MARINA DEL REY, Calif.—High-profile adult star/college student Tasha Reign has received a nomination for Crossover Star of the Year honors at the 2013 AVN Awards. Now in her second year in the adult industry, the nomination recognizes Tasha’s accomplishments and high mainstream profile.

"Being nominated for Crossover Star of the Year is a huge honor," Tasha said. "I'm thankful for all the mainstream media coverage I’ve received, as it allows me to introduce many people to how wonderful the adult industry truly is."

In the past year, Tasha was profiled in the UK tabloid newspaper Sunday Sport and featured by TMZ, Page 6, Inside Edition, Huffington Post,, and more. The young star was also a guest speaker at UCLA, where she is a student, and is a music critic for Rock Confidential magazine.

Earlier in 2012, Tasha started her own production company, Reign Productions, and launched her official website. Tasha was nominated for her featuring performances by Exotic Dancer magazine and was named Must-See Girl of the Month for June by Dr. Jay of During the summer she was the Most Searched Performer on adult portal site, which offers links to more than 300 sites featuring Tasha.

In her two years as an adult performer, Tasha Reign has appeared in some 50 productions, including Zorro XXX: A Pleasure Dynasty Parody, Sexual Makeover for Penthouse Video, and Swimsuit Calendar Girls for Elegant Angel. She started her adult career as a dancer at gentlemen’s clubs following a featured part on reality TV, studying for bachelor’s degree in Women’s Studies from UCLA by day and dancing in clubs at night. As a nude model, Tasha was seen in Playboy’s "Girls of the Pac-10" feature in 2010 and was named Penthouse Pet of the Month for May 2011.

Tasha's production company, Reign Productions, has released two DVDs: Some Like It Kinky and Tasha Reign Is Sexy!, which she also directed. Her video appearances this year include Busty Invaders from Mars for Wicked Pictures, Lap Dance for 3rd Degree Pictures, Water Guns for Zero Tolerance and Teens for Toys for Hustler Video.

Tasha Reign is the hands-on owner/operator of her own adult-content website and keeps up with her interest in music as a reviewer for Rock Confidential magazine, with a weekly column. She also writes a blog for