Whitney Wright Earns 14 AVN Awards Nominations for Acting, Writing, Performing, Directing
Whitney Wright is a proud 14-time nominee of the 2020 AVN Awards for excellence in the adult industry in the fields of performing, acting, writing and directing.
The star received a Best Leading Actress award nomination for Sweet Sinner/Mile High’s What We Do for Money, and is a nominee for Female Performer of the Year for the second year in a row.
Wright was also nominated for her work on the MissaX drama Adelaide: Best Director – Dramatic Production and Best Dramatic Screenplay; the film also scored noms for Best Drama and Best Editing.
As a director, Wright is proud of the three nominations her film Endless(AllHerLuv/MissaX) brought in: Best Girl/Girl Sex Scene, Best Non-Sex Performance for Will Pounder and Best Featurette.
Her performance nominations include Best All-Girl Group Sex Scene (for Sweetheart/ Mile High’s Girls of Wrestling), Best Gangbang Scene (for Evil Angel’s Consent), Best Group Sex Scene (for Adult Time’s Perspective), Best Three-Way Sex Scene – G/G/B (for Pure Taboo’s ‘Coming Home’-Female Submission) and Best Virtual Reality Sex Scene (for VR Bangers’ Stolen).
Emma Hix is the proud recipient of her first-ever XBIZ Award nomination for 2020, in recognition of her exceptional onscreen talent in adult film.
The in-demand Canadian model and performer earned her inaugural XBIZ nod for Best Sex Scene - All-Sex with Seth Gamble for her work in Axel Braun's Dirty Blondes 3(Wicked Pictures), and said that “I couldn’t be any more excited and over the moon about this amazing nomination!”
Hix, who has performed non-stop on behalf of the best studios in the business since 2016, added, “I’m eternally grateful for the work and to the people who get me work that gets me XBIZ nominations… and to XBIZ for the honor. Thank you so much!”
In addition to Wicked Pictures, Hix has also starred in a slew of scorching productions for Mile High Media, Girlsway, Pure Taboo, Jules Jordan Video, Evil Angel, Brazzers, Vixen, Blacked and Tushy, where she just released her anal showcase for the company, How to Deal.
Karma Rx has been selected for seven AVN Awards nominations for 2020, including Female Performer of the Year.
The popular adult star is also up for Best POV Sex Scene for Manuel’s Fucking POV 12 (Jules Jordan Video) with Manuel Ferrara, Best Anal Sex Scene - ‘Karma Rx Approaches Anal With Caution’ Tattooed Anal Sluts 2 with James Deen and Best Blowbang Scene, ‘Interracial Blowbang’ (DogfartNetwork.com).
Bad Karma (Evil Angel) is up for three awards as well: Best Star Showcase, Best Double-Penetration Sex Scene with Prince Yahshua and Jax Slayher and Best Director - Gonzo/ Anthology Production for Chris Streams.
“Thanks AVN for the nominations and for giving the adult industry something exciting to look forward to every year,” said Karma Rx of the honor. “Also wanted to throw a congratulations out to Chris Streams as a nominee for directing Bad Karma. It was an experience I’ll never forget and he’s deserving of all the awards!”
Karma Rx is set to attend the upcoming AVN Awards Show, taking place on the last night of the AVN Adult Entertainment Expo, Saturday, January 25, 2020 at the Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Maitland Ward, the fiery redhead who blazed a path into the adult industry with a slew of white-hot performances this year, has been honored with four XBIZ Awards nominations for 2020.
The star was nominated for Best Actress - Feature Movie and Best Sex Scene - Feature Movie for her breakout performance in Kayden Kross’ epic feature for Deeper, Drive. Ward also received nominations for Best New Starlet and Crossover Star of the Year.
“Thank you to XBIZ for recognizing my work this year, particularly my work in Drive,” said Ward of the film, which received 10 nominations as well. “Thank you to Kayden for bringing me into the amazing world of Drive, and to my fellow nominated co-stars Ivy Lebelle and Manuel Ferrara for making the experience that much more enjoyable!”
Ward made her official hardcore debut earlier this year starring in memorable scenes for top studios such as Jules Jordan Video, Mile High, Brazzers and Vixen Media Group, the latter of which just signed Ward to an exclusive performing contract.
Seth Gamble Nominated for Four 2019 Fleshbot Awards, Including Male Performer of the Year
Seth Gamble is the recipient of four Fleshbot Award nominations for his exceptional work in the adult industry this year, and fan voting is already underway for the next two weeks at Fleshbot.com/awards.
The popular hardcore website honored the leading man with a nomination for Male Performer of the Year and for Best Oral Scene in Wicked Pictures’ Deadpool XXX - also nominated for Movie of the Year - for his performance with co-star Jennifer White.
Gamble was also nominated in the Best Group Sex Scene category for two Pure Taboo titles: Bad Samaritans with Cadence Lux and Charles Dera, and Anne: A Taboo Parody with Eliza Jane, Casey Calvert, Elena Koshka, Kristen Scott and Derrick Pierce.
