On December 13, 2017, Offbeat Magazine released its nominees for the 2017 Best of the Beat Awards. Though a previous Best of the Beat nominee, Kelcy Mae is honored to have been nominated to the esteemed Songwriter of the Year category for the first time. All are welcome to vote in the Best of the Beat Awards, and you can do so at Offbeat.com under Best of the Beat 2017. (Voting in all categories is not required.) Voting ends on Friday, January 12, 2018, and tickets are available now for the Best of the Beat Awards on January 25th at Generations Hall in New Orleans.