The 28th AVN Awards ceremony in Las Vegas, presented by Adult Video News (AVN), honored the best pornographic movies and adult entertainment products of 2010. The ceremony was held on January 8, 2011 in the Pearl Concert Theater inside the Palms Casino Resort in Paradise, Nevada.[1] During the ceremony, AVN Media Network presented awards in 155 categories of movies or products released between October 1, 2009 and September 30, 2010. The ceremony was televised in the United States by Showtime.[1] Comedian Lisa Lampanelli hosted the show[1] with co-hosts Tori Black and Riley Steele.[2]

28th AVN Awards
28th AVN Awards poster 2011.jpg
DateJanuary 8, 2011 (2011-01-08)
SitePearl Theater
Palms Casino Resort
Paradise, Nevada[1]
Hosted by
Preshow hosts
Produced by
  • Gary Miller
  • Jeff Roe
Directed byGary Miller
Best PictureSpeed (Best Feature)
Most awardsBatman XXX: A Porn Parody (7)
Most nominationsMalice in Lalaland (19)[3]
Television coverage
Duration1 hour, 50 minutes[1]

AVN increased the number of people who voted on the awards to more than forty, "roughly divided evenly between in-house AVN editors, freelancers and outside critics" by adding "Xcitement Magazine’s Cindi Loftus, Genesis Magazine’s Dan Davis,’s Roger Pipe,’s Drunken Stepfather, Theresa “Darklady” Reed, former AVN editors Tod Hunter and Jared Rutter,’s Christopher Thorne, Dr. Jay and Don Houston, members of and others."[4]

Fan awards were also introduced in 2011. Winners were selected by voting two weeks before the show. Fans were able to vote in four categories: Favorite Performer, Favorite Body, Favorite Movie, and Wildest Sex Scene.[2]

Speed earned Best Feature honors for Brad Armstrong who also took home the Best Director—Feature award.[5] Tori Black won her second Female Performer of the Year award, the first actress to do so in the event's 28-year history,[6] while Gracie Glam won the Best New Starlet Award.[7] Evan Stone became a three-time Male Performer of the Year, joining Manuel Ferrara and Lexington Steele as the two others with three wins in the category.[8]

Winners and nomineesEdit

Gracie Glam, winner of the 2011 AVN Best New Starlet Award
Andy San Dimas tied for Best Actress with India Summer
Tom Byron, winner of the 2011 Best Actor

The nominees for the 28th AVN Awards were announced on Nov. 29, 2010 in a press release.[3] The film receiving the most nominations was Malice in Lalaland with 19, while performer Tori Black had the most individual nominations with 22, an AVN Awards record. The winners were announced during the awards ceremony on January 8, 2011, which were taped for broadcast April 7 on Showtime.

Major AwardsEdit

Award winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface.

