Boston Music Awards 2000

Date: April 13, 2000
Venue: Orpheum Theatre, Boston

Hard-rockers Godsmack completed a fantasy year by copping four awards – including act of the year – at last night’s Kahlua Boston Music Awards at the Orpheum Theatre. Trailing close behind were blues sensation Susan Tedeschi and club favorites the Sheila Divine with three apiece.


Godsmack - Keep Away
(Act of The Year)


Act of The Year


Rising star

Powerman 5000

Debut Album of The Year (major label)


Rock Band (major label)


Debut Rock Band (major label)

The Push Stars

Single of The Year (major label)

"Give It to You" by Jordan Knight

Female Vocalist (major label)

Donna Summer

Male Vocalist (major label)

Sully Erna of Godsmack


"Keep Away" by Sully Erna/Godsmack

Album of The Year (indie label)

"New Parade" by the Sheila Divine

Debut Album of The Year (indie label)

"Wide Awake with the Pills" by the Pills

Single of The Year (indie label)

"Rock Me Right" by Susan Tedeschi

Female Vocalist

Susan Tedeschi

Male Vocalist (indie label)

Aaron Perrino of the Sheila Divine

Song/Songwriter (indie label)

"Because I Told You So" by Jonatha Brooke

Video of The Year

"I Love You Came Too Late" by Joey McIntyre

Rock Band (indie label)

The Sheila Divine

New Rock Band (indie label)

(tie) Star Ghost Dog, Waltham

Hardcore/Metal Band


Club Band

The Gravel Pit

Rap/Hip-hop Act

Mr. Lif

Ska Band

Kicked in the Head

Reggae Band

One People

Jazz Act

Fully Celebrated Orchestra

Jazz Vocalist

Rebecca Parris

Male Singer/Songwriter

Martin Sexton

Female Singer/Songwriter

Melissa Ferrick

New Singer/Songwriter


Blues Act

Susan Tedeschi

Country Act

Dave Foley Band

World Music Act



David Minehan

Hall of Fame

Donna Summer, Gang Starr