LOS ANGELES - The 2008 F.A.M.E. (Fans of Adult Media and Entertainment) Awards website has released the official finalists for the final voting phase in the third annual fan-based awards show.
After a record-breaking number of first-round votes were recorded in 15 categories, the final round of voting has begun.
Jenna Haze led the stellar list of performers with four nominations for the final round. Belladonna, Stormy Daniels and Tera Patrick weren't far behind with three nominations each. Also receiving multiple nominations were Digital Playground, Adam & Eve Pictures, Vivid Entertainment, Evil Angel, Wicked Pictures, Teravision and SexZ Pictures, among others.
Fans picked the final "Wild Card" category, "Favorite Underrated Performer," and a committee selected by F.A.M.E.'s organizers has chosen the 10 finalists nominated for the new award.
Fans are encouraged to vote through June 6 for their favorite stars in each category. The winners will be announced Saturday, June 7 at a star-studded ceremony on Erotica LA's main stage. The show will be hosted by Digital Playground contract star Jesse Jane and Wicked Pictures contract star/director Randy Spears. Admission to the 2008 F.A.M.E. Awards is free for all fans who attend Erotica LA (www.erotica-la.com).
"The momentum for the F.A.M.E. Awards has been incredible," said Dan Davis, Editor-in-Chief of 'Genesis' magazine and spokesman for the F.A.M.E. Awards. "We have far surpassed last year's numbers and would like to congratulate all of the finalists and thank all of the fans who have taken part in this unique process. We're looking forward to this year's show which promises to be great for both the fans and stars."
The F.A.M.E. Awards were created in 2006 by executive sponsors and show creators Genesis Magazine (www.genesismagazine.com), Adam & Eve (www.adameve.com), WantedList.com and AVN.com as a way for fans to honor their favorite adult film stars, directors, movies and companies. Ii is the first show where the fans take part in the entire process, from choosing the finalists to ultimately selecting the winners.