AVN Awards Nominations 2016: Introduction


And here we go with the granddaddy awards show – the one they call The Oscars of Porn. On January 23, 2016 the porn world will gather at The Hard Rock Casino in Las Vegas to celebrate the year’s achievements.  And we’re here to bring you our annual annotated guide.

Hats off to this year’s nominating committee, no errors that we found!

Here’s a handy table of contents to our sections:

—  coming soon —

Our breakdowns of the nominees:

The most honored male performers:

The most honored female performers:

The most honored directors:

And the most honored productions:

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

XBiz Awards Nominations 2016: Best Actors and Actresses


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 Non-Sex Performance

Best Supporting Actor

Best Supporting Actress

Web Star of the Year

XBiz Awards Nominations 2016: Best Technical Categories


Best Art Direction

Best Cinematography

Best Editing

Best Music

Best Special Effects

Marketing Campaign of the Year

Screenplay of the Year