34th AVN Awards
DateJanuary 21, 2017 (2017-01-21)
SiteThe Joint
Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Paradise, Nevada, USA
Hosted by
Highlights
Best PictureSuicide Squad XXX: An Axel Braun Parody
Most awardsSuicide Squad XXX: An Axel Braun Parody (9)

The 34th AVN Awards, presented by Adult Video News (AVN), honored the best pornographic movies and adult entertainment products of between October 1, 2015 and September 30, 2016 and took place on January 21, 2017 at The Joint in Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Paradise, Nevada. During the ceremony, Adult Video News presented AVN Awards (often referred to as the Oscars of porn [2][3][4][5][6]) in 117 categories. Webcam star Aspen Rae and reigning AVN Female Performer of the Year Riley Reid co-hosted the ceremony, each for the first time.[1] Master of ceremonies was comedian Colin Kane.

Suicide Squad XXX: An Axel Braun Parody won the most awards with nine, including Best Movie and Best Parody along with Best Actress for Kleio Valentien.[7]

Winners and nominees

The nominees for the 34th AVN Awards were announced on November 17, 2016, at the annual AVN Awards Nominations Party at Avalon nightclub in Hollywood.

The winners were announced during the awards ceremony on January 21, 2017.

The major performer awards went to Adriana Chechik, AVN Female Performer of the Year Award; Mick Blue, Male Performer of the Year and Hollie Hendrix, Best New Starlet. In terms of movies, the big winners were Suicide Squad XXX: An Axel Braun Parody, The Submission of Emma Marx: Exposed, The Preacher's Daughter[8] and Natural Beauties, each with three or more awards.

Major awards

Adriana Chechik, winner of the 2017 AVN Female Performer of the Year Award
Kleio Valentien, Best Actress winner
Kleio Valentien, Best Actress winner
Xander Corvus, Best Actor winner
Xander Corvus, Best Actor winner
Greg Lansky, Director of the Year winner
Greg Lansky, Director of the Year winner

Winners[7][9] of categories announced during the awards ceremony January 21, 2017, are highlighted in boldface, and indicated with a double dagger (double-dagger).

Movie of the Year Female Performer of the Year
  • Suicide Squad XXX: An Axel Braun Parodydouble-dagger[7][9]

Rather than nominees for this category, contenders are chosen from the winners in the "Best Release" categories such as Best Anthology Movie, Best Drama, Best Parody Release and several others. Voting is conducted separately just prior to the awards ceremony.

