Together Brandy and Monica performed the song The Boy Is Mine as a duet in 1998. The Boy Is Mine was released by both singers as the second single from their respective albums: Brandy's Never Say Never and Monica's The Boy Is Mine.
Other credited writing and producing artists include LaShawn Daniels, Japhe Tejeda, Fred Jerkins III, Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins, Darkchild, and Dallas Austin. The lyrics are about the two women fighting over a man, and it falls into the R&B and Pop genres. The Boy Is Mine won the Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group in 1999, and was also nominated for two other awards at the same event.