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.


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


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


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


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