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



Boston

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





Providence

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




Portland

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