Voting Begins for First-Ever People’s Choice Awards Powered by

LOS ANGELES — For the first time ever, the 2010 XBIZ Awards will feature categories in which fans of adult entertainment around the globe can vote for their favorite stars, movies, directors and studios.

Voting begins on and ends Jan. 15.

The People’s Choice Awards, powered by, will be presented at the 2010 XBIZ Awards, taking place Feb. 10 at the Avalon in Hollywood.

Voting is easy. Studios and stars simply need to affix a People’s Choice Awards nomination button on their websites and social networking pages, which takes the fan to the homepage where voting is a click away.

The buttons may be downloaded here and here.

Fans may vote once per category during the duration of the contest, which ends Jan. 15.

“The People’s Choice categories are all about the power of social media,” XBIZ President and Publisher Alec Helmy said. “With millions of fans across Twitter, Facebook, MySpace and other social networking sites, there’s a giant base of fans eager to express support for their adult entertainment favorites. We encourage all stars and studios to promote their nominations for this year’s inaugural People’s Choice award categories.”

The People’s Choice Awards will bestow honors in the following categories:

  • Female Porn Star of the Year
  • Male Porn Star of the Year
  • Best New Starlet of the Year
  • Porn Studio of the Year
  • Porn Director of the Year
  • Feature Movie of the Year
  • Gonzo Movie of the Year
  • Porn Parody of the Year
  • Web Babe of the Year
  • Porn Site of the Year