STUDIO CITY, Calif. — Adult stars Sean Michaels and Olivia O'Lovely will host the first annual Urban Spice Awards on June 8 at Platinum Live.   

Recognizing excellence in adult entertainment by ethnic talent and directors, the Urban Spice Awards will feature live entertainment, a red carpet entrance, dinner service and more.

"I am really looking forward to this," said O'Lovely. "I think the show is going the be awesome! And it is something that has been long overdue."

"This is a one-of-a-kind event that promises to be a sellout," said Michaels. "I am proud to be a part of the Urban Spice Awards."

Nominations for the awards close April 15. The categories are listed at www.urbanspiceawards.com. To submit a video for nominations, semnd three copies to:

Urban Spice Awards
c/o Giana Taylor Productions
4651 Scarlet Court
Palmdale, CA 93551

"I wanted to give honor to all of the great ethnic directors and talent in the adult industry, and that is why I created this awards show," said founder Giana Taylor.

Sponsors of the Urban Spice Awards include Metro Interactive, HotMovies.com, Mercenary Pictures, TT Boy Productions/Evasive Angles, CJ Wright Productions and MVP Entertainment.

Platinum Live is located at 11345 Ventura Blvd, Studio City, 91604. A limited number of tickets are available to the public at www.wantickets.com.