We counted the nominations, crunched the numbers, and we are pumped to announce the finalists are in for the 2018 City Paper Music Awards. Some of the best of Charleston’s music scene is represented, from veterans to up-and-coming bands.

Vote now at charlestoncitypaper.com/CPMA

Voting is open from today through Fri., Oct. 26. Please vote in as many categories you can, but you can only vote once in each category. We recommend you do your research about each category – you may find some new favorites. We sure did.

Once you’ve voted, spread the word on Facebook and Twitter. Good luck to all the nominees! Winners will be announced in November’s Music issue.