BOSTON MUSIC AWARDS 1991

Date: April 16, 1991
Venue: Wang Center, Boston

New Kids on the Block. New Edition. New harmony.
“Let’s open our minds. We’re supposed to be a city — not a civil war,” New Kid singer Donnie Wahlberg said backstage.

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New Kids On The Block - Step By Step
(Act of The Year)

WINNERS


Act of the year

New Kids on the Block


Rising star

Extreme, Perfect Gentlemen (tie)


Outstanding rock band

Aerosmith


Outstanding rock album

"Pornograffiti" Extreme


Outstanding rock single

"What It Takes" by Aerosmith


Outstanding debut rock album

"Lost Souls" by Raindogs


Outstanding pop album

"Poison" by Bell Biv DeVoe


Outstanding pop single

"Step By Step" by New Kids on the Block


Outstanding song/songwriter

"Do Me!" by Bell Biv DeVoe & Bourelly


Outstanding female vocalist

Bonnie Raitt


Outstanding male vocalist

Ralph Tresvant


Outstanding local rock band

Tribe


Outstanding new local rock band

360's


Outstanding hard core/metal band

Seka


Outstanding club band

Chucklehead


Outstanding rock album (Indie label)

"Keep it Burning" by T.H. & The Wreckage


Outstanding debut rock album (Indie label)

"Joyrides for Shut-Ins" by The Cavedogs


Outstanding rock single (Indie label)

"The Lovers" by Think Tree


Outstanding song/songwriter (Indie label)

"Metal Drums" by Patty Larkin


Outstanding local female vocalist

Karen Johnson (Not Your Average Girls)


Outstanding local male vocalist

Darin Campbell (Classic Example)


Outstanding video

"Step By Step" by New Kids on the Block


Outstanding video (Indie label)

"Forever My Brother" by Young Nation


Outstanding R&B act

Bell Biv DeVoe


Outstanding R&B album

"Poison" by Bell Biv DeVoe


Outstanding R&B single

"Poison" by Bell Biv DeVoe


Outstanding local R&B/pop act

Ivory Soul, Not Your Average Girls (tie)


Outstanding rap act

Marky Mark & The Funky Bunch


Outstanding jazz act

Pat Metheny


Outstanding jazz album

"On Course" by Christopher Hollyday


Outstanding local jazz act

The Fringe


Outstanding jazz album (Indie label)

"Kosen Rufu" by Billy Skinner Double Jazz Quartet


Outstanding jazz vocalist

Rebecca Parris


Outstanding Latin act

Jorge Arce & Humano


Outstanding folk act

Patty Larkin


Outstanding folk album

"Live In The Square" by Patty Larkin


Outstanding reggae/ska act

Bim Skala Bim


Outstanding country act

Northern Lights


Outstanding Irish/Celtic act

Robbie O'Connell


Outstanding blues act

Roomful Of Blues


Outstanding world music act

Boogaloo Swamis


Outstanding producer

Maurice Starr


Outstanding guitarist

Nuno Bettencourt (Extreme)


Outstanding keyboardist

Alizon Lissance


Outstanding bassist

John Lockwood (The Fringe)


Outstanding drummer

Tom Hambridge (T.H. & The Wreckage)


Outstanding reeds/bass player

Bill Pierce (Tony Williams)


Outstanding instrumentalist

Deborah Henson-Conant


Special Hall of Fame Award

New Edition


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