BOSTON MUSIC AWARDS 2007

Date: December 1, 2007
Venue: The Orpheum, Boston

Saturday night’s 2 1/2-hour affair had all the classic hallmarks, both positive and less so, of BMAs past as veteran acts rubbed elbows with upstarts, former bright lights shone once again, and a few new features that should become tradition were introduced.

BMA:TV

Killswitch Engage - The Arms of Sorrow
(Act of The Year)

WINNERS


Act of the Year

Killswitch Engage


Album of the Year (Indie)

Martin Sexton — Seeds


Album of the Year (Major)

Lori McKenna — Unglamorous


Best New Act of the Year

Kid: Nap: Kin


Local Female Vocalist of the Year

Sarah Borges


Local Male Vocalist of the Year

Ryan Montbleau


Local Producer of the Year

Crit Harmon


Local Song of the Year

Bang Camaro — Pleasure Pleasure


National Female Vocalist of the Year

JoJo


National Male Vocalist of the Year

Matt Nathanson


Outstanding Americana Act of the Year

Girls Guns & Glory


Outstanding Blues/Soul Act of the Year

Eli Paperboy Reed


Outstanding DJ/Dance Act of the Year

DJ BC


Outstanding Folk Act of the Year

Chris Smither


Outstanding Funk/Jam Band of the Year

Westbound Train


Outstanding Jazz Act of the Year

Club d'Elf


Outstanding Live Act of the Year

State Radio


Outstanding Metal/Hardcore Band of the Year

Killswitch Engage


Outstanding Pop Act of the Year

The Click Five


Outstanding Punk Band of the Year

Dropkick Murphys


Outstanding Rap/Hip-Hop Act of the Year

Mr. Lif


Outstanding Rock Band of the Year

Bang Camaro


Outstanding Singer/Songwriter of the Year

Josh Ritter


Outstanding World Music Act of the Year

Spiritual Rez


Song of the Year

The Great Escape — Boys Like Girls


Hall of Fame Inductees Bobby Brown & Buffalo Tom