XAWARDS 2019: A Full Preview

Heard about the new awards’ ceremony on the block?

The 2019 X Awards will honour those businesses and individuals that contribute to the Australian Adult Industry and is set to become a much-anticipated event on the calendar. From movies and pleasure products, retail and distribution to web, technology and entertainment businesses there is a category of gong to honour all. Not to be confused with the Australian Adult Industry Awards, the X Awards is a brand-new honours system for 2019 which aims to shine a spotlight on all areas of both the red-light sector and the mainstream retail, production and entertainment businesses.

In this guide, we give you a full preview of what to expect from the awards night itself as well as a run down of all the award categories and the current nominees.



What Are the X Awards?

Celebrating the achievements of the Australian adult industry in 2019, the X Awards is a brand-new awards night to be held in Melbourne this autumn. Showcasing the success stories of retail brands, escorts and their agencies as well as brothels, porn stars and adult film studios the inaugural night is expected to be a prestigious affair with attendees from across the industry representing large scale enterprises as well as small independents and individuals.

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Set a date in your calendar for the Australian adult industry’s new big night.

With more than 35 gongs to give out, the X Awards will be a comprehensive evening of recognition to those companies, individuals and service providers that help keep Australian adults entertained.

On the night, guests can expect arrival drinks and canapes with live entertainment dispersed throughout the awards’ ceremony as well as industry hosts.

There will be a red-carpet arrival with media and marketing plus photograph opportunities.

There is also the promise of surprise guests and giveaways to further tempt you to book your tickets now to, what promises to be, a glittering event.

However the evening pans out the sheer volume of industry representatives will make it an important networking opportunity and should be a whole lot of fun to boot.

You can find out more about the X Awards and full details of the big night as more details are issued via their website. Don’t forget to stay tuned to their Twitter feed for up-to-date and exclusive news about the big night.

When Are The X Awards ?

The 2019 X Awards will take place on 9th November 2019 from 7.00pm to 11.45pm.

How Much Are Tickets to the X Awards?

You can buy tickets to the event from the box office with pre-sale prices being AUD $155.

Where Are The X Awards ?

The ceremony will be held at Chasers Nightclub in Melbourne. A plush and luxurious venue that has been hosting legendary events for the last 40 years, you can find the club at 386 Chapel St, South Yarra VIC 3141.

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Melbourne’s Chasers Nightclub will play host to the X Awards 2019. Image via Google My Business.

X Awards: Categories 2019

There are six main categories for which studios, businesses, websites and individuals may be nominated:

  • Business & Entertainment
  • Pleasure Products
  • Retail & Distribution
  • Movies & Production
  • Web and Technology

All of the gongs awarded in these categories are voted for by the Australian public which means that loyal customers and fans can get their say of who the best adult industry contributors are. If you’d like to have your voice heard in this years’ X Awards then you should head over to the website and submit your vote by the 28th October 2019.

The 2019 Finalists

So, from all of these categories, the finalists for this year’s awards have been whittled down to the following nominees:

Best Adult Industry Journalism and Media

  • Demasque Magazine
  • Alannah Faye Magick
  • Kara Zmatiq
  • Princess Previews
  • Sweet Release Agency
  • Adult Digital Publisher
  • Mous Magazine
  • By The Bi ( Angela & Bradford )
  • Castelle Edwards
  • Chaz Fenwick (Showgirl Tours)

Best Adult Content (Author, Content Creator)

  • Alannah Faye Magick
  • Rem Sequence
  • Taylor Tara (Autobiography)
  • Lex Leigh
  • Marley Stone
  • Violet Devine
  • Voodoo Lounge Perth (Book On Stripping)
  • Annastacia Luxé
  • Zara Belford
  • Minka Wells
  • Angel Gore
  • Bonnie Tonic
  • Jessie Lee Pierce
  • By The Bi ( Angela & Bradford )
  • Girls Out West
  • Woody Alyx

Best Adult Entertainment Venue

  • Wet On Wellington
  • The Beat MegaClub
  • Le Penthouse Suite
  • Our Secret Spot
  • Manhattan Club
  • Chaser Night Club
  • Voodoo Lounge Perth
  • Crazy Horse Revue
  • The Firm Gentleman’s Club
  • The Rabbit Hole
  • Club Vixen Gentleman’s Bar & Lounge
  • Sin City Melbourne
  • Red Door Canberra
  • Raw Muscle Entertainment
  • MenXclusive
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Canberra’s Red Door massage parlour is shortlisted as a finalist for Australia’s best adult entertainment venue. Image via Facebook.

