2017 Winners

Artist of the Year

PVRIS 

New Artist of the Year

Carissa Johnson

Unsigned Artist of the Year

Weakened Friends

Album of the Year

STL GLD – “Torch Song” (Feb 2017)

Song of the Year

PVRIS – “Heaven” (May 2017)

Music Video of the Year

Joyner Lucas – “Just Like You” (May 2017)

Music Video of the Year (Unsigned Artist)

STL GLD ft. Dutch ReBelle, Tigerman WOAH, Julie Rhodes – “Feels Like Home” (Jun 2017)

Live Artist of the Year

Cousin Stizz

Alternative/Indie Artist of the Year

Palehound

Americana Artist of the Year

Julie Rhodes

Blues Artist of the Year

The Silks

Country Artist of the Year

Ashley Jordan

DJ of the Year

SuperSmashBroz

Electronic Artist of the Year

Bearstronaut

Folk Artist of the Year

The Ballroom Thieves

Hip Hop Artist of the Year

Cousin Stizz

International Artist of the Year

Dub Apocalypse

Jazz Artist of the Year

Esperanza Spalding

Metal Artist of the Year

Converge

Pop Artist of the Year

PVRIS

Punk/Hardcore Artist of the Year

Nice Guys

R&B Artist of the Year

Bad Rabbits

Rock Artist of the Year

Animal Flag

Singer Songwriter of the Year

Ruby Rose Fox

Female Vocalist of the Year

Julie Rhodes

Male Vocalist of the Year

Fredua Boakye (Bad Rabbits)

Session Musician of the Year

Jonathan Ulman

Live Production Engineer of the Year

Brendon Downey

Studio Producer of the Year

Janos Fulop (The Arcitype)

The Eddy Leiva Music Photographer of the Year

Natasha Moustache

Music Promoter of the Year

Jason Trefts – Illegally Blind

Live Music Venue of the Year

The Sinclair

Intimate Live Music Venue of the Year

Lizard Lounge

Music Night of the Year

Emo Night at The Sinclair

Live Ongoing Residency of the Year

Downbeat Mondays at The Sinclair with Matthew Stubbs and the Antiguas

Music Blog of the Year

Vanyaland

617Session Winner

no hope / no harm

Thank you

Congratulations to the #BMA2017 nominees and winners, our partners, and all of the people who voted and supported the Boston Music Awards.

We’ll have a full photo gallery up from the event shortly.

For now though, here’s to Boston Music.

 

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Join us at The House of Blues, Boston on December 7.
See who wins and catch live performances from nominated artists.

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617 Sessions is a new music series that gives studio time to local artists. All genres are welcome. All music rights will remain with the artists. The sessions are free.

Artists, Agents, Management, and Fans can register their interest now.