The XBIZ Awards are a symbol of excellence dedicated to honoring the most influential companies and performers who play an essential role in the growth and popularity of adult entertainment around the globe.

XBIZ received a record 2,365 preliminary nomination submissions from the adult entertainment community, with the official nominee list encompassing the Web & Tech, Movies & Production and Novelty & Retail awards categories to be presented at the show.

In addition, awards will be given out in a series of Special Recognition categories.

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – The list of official finalist nominees for the 2010 XBIZ Awards, the adult entertainment industry’s biggest business awards show, have been announced.

The eighth annual XBIZ Awards, to be held Feb. 10 at the world-famous Avalon Hollywood, mere feet from the legendary intersection of Hollywood and Vine, will be the biggest awards show the media company has produced.

The XBIZ Awards are a symbol of excellence dedicated to honoring the most influential companies and performers who play an essential role in the growth and popularity of adult entertainment around the globe.

XBIZ received a record 2,365 preliminary nomination submissions from the adult entertainment community, with the official nominee list encompassing the Web & Tech, Movies & Production and Novelty & Retail awards categories to be presented at the show. In addition, awards will be given out in a series of Special Recognition categories.

“On behalf of XBIZ, it’s a privilege and an honor to congratulate the nominees of the 2010 XBIZ Awards,” XBIZ President and Founder Alec Helmy said.

“We’d like to thank industry members from across the world for their unprecedented participation and support this year. We look forward to hosting the industry’s most glamorous business awards show to date on Feb. 10 in Hollywood.”

The 2010 XBIZ Awards is being held in conjunction with the XBIZ LA Conference, taking place Feb. 9-11 at the Sofitel Hotel in Hollywood, Calif.

Below is a highlighted list of the nominees:

WEB & TECH

VOD Company of the Year
Adult Rental, AEBN/NakedSword, Gamelink/Maleflixxx, Hot Movies, XonDemand

Content Licensor of the Year
Adult Centro, Adultcontent.nl, AMA Content, Amazing Content, Content Bandit, Glamourgirls, HD Porn Streams, Matrix Content, Platinum Feeds, PlugInFeeds, Sex Entertain, Temple Light Brokers, TheContentStore.com, Webmaster Central, World Wide Content/Feeds

Web Babe/Starlet of the Year
Aaliyah Love, Aria Giovanni, Ariel Rebel, Ashley Fires, Ava Knight, Catalina Cruz, Ella Black, Ivy Black, Jelena Jensen, Karla Spice, Kate’s Playground, Kayden420, Kelly Madison, Next Door Nikki, Rachel Aziani, Renee Perez, Sandee Westgate, Tiffany Preston, Vicky Vette, Yurizan Beltran

Porn Star Website of the Year
Ashlynn Brooke, Belladonna, Courtney Cummz, Eva Angelina, Jenna Haze, Jessica Drake, Joanna Angel, Kayden Kross, Kelly Divine, Lexi Belle, Lisa Ann, Mariah Milano, Nikki Benz, Phoenix Marie, Priya Rai, Sophie Dee, Sunny Lane, Sunny Leone, Tera Patrick, Tori Black

MOVIES & PRODUCTION

Studio of the Year
Adam & Eve Pictures, Bang Productions, Brazzers, Digital Playground, Elegant Angel, Evil Angel, Girlfriends Films, Harmony Films, Hustler Video, Jules Jordan Video, Justin Slayer International, Naughty America, New Sensations, Sweetheart Films, Teravision, Vivid Entertainment, Vouyer Media, Wicked Pictures, X-Play, Zero Tolerance

Feature Movie of the Year
“2040” (Wicked Pictures), “Billionaire” (Private Media Group), “Dorcel Airlines: First Class” (Marc Dorcel), “Educating Alli” (Wicked Pictures), “Faithless” (Vivid Entertainment), “Fleshed Out” (SexZ Pictures), “Flight Attendants” (X-Play/Adam & Eve), “Fuck The World” (Club Jenna/Pulse), “Law & Lust” (Josh Stone/Justin Slayer International), “Live In My Secrets” (Vivid-Alt), “Naughty Neighbor” (Sweet Sinner/Mile High Media), “One Last Ride” (Adam & Eve Pictures), “Pure” (Evil Angel), “Spin The Bottle” (Wicked Pictures), “Teachers” (Digital Playground), “The 8th Day” (Adam & Eve Pictures), “The Sex Files: A Dark XXX Parody” (Revolution X/Digital Sin), “The Surrender of O” (Adam & Eve Pictures), “Throat: A Cautionary Tale” (Vivid Entertainment), “Who’s Nailin’ Paylin?” (Hustler Video)”

Female Performer of the Year
Alexis Texas, Angelina Valentine, Ashlynn Brooke, Bobbi Starr, Bree Olson, Charley Chase, Dana DeArmond, Jenna Haze, Jesse Jane, Jessica Drake, Julia Ann, Kelly Divine, Kristina Rose, Lexi Belle, Lisa Ann, Nikki Benz, Phoenix Marie, Sasha Grey, Shyla Stylez, Tori Black

Male Performer of the Year
Anthony Rosano, Ben English, Erik Everhard, Evan Stone, James Deen, Johnny Sins, Lexington Steele, Manuel Ferrara, Marco Banderas, Mark Ashley, Mark Wood, Mick Blue, Mr. Marcus, Mr. Pete, Prince Yahshua, Rico Strong, Rocco Reed, Sean Michaels, Shane Diesel, Tom Byron

Transsexual Performer of the Year
Allanah Starr, Buck Angel, Danielle Foxx, Gia Darling, Hazel Tucker, Joanna Jet, Kimber James, Sexy Jade, Vaniity, Wendy Williams

Gay Performer of the Year
Benjamin Bradley, Blu Kennedy, Damien Crosse, David Dakota, David Taylor, Eric Rhodes, Francesco D’Macho, Francios Sagat, Jeremy Bilding, Johnny Hazzard, Leo Giamani, Logan McCree, Luke Hamill, Mathew Rush, Max Schutler, Rafael Alencar, Reese Rideout, Ricky Sinz, Ryan Raz, Tyler Saint

New Starlet of the Year
Alyssa Hall, Andy San Dimas, Angelina Armani, Angelina Ashe, Asa Akira, Britney Amber, Dani Jensen, Isis Taylor, Kagney Linn Karter, Kiara Diane, Kiera King, London Keys, Madelyn Marie, Madison Parker, Mason Moore, Nicole Ray, Riley Steele, Sadie West, Tanner Mayes, Tara Lynn Fox

The XBIZ Awards are a symbol of excellence dedicated to honoring the most influential companies and performers who play an essential role in the growth and popularity of adult entertainment around the globe.

XBIZ received a record 2,365 preliminary nomination submissions from the adult entertainment community, with the official nominee list encompassing the Web & Tech, Movies & Production and Novelty & Retail awards categories to be presented at the show. In addition, awards will be given out in a series of Special Recognition categories.