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XBIZ Awards 2009 Official Nominees Announced

The 7th annual awards ceremony will be held in conjunction with the XBIZ '09 Conference
XBIZ Awards 2009 Official Nominees Announced
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XBIZ 360 - Jan. 13-16, Los Angeles
Dec 3, 2008 5:30 PM PST    Text size: 
LOS ANGELES — XBIZ has announced the final list of nominees for the 7th Annual XBIZ Awards, to take place Feb. 12 at Boulevard 3 in Hollywood, Calif.

The awards ceremony will be held in conjunction with the annual XBIZ '09 Conference, being held Feb. 10-12 at the Warner Center Marriott in Woodland Hills, Calif.

“The entire staff of XBIZ would like to congratulate the final nominees of the 2009 XBIZ Awards," XBIZ President Alec Helmy said. “We're both thrilled and honored that the adult community has given us the support and opportunity to recognize outstanding companies and individuals across all sectors of the industry. This year's awards show is guaranteed to be bigger and more spectacular than ever before. We look forward to celebrating with the most influential players in adult entertainment today.”

Aside from the nominated awards, a number of Lifetime and Outstanding Achievement awards will be handed out and announced at the awards ceremony.

Finalists may email nominees@xbiz.com to receive a digital "XBIZ Award Nominee" emblem for use on their websites and in print.

Registered attendees of the XBIZ '09 Conference receive free general admission to the XBIZ Awards.

The complete list of nominations are as follows:

WEB & TECHNOLOGY

Affiliate Program of the Year
BangBros, Braincash, Brazzers, CECash, DieselAction, Gamma Entertainment, HustlerCash, KinkyDollars, NastyDollars, NSCash, OC Cash, PimpRoll, PlatinumBucks, PussyCash, VideoBox

Emerging Affiliate Program of the Year
Blazing Bucks, Bos Bucks, Cream Bling, Digital Playground Cash, ExoticGold, Freak Bucks, Fuck You Cash, HDPays, Incredible Dollars, MovieProfits, OrgyCash, Paper Street Cash, PremiumCash, ThatONEProgram, Triple 10 Vault

VOD Company of the Year
AEBN, Adult DVD Empire, Adult Rental, Clips4Sale.com, Gamelink, HotMovies, SugarVOD.com, Sureflix, XonDemand, Yappo

Content Broker/Licensor of the Year
AdultContent.nl, AdultSexContent, AmazingContent, Cool Content, ItsYourPorn, Matrix Content, Paul Markham, Photorama International, PlatinumFeeds, PlugInFeeds, TheAdultBroker, The Content Store, VeryCheapVids.com, WebmasterCentral, WorldWideContent

Live Video Chat of the Year
Almighty Content, Cams.com, CamZ, ImLive.com, LiveJasmin, LiveCamNetwork, Video Secrets, WebCamClub, WebCamCash, Webcams.com

Web Host of the Year
Cavecreek, ISPrime.com, MojoHost, National Net, Phat Servers, Right Hosting, Swiftwill Web Hosting, Techie Media, Webair, YellowFiber.com

Design Studio of the Year
AdultDesign.com, BlueDesign Studios, Cardinal Vices Studio, Dickmans Design, FDsign, H3ADS.com, Nasty Graphix, S2O Designs, Wyldesites, Inc., Zuzana Designs

Dating Program of the Year
Adult Date Link, AdultFriendFinder.com, Dating Gold, Fling.com, HornyMatches.com, LoadedCash.com, LoverCash, Lustdollars, PussyCash, SexSearch.com

Web Retailer of the Year
Adam & Eve, Effex Media, Mallcom, NicheShops, Stockroom, SugarDVD, AdultDVDEmpire, Gamelink, Wanted List, PECash

Billing Company of the Year
CCBill, CommerceGate, DHD Media, Epoch, GTBill, Maxpayments, NETBilling, OrbitalPay, Verotel, Zombaio

Alternative Billing Company of the Year
2000Charge, Electracash, Global Acces, GXBill, L3 Payments, LocalBilling, NoCreditCard.com, PasswordByPhone, Webbilling, WTS

Software Company of the Year
2much.net, CCBTools, Elevated X, FeedMorphers, Mansion Productions, MetrixApps, ObjectCube, Smart Scripts, StatsRemote, Too Much Media

