 20 different territories worldwide. The single was certified Gold in the United Kingdom and sold over 1,000,000 copies worldwide. Dixon stated that despite the song's title, "The Boy Does Nothing", the song is "not a male-bashing kind of record," explaining that "the lyrical content is just cheeky more than anything".