Boston Music Awards 1994

Date: April 5, 1995
Venue: Wang Center, Boston

Aerosmith, the rock survivors who have surmounted drugs and decadence to again rule the charts, cleaned up at last night’s Boston Music Awards at the Wang Center. The band and its individual members swept all seven awards for which they were nominated, including act of the year, beating out Bobby Brown, the Juliana Hatfield Three, the Lemonheads and the Pat Metheny Group.


Aerosmith - Cryin'
(Act of The Year)


Act of the Year


Rising Star

Mighty Mighty Bosstones

Rock Band


Modern Rock Act


Album of the Year

"Get a Grip" by Aerosmith

Debut Album of the Year

"Star" by Belly

Single of the Year

"Cryin'" by Aerosmith

Female Vocalist

Aimee Mann

Male Vocalist

Steven Tyler


"Livin' on the Edge" by Tyler/Perry/Hudson

Local Rock Band

Cobalt 60

New Local Rock Band


Local Hard Rock Band


Club Band

Bim Skala Bim

Funk Band


Album of the Year (Indie Label)

"Cure for Pain" by Morphine

Debut Album of the Year (Indie Label)

"Aurora Gory Alice" by Letters to Cleo

Single of the Year (Indie Label)

"I See

" by Letters to Cleo
Local Female Vocalist

Kay Hanley

Local Male Vocalist

Dave Herlihy

Song/Songwriter (Indie Label)

"Conversation with a Ghost" by Ellis Paul


"Livin' on the Edge" by Aerosmith

Video (Indie Label)

"Buena" by Morphine

R&B Act

Bobby Brown

R&B Album

"Jazzmatazz Volume 1" by Guru

Local R&B Act

Universal Language

Rap/Hip-Hop Act

ED O.G. & Da Bulldogs

Local Rap/Hip-Hop Act

Lisa Lee

Reggae Band


Ska Band

Bim Skala Bim

Jazz Act

Pat Metheny Group

Jazz Album

"The Road to You" by Pat Metheny Group

Local Jazz Act

Rebecca Parris

Jazz Album (Indie Label)

"A Blue Deeper Than Blue" by Garrison Fewell

Folk/Acoustic Act

The Story

New Folk/Acoustic Act

Martin Sexton

Folk/Acoustic Album

"The Angel in the House" by the Story

Folk/Acoustic Vocalist

Melissa Ferrick

Country Act

Swinging Steaks

Blues Act

Mighty Sam McClain

Ethnic/International Act



Mike Denneen


Nuno Bettencourt

Hall of Fame Award

Pat Metheny