It’s the Battle for Manhattan! Twelve undiscovered musical acts will compete, but only one can go on to represent the borough in our final showdown, the Ultimate Battle of the Boroughs.
Emceed by WQXR’s Terrance McKnight and featuring guest judges Wes Jackson, executive director of the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival; Caryn Havlik, producer of WNYC’s New Sounds; and Lindsey Cook, A&R Executive at RCA Records.
UPDATE: See who the audience voted in as the five Manhattan finalists. They now go on to a second, weeklong round of voting. You have until Sunday, Feb. 16 at 11:59pm ET to vote here. The Manhattan winner will be announced Monday, Feb. 17 at 12pm ET.