GLBT Web Company of the Year
Bel Ami, Channel 1 Releasing, CorbinFisher.com, CyberSocket, GayDatingCash.com, Grooby Productions, IntenseCash, Maleflixxx, NakedSword, Pistol Media

Web Babe/Starlet of the Year
Aaliyah Love, Alyssah Simone, Ashley Fires, Ava Knight, Catalina Cruz, Illeana's, Ivy Black, Jana Jordan, Jelena Jensen, Jordan Capri, Kayden420, Puma Swede, Sarah Peachez, Tiffany Preston, Trisha Uptown, Vicky Vette

MOVIE PRODUCTION

Studio of the Year
Adam & Eve Pictures, Digital Playground, Elegant Angel, Evil Angel, Girlfriends Films, Hustler Video, Jules Jordan Video, New Sensations, Private Media Group, Smash Pictures, Teravision, Vivid Entertainment, Vouyer Media, Wicked Pictures, Zero Tolerance

GLBT Studio of the Year
Bel Ami, Black Scorpion Entertainment, Channel 1 Releasing, Citebeur, Collin O'Neal Productions, COLT Studio, Dark Alley Media, Dirty Bird Pictures, Falcon Studios, Hot House Entertainment, Jet Set Productions, Lucas Entertainment, Raging Stallion Studios, Sarava Productions (Kristen Bjorn) , Titan Media

Feature Movie of the Year
"Angel Face" - VCX, "Casino: No Limit" – Marc Dorcel, "Cry Wolf" – Vivid Entertainment, "Fallen" – Wicked Pictures, "Hearts & Minds II: Modern Warfare" – New Sensations, "Morphine" – Vivid Alt, "Night of the Giving Head" – Rodnievision, "Not Another Porn Movie" – Independent Adult Cinema/Adam & Eve, "Not Bewitched XXX" – X-Play/Adam & Eve, "Pirates II: Stagnetti’s Revenge" – Digital Playground, "Roller Dollz" – Adam & Eve/Zero Tolerance, "Roma" – Daring Media/IVD Exclusives, "Succubus" – Evil Motion Pictures, "The Texas Vibrator Massacre" – Loaded Digital/Metro Content, "The Wicked" – Wicked Pictures, "This Ain’t the Munsters XXX" – Hustler Video

Gonzo Release of the Year
"Big Boob Orgy" – 3rd Degree Films, "Cheerleaders" – Digital Playground, "Curvy Girls" – Elegant Angel, "Discovering Alexis Texas" – Belladonna/Evil Angel , "Filth Cums First 3" – Handheld Pictures/Digital Playground, "Icon" – SexZ Pictures, "Lex the Impaler 3" – Jules Jordan Video, "Oil Overload" – Chris Streams/Jules Jordan Video, "Perfect Match" – Red Light District/Vivid Entertainment, "Performers of the Year" – Elegant Angel, "Secretary’s Day 2" – Smash Pictures, "Tera Goes Gonzo" – Teravision, "The Gauntlet 3" – Vouyer Media, "The Jenny Hendrix Anal Experience" – Manuel Ferrara/Evil Angel, "Top Shelf" – Diabolic Video

GLBT Movie of the Year
"Best Men: Part 1: The Bachelor Party" & "Best Men: Part 2: The Wedding Party" – Falcon Studios, "Brothers' Reunion" – Lucas Entertainment, "Folsom Undercover" – Titan Media, "Hung Country for Young Men" – Jet Set Productions, "Italians and Other Strangers" – Lucas Kazan Productions, "Men's Room III: Ozark Mtn. Exit 8" – Titan Media, "Mug Shots" – Dirty Bird Pictures, "Paging Dr. Finger" – Hot House Entertainment, "Rio" – AMG Brasil, "Sex Hiker" – Black Scorpion Entertainment, "Skin Deep 1-2" – Sarava Productions, "Some Like It Big 1-2" – Bel Ami, "Tattoo Twinks" – Dark Alley Media, "To the Last Man 1-2" – Raging Stallion Studios, "Unknown: Ghost of a Chance" – Rascal Video

Director of the Year — Body of Work
Andrew Blake, Belladonna, Brad Armstrong, B. Skow, Chris Streams , Jim Powers, Jonni Darkko, Jules Jordan, Manuel Ferrara, Mike Quasar, Paul Thomas, Robby D, Stormy Daniels, William H, Will Ryder

