BOSTON MUSIC AWARDS 2012

Date: December 2, 2012
Venue: The Liberty Hotel, Boston

For its 25th year, the annual Boston Music Awards extravaganza returned once again to the normally swanky environs of the Liberty Hotel on Sunday night, bringing a cross-section of the region’s emerging and venerable musical talent together under one roof.

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Karmin - Brokenhearted
(Artist of The Year)

WINNERS


Artist of the Year

Karmin


Album of the Year

"Youth Companion" by Mean Creek


Song of the Year

“Harder Before It Gets Easier” by David Wax Museum


New Artist of the Year

Cam Meekins


Live Artist of the Year

Debo Band


Rock Artist of the Year

RIBS


Hip Hop Artist of the Year

Moe Pope & Rain


Pop/R&B Artist of the Year

Shea Rose


Americana Artist of the Year

Kingsley Flood


Blues Artist of the Year

Erin Harpe & The Delta Swingers


DJ Artist of the Year

Frank White


Electronic Artist of the Year

Andre Obin


Folk Artist of the Year

Caleb Groh


Gospel Artist of the Year

Berklee Reverence Gospel Choir


International Artist of the Year

Evolfo Doofeht


Jazz Artist of the Year

Omar Thomas


Metal/Hardcore Arist of the Year

Converge


Punk Artist of the Year

Dropkick Murphys


Singer/Songwriter of the Year

Will Dailey


Female Vocalist of the Year

Nicole Nelson


Male Vocalist of the Year

Christian McNeill


Producer of the Year (Hip Hop)

Malik Williams


Producer of the Year (Rock)

Dave Minehan


Video of the Year

“252” Gem Club


Best Boston Artist Who Doesn’t Live in Boston

Passion Pit


Best Dance Night

The Pill


Best Live Music Venue

Royale


Best Live Ongoing Residency

Tim Gearan Band at Atwood’s Tavern


Best Music Blog

Allston Pudding


Unsung Hero

Ed Valauskas


Humanitarian of the Year

Jillian Jensen