Ariana Grande recruits Brandy, Monica for 'The Boy is Mine' remix

Ariana Grande put out a cat signal, and Brandy and Monica have answered.

On Monday, Grande, 30, announced that the powerhouse R&B singers will be hopping on the remix to her song "The Boy Is Mine" this Friday.

"i ……… cannot believe this is real (i don’t know if i will even long after it’s out) my deepest and sincerest thank you to Brandy and Monica, not only for joining me for this moment, but for your generosity, your kindness, and for the countless ways in which you have inspired me," the two-time Grammy winner wrote on Instagram. "it is near impossible to say how much this means to me."

She added: "this is in celebration of you both and the impact that you have had on every vocalist, vocal producer, musician, artist that is creating today. i loooooove you both so so much."

'The Boy is Mine' video: Ariana Grande drops star-studded video with Penn Badgley, Brandy and Monica

Two decades after they hit No. 1 on the Billboard chart for their hit song of the same name, Brandy and Monica added a blast of nostalgia with a brief cameo as news anchors in the Catwoman-themed "Mine" music video that debuted on June 14.

In the video, Grande stalks Penn Badgley, who plays a newly elected mayor who releases stray cats into the streets of a city resembling New York to cure a rat infestation. Brandy and Monica introduce music video viewers to the story.

Ariana Grande has recruited Brandy and Monica for the remix of her song "The Boy Is Mine."
Ariana Grande has recruited Brandy and Monica for the remix of her song "The Boy Is Mine."

The reunion for Brandy and Monica in the Grande video paid homage to the original "The Boy Is Mine," which was released after a rumored feud between the pair. The songstresses later won best R&B performance by a duo or group at the 1999 Grammys.

The song comes off her new album, "Eternal Sunshine," released in March. The album traces the public response to her divorce from ex-husband Dalton Gomez and the alleged scandal involving her "Wicked" co-star and now-boyfriend Ethan SlaterReports surfaced last year that the pair began dating while splitting from their then-respective spouses, including Slater's marriage to Lilly Jay.

Contributing: Jay Stahl

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Ariana Grande announces 'The Boy is Mine' remix with Brandy, Monica