Nominations for 2017 AVN Awards Announced

LOS ANGELES—AVN Media Network on Thursday night announced the nominees for the 2017 AVN Awards set for January 21 in Las Vegas.

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Finalists in more than 100 awards categories were revealed at the third annual AVN Awards Nominations Party, sponsored by MyFreeCams, at Avalon nightclub in the heart of Hollywood.

Jessa Rhodes hosted Thursday night’s bash along with the 2017 AVN Awards Trophy Girls Uma Jolie and Gina Valentina.

The 34th annual AVN Awards Show, known worldwide as “the Oscars of Porn,” is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 21, at The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.

Adult superstars Riley Reid and Aspen Rae will co-host the red-carpet ceremony sponsored by Chaturbate and MyFreeCams. The gala event of the year will culminate a full week of festivities at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, where Internext will return to kick things off Jan. 14-17, followed by the annual AVN Adult Entertainment Expo Jan. 18-21 and the Adult Novelty Expo that will run from Jan. 18-20.

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AVN has added two new awards categories for 2017 to recognize the emerging Virtual Reality genre. The first new category, Best Virtual Reality Sex Scene, was open to content exclusive to membership sites. The second new category is Best Virtual Reality Website, which will honor the best production and/or presentation of VR entertainment. That category will be part of the Web & Technology section of the AVN Awards.

AVN is also introducing the Best Foreign Series category to recognize the most outstanding ongoing series shot outside the U.S.

In addition to the Video, Web & Technology, Pleasure Products and Retail nominees announced Thursday, AVN Media Network will unveil the nominees in 14 Fan Awards categories in the coming weeks along with the 2017 class of inductees into the AVN Hall of Fame.

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