Best Adult Party (e.g. Party, Drag Show, Swingers Party…)

  • Wet On Wellington
  • Give Me Life Party
  • The Beat MegaClub
  • Be Daring The Adult Shop
  • Tuppys
  • Delicious Entertainment
  • Diamond Distractions
  • Our Secret Spot
  • Manhattan Club
  • Melbourne Swingers
  • Switch SA
  • Slick Melbourne
  • Magic Men Australia
  • MenXclusive
  • The Rabbit Hole Parties
  • Wonderlust Parties
  • Club Freak

Best Adult Party Planners / Agency

  • Heavenly Distractions
  • Mick Rosato
  • Ryan Buttita
  • Give Me Life Party
  • Unzipped Entertainment
  • Delicious Entertainment Agency
  • Diamond Distractions
  • BombShells Entertainment Group
  • Melbourne Showgirls
  • Red Bottoms Sydney
  • Jane Untamed – Tamed By Jane
  • Gino (Rodrigo Mangini)
  • Untamed Fantasies
  • DARQ Pink
  • Chaser Night Club
  • Voodoo Lounge Perth
  • Risqué Entertainment
  • Diamond Dolls Showgirls & Events
  • Sex Bomb Promotions
  • Club Freak
  • Exotic Entertainment

Best Adult Web Master / Developer

  • Sweet Release Agency
  • Adult Digital Publisher
  • NaughtyAds
  • Girls Out West
  • Mayfield Confidential
  • Available Angels

Best Escort Directory

  • Ultimate Escorts
  • NaughtyAds
  • Available Angels
  • Ludus Escorts
  • Cocos Secrets
  • Mayfair Confidential

Best Brothel

  • Utopian Paradise
  • Le Penthouse Suite
  • Pryana Rose
  • Silks On Upton
  • 26 Hocking Babes
  • Discreet Gentlemens Club
  • Bliss On Crown
  • Club 8 Melbourne
  • Stiletto Sydney
  • Cleopatra’s Gentlemans Club
  • Northern Belle
  • Esquire Spa & Massage
  • Red Door Canberra
  • Lorraine Starr
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Stiletto, Sydney: Nominee for Best Brothel Award 2019. Image via website.

Best Burlesque/Boylesque Production Show

  • MenXclusive
  • Raw Muscle Entertainment
  • Magic Men Australia

Best Bucks Party

  • Delicious Entertainment
  • Diamond Distractions
  • Melbourne Strippers
  • Red Bottoms Sydney
  • Tamed By Jane (Jane Untamed)
  • Marley Stone
  • BombShells Entertainment Group
  • Risqué Entertainment
  • Rhylee Rose
  • Sex Bomb Promotions
  • Angel Gore
  • Bonnie Tonic
  • Ruby Heart
  • Lara Lee
  • Exotic Entertainment

Best Hens Party​

  • Ryan Buttita
  • Delicious Entertainment
  • MenXclusive
  • Diamond Distractions
  • Melbourne Strippers
  • Red Bottoms Sydney
  • Tamed By Jane (Jane Untamed)
  • Risqué Entertainment
  • Sex Bomb Promotions
  • Angel Gore
  • Bonnie Tonic
  • Taylor Mac (Tales)
  • Raw Muscle Entertainment

Best Adult Retail Store

  • Adult Bliss Erotica Boutique
  • Be Daring The Adult Shop
  • The Divas Den
  • S(A)X Leather
  • XPLCIT Assist
  • Black Rabbit Premium Leather

Best Drag Queen/King​

  • Alannah Faye Magick
  • Kara Zmatiq
  • Chanel Oberlin
  • Carmen Tackett
  • Ruby Slippers
  • Kaala Moxy
  • Drag Queen
  • Archie Arsenic
  • Lady Saint Diva
  • Sam Thompson
  • Ashley Madison
  • Simple The Drag Qween
  • Misery
  • Sellma Soul

Best Gentlemen’s Club

  • Le Penthouse Suite
  • Manhattan Club
  • Discreet Gentlemen’s Club
  • Voodoo Lounge Perth
  • The Firm Gentleman’s Club
  • Stiletto Sydney
  • Cleopatra’s Gentlemen’s Club
  • Club Vixen Gentleman’s Bar & Lounge
  • Sin City Melbourne
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Nominee for the Best Gentleman’s Club, The Voodoo Lounge, have already won plenty of awards over the last 15 years. Image via Facebook.