Director of the Year — Individual Project
Andre Madness – "Hearts & Minds 2: Modern Warfare" (New Sensations) , Andrew Blake – "Paid Companions" (Studio A Entertainment) , Anton Slayer – "This Ain’t the Munsters XXX" (Hustler Video) , Antonio Adamo – "Roma" (Daring Media Group/IVD Exclusives) , Brad Armstrong – "Fallen" (Wicked Pictures) , Eon McKai – "Doll Underground" (Vivid-Alt) , Ethan Kane – "Dark City" (Adam & Eve Pictures) , James Avalon – "Roller Dollz" (Adam & Eve/Zero Tolerance) , Joone – "Pirates II: Stagnetti’s Revenge" (Digital Playground) , Marc Dorcel – "Casino: No Limit" (Marc Dorcel) , Michael Raven – "The Wicked" (Wicked Pictures) , Paul Thomas – "Cry Wolf" (Vivid Entertainment) , Rob Rotten – "Texas Vibrator Massacre" (Loaded Digital/Metro Content) , Visual Blurr – "The Whore Within Me" (Digital Sin) , Will Ryder – "Not Bewitched XXX" (X-Play/Adam & Eve)

GLBT Director of the Year
Denis Bell, Kristen Bjorn, Jett Blakk, John Bruno, Tony DiMarco, Joe Gage, Lucas Kazan, Chi Chi LaRue, Ben Leon, Michael Lucas, Brian Mills, Steven Scarborough, Chris Steele, Marty Stevens, Chris Ward

Female Performer of the Year
Adrianna Nicole, Alexis Texas, Ashlynn Brooke, Belladonna, Bobbi Star, Dana DeArmond, Gianna Michaels, Jenna Haze, Jenny Hendrix, Jesse Jane, Jessica Drake, Kayden Kross, Sasha Grey, Shyla Stylez, Sunny Lane

Male Performer of the Year
Ben English, Erik Everhard, Evan Stone, James Deen, Manuel Ferrara, Marco Banderas, Mark Ashley, Michael Stefano, Mick Blue, Mr. Pete, Randy Spears, Rico Strong, Shane Diesel, Tom Byron, Tommy Gunn

GLBT Performer of the Year
Jason Crew, Damien Crosse, Steve Cruz, RJ Danvers, D.O. , Johnny Hazzard, Wolf Hudson, Erik Rhodes, Blake Riley, Jesse Santana, Tyler Saint, Max Schutler, Ricky Sinz, Kurt Wild, Jackson Wild

New Starlet of the Year
Angelina Valentine, Asa Akira, Brynn Tyler, Cassandra Calogera, Chayse Evans, Dakoda Brookes, Jandi Lin, Kristina Rose, Meggan Mallone, Missy Stone, Nikki Jayne, Phoenix Marie, Ryder Skye, Stoya, Tori Black

Crossover Star of the Year
Sasha Grey, Tera Patrick, Stormy Daniels, Katie Morgan, Jenna Jameson, Joanna Angel, Ron Jeremy, Cast of “My Bare Lady 2” (Brooke Haven, Sunny Leone, Casey Parker and Veronica Rayne), Jesse Jane, Mary Carey

Marketing Campaign of the Year
Adam & Eve for Independent Adult Cinema label, Adam & Eve and Zero Tolerance for “Roller Dollz” , Arrow Productions for Deep Throat Energy Drink, Digital Playground for “Pirates II: Stagnetti’s Revenge” , Evil Angel for “Defend Our Porn” , Hustler Video for “Who’s Nailin’ Paylin?” , Red Light District for “Amy Fisher Caught on Tape” , The Screaming O – J Kwon promotion and Willie Gault race, Wicked Pictures for “Fallen” and “The Wicked” promotional packages, X-Play/Adam & Eve for “Not Bewitched XXX”

ADDITIONAL CATEGORIES

Toy Manufacturer of the Year
California Exotic Novelties, Doc Johnson, Don Wands, Evolved Novelties, Fleshlight, Funfactory, JeJoue, Jimmyjane, Pipedream, Spartacus Enterprises, Sportsheets, Standard Innovation Corp. , Tantus, Inc. , The Screaming O, Topco Sales

Retailer of the Year
Adam & Eve, Babeland, Castle Megastores, Fairvilla, Hustler Hollywood, Peekay, Romantix/Luv Boutiques, Stockroom

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