2023 AVN Awards Winners

The AVN Awards are an annual awards ceremony recognizing outstanding achievement and popular media in the adult entertainment industry. The awards are sponsored and presented by Adult Video News (AVN) magazine, which covers the adult entertainment industry.
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The AVN Awards were first held in 1984 and have since become one of the most prestigious awards in the adult industry. The awards cover a wide range of categories, including Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Director, Best Feature, Best Camgirl, Best Gonzo Release, and many more. Nearly 40 years later the AVNs are more popular than ever.

The AVN Awards ceremony is held in Las Vegas, Nevada, and is attended by many of the top adult performers, directors, porn stars, and producers in the adult industry. The ceremony is also broadcast live online, and highlights of the event are often shown on various media outlets.

2023 AVN Award Winners


Grand Reel

  • Grinders, Adult Time

Best Actor – Featurette

  • Tommy Pistol, “The Bargain” | Greenwood/Adult Time

Best Actress – Featurette

  • Blake Blossom, “An Honest Man” | MissaX

Best All-Girl Group Sex Scene

  • Gianna Dior, Jill Kassidy & Natalia Nix, “Close Up” | Slayed

Best All-Girl Movie or Limited Series

  • Play 2, Slayed/Pulse

Best All-Girl Series or Channel

  • Cravings, Slayed/Pulse

Best Anal Movie or Limited Series

  • Anal Savages 8, Jules Jordan Video

Best Anal Series or Channel

  • Tushy Raw, Tushy Raw/Pulse

Best Anal Sex Scene

  • Angela White & Manuel Ferrara, “Florentine Part 1” | If It Feels Good 3, Deeper/Pulse

Best Anthology Movie or Limited Series

  • Blonde Label 2, Deeper/Pulse

Best Anthology Series or Channel

  • Vibes, Vixen/Pulse

Best Art Direction

  • SpideyPool XXX: An Axel Braun Parody, Wicked Comix

Best BDSM Movie or Limited Series

  • Tainted Love, Kink

Best Blowbang Scene

  • Angela White, “Sexually Rated Programming: Blowbang” | Brazzers

Best Boy/Girl Sex Scene

  • Blake Blossom & Jax Slayher, “Dream Slut, Blonde, Stacked, Blake Blossom Worships Jax Slayher’s Giant Cock” | Jules Jordan Video

Best Cinematography

  • Set Walker, Goddess and the Seed, Deeper/Pulse

Best Curve Appeal Movie or Limited Series

  • Breast Worship 7, Jules Jordan Video

Best Directing Portfolio – International

  • Rocco Siffredi

Best Directing Portfolio – Narrative

  • Kayden Kross

Best Directing Portfolio – Non-Narrative

  • Jules Jordan

Best Directing Portfolio – Specialty

  • Aiden Starr

Best Double-Penetration Sex Scene

  • Gia Derza, John Strong & Mick Blue, “Gia Scene 1: Double Penetration!” | Evil Angel

Best Editing

  • Michael Hues, Grinders, Adult Time

Best Featurette

  • “The Bargain” | Greenwood/Adult Time

Best Female Mixed-Age Movie or Limited Series

  • Cougariffic 2, Girlsway Productions

Best Foursome/Orgy Scene

  • Violet Myers, Vicki Chase, Vic Marie, Vanna Bardot, Nicole Doshi, Savannah Bond, Anton Harden, Richard Mann, Isiah Maxwell, Jonathan Jordan, Brickzilla, Garland, Jamie Knoxx, Jay Hefner, John Legendary, Tyrone Love, Stretch & Zaddy; “High Gear” | Blacked Raw V56, Blacked Raw/Pulse

Best Gangbang Scene

  • Angela White, Mick Blue, John Strong, Isiah Maxwell, Zac Wild & Oliver Flynn, “Take Control” | Brazzers