Best Fetish and Fantasy Provider

  • Demasque Magazine
  • Rem Sequence
  • Little House Of Horus
  • NoGrey App
  • Dragon Night
  • Daliah Amor
  • XPLCIT Assist
  • Black Rabbit Premium Leather
  • S(A)X Leather
  • Mars Kaiyote
  • DARQ Pink
  • Switch SA
  • Slick Melbourne
  • Violet Devine
  • Mistress Ava
  • Nathan James
  • Angel Gore
  • Jessie Lee Pierce
  • Wonderlust Parties
  • Poppy Layne
  • Mile High Australia

Best Male Stripper

  • Mick Rosato
  • Ryan Buttita
  • Dragon Night
  • Johno Ward
  • Tom Robinson
  • Gino (Rodrigo Mangini)
  • Bristow
  • Gaige Ireland
  • Taylor Mac (Tales)

Best Female Stripper​

  • Scarlett Morgan
  • Scarlett Jane
  • Pixie Piper
  • Jane Ayers
  • Zara Belford
  • Alexis Dream
  • MJ Montana
  • Jessi James
  • Angel Gore
  • Bonnie Tonic
  • Deanna Grey
  • Ruby Heart
  • Lara Lee
  • Dita Dollface
  • Morgan Sommers
  • Castelle Edwards
  • Ivy Winters
  • Rhylee Rose
  • Scarlette Moon
  • Monique Rose
  • Halo star

Best New Adult Entertainment Product

  • NoGrey App
  • Cherry Banna – Cherry Dolls / Banana Dolls
  • Black Rabbit Premium Leather
  • Yoni Pleasure Palace
  • Mia Maxx
  • After Dark Intimate
  • The Kinky Scientist (MyClitter)
  • Furniture Seduction
  • Luxotic Adult Hampers
  • La Loba Herbalism
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Cherry Love Dolls; a nominee for Best Adult Entertainment Product. Image via Cherry Banana.

Best New Adult Business

  • Tuppys
  • Unzipped Entertainment
  • Bliss For Women
  • Adult Digital Publisher
  • Sweet Release Agency
  • XPLCIT Assist
  • Melbourne Showgirls
  • Black Rabbit Premium Leather
  • Sin By Design
  • Yoni Pleasure Palace
  • Mia Maxx
  • Genies Escorts
  • The Kinky Scientist
  • Untamed Fantasies
  • Mayfair Confidential
  • RARR Designs
  • Scented by K
  • Peaches and Cream
  • The Rabbit Hole Parties
  • Wonderlust Parties
  • Luxotic Adult Hampers
  • Mile High Australia
  • La Loba Herbalism
  • Clockwork Colt
  • Venus Sexual Wellness
  • Exotic Entertainment
  • Furniture Seduction
  • Simply Seductive

Best Online Adult Retail Store

  • Cherry Banana
  • Sex Toys Perth
  • AstroGlide Australia
  • Sexy World Browns Plains (franchise)
  • Be Daring The Adult Shop
  • Bliss For Women
  • Divas Den
  • S(A)X Leather
  • XPLCIT Assist
  • Black Rabbit Premium Leather
  • Yoni Pleasure Palace
  • Mia Maxx
  • After Dark Intimate
  • The Kinky Scientist
  • RARR Designs
  • JOUJOU
  • Scented by K
  • Adventurous Couple 69
  • La Loba Herbalism
  • Furniture Seduction
  • Simply Seductive
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SAX Leather a firm fan favourite. Image via Facebook.

Best Disability Services Provider

  • Leo Dale
  • DJ Pamela
  • Daliah Amor
  • Jas Strong
  • Honey Squeeze
  • Danika Deep
  • Zara Belford
  • Poppy Layne

Best Transgender Escort​

  • TS Carmen Melbourne
  • Sammie
  • Danika Deep

Best Male Escort

  • Leo Dale
  • Tom Jones Sydney
  • Dragon Night
  • Jas Strong
  • Josh Piper
  • Tom Robinson
  • Jack Phillips
  • Gino (Rodrigo Mangini)
  • Mason Mack
  • Nathan James
  • Phoenix Madden
  • Beau Valentine
  • Woody Alyx

