BOSTON MUSIC AWARDS 2003

Date: September 4, 2003
Venue: Wang Theatre, Boston

Moments of brilliance collided with sheer amateurism at last night’s Boston Music Awards. The musical performances saved the night, as did the often hilarious commentary of host Dickey Barrett of the Mighty Mighty Bosstones.

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John Mayer - Your Body Is A Wonderland
(Act of The Year)

WINNERS


Act of The Year

John Mayer


Song of The Year

"Your Body Is a Wonderland" John Mayer


Album of The Year

"October Road" James Taylor


Outstanding Female Vocalist

Aimee Mann


Outstanding Male Vocalist

Howie Day


Album of The Year (Independent)

"A Jackknife to a Swan" Mighty Mighty Bosstones


Debut Album of The Year

"Australia" Howie Day


Debut Album of The Year (Indedpendent)

"Famous Among the Barns" The Ben Taylor Band


Singer/Songwriter Album of The Year

"The Beauty of the Rain" Dar Williams


Local Album of The Year

"We Are The Only Friends We Have" Piebald


Local Song of The Year

"So Lonely" Waltham


Outstanding Female Singer/Songwriter

Melissa Ferrick


Outstanding Male Singer/Songwriter

Josh Ritter


Outstanding Female Vocalist (Independent)

Kay Hanley


Outstanding Male Vocalist (Independent)

Iron Lung


Outstanding Rock/Pop Band

Godsmack


Outstanding Hard Rock Band

Scissorfight


Outstanding Rap/Hip-Hop Act

Mr. Lif


Rap/Hip-Hop Album of The Year

"I Phantom" Mr. Lif


Outstanding Punk Band

Kicked in the Head


Outstanding Rock/Pop Band (Independent)

The Gentlemen


Outstanding Roots Rock Band

Three Day Threshold


Outstanding Club Band (Best Live Show)

The Damn Personals


Outstanding Jazz Act

Pat Metheny


Jazz Album of The Year

"Go With the Flow" Walter Beasley


Outstanding Blues Act

Susan Tedeschi


Outstanding Blues Album

Susan Tedeschi


Outstanding Funk or Jam Band

Superhoney


Outstanding New Rock/Pop Band (Independent)

Moonraker


Outstanding Country Act

Dave Foley Band


Outstanding World Music Act

Babaloo


Producer of The Year

Mike Denneen