2021 XBIZ Europa Awards Categories Announced, Pre-Noms Now Open

2021 XBIZ Europa Awards Categories Announced, Pre-Noms Now Open

LOS ANGELES — XBIZ is pleased to announce the categories for the 2021 XBIZ Europa Awards, which is set for a live worldwide broadcast on September 16 as the capstone event to the second virtual XBIZ Berlin conference.

To be nominated, companies must have a base of operations located within Europe and performers must reside in Europe — with the exception of “Global” categories, for which all companies are eligible. Content shot in Europe qualifies regardless of the parent company’s home base.

In order to be eligible for consideration for an XBIZ Europa Award, movies/content and pleasure products must be released between September 1, 2020 and July 31, 2021.

Industry members may submit pre-nominations via XBIZ.net. The final day for entries is July 31.

Relevant links to digital media, marketing material and/or website login information should be included in the comments field of entries.

Without further ado, the 2021 XBIZ Europa Awards categories are:


  • Feature Movie of the Year
  • Glamcore Movie of the Year
  • Gonzo Movie of the Year
  • Director of the Year
  • Female Performer of the Year
  • Male Performer of the Year
  • Gay Performer of the Year
  • Trans Performer of the Year
  • Best New Performer
  • Best Acting
  • Best Sex Scene — Feature Movie
  • Best Sex Scene — Glamcore
  • Best Sex Scene — Gonzo
  • Best Sex Scene — Lesbian
  • Studio of the Year
  • Global Studio Brand of the Year


  • Paysite Affiliate Program of the Year
  • Cam Affiliate Program of the Year
  • Payment Services Company of the Year
  • Traffic Services Company of the Year
  • Web Services Company of the Year
  • Cam Studio of the Year
  • Global Web Brand of the Year
  • Cam Model of the Year
  • Clip Artist of the Year
  • Premium Social Media Star of the Year
  • Cam Site of the Year
  • Studio Site of the Year
  • Performer/Director Site of the Year
  • Paysite of the Year
  • VOD Site of the Year
  • Erotic Site of the Year
  • Gay Site of the Year
  • Virtual Reality Site of the Year


  • Sex Toy Product of the Year — Powered (Vibrating)
  • Sex Toy Product of the Year — Powered (Non-Vibrating)
  • Sex Toy Product of the Year — Non-Powered
  • Luxury Pleasure Product of the Year
  • Luxury Brand of the Year
  • Innovative Sex Toy of the Year
  • BDSM Pleasure Products Company of the Year
  • Fetish Product/Line of the Year
  • Gay Pleasure Products Brand of the Year
  • Sex Lubricant Company of the Year
  • Lingerie Company of the Year
  • Excellence in Product Packaging
  • New Pleasure Products Company of the Year
  • Pleasure Products Company of the Year
  • Global Pleasure Products Brand of the Year


  • Retailer of the Year — Chain
  • Retailer of the Year — Boutique
  • Online Retailer of the Year
  • Distributor/Wholesaler of the Year

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