The Boston Phoenix – Best Music Poll 2011

The Boston Phoenix hosted the 22nd annual Best Music Poll – 2011 Edition Awards Party last night @ Brighton Music Hall, featuring house band Bodega Girls, and special performances by Freezepop, Moe Pope and Mean Creek. 2011 saw a good mix of new and familiar faces in the winners circle.

Check out the winners after the jump!

Boston | Providence | Portland


Best Album/EP- Freezepop

Assholes who moved to NYC- Passion Pit

Boston Electronic/Dance Act- Andre Obin

Female Vocalist- Amanda Palmer

Jazz- Grace Kelly
Grace Kelly

Live Act- Bodega Girls

Metal- Razormaze

New Act- Gem Club

Punk- Dead Cats Dead Rats

Rap/Hip Hop- Moe Pope & Rain

Roots- Kingsley Flood

Video- Time Crisis

World- Guy Mendilow Band


Best Album- Coma Coma

Blues/R&B Act- Eric French

Breakthrough Act- Broadcaster

Category-Defying Act- Baylies Band

DJ/Electronica Act- DJ Tek

Female Vocalist- Mandy Allen, Girl Haggard

Funk/Jam Act- Fungus Amungus

Local Act- Coma Coma

Local Act- Lightening Bolt

Loud Act- Kanerko

Male Vocalist- Tom Chace, The Propellors

Punk/Garage Act- The Jesse Minute

Rap/Hip-Hop Act- Chachi

Rap/Hip-Hop Act- Brown Bird

Singer Songwriter- ‘Suicide Bill’ Cole

Song- Six Star General


Category Defying Act- Jakob Battick and Friends

DJ/Dance Act- DJ Verbatum

Electronic Act- Crunk Witch

Female Vocalist- Amy Allen

Folk Act- Vanessa Torres

Heavy Music/Metal Act- Hessian

Hip-Hop Act- Spose

Indie Act- Brenda

Jazz Act- Lady Zen

Live Act- Mallet Brothers Band

Local Act- Mallet Brothers Band

Local Album- Mallet Brothers Band

Male Vocalist- Dominic Lavoie, Lucid

New Act- Amy Allen

Pop/Rock Act- Marion Grace

Punk Act- Pubcrawlers

R&B/Soul/Blues Act- Grant Street Orchestra