AVN Media Network Announces Categories for 2015 AVN Awards Show

For the first time, VOD-only titles will be considered. Starting next month, AVN will begin accepting pre-nominations for the 2015 AVN Awards. To give producers and performers a head start on compiling their pre-nominations, AVN is releasing the categories for the 2015 AVN Awards today. Right after Labor Day, prenominations will be accepted online. The site will remain open until midnight on September 30.

The following are the requirements for nomination:

  • The eligibility period for the 2015 AVN Awards is October 8, 2013 to September 30, 2014. To be considered, a title must have been released within these dates, either via VOD or DVD, as outlined below.
  • Titles released on DVD must fit AVNs traditional distribution requirements of being stocked with five wholesale distributors and/or 100 retail outlets.
  • Titles released on VOD must have been made available during the eligibility period for VOD download and/or streaming through at least two (2) major for-pay VOD providers, defined as ones carrying movies from at least 100 active labels/studios.
  • The title must have clearly marked post dates falling within the eligibility period across all qualifying VOD platforms carrying it.
  • Companies wishing to submit VOD-only titles to AVN for consideration in the 2015 AVN Awards must provide links showing that said titles meet the above requirements.

AVN has streamlined the categories for the 2015 AVN Awards with the aim of making it easier for studios, directors and performers to find the correct ways in which to nominate their work.

The following are the categories for the 2015 AVN Awards:


  • All-Girl Performer of the Year
  • BBW Performer of the Year
  • Best Actor
  • Best Actress
  • Best All-Girl Release
  • Best All-Girl Series
  • Best All-Girl Group Sex Scene
  • Best Amateur Release
  • Best Amateur Series
  • Best Anal Release
  • Best Anal Series
  • Best Anal Sex Scene
  • Best Art Direction
  • Best BDSM Release
  • Best Big Bust Release
  • Best Big Butt Release
  • Best Boy/Girl Sex Scene
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Comedy
  • Best Continuing Series
  • Best Director Feature
  • Best Director Foreign Feature
  • Best Director Foreign Non-Feature
  • Best Director Non-Feature
  • Best Director Parody
  • Best Double-Penetration Sex Scene
  • Best Drama
  • Best Editing
  • Best Educational Release
  • Best Ethnic Release
  • Best Ethnic/Interracial Series
  • Best Foreign Feature
  • Best Foreign Non-Feature
  • Best Foreign Continuing Series
  • Best Girl/Girl Sex Scene
  • Best Group Sex Scene
  • Best Interracial Release
  • Best Makeup
  • Best Male Newcomer
  • Best Marketing Campaign Company Image
  • Best Marketing Campaign Individual Project
  • Best MILF Release
  • Best New Imprint
  • Best New Series
  • Best New Starlet
  • Best Non-Feature
  • Best Non-Sex Performance
  • Best Older Woman/Younger Girl Release
  • Best Oral Release
  • Best Oral Sex Scene
  • Best Orgy/Gangbang Release
  • Best Parody
  • Best POV Release
  • Best POV Sex Scene
  • Best Pro-Am Release
  • Best Romance Movie
  • Best Screenplay
  • Best Screenplay Parody
  • Best Sex Scene in a Foreign Shot Production
  • Best Solo Release
  • Best Solo/Tease Scene
  • Best Soundtrack
  • Best Special Effects
  • Best Specialty Release Other Genre
  • Best Specialty Series Other Genre
  • Best Star Showcase
  • Best Supporting Actor
  • Best Supporting Actress
  • Best Three-Way Sex Scene Boy/Boy/Girl
  • Best Three-Way Sex Scene Girl/Girl/Boy
  • Best Transsexual Release
  • Best Transsexual Series
  • Best Transsexual Sex Scene
  • Best Vignette Release
  • Best Young Girl Release
  • Clever Title of the Year
  • Director of the Year
  • Female Performer of the Year
  • Female Foreign Performer of the Year
  • Mainstream Star of the Year
  • Male Foreign Performer of the Year
  • Male Performer of the Year
  • MILF Performer of the Year
  • Most Outrageous Sex Scene
  • Movie of the Year
  • Transsexual Performer of the Year


  • Best Affiliate Program
  • Best Alternative Website
  • Best Dating Website
  • Best Glamour Website
  • Best Live Chat Website
  • Best Membership Website
  • Best Porn Star Website
  • Best Solo Girl Website
  • Best Web Director


  • Best Condom Manufacturer
  • Best Enhancement Manufacturer
  • Best Fetish Manufacturer
  • Best Lingerie or Apparel Manufacturer
  • Best Lubricant Manufacturer
  • Best Pleasure Product Manufacturer Small
  • Best Pleasure Product Manufacturer Medium
  • Best Pleasure Product Manufacturer Large
  • Best Product Line for Men
  • Best Product Line for Women


  • Best Adult Distributor
  • Best Boutique
  • Best Retail Chain Small
  • Best Retail Chain Large
  • Best Web Retail Store


  • Best Body
  • Best Boobs
  • Favorite Female Porn Star
  • Favorite Male Porn Star
  • Favorite Studio
  • Favorite Webcam Girl
  • Hottest Ass
  • Hottest MILF
  • Most Promising New Starlet
  • Social Media Star

The AVN Awards returns to The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas on Saturday, January 24, 2015. Industry tickets can be purchased by emailing tickets@avnawards.com. Fans may secure tickets with prices starting at $175. Hotel rooms can also be booked now at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Rooms start at $99.

The 32nd annual AVN Awards Show will be co-hosted by popular adult stars Alexis Texas and Tommy Pistol.

For more information about an organization that seeks to help women who are victims of exploitation or sex trafficking in Las Vegas, please see our article: Stuck in the Sex Industry: Scarlet Hope Helps Exploited and Trafficked Women in Las Vegas.

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