Which nerves leading to the brain interpret sound?

Acoustic nerve. Acoustic nerve which is the 8th cranial nerve is the cranial nerve responsible for hearing, originates from the inner ear and runs in the brain stem up to the cerebral cortex in the temporal lobe.
Cranial nerves. The vestibulocochlear nerve (auditory vestibular nerve) is the eighth of twelve cranial nerves, and is responsible for transmitting sound and equilibrium (balance) information from the inner ear to the brain.