LEARNING RESOURCES @ BERKLEE COLLEGE OF MUSIC
[Boston Music Awards 2012]


Berklee students, alumni, faculty, and staff won big at the 25th annual Boston Music Awards, earning a total of nine awards. Click here for a Berklee article detailing who won which awards. Below is a list of 2012 winners and selected nominees. Note: Several artists below do not have CDs displayed because either the CD is still on order or the artist does not have CDs available. (Click here for photos of Shea and her band at the  BMA awards ceremony).



Artist Of The Year:
Artist: Album CD Call
Number
Berklee Affiliation
Karmin
Hello

(Winner)
CD 34127

Amy Heidemann '08

Nick Noonan '08



Album Of The Year:
Artist: Album CD Call
Number
Berklee Affiliation

Mean Creek
Youth Companion

 

 

(Winner)

CD 35081
Session American
Love & Dirt     

(Nominee)
CD 35060


New Artist Of The Year:
Artist: Album CD Call
Number
Berklee Affiliation

Cam Meekins

 

(Winner)

   


Song Of The Year:
Artist: Album CD Call
Number
Berklee Affiliation
David Wax Museum
Knock Knock Get Up     
“Harder Before It Gets Easier”

(Winner)
CD 35072


Live Artist Of The Year:
Artist: Album CD Call
Number
Berklee Affiliation
Debo Band
Debo Band

(Winner)

CD 35076



Video Of The Year:
Artist: Video CD Call
Number
Berklee Affiliation

Gem Club

When We All Disappear

“252”

 

(Winner)

Students:
Christopher Barnes,
Kristen Drymala


Female Vocalist Of The Year:
Artist: Album CD Call
Number
Berklee Affiliation

Dwight & Nicole

!Signs

 

 

“Nicole Nelson”

CD 35082


Male Vocalist Of The Year:
Artist: Album CD Call
Number
Berklee Affiliation

Christian McNeill & Sea Monsters

Everything’s up for Grabs



(Winner)
CD 35083


DJ Artist Of The Year:
Artist CD Call
Number
Berklee Affiliation

Frank White

 

(Winner)




Blues Artist Of The Year:
Artist: Album CD Call
Number
Berklee Affiliation

Erin Harpe & The Delta Swingers


Delta Blues Duet

(Winner)
CD 35077  


Electronic Artist Of The Year:
Artist: Album CD Call
Number
Berklee Affiliation

André Obin

Returning EP

 

(Winner)




Folk Artist Of The Year:
Artist: Album CD Call
Number
Berklee Affiliation

Caleb Groh

Bottomless Coffee

 


(Winner)



Hip Hop Artist Of The Year:
Artist: Album CD Call
Number
Berklee Affiliation

Moe Poe & Rain

Life After God

 

(Winner)


CD 32204


Gospel Artist Of The Year:
Artist: Album CD Call
Number
Berklee Affiliation

Mamdou Diop

 


(Winner)

Faculty
Dennis Montgomery III

Berklee Student Ensemble


R&B/Soul/Urban Artist Of The Year:
Artist: Album CD Call
Number
Berklee Affiliation

Shea Rose
Little Warrior Mixtape

 


(Winner)

CD 33641 Shea Rose '11


Jazz Artist Of The Year:
Artist: Album CD Call
Number
Berklee Affiliation
Omar Thomas


(Winner)
Faculty
Omar Thomas


Americana Artist Of The Year:
Artist: Album CD Call
Number
Berklee Affiliation
Kingsley Flood
Colder Still

(Winner)
CD 35070 Staff
Nick Balkin
Jenée Morgan


International Artist Of The Year:
Artist: Album CD Call
Number
Berklee Affiliation

Evolfo Doofeht

The Food Of Love

 

(Winner)


Matthew Gibbs '12
Benjamin Allen Adams '12

students
Rafferty Swinkage
Ronnie Lanzilotta
Tyler Kion
Brian Seymour
Kai Sorensen
Alex Kemper


Punk Artist Of The Year:
Artist: Album CD Call
Number
Berklee Affiliation

Dropkick Murphys

Going Out in Style


(Winner)


CD 32507

Mighty Mighty Bosstones

Pay Attention


(Nominee)


CD 35089


Metal/Hardcore Of The Year:
Artist: Album CD Call
Number
Berklee Affiliation

Converge

All we love we leave behind

 

(Winner)

CD 35038


Rock Artist Of The Year:
Artist: Album CD Call
Number
Berklee Affiliation

RIBS

Russian Blood


(Winner)


CD 35071 Chris Oquist '04
Keith Freund '09


Singer Songwriter Artist Of The Year:
Artist CD Call
Number
Berklee Affiliation

Will Dailey

Will Dailey & The Rivals


(Winner)

 

CD 33568  


Best Boston Artist Who Doesn’t Live in Boston:
Artist CD Call
Number
Berklee Affiliation

Passion Pit

Gossamer


(Winner)

 

CD 34208 Ian Hultquist '08
Ayad Al Adhamy '09
Jeff Apruzzese '08
Nate Donmoyer '08

Amanda Palmer

Theatre is Evil


(Nominee)

 

CD 34305


Producer Of The Year- Hip Hop:
Artist CD Call
Number
Berklee Affiliation

Malik Williams

 

(Winner)




Producer Of The Year -Rock:
Artist CD Call
Number
Berklee Affiliation

Dave Minehan

 

 

(Winner)



Unsung Hero:
Artist CD Call
Number
Berklee Affiliation

Ed Valauskas

 

(Winner)

 


CD 33549  


Best Music Blog:
Blog CD Call
Number
Berklee Affiliation

Allston Pudding

 

(Winner)

 


 


Best Live Music Venue:
Artist: Venue CD Call
Number
Berklee Affiliation

Royale

 

(Winner)

 


 


Dance Night:
Artist CD Call
Number
Berklee Affiliation

The Pill

 

(Winner)

 


 


Best Live Ongoing Residency:
Artist: Album CD Call
Number
Berklee Affiliation

Tim Gearan

at Atwood’s Tavern

 

(Winner)

 


 



Alumna Shea Rose and her band at the 25th Boston Music Awards, 2012. From left to right:
Carter Lee (Bass); Shea Rose (Vocalist); Evan Digi (Guitar) and Maro Chon (Guitar).



Shea Rose holding her award.