Best Feature Best New Starlet
  • Speed
    • 3 Days in June
    • Awakening to Love
    • Body Heat
    • The Condemned
    • The Devil in Miss Jones: The Resurrection
    • Fatally Obsessed
    • Gigolos
    • Malice in Lalaland
    • An Open Invitation: A Real Swinger's Party in San Francisco
    • Pornstar Superheroes
    • Rawhide 2: Dirty Deeds
    • Sanatorium
    • Scorned
    • Whatever It Takes
  • Gracie Glam
    • Brooke Lee Adams
    • Raven Alexis
    • Briana Blair
    • Amy Brooke
    • Danica Dillan
    • Alexis Ford
    • Tara Lynn Foxx
    • Allie Haze
    • Amia Miley
    • Mallory Rae Murphy
    • Chanel Preston
    • Ashlyn Rae
    • Katie St. Ives
    • Jennifer White
Male Performer of the Year Female Performer of the Year
Best Actor Best Actress
  • Tom Byron - The Big Lebowski: A XXX Parody
    • Chad Alva - The Breakfast Club: A XXX Parody
    • Brad Armstrong - 4Some
    • Paul Chaplin - BatfXXX: Dark Night Parody
    • Cheyne Collins - The Vampire Sex Diaries
    • Dane Cross - 3 Days in June
    • Dale DaBone - Batman XXX: A Porn Parody
    • Chad Diamond - This Ain't Glee XXX
    • Ben English - The Condemned
    • Tommy Gunn - Rawhide 2: Dirty Deeds
    • Jack Lawrence - Reno 911: A XXX Parody
    • Mr. Marcus - Savanna's Been Blackmaled 2
    • Tommy Pistol - Joanna's Angels 3
    • Rock: The Icon - Fatally Obsessed
Best Director - Feature Best 3D Release
  • Brad Armstrong - Speed
    • Bishop - Fatally Obsessed
    • Axel Braun - Batman XXX: A Porn Parody
    • Robby D. - Body Heat
    • Stormy Daniels - Whatever It Takes
    • William H., Graham Travis - Pornstar Superheroes
    • Sam Hain - The Sex Files 2: A Dark XXX Parody
    • Andre Madness - Rawhide 2: Dirty Deeds
    • Lee Roy Myers - The Big Lebowski: A XXX Parody
    • Gary Orona - Sanatorium
    • Ilana Rothman - An Open Invitation: A Real Swinger's Party in San Francisco
    • Will Ryder - Not Charlie's Angels XXX
    • B. Skow - The Condemned
    • Nicholas Steele - BatfXXX: Dark Night Parody
    • Lew Xypher - Malice in Lalaland
  • This Ain't Avatar XXX
    • 3D MILF Memoirs
    • Octopussy 3-D: A XXX Parody
    • Porn Star Fantasies 3D
    • The Virtual Reality Stimulator 3D
Best Parody - Comedy Best Parody - Drama
  • Batman XXX: A Porn Parody
    • The A-Team XXX: A Parody
    • The Big Lebowski: A XXX Parody
    • The Breakfast Club: A XXX Parody
    • Cheers: A XXX Parody
    • The Human Sexipede
    • Not Married with Children XXX 2
    • Not M*A*S*H XXX
    • Not the Bradys XXX: Bradys Meet the Partridge Family
    • Official Jersey Shore Parody
    • Seinfeld 2: A XXX Parody
    • This Ain't Glee XXX
    • This Ain't Happy Days XXX: Fonzie Luvs Pinky
    • This Ain't the Barber Shop: It's a XXX Parody
    • WKRP in Cincinnati: A XXX Parody"
  • BatfXXX: Dark Night Parody
    • Alice
    • Bonny & Clide
    • Gia: Portrait of a Porn Star
    • Not Charlie's Angels XXX
    • Not Really... The Dukes of Hazzard: A Hardcore Parody
    • Octopussy 3-D: A XXX Parody
    • The Sex Files 2: A Dark XXX Parody
    • This Ain't Avatar XXX
    • This Ain't Charmed XXX
    • This Ain’t Cops XXX
    • This Ain't Star Trek XXX 2: The Butterfly Effect
    • Tru: A XXX Parody
    • The Twilight Zone Porn Parody
    • The Vampire Sex Diaries
