LOS ANGELES, CA—Adult star and Penthouse Pet Chanel Preston is nominated for Best Actress at the 2013 Erotic Lounge Awards, Germany’s fan and jury voted awards.

 “I’ve really had an amazing, incredible year,” said Chanel. “I have a lot of fun performing in my scenes, and I’m thankful for my fans and Erotic Lounge for acknowledging my body of work this year. How cool to be recognized in Germany!”

The Erotic Lounge Awards are divided into two categories: fan voted awards, and those issued by a jury of industry peers. Fans may vote for Best Actress (for which Chanel is nominated), Best Actor, Best Director, and Best Studio. Jury awards are given to Best Feature Film, Best Gonzo Movie, Best Series, and Best Film for Couples.

Voting for the 2013 Erotic Lounge Awards is open to fans and industry members from November 29 through January 2. Winners will be announced January 3 on the Erotic Lounge website. To vote, click here.

Preston, a former exotic dancer in her adopted home state of Hawaii, entered the adult industry in 2010. Blessed with natural good looks and an unwavering drive, she earned Best New Starlet awards in 2011 from XRCO, NightMoves, XCritic, CAVR, and the Galaxy Awards. This year, she was named Best Female Performer (Fan’s Choice) at the 21st annual NightMoves Awards.

Preston made CNBC’s “Dirty Dozen” list in 2012 and 2013, an annual ranking of the porn industry’s most popular performers. She is the host and face of Inside Adult, X3Sixty’s cable entertainment program, dubbed the “Entertainment Tonight of the adult industry.” Now in its second season, Inside Adult broadcasts to over 20 million homes via On-Demand networks. The statuesque stunner will also be hosting the upcoming 2014 AVN Awards.

Chanel’s official website provides an intimate and interactive look at the adult superstar. To become a member, click here.