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Tickets Now on Sale for 2018 GayVN Awards


Tickets Now on Sale for 2018 GayVN AwardsCHATSWORTH, Calif.—AVN Media Network announced today tickets for the 2018 GayVN Awards, sponsored by CAM4 and, are available for purchase at

The 2018 GayVN Awards Show is set to take place Sunday, January 21, inside The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Las Vegas.


Tickets for the show start at $75 dollars, which includes access to the GayVN Awards Show and After Party.  Tick holders will have access to an open bar during the awards ceremony and a pass to the GayVN Awards After Party at Vinyl Nightclub.

After a seven-year hiatus, the gay porn version of the AVN Awards is back to celebrate the very best in adult entertainment within the gay community. To see the nominees, click here.


The 2018 GayVN Awards Show will be hosted by D.J. “Shangela” Pierce. D.J. Pierce is also known as his drag personality Shangela, who is best recognized as the only contestant to compete on three separate seasons of RuPaul’s Drag Race. He is a multi-faceted entertainer who continues to captivate audiences on television and stages around the world. Pierce has guest starred on network television shows including 2 Broke Girls, Glee, Bones and X-Files. He has appeared in films including Hurricane Bianca (2016), Kiss Me, Kill Me (2015) and the upcoming feature A Star Is Born, directed by Bradley Cooper. In 2012, he co-starred with Jenifer Lewis in a four-part scripted YouTube series called Jenifer Lewis and Shangela.

Pierce has continued to climb in notoriety. He was named one of OUT Magazine’s “100 Most Compelling People” and in 2015 was featured on for his drag management company Say What Entertainment.  He has written and released music, performed alongside Miley Cyrus on the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards, and toured a self-written stand-up comedy show called “Straight Outta Paris.” As Shangela, he has toured on six of the seven continents, and has his sights set on Antarctica next.

Legitimate adult talent are permitted one complimentary ticket to the GayVN Awards Show.  All talent should click here to RSVP. The deadline to submit an RSVP is January 8 at midnight PST. If a ticket request is approved, a confirmation email will be sent to the email address used to RSVP. An GayVN Awards Show ticket reservation is not complete until a confirmation email is received.

For more information about the 2018 GAYVN Awards Show, visit

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