Best Gonzo Release Best Interracial Release
  • Buttwoman vs. Slutwoman
    • Beach Patrol
    • Buttman's Bend Over Babes 7
    • Faye & Georgia's Birthday Bash
    • Feed the Models
    • Hellcats 15
    • Hot Girls in Tight Jeans
    • Joanna Angel and James Deen's European Vacation
    • Montana Fishburne
    • Rachel Starr Is Badass
    • Riedality
    • Rocco's Bitch Party 2
    • Rocco's Psycho Love 2
    • Slutty and Sluttier 12
    • Sport Fucking 6
  • Lex the Impaler 5
    • Alone in the Dark 7
    • Bet on Black
    • The Black Assassin 7
    • Black Listed 2
    • Black Shack
    • The Brother Load 2
    • Interracial Fuck Sluts
    • Jet Black Fuel 3
    • Manhammer 9
    • Once You Go Black 5
    • Rico the Destroyer 2
    • Savanna's Been Blackmaled 2
    • Sexual Blacktivity 2
    • True Glamour Experience
Best High-End All-Sex Release Best New Series
  • Performers of the Year 2010
    • Asa Akira Is Insatiable
    • Beautiful Stranger
    • D2: Deviance
    • Downtown Girls
    • Enter the Peepshow
    • Fashion Fucks
    • Jesse Jane: Playful
    • Mandy Candy
    • Pornstar Workout 2
    • Pretty as They Cum 2
    • Surreal Sex
    • Tori Black Is Pretty Filthy 2
    • Tres Flores, Vivid Alt
    • Voyeur Within
  • The Romance Series - New Sensations
    • All New Beaver Hunt
    • Asian Party Sluts
    • Asslicious
    • Ass Play
    • Babysitter Diaries
    • Big Tits in Uniform
    • Can He Score?
    • Downtown Girls
    • Feed the Models
    • Foot Fetish Daily
    • Net Skirts
    • Pin-Up Girls
    • Rocco’s Bitch Party
    • Rocco’s Psycho Love
    • Round Latin Asses
    • Street Vendors
    • Unseasoned Players
Best Couples Sex Scene Best Oral Sex Scene
  • Tori Black - Stripper Diaries
    • Briana Blair - The Big Lebowski: A XXX Parody
    • Monique Alexander, Raylene - Blow Me Sandwich 14
    • Kimberly Kane - The Condemned
    • Angelina Valentine - Deep Throat This 43
    • Francesca Lé blowbang - F for Francesca
    • Bobbi Starr, Adrianna Nicole, Charlotte Vale - Fuck Face
    • Asa Akira blowbang - Invasian! 4
    • Gracie Glam - Jerkoff Material 5
    • Kristina Rose blowbang - Kristina Rose Is Slutwoman
    • Lisa Ann - Massive Facials 2
    • Andy San Dimas - Praise the Load 4
    • Charley Chase - Throat Fucks 2
    • Nyomi Banxxx - Throat Injection 3
    • Jessica Drake, Angelina Ashe - Wicked Games
Best Three-Way Sex Scene, Girl/Girl/Boy Best All-Girl Couples Sex Scene
  • Jenna Haze, Monique Alexander - Meow!
    • Kimberly Kane, Savanna Samson - Beautiful Stranger
    • Lexi Belle, Monique Alexander - The Best of... Vol. 2: Lexi Belle
    • Cindy Hope, Peaches - Budapest
    • Capri Anderson, Ruby Knox - Foot Fetish Daily
    • Tori Black, Sunny Leone - Gia: Portrait of a Porn Star
    • Gracie Glam, Brooke Lee Adams - Girl Crush
    • India Summer, Lorelei Lee - An Open Invitation: A Real Swinger's Party in San Francisco
    • Jayden Cole, Victoria - Pin-Up Girls 5
    • Melissa Monet, Justine Joli - River Rock Women's Prison
    • Allie Haze, Gracie Glam - She's My Man 7
    • Bobbi Starr, Syd Blakovich - Strapped Dykes
    • Tori Black, Bobbi Starr - Tori Black: Superstar
    • Zoe Voss, Ryan Keely - Women Seeking Women 63
    • Prinzzess, Tanner Mayes - Women Seeking Women 65
Best Double-Penetration Sex Scene Fan Awards

