Rascal Exclusives Receive 13 Grabby Award Nominations

LOS ANGELES — Channel 1 Releasing has announced that Rascal Exclusives Blake Riley, Johnny Hazzard and Josh Vaughn have received a total of 13 nominations for the 2008 Grabby Adult Erotic Video Awards.

Nominations include seven nods for Blake Riley, including Best Versatile Performer, Hottest Bottom and Best Newcomer; four nominations for Johnny Hazzard, including Best Duo, Best Group Scene and Best Versatile Performer; and two nominations for Josh Vaughn, including Hottest Bottom and Best Newcomer.

The annual award show will take place on May 24 at the Park West Theater in Chicago.

“I couldn’t be more proud of Blake, Johnny and Josh for receiving so many Grabby Award nominations this year,“ C1R partner and director Chi Chi LaRue said. “These boys worked their asses off this past year, and I’m so glad that the guys at Gay Chicago Magazine have acknowledged them for it.”

The Adult Erotic Gay Video Awards, better known as the Grabbys, are presented annually by Gay Chicago Magazine. Chi Chi LaRue and Honey West will once again cohost the ceremonies, along with porn star hosts Jake Deckard, Dean Flynn and Trevor Knight.

Other C1R nominations include:

  • Best Rimming Scene — Blake Riley and Johnny Hazzard in “Restless Youths”
  • Best 3-Way — Blake Riley, Scott Tanner and Kevin Miles in “Link: The Evolution” Best Duo — Johnny Hazzard and Blake Riley in “Restless Youths”
  • Best Group Scene — Steve Cruz, Joe Strong, Matt Majors, Brendan Davies and Johnny Hazzard in “Link: The Evolution”
  • Best Cum Scene — Blake Riley, Scott Tanner and Kevin Miles in “Link: The Evolution”
  • The Grabby Awards Show is a ticketed event with limited seating. Tickets go on sale to the industry on April 2 and to fans on April 16.

    For more information on the Grabby Awards, visit www.grabbys.com .