Male Performer of the Year Best New Starlet
  • Holly Hendrix
    • Kimmy Granger
    • Alex Grey
    • Elsa Jean
    • Jojo Kiss
    • Katy Kiss
    • Lyra Law
    • Melissa Moore
    • Kira Noir
    • Anya Olsen
    • Gia Paige
    • Piper Perri
    • Adria Rae
    • Lana Rhoades
    • Gina Valentina[10]
Transsexual Performer of the Year All-Girl Performer of the Year
  • Aubrey Katedouble-dagger[7][9]
    • Michelle Austin
    • Aspen Brooks
    • Jessy Dubai
    • Jessica Fox
    • Foxxy
    • Nina Lawless
    • Kelli Lox
    • Venus Lux
    • Chelsea Marie
    • Sunshyne Monroe
    • Chelsea Poe
    • Domino Presley
    • Isabella Sorrenti
    • Stefani Special[10]
  • Jenna Sativadouble-dagger[7][9]
    • Aiden Ashley
    • Lily Cade
    • Jayden Cole
    • Darcie Dolce
    • Val Dodds
    • Prinzzess Felicity Jade
    • Shyla Jennings
    • Jelena Jensen
    • Ryan Ryans
    • Celeste Star
    • Tanya Tate
    • Vanessa Veracruz[10]
Best Actor Best Actress
  • Xander Corvus, The Preacher's Daughterdouble-dagger[7][9]
    • Richie Calhoun, The Submission of Emma Marx: Exposed
    • Danny D, Sherlock: A XXX Parody
    • Ryan Driller, True Detective: A XXX Parody
    • Steve Holmes, The One I Lust
    • Marcus London, Devil Inside
    • Ryan McLane, Win a Date With Sophia Blake
    • Tyler Nixon, This Ain’t Fallout XXX
    • Tommy Pistol, Suicide Squad XXX: An Axel Braun Parody
    • Ryan Ryder, Storm of Kings: XXX Parody
    • Steven St. Croix, Color Blind
    • Evan Stone, The Donald
    • Nacho Vidal, Outland: Beyond the Far West
    • Chad White, The Marine
    • Aaron Wilcoxxx, Fragment of Love[10]
  • Kleio Valentien, Suicide Squad XXX: An Axel Braun Parodydouble-dagger[7][9]
    • Asa Akira, The J.O.B.
    • Aria Alexander, Sex Machina: A XXX Parody
    • Samantha Bentley, Hard in Love
    • Carter Cruise, Supergirl XXX: An Axel Braun Parody
    • Cherie DeVille, Project Pandora: A Psychosexual Lesbian Thriller
    • Jessica Drake, DNA
    • Karlee Grey, Student Bodies 5
    • Veruca James, Deception: A XXX Thriller
    • Cassidy Klein, Little Red: A Lesbian Fairy Tale
    • Sara Luvv, Babysitting the Baumgartners
    • Abigail Mac, True Detective: A XXX Parody
    • Penny Pax, The Submission of Emma Marx: Exposed
    • Dana Vespoli, Lefty
    • Kasey Warner, Color Blind[10]
Director of the Year Best Supporting Actress
  • Joanna Angel, Cindy Queen of Helldouble-dagger[7][9]
    • Britney Amber, The Donald
    • Julia Ann, Keep It in the Family
    • Mercedes Carrera, Project Pandora: A Psychosexual Lesbian Thriller
    • Adriana Chechik, Color Blind’’
    • Bree Daniels, Lefty
    • Alexis Fawx, The Preacher's Daughter
    • Holly Heart, The Young & the Rest of Us
    • Kendra James, Missing: A Lesbian Crime Story
    • Karla Kush, Forbidden Affairs 5: My Wife’s Daughter
    • Angel Long, Hard in Love
    • Aaliyah Love, New Beginnings
    • Katie Morgan, Republican Candidate Wife Swap
    • April O’Neil, Ten Inch Mutant Ninja Turtles and Other Porn Parodies'
    • Jessa Rhodes, Good Little Girl[10]
Best Drama Best Parody
  • The Preacher's Daughterdouble-dagger[7][9]
    • Anything He Desires
    • Color Blind
    • Dark Secrets
    • Devil Inside
    • Dirty Money
    • DNA
    • Forbidden Affairs 5: My Wife’s Daughter
    • Fragment of Love
    • Last Chance
    • Lefty
    • The Marine
    • Red Light
    • Sugarbabies: A Cautionary Tale
    • The Young & the Rest of Us[10]
  • Suicide Squad XXX: An Axel Braun Parodydouble-dagger[7][9]
    • Beauty and the Beast XXX: An Erotic Fairy Tale Parody
    • Ghostbusters XXX Parody
    • How the Grinch Gaped Christmas
    • Little Red: A Lesbian Fairy Tale
    • Not Traci Lords XXX: '80s Superstars Reborn
    • The One I Lust
    • Republican Candidate Wife Swap
    • Sex Machina: A XXX Parody
    • Storage Whore Orgy
    • Supergirl XXX: An Axel Braun Parody
    • Ten Inch Mutant Ninja Turtles and Other Porn Parodies
    • This Ain't American Horror Story XXX
    • This Ain't Fallout XXX'
    • True Detective: A XXX Parody[10]
Best Star Showcase
Best Boy/Girl Sex Scene Best Girl/Girl Sex Scene
  • Kendra Sunderland, Mick Blue; Natural Beautiesdouble-dagger[7][9]
    • Janice Griffith, Small Hands; Ass Effect'
    • Katrina Jade, Prince Yahshua; Big Wet Interracial Tits
    • Anna de Ville, Ryan Madison; BoHo Beauties
    • Kimmy Granger, J-Mac; Don’t Break Me
    • Lea Lexis, Ramón Nomar; Fucking Flexible
    • Sara Luvv, Mandingo; Her 1st Interracial
    • Lana Rhoades, Xander Corvus; Hot Models
    • Veronica Rodriguez, Xander Corvus; Love Her Madly
    • Anikka Albrite, Mick Blue (scene 1); Mick Loves Anikka
    • Aidra Fox, James Deen; Perfect Pussy
    • Chanel Preston, Damon Dice; Red Light
    • Carter Cruise, Charles Dera; Supergirl XXX: An Axel Braun Parody