Best Body:

  • Alektra Blue

Favorite Performer:

Wildest Sex Scene:

Favorite Movie:

  • Asa Akira Is Insatiable
Crossover Star of the Year Best Porn Star Website
Top Renting and Selling Release Reuben Sturman Award

Additional Award WinnersEdit

These awards were announced in a winners-only segment but were not presented their awards on stage during the event and were not part of the televised awards show:

Honorary AVN AwardsEdit

Reuben Sturman AwardEdit

John Stagliano was awarded the Reuben Sturman Award "for his successful defense of obscenity charges" in 2010.[3]

Hall of FameEdit

AVN Hall of Fame inductees for 2011 were: Belladonna, Axel Braun, Gia Darling, Ben Dover, Jada Fire, Jules Jordan, Bridgette Kerkove, Miles Long, Sinnamon Love, Sonny Malone, Pat Myne, Savanna Samson, Jasmin St. Claire, Scott St. James and Evan Stone.

Multiple nominations and awardsEdit

Presenters and performersEdit

The following individuals were presenters or performers during the awards ceremony:


Presenters (in order of appearance)
Name(s) Role
Joanna Angel
Tommy Gunn
Lupe Fuentes
Presenters of the awards for Best Oral Sex Scene and Best High-End All-Sex Release
Shyla Stylez
Evan Stone
Presenters of the awards for Best All-Girl Couples Sex Scene and Best Gonzo Release
Rocco Siffredi
Tera Patrick
Chi Chi LaRue
Presenters of the awards for Best Actor and Best Interracial Release
Celeste Star
Misty Stone
Presenters of the award for Best Double Penetration Scene
Amia Miley
Samantha Ryan
Sunny Lane
Presenters of the award for Best Porn Star Website
Madelyn Marie
Chanel Preston
Trophy girls
Sunny Leone
Alexis Ford
Paul Fishbein
Presenters of the award for Best Renting and Selling Title of the Year
Paul Cambria
Louis Sirkin
Allan Gelbard
Presenters of the Reuben Sturman Award
Savanna Samson
Noel Biderman
Presenters of the Ashley Madison Crossover Star of the Year
Kagney Linn Karter Presenter of the Best New Starlet award
Bobbi Starr
Jessie Andrews
Prince Yahshua
Presenters of the award for Best Three-Way Sex Scene, Girl/Girl/Boy
Jessica Drake
Keni Styles
Presenters of the four Fan Favorite awards
Tom Byron
Bibi Jones
Presenters of the awards for Best Couples Sex Scene and Best Actress
Andy San Dimas
Nyomi Banxxx
Dale DaBone
Presenters of the awards for Best Parody Drama and Best Parody Comedy
Ron Jeremy
Dani Jensen
Teagan Presley
Presenters of the award for Female Performer of the Year
Lisa Lampanelli Introduced the performance by Speaker Junkies
Jenna Haze
Sarah Vandella
Raven Alexis
Presenters of the award for Best Video Feature

Trophy girlsEdit

Trophy girls


Name(s) Role Performed
Lisa Lampanelli Host Comedian[1]
Jessie Andrews Backstage Interviews
Speaker Junkies Performer Musical act performs "Losing Control"

Changes to awards categoriesEdit

Beginning with the 28th AVN Awards, AVN Media Network added a category to the awards show, entitled Best Web Premiere, "to recognize original and outstanding content production exclusively for the web."[9]

Five new categories were also introduced to recognize the retail and distribution sector of the adult industry:[10]

  • Best Adult Distributor (East region)
  • Best Adult Distributor (West region)
  • Best Retail Boutique (East region)
  • Best Retail Boutique (West region)
  • Best Retail Chain


Comedian Andy Dick was ejected from the awards ceremony before the show had even started for allegedly pestering adult star Tera Patrick and drag queen Chi Chi LaRue backstage.[11][12]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "The 2011 AVN Awards". Showtime Networks Inc. Archived from the original on October 27, 2012. Retrieved January 17, 2013.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "2011 AVN Awards Show to Feature Fan Favorite Categories" (Press release). Adult Video News. December 6, 2010. Retrieved January 15, 2013.
  3. ^ a b c d e "Nominations for the 2011 AVN Awards Announced" (Press release). Adult Video News. November 29, 2010. Retrieved January 15, 2013.
  4. ^ "2011 AVN Awards Expands Voting Pool" (Press release). Adult Video News. October 12, 2010. Retrieved January 15, 2013.
  5. ^ Mark Kernes, "Fast Company", Adult Video News, Vol. 27, No. 3, March 2011, page 46.
  6. ^ Errera, Robert, ed. (August 2011), "On the Road: Red Carpet, Pink Pussy", Cheri Magazine, New York, New York: Cheri Magazine, 36 (1): 98–105, ISSN 1059-7131, OCLC 24682494, No woman in history has ever won the Performer of the Year Award two years in a row!
  7. ^ Steve Javors, "Little Miss Sunshine State", Adult Video News, Vol. 27, No. 3, March 2011, page 44.
  8. ^ Sharan Street, "Interview with the Phenom", Adult Video News, Vol. 27, No. 3, March 2011, pp. 42, 56.
  9. ^ "AVN Awards Show Introduces Best Web Premiere Category for 2011" (Press release). Adult Video News. October 26, 2010. Retrieved January 15, 2013.
  10. ^ "2011 AVN Awards to Honor Distributors, Retailers for First Time" (Press release). Adult Video News. September 1, 2010. Retrieved January 15, 2013.
  11. ^ "Dick Ejected From Adult Video Awards". World Entertainment News Network. Retrieved December 29, 2013.
  12. ^ "Annoying Andy Gets the Boot". New York Post. November 1, 2011. Retrieved June 2, 2011.

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