Best Female Escort

  • Chasey Devil
  • DJ Pamela
  • Emily Burton
  • Daliah Amor
  • Kae
  • Allie White
  • Savannah
  • Madison Starr
  • Amity Rose
  • Christine Mcqueen
  • Mammoth Mahogany
  • Savannah Faith
  • Honey Squeeze
  • Lex Leigh
  • Violet Devine
  • Annastacia Luxé
  • Zara Belford
  • Amelia Summers
  • Minka Wells
  • Jessie Lee Pierce
  • Hope Morgan
  • Poppy Layne
  • Shaye Cole
  • Isabelle Grey
  • Scarlett Rose Avery
  • DIQld
  • Elena Drake
  • Victoria Grace
  • Gigi Foxx
  • Tammith Mahogany
  • Alexis Delevigne
  • Luvley Lacey

Best Porn Star – Male

  • Dragon Night
  • Jas Strong
  • Tom Robinson
  • Jack Phillips
  • Jake Shy
  • Gino (Rodrigo Mangini)
  • Stirling Cooper
  • Woody Alyx

Best Porn Star – Female

  • Rem Sequence
  • Chasey Devil
  • Wednesday O
  • Daliah Amor
  • Savannah
  • Amity Rose
  • Mars Kaiyote
  • Violet Devine
  • Minka Wells
  • Angel Gore
  • Jessie Lee Pierce
  • Castelle Edwards
  • Luci Power
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Nominee for Best Female Porn Star; Violet Devine. Image via Twitter.

Best Porn Star – Transgender

  • TS Carmen Melbourne
  • Sammie
  • Danika Deep

Best Cam Star – Female

  • DJ Pamela
  • Wednesday O
  • Savannah
  • Rosie Renee
  • Zara Belford
  • MJ Montana
  • Minka Wells
  • Angel Gore
  • Bonnie Tonic
  • Dita Dollface
  • Jessie Lee Pierce
  • Castelle Edwards
  • Kae

Best Cam Star – Male

  • Jas Strong
  • Jack Phillips
  • Tom Robinson
  • Gino (Rodrigo Mangini)

Best Cam Star – Transgender

  • Sammie
  • TS Carmen Melbourne
  • Danika Deep

Best Photographer (for Adult Industry)

  • Creative Jim – Jim Kellerman
  • Gary Santos
  • EasyTiger Photography
  • Chantelle Louise Photography
  • JSA Alternative
  • Matt Bartolo Photography
  • Sin By Design
  • Rebel Roper
  • Ruby Heart (Swift Massacre)
  • Picpuck Photography
  • Easytiger Photography
  • Whispered Intentions
  • Katie Hunter Photography
  • Atlas Photography

Industry Ambassador Award

  • Scarlett Morgan
  • Jett Black / Braeden Rhys
  • Kara Zmatiq
  • Malibu (Delicious)
  • Daliah Amor
  • Sidney Saayman
  • Jaymie Boswell (Be Daring)
  • Tamed By Jane (Jane Untamed)
  • Vivienne Black
  • Rosie Renee
  • Kitten Galore (for Christine McQueen)
  • Christine Mcqueen
  • Taylor Tara
  • Honey Squeeze
  • Marley Stone
  • Violet Devine
  • MJ Montana
  • Nathan James
  • Angel Gore
  • Bonnie Tonic
  • Morgan Sommers
  • Castelle Edwards
  • Taylor Mac (Tales)
  • Monique Rose
  • Kate ( Lorraine Starr )
  • Turner
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Owner of MenXclusive Australia, Sidney Saayman is nominated in the Industry Ambassador category. Image via Facebook.

Best Industry Supporting Business

  • Empire Industry Finance Services
  • Sweet Release Agency

Best Adult Digital Publisher

  • Sin By Design
  • Kitten Galore (for Christine McQueen)
  • Chaser Night Club

Best Adult Industry Events

  • X Awards Australia
  • MenXclusive
  • OzKink Festival
  • Demasque Magazine
  • Switch SA
  • Slick Melbourne
  • Club Freak
  • Turner

X Awards 2019: Sponsors

The inaugural X Awards is presented by the Sweet Release Agency and sponsored by the Global Adult Industry. Additional sponsorship is provided by:

  • Cherry Banana
  • Simply Sxy
  • Naughty Ads
  • Sweet Release
  • Empire Industry Financial Services
  • Available Angels
  • Ludus Escorts

Featured image via X Awards (Twitter).


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