December 01, 2009 04:26pm
27th Annual AVN Awards
Source: AVN Awards Press
by: Company Press Release
(CHATSWORTH, CA) -- The nominations for the 2010 AVN Adult Movie Awards were announced with winners in over 100 different categories to be revealed live at the AVN Awards Show on January 9, 2010 at Pearl Concert Theater inside the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas.
This year’s event is co-hosted by two of the biggest names in the world of erotica, Kayden Kross and Kirsten Price. The 27th annual ceremony is the most important and star-studded night for the adult film industry as it rolls out its red carpet and celebrates the best and brightest in the business. More than 5,000 releases were reviewed by the AVN staff during the year.
The event is a Herculean effort treated with the same seriousness as the Academy® Awards. ''We are very excited about this new collaboration with the Pearl Concert Theater inside the Palms Casino Resort,'' said Paul Fishbein, president of AVN Publications. ''All involved with the Palms have been great to work with and the intimate setting of the Pearl will provide a new experience to both the audience and participants of this year’s AVN Awards.''
Awards will be given out in 125 categories, including Best Video Feature, Best Parody, Female Performer of the Year, Best Adult Website and numerous Best Sex Scene awards.
Titles receiving multiple nominations included 2040, Nurses, the 8th Day, Throat: A Cautionary Tale, Pure, Tori Black is Pretty Filthy, Flight Attendants, the Sex Files; a Dark XXX Parody, Ass Worship 11, Teachers and many more.
Stars such as Sasha Grey, Manuel Ferrara, Jenna Haze, Tori Black and others also received multiple nominations for their work this year. A full list of categories and nominees can be found at www.avnawards.com. Tickets are available at avnawards.com for $300 each.
First presented in 1983, the AVN Adult Movie Awards show is the adult industry equivalent to the Academy® Awards for mainstream filmed entertainment. Each January, industry talent, producers and technicians gather together in Sin City/Las Vegas for a night of accolades, entertainment and fun.
The AVN Adult Movie Awards, historically the biggest and most lavish celebration of the year, honors the best movies, performers and production companies in adult entertainment in more than 100 different categories. For more information on the AVN Adult Movie Awards show, please visit www.avnawards.com.
AVN Media Network has become a global leader in the adult entertainment community. AVN's portfolio of business includes the widely-recognized industry journals: AVN, AVN Online, Gayvn, and AVN Novelty Business. In addition, AVN hosts the leading industry conventions: AVN Adult Entertainment Expo, Internext Las Vegas, Internext Summer, AVN Adult Novelty Expo and the consumer show Erotica LA. It also provides online coverage through AVN.com news and AVN Live, along with cutting-edge industry e-newsletters. AVN also hosts the annual AVN Adult Movie Awards and Gayvn Awards ceremonies. For more information, visit the web site at www.AVN.com.
The Palms Casino Resort, heralded as one of Las Vegas' hippest resorts, is an all-encompassing, one-stop destination. Owned by the Maloof family, the boutique property boasts three distinct towers and a diverse mix of bars and restaurants across a 95,000-square-foot casino. Amenities include the legendary Playboy Club; Ghostbar; Rain Nightclub; the Pearl Concert Theater; Moon Nightclub; N9NE Steakhouse; Nove Italiano; Little Buddha; Simon Restaurant and Lounge; the Palms Pool and Bungalows; Palms Spa and Amp Salon; Drift Spa and Hammam; LA Sunset Tan; Brenden Theatres, a 14-theatre Cineplex; Huntington Ink Tattoo Lounge; the Fantasy Suites, including the Hardwood Suite, the only hotel room in the world with its own basketball court; and over 60,000 square-feet of meeting space.
The Palms has played host to MTV’s Video Music Awards, Real World: Las Vegas and Bravo’s Celebrity Poker Showdown, and E!’s Girls Next Door and Sunset Tan feature the resort on a regular basis. The Palms Casino Resort is located just west of the Las Vegas Strip and I-15 on Flamingo Road. For reservation information, call toll free at (866) Palms-Res, (866) 725-6773, or visit www.palms.com. For groups of 15 rooms or more, contact the Sales Department at (866) Palms-Mtg or (866) 725-6768.
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Sue Procko Public Relations
Director of Public Relations
Palms Casino Resort