XBIZ Award Winners Announced

xbiz awards 2022

In a ceremony hosted by porn mega star Maitland Ward the 2022 XBIZ Awards tried to come back from the pandemic. The award show was powered by ManyVids and took place at the Hollywood Palladium in California.

Maybe as a sign that the adult industry comes back from two years of COVID plagued cancelled events and stream-only ceremonies, the 2022 XBIZ Awards came back with a glamours night hosted by Maitland Ward, former mainstream actress, now one of the hottest performers in porn. The Red Carpet event was hosted by Joanna Angel.

Among the biggest winners of the night were the companies Deeper, Jules Jordan, Adult Time, Vixen and Wicked Pictures. The award for Female Performer of the Year went to Emily Willis. Mick Blue won in the same category for men. The award for Director of the Year went to Kayden Kross.

These are the winners of the 2022 XBIZ Awards:


Feature Movie of the Year
Muse 2 (Deeper)

Performer Showcase of the Year
Psychosexual (Vixen Media Group)

Vignette Movie of the Year
If It Feels Good 2 (Deeper)

Vignette Series of the Year
Baddies (Blacked)

Gonzo Movie of the Year
Hot Girl Summer (Jules Jordan Video)

Gonzo Series of the Year
Tushy Raw (Tushy)

All-Girl Movie of the Year
Sweet Sweet Sally Mae (Adult Time)

All-Girl Series of the Year
True Lesbian (Adult Time)

Web Series of the Year
MYLF (Paper Street Media)

Gay Movie of the Year
The Last Course (Disruptive Films)

Trans Movie of the Year
I Am Aubrey (Evil Angel)

Director of the Year
Kayden Kross

Director of the Year — Gay
Jake Jaxson

Director of the Year — Trans
Ricky Greenwood

Performer of the Year
Maitland Ward

Female Performer of the Year
Emily Willis

Male Performer of the Year
Mick Blue

Girl/Girl Performer of the Year
Kenna James

MILF Performer of the Year
Alexis Fawx

Gay Performer of the Year
Michael Boston

Trans Performer of the Year
Casey Kisses

Best New Performer
Kenzie Anne

Best Acting — Lead
Maitland Ward, Muse 2 (Deeper)

Best Acting — Supporting
Victoria Voxxx, Primary 2 (Lust Cinema)

Best Sex Scene — Feature Movie
Lacy Lennon, Elena Koshka, Seth Gamble & Ramon Nomar, Black Widow XXX: An Axel Braun Parody (Wicked Pictures)

Best Sex Scene — Performer Showcase
Emily Willis, Mick Blue & Dante Colle, Influence: Emily Willis (Deeper)

Best Sex Scene — Vignette
Kenzie Anne & Jax Slayher, Black & White 19 (Blacked)

Best Sex Scene — Gonzo
Katrina Jade & Rob Piper, Disciples of Desire 2: Thrill Seekers (Jules Jordan Video)

Best Sex Scene — All-Girl
Ana Foxxx & Scarlit Scandal, Sweet Sweet Sally Mae (Adult Time)

Best Sex Scene — Gay
Dante Colle & DeAngelo Jackson, Dante & DeAngelo (Noir Male)

Best Sex Scene — Trans
Casey Kisses & McKenzie Lee, TS Love Stories 6 (TransSensual)

Best Sex Scene — Virtual Reality
Ana Foxxx, Daya Knight, Sommer Isabella, September Reign & John Strong, Wicked Wedding (SexLikeReal)

Best Screenplay
Muse 2 (Deeper)

Best Cinematography
Muse 2 (Deeper)

Best Editing
Casey: A True Story (Adult Time)

Best Art Direction
Black Widow XXX: An Axel Braun Parody (Wicked Pictures)

Studio of the Year
Vixen Media Group

Best New Studio/Imprint


Paysite Network of the Year

Cam Affiliate Program of the Year

Cam Company of the Year

Creator Platform Company of the Year

Dating Company of the Year

Payment Services Company of the Year— IPSP

Payment Services Company of the Year — Merchant Services

Payment Services Company of the Year— Alternative

VOD Company of the Year

Traffic Services Company of the Year

Web Services Company of the Year

Emerging Web Brand of the Year

Cam Model of the Year
Lana Del Bae

Clip Artist of the Year

Premium Social Media Star of the Year
Angela White

Cam Site of the Year — Premium

Cam Site of the Year — Freemium

Gay Cam Site of the Year

Creator Platform Site of the Year

Paysite of the Year

Best New Site

VOD Site of the Year

Erotic Site of the Year

Photography Site of the Year

All-Girl Site of the Year

Gay Site of the Year

Trans Site of the Year

Virtual Reality Site of the Year


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