“I’m a big fan of Fleshbot so this was pretty exciting to receive four nominations, particularly for Male Performer of the Year,” said Gamble. “Since fans get to choose who their favorites are this year through public voting, I look forward to the results!”
The handsome hardcore star hit a high note this year as a leading man, winning Best Actor awards from both AVN & XBIZ for his dead-on Deadpool XXX portrayal earlier this year, and winning rave reviews for his intense performance in Adult Time feature film Perspective this past month.
Adult star Ryan Keely kicked off Episode Four of HBO’s sexually-liberated new series Mrs. Fletcherthis week as an aspiring porn performer interviewed on an amateur MILF site while the show’s titular Mrs. Fletcher (played by Kathryn Hahn) watches the scene on her laptop.
“Tell us a little bit about yourself,” begins the interviewer in the first scene as Keely sits demurely on a bed. “I’m a housewife, I met my husband in college… we have two kids…” she begins, as the scene unfolds with a series of women telling their personal stories to the camera.
“Have you ever had a threesome?” the interviewer continues, as Keely fidgets nervously. “No…” she stammers. “If you did, what would you want it to be… two women? Two men?“ Keely returns a wide smile to the interviewer: “All of it sounds really good!”
Keely was a natural in her role in the seven-episode series, currently airing Sunday nights and available for streaming on HBO. "As America's Favorite Stepmom, I couldn't be more thrilled to see a show about women who consume MILF porn, and its effects on them and their lives,” she said.
Sofia Rose is a proud three-time Fleshbot Awards nominee for 2019, picking up nods for Best Social Media Personality, Best Boobs and Female Performer of the Year.
Fan voting is now open, and Rose is urging adult film enthusiasts to go online and exercise their polling power for the public voting event, as Fleshbot’s submission totals will have the final say in who brings home the trophies.
The MILF and BBW superstar, who busted out big time this year with a slew of exceptional performances in hardcore productions for Brazzers, Plumper Pass and Adult Time’s star showcase Shape of Beauty, is thrilled with the recognition.
“Thanks so much to Fleshbot for these amazing nominations, and a big thank you to the fans that have long supported my work, and continue to support me in this ever-changing industry,” said Rose. “So go to Fleshbot.com and VOTE!”
Fan voting is now open at Fleshbot.com/awards, and ballot entries are allowed once every 24 hours per IP address until polling ends November 29.
Adult superstar Sophie Dee is ready to heat up the holidays with the release of her very own ‘Girls Just Want to Have Fun’ 2020 wall calendar.
The limited-edition 12” x 12” January-to-December calendar is made with quality saddle-stitched binding from digital branding company Bold Models Inc., teasing fans with months of gorgeous full-color photos that will inspire them to keep better track of their daily schedules.
“I’ve always wanted to do a calendar, but never had the time to organize it with my busy shooting and production calendar,” said Dee, who boasts over 5.3 million followers on Instagram. “I’m thrilled to be partnering with Bold Models to finally make one of my bucket list goals a reality”
The Sophie Dee ‘Girls Just Want to Have Fun’ calendar is now available for only $24.95 - for a personally-signed copy, add $15 to the order- exclusively at Sophiedee.vip/product/sophie-dee-2020-calendar.
Nikki Benz Ushers in the Roaring Twenties with New ‘Dirty Blonde’ 2020 Calendar
Nikki Benz is ensuring that her fans a have a veryhappy New Year with the brand-new release of her very own 2020 Dirty Blonde calendar.
The platinum bombshell is selling the 12” x 18” limited-edition calendar with spiral binding on her official Nikkibenzmerch.com website, and fans will not be disappointed with Benz’s gorgeous monthly layouts - including an incredible centerfold spread during the months of June and July.
“I’ve always wanted to have my own calendar, and the timing was just perfect!” said Benz. “Not only is my 2020 calendar ready for my fans to purchase, but my official merchandise is also available at NikkiBenzMerch.com.”
Digital branding company Bold Models, Inc. came up with the creation and production of the erogenous wall art featuring adult’s top stars and hottest Instagram models - Benz has over 4.2 million followers - in a series of seductive poses and settings that will have fans faithfully counting the days all year long.
Deeper, the specialty erotica production house from adult’s reigning Director of the Year Kayden Kross, welcomes Stoya in her writing and directing debut for the studio, You Know What I Like, available November 15 exclusively at Deeper.com.
Starring Alexis Tae and Mickey Mod, You Know What I Like weaves an exquisite web of passionate foreplay, rough sex and profound intimacy that the filmmaker describes as attentive, generous and amorous.
“Mickey and Alexis had such fantastic chemistry, every part of the set was professional, and I had a great time on my first foray into fictional narrative pornography,” said Stoya.
“I'm wildly impressed with what Kayden has done with Deeper, and was honored to be asked to direct something for her company. I'm excited to see what Deeper's audience thinks of my spin on erotic power games.”
Kross was excited to reunite with her former TrenchcoatX producing partner, saying, "It's no secret that I've been a fan of Stoya both personally and professionally for a long time, and her work in co-founding TrenchcoatX is what ultimately made my work on Deeper possible.
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