The 8th Annual (1998) Grabby Award Winners
Award Show, May 29, 1999
Chicago, Illinois
From Gay Chicago Magazine's "Behind Closed Doors"

 
 

 

BEST VIDEO: Romance -
MAN WATCHER, Kristen Bjorn - Sarava Productions

BEST VIDEO: All Sex - 
LINK 2 LINK, Chi Chi LaRue - All Worlds Video

BEST VIDEO: Fantasy - 
HOMOGENIZED, Michael Zen - All Worlds Video

BEST DIRECTOR (Tie)
CHI CHI LaRUE
KRISTEN BJORN

BEST SCREENPLAY (Tie)
A LESSON LEARNED:Mike Donner - All Worlds Video
RYKER'S REVENGE: Jim Steel- Men of Odyssey

BEST ACTOR: Dramatic -
BLUE BLAKE, Men in Blue- New Age Pictures

BEST ACTOR: Action Hero -
STEVE RAMBO, Catalinaville - Catalina Video

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR:
ROD BARRY, A Lesson Learned - All Worlds

BEST NEWCOMER:
JARED WRIGHT

BEST PERFORMER  (Tie)
COLE TUCKER
WILL CLARK

BEST DUO SEX SCENE:  (Tie)
KEN RYKER & STEVE HARPER, Ryker's Revenge -
Jim Steel, Men of Odyssey
ROBBY TAYLOR & MILES ANDREWS, Even Steven -
Toby Ross, Videospoon/ Video 10

BEST GROUP SCENE:
LINK 2 LINK Final Orgy - Chi Chi LaRue - All Worlds

BEST NON-SEX PERFORMANCE:
TOM WALKER, Catalinaville - Catalina Video

BEST ETHNIC PERFORMER:
J.C. CARTER

BEST HOT (Cum) SHOTS:
VINCENT DiMARCO

BEST INTERNATIONAL VIDEO:
IMPROMPTUS, All Worlds International/Czech Mate

BEST ETHNIC VIDEO:
BLACK BALLED 2, Chi Chi LaRue - All Worlds Video

BEST LEATHER VIDEO:
FALLEN ANGEL 2, Bruce Cam & Robert Kirsh - Titan Media

BEST FETISH VIDEO:
BATTER UP, Steven Scarborough, Plain Wrapped/Hot House

BEST ART DIRECTION  (Tie)
HOMOGENIZED, Michael Zen - All Worlds Video
TIME COPS, Chip Daniels - Centaur Films

BEST CINEMATOGRAPH:
ROBERT KIRSH & BRUCE CAM, Titan Media

 
 

Following the awards was a special ledgends "Wall of Fame" sign-in. Of course Chi Chi LaRue and Ken Ryker topped the list of those signing in.

 
 

 THE GRABBY WALL OF FAME

Bob East - Oddysey Man Video biz whiz

Chi Chi LaRue - Legendary DirectriXXX

Toby Ross - Legendary Director

Ken Ryker - Supersized Superstar

Mickey Skee - XXX Writer, Editor, Phillantropist

Jim Steel - Legendary Director

Big Daddy Ferguson - Magazine Founder, Grabby Creator

 
 

For a pictorial report of the 8th Annual Grabby Awards show click here: THE 1999 GRABBY AWARDS SHOW

What videos were involved in the selection process? You will find most of them on a recap of The Best Videos of 1998 as published in issue #1.

 

 

Trophy Studs, Robby Taylor & Peter Dixon "congratulate" J.C. Carter, Best Ethnic Performer of the Year, durning the 1999 awards show.

 

The 8th Annual 1999
Grabby Awards Show

The first live award show was proclaimed a "smash success" by the industry and fans alike. For some of the reports with plenty of pictures see the following pages:

Grabby Show Pictorial Page One

Hank Ferguson's Report

Big Daddy's Personal Notes

Thru A Virgin's Eyes

 

 The Grabby Awards Directory 1991 -- 2003


2003 -- NOMINATIONS
2002 -- NOMINATIONS -- WINNERS
2001 -- NOMINATIONS -- WINNERS
2000 -- NOMINATIONS -- WINNERS

1999 -- WINNERS
1998 -- WINNERS
-- 1991 -- 1997 WINNERS --


1991 -- 2003 Grabby Awards Show Reports


2003 -- 2002 -- 2001 -- 2000 -- 1999

 

 To see the results of other awards show winners of 1998 see these reports: The Gay Erotic Video Awards (GEVAs) and the Adult Video News' GayVNs