Aram Boghosian for the Boston Globe
The Liberty Hotel hosted the 26th Boston Music Awards on Sunday night, and the music-filled evening crowned locally-bred band Bad Rabbits the artist of the year. Album of the year went to Kingsley Flood's "Battles" and rock artist of the year went to Boston Calling veteran Deer Tick.
The winners are selected after a public vote, which makes up for one-third of the final tally, and an academy vote (made up by about 150 members) which accounts for the other two-thirds.
Check out the full list of winners below:
Artist of the Year: Bad Rabbits
Album/EP of the Year: Kingsley Flood “Battles”
Song of the Year: The Field Effect “Ogunquit ME”
New Artist of the year: Speedy Ortiz
Live Artist of the Year: Eddie Japan
Rock Artist of the Year: Deer Tick
Hip-Hop Artist of the Year: Moe Pope & Rain
Pop/R&B Artist of the Year: Bad Rabbits
Americana Artist Of The Year: Girls Guns And Glory
Blues Artist of the Year: Barrett Anderson
DJ Artist of the Year: Frank White
Electronic Artist of the Year: Bearstronaut
Folk Artist of the Year: Aofie O’Donovan
Gospel/Inspirational Artist of the Year: Kendall Ramseur
International Artist of the Year: Los Rumberos de Boston
Jazz Artist of the Year: Lake Street Dive
Metal/Hardcore Artist of the Year: Converge
Punk Artist of the Year: Big D And The Kids Table
Singer/Songwriter of the Year: Lori McKenna
Female Vocalist of the Year: Amy Renee Heidemann
Male Vocalist of the Year: Ward Hayden
Producer of the Year: Clinton Sparks
Video of the Year: “Acapella” by Karmin
Best Boston Artist Who Doesn’t Live In Boston: Lady Lamb The Beekeeper
Best Dance Night: Soulelujah
Best Live Music Venue: The Sinclair
Best Live Ongoing Residency: Session Americana At Lizard Lounge
Best Music Blog: Vanyaland
Unsung Hero Award: Charlie Chesterman
Think the right people won? Let us know what you think about the selections in the comments
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