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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 12: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Singers Brandy (L) and Monica attend the 2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen at Beverly Hilton on February 12, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images For The Recording Academy)

It was the most watched Verzuz battle yet. Brandy vs. Monica had 1.2 million people watching at its peak. It started with a video chat from Kamala Harris and had check ins from celebrities like Lil’ Kim, Michelle Obama, Erykah Badu and Mariah Carey. The battle started and like previous Verzuz battles, went 20 rounds all while Brandy would stop down every few songs and read some poems she wrote. There were a few moments that seemed like got a little tense like right in the beginning when Monica talked about a phase in her life when she was “kickin’ in doors,” Brandy joked that she’d experienced that firsthand. Monica then looked over and asked her why she’d say that. “I was tryin’ to make a joke,” Brandy said. “I was tryin’ to work on my comedy. … I’m sorry.” Brandy dropped her hits like “I Wanna Be Down” “Sitting up in my Room” and “Baby” while Monica dropped “For You I Will” “Why I Love you So Much” “Don’t Take it Personal” and “Angel of Mine” and they ended it of course with their duet “The Boy is Mine”

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