Entertainment Music Britney Spears and the Backstreet Boys Drop New Collaboration 'Matches' "We've been asked about the possibility of a collab like this for the past 20 years and today is the day," the Backstreet Boys said on the new track By Nicholas Rice Nicholas Rice Instagram Twitter Nicholas Rice is a Staff Editor for PEOPLE Magazine. He began working with the brand as an Editorial Intern in early 2020, before later transitioning to a freelance role, and then staff positions soon after. Nicholas writes and edits anywhere between 7 to 9 stories per day on average for PEOPLE, spanning across each vertical the brand covers. Nicholas has previous work experience with Billboard, POPSUGAR, Bustle and Elite Daily. When not working, Nicholas can be found playing with his 5 dogs, listening to pop music or eating mozzarella sticks. People Editorial Guidelines Published on December 11, 2020 09:38 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Kids of the '90s rejoice! Britney Spears and the Backstreet Boys just dropped a new collaboration together. At midnight on Friday, the 39-year-old pop songstress announced the reissue of the deluxe version of her 2016 album, Glory, which features her new song with the all-male vocal group, titled "Matches." The electro-pop track features Spears' vocals intertwined with that of the Backstreet Boys as they sing about a dangerous love. "'Matches' featuring my friends @BackstreetBoys is out now!!!!" Spears posted on Instagram following the song's release. "I'm so excited to hear what you think about our song together!!!! You can also listen to Glory Deluxe everywhere now ... including 'Swimming in the Stars' and the 'Mood Ring' remixes!!!! The love you guys have shown this album this year has been stupid amazing … like I can't even believe it!!! I hope it brings you joy. GOD BLESS YOU ALL!!!!!" Previously Unreleased Britney Spears Song 'Swimming in the Stars' Drops amid Conservatorship Battle Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic; Rob Kim/Getty Similarly, the Backstreet Boys — consisting of members Nick Carter, Howie Dorough, AJ McLean, Brian Littrell and Kevin Richardson — also posted about the new collab, tweeting, "What a GLORIOUS day it is... we’ve been asked about the possibility of a collab like this for the past 20 years and today is the day!! #BritneyXBackstreet is finally here!" Following the song's release, a slew of fans of both Spears and the Backstreet Boys posted about the new track and shared their excitement on social media. "this is a big deal! I REPEAT, THIS IS A BIG DEAL," one user wrote as another added, "Honestly, they should just do a whole album together." Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. The new version of Spears' latest album includes the 17 tracks originally released on the deluxe version of Glory, alongside previously unreleased songs and an array of remixes of her tune, "Mood Ring (By Demand)." "Matches" also comes just weeks after Spears' dropped her previously unreleased song, "Swimming in the Stars," in November. RELATED VIDEO: Jamie Lynn Spears Says Sister Britney Helped Her Come Up with Zoey 101 Theme Song Earlier this year, Spears also surprised fans with a new cover of her 2016 LP, which she said she released after her loyal legion of supporters helped to get Glory to climb to the top of the iTunes album chart years after its release. "You asked for a new Glory cover and since it went to number one we had to make it happen," the "Toxic" singer wrote on Instagram back in May. "Couldn't have done it without you all."