LOS ANGELES — Reigning XBIZ “Performer of the Year” Dante Colle has earned 11 nominations from the 2022 XBIZ Awards; he is the first to score simultaneous nods as “Male Performer of the Year” and “Gay Performer of the Year.”
He is also among the contenders for “Best Acting — Lead” (Adult Time’s “Casey: A True Story”), “Best Feature Sex Scene” (shared with Aiden Ashley for “Blue Moon Rising” from MissaX) and “Best Performer Showcase Sex Scene” (shared with Emily Willis and Mick Blue for “Influence: Emily Willis” from Deeper).
Colle additionally scored three “Best Gay Sex Scene” nods: “The Last Course” (Disruptive Films, shared with Michael Boston, Chris Damned, Michael Delray, Jim Fit, Johnny Ford and Dakota Payne), “Dante & DeAngelo” (Noir Male, shared with DeAngelo Jackson) and “Gaybors” (Men.com, shared with Ty Mitchell).
He also earned three “Best Trans Sex Scene” nominations: “TS Factor 14” (Evil Angel, opposite Domino Presley), “TS Factor 15” (Evil Angel, shared with Emma Rose) and “Daisy Taylor: TS Superstar” (Grooby, opposite Taylor).
“I’m so honored to be recognized for my hard work on scenes, my acting abilities and my overall performances in mainstream and gay porn. Thank you, XBIZ, and my fans and industry friends. It means a lot to me, and of course, I’d love to win,” Colle said.