2016 was a fantastic year for adult film fans as seasoned performers and rising starlets alike unveiled all manner of amazing erotic content. So if you want to relive the highlights of the year, then listed below are our recommendations on the top 10 hottest female pornstars of 2016;
Top Female Pornstars #1 – Riley Steele
Inspired by porn superstar Jesse Jane, Riley Steele first ventured into the adult film industry in 2005 when she travelled from California to Hollywood for the signing of Pirates (2005). It was here that Riley Steele met her personal heroine Jesse Jane who gave her the necessary connections to forge her own path in the adult entertainment industry.
Riley Steele appeared in her first porn production, Naked Aces #5 (2008), which was swiftly followed by an appearance in Pirates II: Stagnetti’s Revenge (2008). Since then, Riley Steele has starred in many popular porn productions, as well as mainstream films such as Piranha 3D, which have earned her numerous industry accolades such as “Crossover Star of the Year” at the 2011 AVN Awards, “Best Body” at the 2014 and 2015 Nightmoves Awards as well as “Favorite Female Pornstar (Fan Award)” at the 2013 and 2015 AVN Awards.. Fans of Riley Steele will be happy to hear that she has no plans of retiring just yet and she continues to collaborate with pioneering parody porn director Axel Braun on many sensational porn parodies such as Sleeping Beauty XXX (2014) which won “First Choice Winners” at the 2014 Nightmoves Awards, Barbarella XXX (2015) for which Riley won “Best Actress – Parody Release” at the 2016 AVN Awards and Suicide Squad XXX (2016) that won “Best Parody” at the 2017 AVN Awards and “Parody Release of the Year” at the 2017 XBIZ Awards.
Top Female Pornstars #2 – Jessie Andrews
Fresh faced beauty Jessie Andrews has had a massive impact on the adult industry since she made her porn debut in 2010. Most notably, Jessie starred in Portrait of a Call Girl (2012) for which she won “Best Actress” at the 2012 AVN Awards, “Acting Performance Of The Year” at the 2012 XBIZ Awards and “Best Actress” at the 2012 XRCO Awards. In 2012, Jessie Andrews announced that she would only shoot porn with women. Jessie’s hottest girl/girl movie has to be her Sweetheart Video star showcase Jessie Loves Girls (2014) within which Jessie shared four fantastic scenes with Bonnie Rotten, Jodi Taylor, Dana DeArmond and Carter Cruise which won “Best Scene – All-Girl” at the 2016 XBIZ Awards. Jessie has since started writing a sex advice column for Galore Magazine and she continues to collaborate on a range of jewellery, masturbation aids and exclusive condom packaging, in addition to taking her DJ set on tour in clubs across Canada, Asia, Australia and the United States.
Top Female Pornstars #3 – Dani Daniels
What started out as a way to pay her student loan bills has turned into a thriving career for porn superstar Dani Daniels! This brunette beauty initially adopted the stage name Dani Daniels as an act of revenge against a former boyfriend. However, since her modest beginnings, Dani Daniels has emerged as a hugely popular pornstar with an loyal fan following due to her friendly demeanor both on-set and off screen at adult film conventions. As such, Dani won “Social Media Star (Fan Award)” at the 2015 AVN Awards, “Female Performer of the Year” at the 2016 XBIZ Awards and “Crossover Star of the Year” at the 2017 XBIZ Awards.
Fans of Dani Daniels will love watching her sizzling scene with Sinn Sage in Dani Daniels: Dare (2012) which won “Best Girl/Girl Sex Scene” at the 2013 AVN Awards, her thrilling three-way with Anikka Albrite and Karlie Montana in Anikka #2 (2014) that won “Best All-Girl Group Sex Scene” at the 2015 AVN Awards and her saucy three-way with Luna Star and Johnny Sins Let’s Play Doctor (2015) which won “Best Scene – Vignette Release” at the 2016 XBIZ Awards.
