Best of Boston :: September 29, 2005

The winners of last night's 2005 Boston Music Award:

Ray LaMontagne
Act of the year: Dropkick Murphys

Album of the year (major label): Trouble by Ray LaMontagne

Album of the year (independent): Black Dialogue by The Perceptionists

Local album: All I Ever Wanted Was Tonight by Dear Leader

Local debut album: Silver City by Sarah Borges

Male vocalist: Howie Day

Female vocalist: Aimee Mann

Song of the year: "Trouble" by Ray LaMontagne

Local song of the year: "God is Going to Get Sick of Me" by Aberdeen City

Live act: Dresden Dolls

Local male vocalist: Jake Brennan

Local female vocalist: Amanda Palmer

New local act: Click 5

Local pop/rock band: Averi

Hard rock band: Killswitch Engage

Punk band: Lost City Angels

Roots/Americana: Dennis Brennan Band

Funk or jam band: Addison Groove Project

Rap/hip-hop act: The Perceptionists

Jazz act: Pat Metheny Group

Male singer/songwriter: Ray LaMontagne

Female singer/songwriter: Lori McKenna

Blues act: Susan Tedeschi

Country act: Jo Dee Messina

World music act: West Bound Train

Folk act: Session Americana

Producer: Mike Denneen

[Published on: 9/29/05]

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