Not only will the guys be taking the stage that night to sing but they could go home with a moon man award too. They're up for their very first VMA!
Their song "What Makes You Beautiful" has them nominated for Best New Artist and Best Pop Video.
Do you think they'll win?!
Don't forget to watch One Direction and the rest of the VMAs LIVE on MTV, September 6th at 8 p.m. ET!
See the other VMA nominees and find out how to VOTE for your faves here!
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