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MTV VMAs prediction for song of the summer

One direction: Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne,

One direction: Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson. (Credit: Getty Images)

To get ready for the MTV Video Music Awards at Barclays Center Sunday night, we're going to look at the nominees in some of the top categories.

The "Song of the Summer" category should have a runaway winner, but it won't be who you think ... 

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WILL WIN: “Best Song Ever.” This may be the easiest pick of the night. With only one category for the legions of One Direction fans to focus on, they will do anything to ensure a victory for their heroes. And they will succeed.

SHOULD WIN: “Blurred Lines.” Even those who don’t like the song have to concede the Robin Thicke and pals have the song of this summer.

Tags: MTV , VMAs , Miley Cyrus , One Direction , Robin Thicke , Calvin Harris , Ellie Goulding , Pharrell , Daft Punk , Nile Rodgers , Selena Gomez

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