MARINA DEL REY, Calif.—Adult star James Deen has been nominated 18 times for the 2013 AVN Awards, including Male Performer of the Year and Crossover Star of the Year. Additionally, he is up for Best Supporting Actor in Dallas XXX: A Parody and has nominations for Boy/Girl, Three-Way, POV and Most Outrageous Sex Scenes.

Seventeen of the nominations specifically recognize Deen’s acting and sex performances, as well as overall awards. P.O.V. Punx 6: The Anal Edition, directed by Deen, is nominated for Best POV Release.

"It’s an honor to have AVN’s staff continually recognize my performances," Deen stated. "I take pride in all of the nominations, from sex scenes to acting, and am glad it comes through."

James Deen's 2012 AVN Award Nominations:

Male Performer of the Year
Crossover Star of the Year
Best Supporting Actor - James Deen, Dallas XXX: A Parody, Adam & Eve Pictures
Best Boy/Girl Sex Scene - The Con Job, Digital Playground; Kayden Kross & James Deen
Best POV Release - P.O.V. Punx 6: The Anal Edition, Burning Angel/Vouyer
Best POV Sex Scene - P.O.V. Punx 6: The Anal Edition, Burning Angel/Vouyer; Sparky Sin Claire & James Deen
Best Anal Sex Scene - Lexi, Elegant Angel Productions; Lexi Belle & James Deen
Best Double Penetration Sex Scene - Evalutionary 2, Elegant Angel Productions; Eva Angelina, James Deen & Mr. Pete
Best Double Penetration Sex Scene - Fuckenstein, Burning Angel/Vouyer; Joanna Angel, James Deen & Ramon Nomar
Best Three-Way Sex Scene (G/G/B) - Asa Akira Is Insatiable 3, Elegant Angel Productions; Asa Akira, Brooklyn Lee & James Deen
Best Three-Way Sex Scene (B/B/G) - Anal Fanatic 3, Elegant Angel Productions; Gia DiMarco, James Deen & Mick Blue
Best Three-Way Sex Scene (B/B/G) - Dani Daniels Dare, Elegant Angel Productions; Dani Daniels, Mick Blue & James Deen
Best Three-Way Sex Scene (B/B/G) - The Insatiable Miss Saint, Jules Jordan Video; Samantha Saint, James Deen & Voodoo
Best Three-Way Sex Scene (B/B/G) - Spin Class Ass, Wicked Pictures; Gracie Glam, Brad Tyler & Ramon Nomar
Best Three-Way Sex Scene (B/B/G) - The Valley, Zero Tolerance Entertainment; Chastity Lynn, James Deen & Anthony Rosano
Best Group Sex Scene - Gangbanged 4, Elegant Angel Productions; Holly Michaels, James Deen, Karlo Karrera, Mr. Pete, John Strong & Julius Ceazher
Best Group Sex Scene - Joanna Angel: Filthy Whore, Burning Angel/Vouyer; Joanna Angel, James Deen , Wolf Hudson, Mark Wood, Mr. Pete, Mick Blue, John Strong, Dane Cross & Chad Alva
Best Group Sex Scene - Official The Hangover Parody, Zero Tolerance Entertainment; Mika Tan, Skin Diamond, Brooklyn Lee, Misty Stone, James Deen, Dane Cross & Alex Gonz
Most Outrageous Sex Scene - The Truth About O, Adam & Eve Pictures; Bobbi Starr, Asa Akira & James Deen in "Hang in There, Champ!"

Deen's crossover visibility has been enhanced by profiles and articles in mainstream publications and websites including GQ, Hollywood Reporter, US Magazine, The New York Times,,, and many more, including female pop culture websites and On Disney-owned ABC, Nightline aired the feature "Porn’s Boy Next Door," which discussed Deen’s popularity among young women. He recently completed shooting a mainstream film for director Paul Schrader, The Canyons, with Lindsay Lohan.

To view a teaser for The Canyons, click here.

In his career, James Deen has come from winning Unsung Swordsman of the Year at the X-rated Critics Organization in 2008 to AVN and XRCO Male Performer of the Year in 2009. He has also won three other XRCO awards.

The AVN Awards will be held January 19, 2013 at The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. For more information, click here.