GAYVN Award Noms Announced

Jeremy Spencer
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – According to J.C. Adams’, Jet Set Men exclusive Jesse Santana leads the pack with eight individual nods in the 10th Annual GAYVN Awards nominations, announced yesterday.

Santana is cited for three Best Group Scenes, plus Sex Scene, Threesome, Supporting Actor and the hotly contested Best Newcomer and Performer of the Year categories. Raging Stallion exclusive Steve Cruz follows closely behind with seven nominations.

The actual studio counts were being compiled and disputed as this article was written.

The 10th Annual GAYVN Awards Show will be held at the Giftcenter in San Francisco on Saturday, February 16, 2008. The event is by invitation only for professionals within the adult entertainment industry, but a limited number of fan tickets are available exclusively at

"After the raging success of the 2007 GAYVN Awards with host Kathy Griffin, we'll be returning to San Francisco in 2008 to award the highest achievements in the gay adult industry," said Chad Beecher, AVN’s VP of Business Relations.

Beecher encourages fans and the industry to join in the celebration to recognize the most talented individuals and outstanding products in the industry.

"The event will be filled with celebs, drinks and plenty of porn stars," Beecher said.

The GAYVN Awards are dedicated to recognizing outstanding movies and talented individuals who have contributed to the advancement of the gay adult entertainment industry. Its broad-based, nationwide panel of judges, predominantly from the gay press, has been awarding trophies for 21 years, making the GAYVN Awards the most respected and recognized awards in gay adult entertainment history, according to a company press release.

For a complete list of nominees and other information, visit