Best Girl/Girl Sex Scene

  • Vanna Bardot & Gianna Dior, “Heat Wave” | Slayed

Best Gonzo/Cinemacore Movie or Limited Series

  • Goddess and the Seed, Deeper/Pulse

Best Gonzo/Cinemacore Series or Channel

  • Blacked Raw, Blacked Raw/Pulse

Best Hair & Makeup

  • Alexxx Moon, “One Last Kiss” | MissaX

Best Ingénue Movie or Limited Series

  • Ripe 11, Jules Jordan Video

Best Ingénue Series or Channel

  • Dirty Little Schoolgirl Stories, New Sensations

Best International All-Girl Sex Scene

  • Little Caprice & Agatha Vega, “Wonder Women” | Caprice Divas/Little Caprice Dreams

Best International Anal Sex Scene

  • Vina Sky & Vince Karter, “Vina Sky: French Tour De Anal” | Exotics 2, Jules Jordan Video

Best International Boy/Girl Sex Scene

  • Liya Silver & Joss Lescaf, “The Spanish Stallion: Angie Lynx vs. Liya Silver, Scene 2” | Rocco Siffredi Films/Evil Angel

Best International Group Sex Scene

  • Sara Bell, Martina Smeraldi, Yves Morgan, Oscar Batty & Mike Chapman, “Rocco’s Double Trouble 5, Scene 2” | Rocco Siffredi/Evil Angel

Best International Production

  • Revenge, Dorcel/Pulse

Best Leading Actor

  • Seth Gamble, Going Up, Lust Cinema

Best Leading Actress

  • Maitland Ward, Drift, Deeper

Best Male Newcomer

  • Lucky Fate

Best MILF Movie or Limited Series

  • Mommy’s Boys, MissaX

Best MILF/Female Mixed-Age Series or Channel

  • Filthy Moms, Brazzers/Pulse

Best Multi-Partner Movie or Limited Series

  • Threesome Fantasies 12, Vixen/Pulse

Best New International Starlet

  • Little Dragon

Best New Production Banner

  • Ricky’s Room

Best New Starlet

  • Charly Summer

Best Niche Movie or Limited Series

  • Cum Inside 3, Nubile Films/Pulse

Best Niche Series or Channel

  • Hentai Sex School, Adult Time/Adult Source

Best Non-Sex Performance

  • Misty Stone, Love, Sex & Music, Adam & Eve Pictures

Best Oral Series or Channel

  • Swallowed.com, Lit Up/Evil Angel

Best Oral Sex Scene

  • Laney Grey & Mick Blue, “Laney Grey Deepthroats All Day” | Throated/Blowpass

Best POV Sex Scene

  • Anna Claire Clouds & Manuel Ferrara, “Manuel’s Fucking POV 14 – Scene 3” | Jules Jordan Video

Best Screenplay – Featurette

  • Ricky Greenwood, “One Last Kiss” | MissaX

Best Screenplay – Movie or Limited Series

  • James Avalon, Dark Is the Night, Wicked Noir/Pulse

Best Solo/Tease Performance

  • Angela White, “Take Control” | Brazzers

Best Soundtrack

  • Grinders, Adult Time

Best Star Showcase

  • Ultimate Fuck Toy: Charly Summer, Jules Jordan Video

Best Supporting Actor

  • Tommy Pistol, Grinders, Adult Time

Best Supporting Actress

  • Kira Noir, Sorrow Bay, Lust Cinema

Best Taboo Relations Movie or Limited Series

  • Daddy’s Favorite 3, Digital Sin

Best Tag-Team Sex Scene

  • Gianna Dior, Mick Blue & Steve Holmes, “Gianna 4 You” | Dorcel

Best Thespian – Trans/X

  • Ariel Demure, “Under Her Wing” | Transfixed

Best Three-Way Sex Scene

  • Jazmin Luv, Anna Claire Clouds & Anton Harden, “Let’s All Be Friends” | Blacked Raw