    • Gina Valentina, Seth Gamble; Teen Sex Dolls 2
    • Alexis Adams, Manuel Ferrara; Young & Glamorous 8[10]
  • Riley Reid, Reena Sky; Missing: A Lesbian Crime Storydouble-dagger[7][9]
    • Allie Haze, Peta Jensen; Anything He Desires
    • Kenna James, Kristen Scott; First Lesbian Summer
    • Rebel Lynn, Sara Luvv (scene 5); Fool for Love
    • Anya Olsen, Sandy Fantasy; Girlfiction
    • Kira Noir, Kelsi Monroe; Lesbian Beauties 16: Interracial
    • Gina Valentina, Veronica Rodriguez; Lesbian Border Crossings
    • Shyla Jennings, Elle Alexandra; The Lesbian Experience: An Unexpected Encounter
    • Cadence Lux, Amara Romani; Lesbian Fantasies
    • August Ames, Darcie Dolce; The Lesbian Landlord
    • Abigail Mac, Lilly Evans; Lesbian Tutors 2
    • Ariana Marie, Xandra Sixx; Let It Ride
    • Aspen Rae, Shae Snow; My Wicked Tongue
    • Jenna Sativa, Lyra Law; No Man's Land: Raunchy Roommates 2
    • Aidra Fox, Eva Lovia; We Live Together 43[10]
Best Anal Sex Scene Best Oral Sex Scene
  • Megan Rain, Manuel Ferrara; Anal Modelsdouble-dagger[7][9]
    • Abella Danger, Manuel Ferrara; Abella
    • Alex Grey, Mick Blue; Anal Beauty 3
    • Veruca James, Markus Dupree; Anal Domination
    • Veronica Avluv, James Deen; Anal Fanatic 7
    • Joanna Angel, Nacho Vidal; Anal Sex on the Beach
    • Ariana Marie, Mick Blue; The Art of Anal Sex 2
    • Adriana Chechik, Mick Blue; Gape Tryouts
    • Romi Rain, Keiran Lee; In the Ass at Last
    • Riley Reid, Joss Lescaf; Interracial & Anal 3
    • Kristina Rose, Mick Blue; Latin Asses 2
    • Marley Brinx, Chris Strokes; Marley Brinx Pushes the Temperature Up to Sizzling
    • Casey Calvert, Toni Ribas; Oil & Anal 2
    • Vicki Chase, Mick Blue; Performers of the Year 2016
    • Jillian Janson, Mick Blue; Top Models[10]
  • Adriana Chechik; Adriana Chechik: The Ultimate Slutdouble-dagger[7][9]
    • Dakota, #My Face 2
    • Aria Alexander, Aria Alexander Swallows Every Last Drop
    • Asa Akira, Asa Goes to Hell
    • Brett Rossi, Brett Rossi Is Delicious
    • Skin Diamond, Teanna Trump; Deep Throat League 2
    • Morgan Lee, Facialized 3
    • Marsha May, Feeding Frenzy 12
    • Kristina Rose, Gag Reflex 2
    • Chanel Preston, Massive Facials 7
    • Blair Williams, Mouth Magic
    • Veronica Rodriguez, Riley Reid; Slobber River BJs
    • Riley Steele, Supergirl XXX: An Axel Braun Parody
    • Jillian Janson, Casey Calvert, Aidra Fox; Throat Training 2
    • Samantha Rone, Wet Food 7 [10]
Fan Award: Favorite Female Porn Star Fan Award: Favorite Cam Girl
  • Kati3katdouble-dagger[7][9]
    • 0bedientSlut, AAPL_, AbrilRocks, adysweet, AllexyaHot, AlysaJolie, AngelKiuty, Arquelina, Aruba Jasmine, Ashe Maree, AsianPlaymateXX, Aspen Rae, Aubrilee, BabyJas, BlondMelanye, Brielle Day, CarminaHot1, Caylin, Cherry Devivre, ChristyOnCam, Chroniclove, DaisyDestin, Dawn Willow, Devious Angel, Emily Grey, Eva Gomez, Eva Sin, Ginger Banks, Goddess Valora, Harli Lotts, Hazina, HopeDaylee, Jalyn, Jenny Blighe, Jisel Lynn, JordanLane, KaliiiRose_, Kickaz, LeightonBrook, LenaSpanks, Lexie Ford, LindseyBanks, LittleRedBunny, Livia Choice, LovelyKittie, MalibuBomb, Mariah Leonne, Melody Kush, MissAshe, MissChristmas, Mitsuko Doll, Natalie Star, OneGreatDiva, Paulina, PavlovsWhore, Pocket, Poppynaked, Rapture, Raquelle Diva, Rebecca000, Sabrina Nellie, saracross, Sassha Red, SeductiveGoddess1, ShandaFay, Spanishstar, Stefanie Joy, SugarBooty, UrCuteSarah, Valentina_Arango, Vicalouqua74, VivianisHere.[12]

Additional award winners

The following is the list of remaining award categories,[7] which were presented apart from the actual awards ceremony.

Multiple nominations and awards

Suicide Squad XXX: An Axel Braun Parody won the most awards with nine, followed by The Submission of Emma Marx: Exposed with five. Other multiple award-winning movies were Natural Beauties and The Preacher's Daughter win three apiece and Abella, Cindy Queen of Hell, Hard in Love and Missing: A Lesbian Crime Story with two each. As well, Anal Beauty 4 and Angela Loves Gonzo both won an individual award in addition to being part of best series awards.[7]

AVN Honorary Awards

Hall of Fame

AVN on December 28, 2016, announced the 2017 inductees into its hall of fame, with the Pleasure Products Branch honorees announced the following day:

Presenters and performers

AVN announced the 2017 AVN Awards Trophy Girls would be Uma Jolie and Gina Valentina.[15]

Ceremony information

AVN added two new categories to the 2017 awards show, to recognize the emerging virtual reality genre: Best Virtual Reality Sex Scene and Best Virtual Reality Innovation, the latter honoring "the most significant technological advance in the production or presentation of VR entertainment."[16]

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