By Raisa Bruner
June 5, 2017

It’s time to start the contest for song of the summer 2017.

This year brings a mix of hip-hop and alt-pop options that could potentially dominate the season. Contenders include big names like Selena Gomez, DJ Khaled and Shawn Mendes, with Justin Bieber popping up twice as a featured artist. Meanwhile, lesser-known artists like Starley and Kyle face off against a former One Direction member. And don’t sleep on Major Lazer or Future.

It’s a safe bet that you’ve already heard the hit that will rule the summer season. While it’s possible for a late-breaking jam to find its way to the front of the pack, the song of the summer has historically been around for at least a few weeks before it floats to the top. (In 2016, it was Drake’s “One Dance,” which came out in April. The year before that, OMI’s “Cheerleader” took the crown, a 2012 release with a 2014 remix.)

Here are the contenders for 2017’s song of the summer, for which TIME considered chart analysis, Spotify predictions and our all-important gut feelings.

Write to Raisa Bruner at raisa.bruner@time.com.

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