Best Trans Group Sex Scene

  • Emma Rose, Khloe Kay & Kenzie Anne, “The Cum Sauna” | Oopsie!/Adult Time

Best Trans Movie or Limited Series

  • Tantalizing Threesomes, TransAngels/Pulse

Best Trans Newcomer

  • Brittney Kade

Best Trans One-on-One Sex Scene

  • Jade Venus & Ariel Demure, “Jade + Ariel: Sealed With a Cum Kiss” | PansexualX Porn Crush 4, Aiden Starr/Evil Angel

Best Trans Series or Channel

  • Transfixed, Adult Time

Best Virtual Reality Sex Scene

  • Apryl Rein, Coco Lovelock, Delilah Day, Haley Spades, Penelope Kay, Charly Summer, Kyler Quinn, Leana Lovings, Blake Blossom, Aubree Valentine, Laney Grey, Madi Laine, Avery Black, Alexia Anders, Izzy Lush & John Strong; “Dream Team” | SLR Originals/SexLikeReal

Clever Title of the Year

  • “I Can’t Believe It’s Nut Butter!” | WankzVR

Female Performer of the Year

  • Kira Noir

Girl/Girl Specialty Performer of the Year

  • Aidra Fox

International Female Performer of the Year

  • Little Caprice

International Male Performer of the Year

  • Danny D.

Mainstream Venture of the Year

  • Maitland Ward, Rated X: How Porn Liberated Me From Hollywood

Male Performer of the Year

  • Seth Gamble

Mark Stone Award for Outstanding Comedy

  • SpideyPool XXX: An Axel Braun Parody, Wicked Comix

MILF Performer of the Year

  • Cherie DeVille

Most Outrageous Sex Scene

  • Ashley Lane & Tommy Pistol, “The Bargain” | Greenwood/Adult Time

Niche Specialty Performer of the Year

  • Daisy Ducati

Outstanding Directing – Individual Work

  • Kayden Kross, Drift, Deeper

Trans Performer of the Year

  • Emma Rose



Best Sex Supplement Manufacturer

  • Vitaliboost

Best Enhancement Manufacturer

  • Wicked Sensual Care

Best Fetish Manufacturer

  • XR Brands

Best Lingerie or Apparel Line

  • Envy Menswear

Best Lubricant Brand

  • Jo

Best Pleasure Product Manufacturer – Large

  • Doc Johnson

Best Pleasure Product Manufacturer – Medium

  • Thank Me Now

Best Pleasure Product Manufacturer – Small

  • OEJ Novelty


Best Boutique

  • Pepper

Best Retail Chain – Large

  • Lion’s Den

Best Retail Chain – Medium

  • Excitement

Best Retail Chain – Small

  • Circus of Books

Best Web Retail Store

  • PinkCherry.com


Favorite Adult Podcast

  • Plug Talk

Favorite BBW Star

  • Alex Blair

Favorite Cam Girl

  • Aphia DeMieux

Favorite Cam Guy

  • Logan Chase

Favorite Camming Cosplayer

  • Purple Bitch

Favorite Camming Couple

  • Casey Kisses & Kylie Le Beau

Favorite Creator Site Star

  • Amouranth

Favorite Domme

  • Brittany Andrews

Favorite Female Porn Star

  • Angela White

Favorite Male Porn Star

  • Johnny Sins

Favorite Porn Star Creator

  • Angela White

Favorite Trans Cam Star

  • Casey Kisses

Favorite Trans Porn Star

  • Daisy Taylor

Hottest All-Girl Creator Collab

  • Angela White & Sky Bri

Hottest Anal Creator Collab

  • Angela White & Michael Stefano

Hottest Boy/Girl Creator Collab

  • Violet Myers & Alex Mack

Hottest MILF

  • Kendra Lust

Hottest Newcomer

  • Scarlett Jones

Hottest Oral Creator Collab

  • Angela White & Pressure

Hottest Solo Creator Content

  • Violet Myers

Hottest Trans Creator Collab

  • Aubrey Kate & Small Hands

Most Amazing Ass

  • Abella Danger

Most Spectacular Boobs

  • Angela White
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