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Always Nice To Get Some XBiz Love, 2017 Edition


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IAFD.com  has been named a finalist nominee for the adult industry’s awards event of the year, the 2017 XBIZ Awards, presented by MyFreeCams.com, scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 in Los Angeles.

We’ve received a nomination in the award category Adult Site of the Year – Fan Site

Nominees for the 2017 XBIZ Awards were selected based on nearly 8,000 pre-nominations submitted by members of the industry through XBIZ.net.  (IAFD will be posting our annotated list of nominees in the next day or two.)

“Yay us!” said webmaster Jeff Vanzetti.  “I think I can speak for most of our fellow nominees by saying we expect history to repeat itself and it’ll be a pleasure to lose to Freeones again.”

The XBIZ Awards honors the very best in the business of sex and is set to fill the largest ballroom in Los Angeles — the Westin Bonaventure Hotel — where the adult film legend Ron Jeremy will be featured as master of ceremonies for the red-carpet gala.

A star-studded affair that attracts the industry elite, the XBIZ Awards show, celebrating its 15th anniversary in 2017, recognizes outstanding achievements across every facet of the multibillion-dollar business, including movie production, pleasure products, technology and retail.

Since its inception, household names from the world of adult have hosted the gala, including Jenna Jameson, Tera Patrick, Jesse Janejessica drake, Kayden Kross and James Deen. Its worldwide reach has led to international media coverage from renowned outlets such as the L.A. Times, CNBC, TIME, Cosmopolitan, New York Magazine, Huffington Post and The Daily Beast, among others.

The XBIZ Awards will once again coincide with the industry’s trade events series of the year, XBIZ 2017, which annually features an unparalleled lineup of guest speakers and special events dedicated to exploring the future of the adult industry.

For the complete list of finalist nominees, visit XBIZ.com.


About XBIZ

XBIZ™ is the adult industry’s leading publisher of business news and information, providing up-to-the-minute coverage of the industry at XBIZ.com and in three trade publications — XBIZ World for the digital media market, XBIZ Premiere for the retail market and XBIZ Sensuals for the intimate products market. In addition, XBIZ hosts five annual trade events including the adult industry’s biggest night, the XBIZ Awards. XBIZ is frequently cited in the media for coverage of the industry and has been published in CNN, Fox News, Newsweek, MSNBC, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, Wired, CNET, ABC, USA Today and Los Angeles Times among others.

About IAFD

The Internet Adult Film Database has been tracking bibliographic info on adult movies at its current home since 1999. With information on over 226,000 movies from 1959 through present, the IAFD is the most comprehensive database of its kind. Maintenance is provided by a dozen volunteer editors doing their own research assisted by a variety of sources – industry professionals, fellow researchers and everyday porn fans. Along with movie listings, IAFD has a price search engine and links to over 119,000 movie reviews from the leading review sites on the Net.

Congrats to the 2016 XBiz Awards Winners!


The 2016 XBiz Awards were handed out  on January 15 at the J.W. Marriott at L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles.   The show was hosted by Stoya.

Congrats to Lee Roy Meyers and all the folks over at WoodRocket.com for beating us in the Adult Site of the Year: Fan Site category.  Maybe next year!

All-Black Release of the Year

All-Girl Release of the Year

All-Sex Release of the Year

Amateur Release of the Year

Asian-Themed Release of the Year

BDSM Release of the Year

Best Actor – Couples-Themed Release

Best Actor – Feature Movie

Best Actor – Parody Release

Best Actress – All-Girl Release

Best Actress – Couples-Themed Release

Best Actress – Feature Movie

Best Actress – Parody Release

Best Art Direction

Best Cinematography

Best Editing

Best Male Newcomer

Best Music

Best New Starlet

Best Non-Sex Performance

Best Scene – All-Girl

Best Scene – All-Sex Release

Best Scene – Couples-Themed Release

Best Scene – Feature Release

Best Scene – Gonzo Release

Best Scene – Parody Release

Best Scene – Vignette Release

Best Special Effects

Best Supporting Actress

Couples-Themed Release of the Year

Crossover Star of the Year

Director of the Year – Feature Release

Director of the Year – Non-Feature Release

Director of the Year – Parody

Director of the Year: Body of Work

Feature Movie of the Year

Female Performer of the Year

Fetish Release of the Year

Foreign Director of the Year

Foreign Feature Release of the Year

Foreign Female Performer of the Year

Foreign Male Performer of the Year

Foreign Non-Feature Release of the Year

Gay Director of the Year

Gay Movie of the Year

Gay Performer of the Year

Girl/Girl Performer of the Year

Gonzo Release of the Year

Interracial Release of the Year

Latin-Themed Release of the Year

Male Performer of the Year

Marketing Campaign of the Year

MILF Performer of the Year

Parody Release of the Year

Performer Showcase of the Year

Pro-Am Release of the Year

Specialty Release of the Year

Transgender Director of the Year

Transgender Performer of the Year

Transgender Release of the Year

Vignette Release of the Year

Your Guide to Our 2016 Awards Season Coverage

Award Noms

We’ve done a giant link dump over the past week or two of AVN Awards and XBiz Awards nominees, so we figured we’d make one post that had links to all the other posts, so you could find them.

AVN Awards

XBiz Awards

XBIZ Awards Nominations 2016: An Introduction


So begins awards season, and so begins our coverage of same with our annotated lists of nominees; annotated by virtue of we link to the people and titles that have garnered nominations this season.

We must take this opportunity to tip our hats to the nominating committee – in years past, we’ve found errors, and we’re happy say that this year seemed to be on the money. No mis-identified performers, no one who started in 2012 being nominated in the Best New… categories…

And now some stats. Assuming the database summed things correctly, the most honored performers are:

  1. James Deen, 13 noms
  2. Erik Everhard, 7 noms
  3. Riley Reid, 7 noms
  4. Skin Diamond, 6 noms
  5. Mick Blue, 6 noms
  6. Axel Braun, 6 noms
  7. Ryan Driller, 6 noms
  8. Tommy Pistol, 6 noms
  9. Xander Corvus, 6 noms
  10. Steven St. Croix, 5 noms
  11. Adriana Chechik, 5 noms
  12. Carter Cruise, 5 noms
  13. Keira Nicole, 5 noms
  14. Jessica Drake, 5 noms

And the movies leading the pack are:

  1. Saving Humanity (2015), 22 noms
  2. Marriage 2.0 (2015), 19 noms
  3. Wanted (2015), 19 noms
  4. Batman v Superman XXX: An Axel Braun Parody (2015), 18 noms
  5. Monarch: Agents of Seduction (2015), 17 noms
  6. Submission Of Emma Marx 2: Boundaries (2015), 14 noms
  7. Stockholm Syndrome (2015), 12 noms
  8. Starmaker (2015), 12 noms
  9. Love, Sex and TV News (2015), 12 noms
  10. Safe Landings (2015), 12 noms

Here’s quick links to everything:

XBiz Awards Nominations 2016: Gay Categories


Gay Director of the Year

Gay Movie of the Year

Gay Performer of the Year