Top Female Pornstars #4 – Riley Reid
Riley Reid is a beautiful brunette pornstar who made her official porn debut 2011. Riley continues to broaden her wide network of avid fans and she has been named on CNBC’s The Dirty Dozen: Porn’s Most Popular Stars list for the past two years; making her one of the most successful rising stars in the adult film industry at the moment. Without a doubt, Riley’s most popular porn production has been her Tushy star showcase Being Riley (2015) which won “Best Star Showcase” at the 2016 AVN Awards and “Best Release” at the 2016 XRCO Awards. Being Riley showcased Riley Reid in five incredible scenes including a sultry scene with Aidra Fox that won “Best Girl/Girl Sex Scene” at the 2016 AVN Awards, her epic anal debut with Mick Blue which won “Best Anal Sex Scene” at the 2016 AVN Awards and her amazing DP debut with Erik Everhard and James Deen that won “Best Double Penetration Sex Scene” at the 2016 AVN Awards. Director Greg Lansky ardently enthused about Riley’s performance in Being Riley during an August 2015 XBIZ News press release, stating that;
“There’s something really beautiful and unique about Riley. She never tries to be anything but true to herself. It’s so rare and as a director it’s really inspiring. She gave everything for this movie and you can really feel it watching the scenes. She’s one of those true artists that once you’ve worked with her you just want to go back and do more. You’re hooked because she always delivers and she’s always amazing that’s why I wanted to create with her this unique showcase”.
Top Female Pornstars #5 – Mia Khalifa
Controversial and popular in equal measure, Lebanese American pornstar Mia Khalifa has taken the adult entertainment industry and the mainstream media by storm since she shot her first porn production in 2014. Within her first year in the industry, Pornhub announced that she was the “#1 Ranked Porn Star” on their website, and as matters stand she remains as one of the most searched for porn stars online. Mia Khalifa initially sparked controversy for filming a sex scene wearing a hijab, and her tattoos depicting the Lebanese Forces Cross and opening lines of the Lebanese National Anthem have also come under scrutiny from her critics.
Despite numerous critics, Mia Khalifa has built up a network of fiercely loyal followers; including famous figures such as Drake. American music duo Timeflies even wrote a song named after her! You can view Mia’s support for this song via a twerking video response posted on YouTube. Fans of Mia Khalifa should check out her sizzling scenes in the Bang Bros/Seaside DVDs compilation titles Mia Khalifa #1-#3 (2016) and her Scoreland movie Mia Khalifa (2015) that was nominated for “Performer Showcase of the Year” at the 2016 XBIZ Awards.
Top Female Pornstars #6 – Madison Ivy
When it comes to members of Pornhub‘s “Most Searched for Porn Stars Worldwide” list, it is impossible to overlook Madison Ivy who has featured among their Top Five for several years. Instantly recognisable due to her petite 4’11 frame and captivating curves, this blue eyed beauty Madison Ivy is a fan-favorite performer who is famous for her sizzling Brazzers, Digital Playground and Twistys scenes. Since making her official porn debut in 2007, Madison has starred in over 180 scenes and she has received many nominations for “Best Boobs (Fan Award)”, “Social Media Star (Fan Award)” and “Best Scene – Vignette Release” at the AVN and XBIZ Awards.
Some of Madison Ivy’s hottest sex scenes have been her sizzling group sex scene with Aurora Snow, Daisy Layne, Candice Nicole, Kelly Skyline, Marli Jane, Sunny Lane and Winter Sky in Not Bewitched XXX (2008) which was nominated for “Best All-Girl Group Sex Scene” at the 2009 AVN Awards, her epic Ivy’s Anal Addiction anal debut with Mick Blue for Brazzers in May 2014 and her thrilling three-way with Mia Malkova and Nicole Aniston in Tasty Treats (2016) that was nominated for “Best All-Girl Group Sex Scene” at the 2017 AVN Awards.
Top Female Pornstars #7 – Dani Jensen
Dani Jensen‘s long red locks and mesmerizing blue eyes have made her one of the most successful new faces in the industry in recent years. With a flower tattoo on her ankle, multiple navel, tongue and nose piercings as well as a professional dancing background, Dani Jensen has the looks, talent and personality to remain as one of the top pornstars in the adult industry throughout 2016 and in the years to come.
Over the years Dani Jensen has become famous for her sizzling scenes in many popular porn parodies. You have to check out Dani’s raunchy group shoot with Bobbi Starr, Carolyn Reese, Krissy Lynn, Madelyn Marie, Chris Johnson, Danny Wylde, Derrick Pierce and Paul Chaplin in BatFXXX: Dark Knight Parody (2010) that won “Best Parody: Drama” at the 2011 AVN Awards and her saucy group sex scene with India Summer, Jazy Berlin, Jenny Hendrix, Jessica Bangkok, Julia Ann, Kerry Louise, Natasha Marley, Rachel Roxxx, Anthony Rosano, Billy Glide, Paul Chaplin and Seth Gamble in Bonny And Clide (2010) which was nominated for “Best Parody: Drama” at the 2011 AVN Awards. Not to be missed!
