Boston Music Awards 1993

Date: April 7, 1993
Venue: Wang Center, Boston

Boston’s mainstream talent fared well last night, but so did the city’s alternative rock acts. Besides [Juliana Hatfield]’s impressive showing, the Lemonheads, fronted by heartthrob Evan Dando, won outstanding modern rock act and single of the year for “It’s a Shame About Ray.”


Bobby Brown - Humpin' Around
(Act of The Year)


Act of The Year

Bobby Brown

Rising Star

Charles & Eddie

Outstanding Rock Band


Outstanding Modern Rock Act


Outstanding Album of The Year:

"III Sides to Every Story" (Extreme)

Outstanding Debut Album of the Year

"A Picture of Nectar" (Phish)

Outstanding Single of The Year

"It's a Shame About Ray" (Lemonheads)

Outstanding Female Vocalist

Aimee Mann

Outstanding Male Vocalist

Steven Tyler (Aerosmith)

Outstanding Song/Songwriter

"Stop the World" (Extreme)

Outstanding Local Rock Band

Cliffs of Dooneen

Outstanding New Local Rock Band

Gigolo Aunts

Outstanding Local Hard Rock Band

Big Catholic Guilt

Outstanding Club Band

Mighty Mighty Bosstones

Outstanding Album of The Year: (Indie label)

"More Noise & Other Disturbances" (Mighty Mighty Bosstones)

Outstanding Debut Album of the Year (Indie label)

"Good" (Morphine)

Outstanding Single of The Year (Indie label)

"Everybody Loves Me But You" (Juliana Hatfield)

Outstanding Local Female Vocalist

Juliana Hatfield

Outstanding Local Male Vocalist

Eric Sean Murphy (Cliffs of Dooneen)

Outstanding Song/Songwriter (Indie label)

"Everybody Loves Me But You" (Juliana Hatfield)

Outstanding Video

"Stop the World" (Extreme)

Outstanding Video (Indie label)

"Humdinger" (Chucklehead)

Outstanding R&B Act

Bell Biv DeVoe

Outstanding R&B Album

"Bobby" (Bobby Brown)

Outstanding R&B Single

"Would I Lie to You?" (Charles & Eddie)

Outstanding Rap Act

(tie) Marky Mark & the Funky Bunch, Gang Starr

Outstanding R&B Vocalist

Bobby Brown

Outstanding Local R&B Act

Bosstown Boiz

Outstanding Local Rap Act

Lisa Lee

Outstanding Reggae Band


Outstanding Ska Band

Bim Skala Bim

Outstanding Funk Band

Heavy Metal Horns

Outstanding Jazz Act

Pat Metheny

Outstanding Jazz Album

"Secret Story" (Pat Metheny)

Outstanding Local Jazz Act

The Fringe

Outstanding Jazz Album (Indie label)

"The Calculus of Pleasure" (Either/Orchestra)

Outstanding Jazz Vocalist

Rebecca Parris

Outstanding Latin Act

Flor de Cana

Outstanding Folk/Acoustic Act

The Story

Outstanding New Folk/Acoustic Act

Ellis Paul

Outstanding Folk/Acoustic Album

"Inside" (Bill Morrissey)

Outstanding Country Act

Swinging Steaks

Outstanding Blues Act

Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters

Outstanding Ethnic/International Act

Boogaloo Swamis

Outstanding Producer

Lou Giordano

Outstanding Instrumentalist

Nuno Bettencourt

Hall of Fame Award

Lawrence Berk

Founder and President of Berklee College of Music
Right To Rock Award