Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 20, 2012
The top stars and executives from the world of adult entertainment will congregate for the industry’s exclusive awards event of the year, the 2013 XBIZ Awards show (xbizawards.com) on Jan. 11, 2013 at the Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles.
The annual red carpet ceremony will honor the year’s best across every segment of the global industry. With an expanded list of more than 160 award categories, the 2013 finalist nominees list represents the most expansive array of categories in the history of the XBIZ Awards show.
Adult film superstar Tera Patrick will host adult entertainment’s grandest gala of the year, while Jessica Drake and Kirsten Price will welcome guests as the official red carpet hosts.
Patrick is widely regarded as one of the most successful adult film stars of all time with dozens of best-selling movies as both a performer and producer to go with countless magazine covers during her remarkable career. While she retired from performing and producing in 2008, this year Patrick has been involved with select industry projects and has her sights set on making the 2013 XBIZ Awards a historic occasion.
Among those expected for the 2013 gala are past XBIZ Award winner James Deen, the mainstream crossover sensation who co-starred with Lindsay Lohan in the upcoming Hollywood film “The Canyons”; Bollywood superstar Sunny Leone; Hustler empire founder and industry icon, Larry Flynt; and legendary adult film performer Ron Jeremy.
The biggest personalities and brightest stars in adult entertainment have made the XBIZ Awards the most prestigious symbol of industry success. The annual event attracts A-list movers and shakers of the multi-billion dollar adult entertainment industry, generating buzz throughout the business and media.
Now in its eleventh year, the gala celebration will culminate an unprecedented series of six industry events, dubbed XBIZ 360°, that gets underway on Jan. 9 in Los Angeles at the Sofitel Hotel.