Top Female Pornstars #8 – Kagney Linn Karter
Busty blonde bombshell Kagney Linn Karter first ventured into the adult entertainment industry in 2008 when she was featured on the cover of New Sensations’ “She’s Got Boobs” issue. Her initial modelling success was quickly followed by her appearance on the cover of Hustler magazine in April 2009. Following these significant successes, Kagney went on to collaborate with prominent porn director Will Ryder who declared her as “the next big thing”; a declaration which was officially confirmed in 2010 when Kagney won the AVN Award for “Best New Starlet”.
We recommend watching Kagney’s sizzling scenes with Aubrey Addams, Taylor Vixen, Vicki Chase and Eric John in Beverly Hillbillies XXX (2011) which earned her multiple “Best Supporting Actress” and “Acting Performance of the Year: Female” nominations at the 2012 AVN and XBIZ Awards, her raunchy anal scene with Prince Yahshua in Prince The Penetrator (2012) that won “Best Anal Sex Scene” at the 2012 Urban X Awards and her steamy scene with Tommy Pistol in Godfather XXX (2012) which earned her several “Best Supporting Actress” and “Best Actress – Parody Release” nominations at the 2013 AVN and XBIZ Awards.
Top Female Pornstars #9 – Asa Akira
Obsessed with the beauty of pornstars from a young age, Asa Akira first ventured into the adult industry when she started working as a dominatrix aged 19 years old. These kinky beginnings led to a job as a stripper at the Hustler Club in New York and regular appearances on the Bubba the Love Sponge radio show. Asa Akira made a name for herself in adult radio as the “Show Whore” whereupon she attracted the attention of porn star actress Gina Lynn. In fact, it was through her appearances in various Gina Lynn Productions feature films that Asa Akira honed her skills and signed a contract with Vouyer Media. Since then, Asa Akira has appeared in over 300 sensational sex scenes; most notably her award winning Wicked Pictures feature movies and her epic Asa Akira Is Insatiable porn trilogy.
Asa’s sizzling scenes in these popular porn productions resulted in her winning “Female Performer of the Year” at the 2013 AVN Awards as well as “Female Performer of the Year” at the 2011 and 2012 XBIZ Awards. Asa was also named “Female Performer of the Year” at the 2012 and 2013 XRCO Awards and she was inducted into the Urban X Awards “Hall Of Fame” in 2017. Asa continues to dominate the adult entertainment industry; appearing on Dr. Drew Pinksy’s radio talk show Loveline, collaborating in features for Cosmopolitan magazine, and even making cameo appearances in mainstream movies such as Starlet. You can discover even more of Asa’s hottest sex scenes, steamy photo sets and exclusive web content via her official website AsaAkira.com.
Top Female Pornstars #10 – Alexis Texas
If you like big butts (and you cannot lie) then you’ll love Alexis Texas. Named by Maxim as one of the “Top 12 Female Stars In Porn” in 2012, Alexis Texas has received a wave of awards throughout her prolific porn career including “Best Butt (Fan Choice)” at the 2015 Nightmoves Awards, “Hottest Ass (Fan Award)” at the 2015 AVN Awards and “Most Epic Ass (Fan Award)” at the 2016 and 2017 AVN Awards.
Fans of Alexis Texas will love viewing Alexis Texas Is Buttwoman (2008) which won “Best All-Sex Release” at the 2009 AVN Awards and “Best Gonzo Movie” at the 2009 XRCO Awards as well as her epic group sex scene with Anthony Rosano, John Strong, Marco Banderas, Scott Lyons and Tommy Pistol in The Real Buttwoman Returns (2015) that was nominated for “Best Group Sex Scene” at the 2016 AVN Awards and her sensational scene with A.J. Applegate and Abella Danger in Big Booty Tryouts (2015) which was nominated for “Best Scene – All-Girl” at the 2016 XBIZ Awards. Alexis has also appeared in mainstream productions such as the comedy horror flick Bloodlust Zombies and the 2012 Juicy J music video Bandz a Make Her Dance. Alexis even has her own Vivid Radio show titled Alexis Texas: Booty Talk.
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