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MTV VMAs predictions: Best social message video
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.
Let's start with the "Best Video with a Social Message" nominees:
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WILL WIN: “Same Love.” It’s the strongest of messages in a strong field. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis take on stereotypes in hip-hop and in the LGBT community to stand for same-sex marriage, without worrying what that might mean for careers.
SHOULD WIN: “Same Love.” The video is as beautiful as its message.