Home > News > Nominees Announced for 2016 ED Awards Show • Bookmark   • Newsletters   • Register Search Options

Nominees Announced for 2016 ED Awards Show

Get XBIZ News
Jun 10, 2016 4:01 PM PDT    Text size: 

CLEARWATER, Fla. — ED Publications, producers of the Annual Gentlemen's Club EXPO and Annual ED Awards Show and publishers of Exotic Dancer Magazine, have announced the nominees for four feature entertainer award categories, including Overall Entertainer of the Year. 

The four Entertainer of the Year nominees will perform on stage during the 19th Annual ED Awards Show, to be held on Aug. 9 at the Harrah's Theater in New Orleans during the 24th Annual Gentlemen's Club EXPO. The EXPO will begin on Aug. 7 and continue through Aug. 10 at the Hilton Riverside in New Orleans.

The following four entertainers are nominated for the Overall Entertainer of the Year Award: Angela Sommers, Lacey Rain, Miss Mena and Rubberdoll. Rain and Rubberdoll received automatic nominations after winning the 2016 Exotic Dancer Invitational (EDI) West and East contests, respectively.

Sommers won the EDI West Showgirl Division in 2015 and EDI West Newcomer Division in 2014, while also winning ED's Newcomer of the Year Award in 2014.

Mena won the EDI East 2015's Showgirl Division. Both Sommers and Mena received substantial support via the pre-nominations online voting process.

Reigning ED's Entertainer of the Year, Roxi D'Lite, is slated be on hand to present the award to the new Overall Entertainer of the Year. The reigning Entertainer of the Year is not eligible to be nominated for the same award the following year.

Dave Manack, associate publisher of ED Publications, said, "Our Entertainer of the Year Award showcases the top showgirl feature entertainers in the industry, and we are very excited to see what each of these exceptional entertainers will bring to the stage at Harrah's Theater this August." 

The remaining ED Award nominees, including Overall Club of the Year, regional club nominations and club staff award nominations, will be revealed in an upcoming announcement, Manack said.

Nominees for the Newcomer Entertainer of the Year Award are Annie Lane, BJ McNaughty, Callie Jane, Eva Lovia, JayCee Lane, Jenevieve Hexxx, Laycee Steele, Liza Mae Lust, Penny Poison and Ruby Ryder.

Nominees for the Club Favorite Entertainer of the Year Award are Angel Beau, Chelsea La Vone, Gia Nova, Jaded Dawn, Lisa Licious, Natasha Nova, Phoenix Phires, Sarah Hunter, Simone Danalustrous and Trinity Turner.

Nominees for the Adult Movie Entertainer of the Year Award are Alexis Monroe, Allie Haze, Bonnie Rotten, Dani Daniels, Jayden Cole, Lexi Belle, Nicole Aniston, Rachel Starr, Richelle Ryan, and the Sophie Dee/Gianna Michaels duo.

The Overall Entertainer of the Year and Club Favorite of the Year Awards will be presented on stage at Harrah's Theater, while the Newcomer and Adult Movie Entertainer Awards will be presented at the pre-Awards reception during the Opening Showcase Party at the Republic NOLA Club on Aug. 9. 

Nominees and voting for the Miss ExoticDancer.com of the Year Award will be announced in July.

For the first time ever, the ED's will include the Urban Club of the Year Award, which will be presented at the Opening Night Party. The Awards Show Reception will be from 8-9 p.m., followed by the Awards Show from 9-11 p.m. 

Final voting for the 2016 ED's Awards will begin on Jun. 15 at TheEDawards.com.

Awards Show tickets are $69 and are available at TheEDexpo.com.

For more information on ED Publications, visit their official website or follow them on Twitter.  

For more informaiton on Exotic Dancer Magazine, visit their official website.

More ways to get XBIZ News:  RSS Feeds  |  E-Newsletters  |  Desktop Widget  |  Mobile
Looking for porn star news and behind-the-scene videos? Check out XFANZ.com !


Legal Protection for Amateur Shoots

Any adult industry professional who creates video content with actual first-time amateurs will come to an early knowledge that later performer regret is commonplace. Recognized performers who regularly... More »

Legal Options to Address Pirated Cam Performances

Many webcam performers have experienced a new trend in online piracy — the illegal recording and publication of live webcam performances. The “business model” is disturbingly simple:... More »

A Retrospective on the Adult Industry’s Tall Climb

As certainly the oldest member of the current adult-industry Fourth Estate, and having written for many adult publications, some of which no longer exist, I write this in the first person which, if you... More »
Stay informed of the latest industry developments. Get XBIZ newsletters delivered to your inbox. Subscribe today!
Enter email address:

* To manage existing subscriptions click here.

Submit your press release to
multiple news outlets with 1 click.
Subscribe to RSS news feeds or
add free content to your website.
Access XBIZ news and articles
with your mobile device.
Subscribe to XBIZ World magazine, the industry's leading e-commerce trade publication, delivering in-depth coverage of the online, mobile and ancillary digital markets.



Oct 05 - Oct 07
Hannover, Germany


Nov 04 - Nov 06
Edison, New Jersey

2016 Inked Awards

Nov 05 - Nov 05
Edison, New Jersey

XBIZ 2017

Jan 09 - Jan 13
Hollywood, CA
Everyday thousands of business professionals browse XBIZ's industry directory for quality products and services. Not listed yet? Your company could be losing potential new business. Submit your company today!
Use XBIZ RSS feeds to stay informed of the latest industry developments or as a content syndication tool for your website!