PHILADELPHIA— TLA RAW, one of the largest online and direct mail DVD and VOD entertainment retailers in the country, has announced the winners of the 2011 TLA RAW Awards. The TLA RAW Awards honor the very best in straight adult entertainment and sex toys from 2010.
The winners can be found here. Nominations were determined by the TLA RAW staff. However, winners were selected by poll of TLA customers and fans.
“We had over 30 thousand individual voters this year up from last year’s 16 thousand voters,” said Brian Sokel, TLA RAW managing director. “Once again, voting was pretty close right up to the end of the voting. We definitely want to congratulate all of our winners and nominees.”
Kristina Rose, who won Female Performer of the Year, said, "I’m so excited! To win this award and know that the fans know and appreciate my talent, that’s what matters. Thanks to everyone who voted! I love my fans, they’re the best. Thank you TLA RAW!"
Elegant Angel GM Graham Travis, who took home the studio’s second consecutive win for Studio of the Year, said, "Elegant Angel is one big collaborative effort. This award from our great partners at TLA is a credit to our directors, hard working staff, and the amazing girls that appear in our movies."
“Thanks to all the directors and producers along with the beautiful women who made this possible,” said Male Performer of the Year Rocco Reed, who added, “Fuck yeah!”
Of winning her second consecutive award for Best Starlet Blog, Joanna Angel said, “"It's awesome to know that people actually enjoy reading my daily ridiculous rants and raves. I am truly honored to have won this award two years in a row... particularly because my blog is a very honest and accurate reflection of myself. Thank you to the voters and to TLARAW.com!"
The 2011 TLA Raw Award winners are:
Best Porn Movie: Cuties (Elegant Angel)
Performer of the Year: Kristina Rose
Best Porn Parody: Batman XXX: A Porn Parody (Vivid)
Best Sex Comedy: Delinquents (Zero Tolerance)
Best International Porn: Rocco’s Bitch Party 2 (Evil Angel)
Sickest Porn: Fan Bang (Loaded Digital)
Performer of the Year (Male): Rocco Reed
Studio of the Year: Elegant Angel
Best Female Newcomer: Allie Haze
Best Male Newcomer: Bill Bailey
Best Director: Belladonna
VOD Studio of the Year: Evil Angel
VOD Title of the Year: Big Butt Cowgirl Pinups (Tom Byron Pictures)
Best Sex Toy: Sasha Grey Cream Pie Pussy
Best Twitterer: James Deen
Best Starlet Blog: Joanna Angel
Best Freak Out of the Year: Bree Olson, Capri Anderson, Kacey Jordan and any other performer who had sex with Charlie Sheen.