7th AVN Awards

The 7th AVN Awards ceremony, organized by Adult Video News (AVN), took place on January 8, 1990, at the Tropicana Hotel & Casino in Paradise, Nevada.[2] During the ceremony, AVN Awards were presented in 44 categories honoring pornographic films released the previous year. Actor Rick Savage hosted the show with segment co-hosts Christy Canyon, Barbara Dare and Nina Hartley.[1][2] Portions of the show were taped for a segment on Entertainment Tonight.[1]

The Nicole Stanton Story won five awards, the most of any feature, however Best Film went to Night Trips, which took three trophies, as did Voodoo Lust. Two awards went to each of Bi and Beyond III, True Love and Undercover.

7th AVN Awards
DateJanuary 8, 1990
SiteTropicana Hotel & Casino, Paradise, Nevada
Hosted byRick Savage[1]
Highlights
Best PictureNight Trips
Most awardsThe Nicole Stanton Story (5)

Winners and nominees

The winners[1] were announced during the awards ceremony on January 8, 1990.[2] The first AVN Awards tie occurred as Victoria Paris and Tori Welles were named co-winners of the Best New Starlet category.[1] Jon Martin won Best Actor for the second consecutive year.[1]

Victoria Paris JBH (crop)
Victoria Paris, Best New Starlet co-winner
Tori Welles
Tori Welles, Best New Starlet co-winner
Henri Pachard
Henri Pachard, Best Director—Film winner

Honorary AVN Awards

Hall of Fame

AVN Hall of Fame inductees for 1990 were: Lesllie Bovee, Jamie Gillis, Ron Jeremy, Gloria Leonard, Bruce Seven, Joey Silvera. The six were all nominated by the readership of Adult Video News.[1]

Multiple nominations and awards

The following six movies received multiple awards:

  • 5 - The Nicole Stanton Story I & II
  • 3 - Night Trips, Voodoo Lust
  • 2 - Bi and Beyond III, True Love, Undercover

Presenters and performers

Performers

The Moonlight Entertainers[1] provided the music, while comics Bill Hicks,[1] Frank Barnett[1] and Scott Schwartz[3] provided comedy segments and Chi Chi LaRue[1] sang “Wild Thing”.[3]

Ceremony information

Actor Rick Savage[1] hosted the show. He had three co-hosts for different portions of the awards show: Christy Canyon, Barbara Dare and Nina Hartley.[1][2]

New categories added this year included: Best Amateur Tape and Best Tease Performance.[1]

The Nicole Stanton Story was named top renting release of the year and also top selling release of the year.[1]

See also

Notes

^1 Night Trips, a film, was edited on video.

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s "Glamor and Glitz at the AVN Awards Show". Adult Video News. Vol. 5 no. 3. Upper Darby, Pennsylvania: AVN Publications, Inc. February 1990. pp. 15–16. ISSN 0883-7090.
  2. ^ a b c d "The 1989 AVN Awards Show — Photo Feature". Adult Video News. Vol. 5 no. 4. Upper Darby, Pennsylvania: AVN Publications, Inc. March 1990. pp. 42–43. ISSN 0883-7090.
  3. ^ a b Ross, Gene (February 1990). "Mondo Vegas". Adult Video News. Vol. 5 no. 3. Upper Darby, Pennsylvania: AVN Publications, Inc. pp. 57–88. ISSN 0883-7090.

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8th AVN Awards

The 8th AVN Awards ceremony, organized by Adult Video News (AVN) took place on January 12, 1991, at the Tropicana Hotel & Casino in Paradise, Nevada. During the ceremony, AVN Awards were presented in 60 categories honoring pornographic films released the previous year in the United States. The ceremony was videotaped for later pay-per-view broadcast. Actor Tom Byron hosted with seven co-hosts throughout the show.House of Dreams won seven awards, the most of any feature, including Best Film. Other winners included Beauty and the Beast, Part 2 with five awards, while gay movie More Of A Man took four. Three movies took three awards: The Last X-Rated Movie, The Masseuse and Pretty Peaches 3, while Buttman’s Ultimate Workout and The Rise each won two trophies.

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