Lacey Rain, Scarlett’s in Hallandale and the Penthouse Clubs take home top honors at 17th Annual ED’s Adult Nightclub & Exotic Dancer Awards Show


The only national Awards Show for the multi-billion-dollar adult nightclub industry was held at the House of Blues in Las Vegas in front of capacity crowd


expo2014 award lacey slideAugust 27th, Clearwater, FL: On the biggest stage in the industry, the stars were shining brightly on a hot August night. When it was all said and done, Lacey Rain was crowned ED’s Overall Entertainer of the Year, Scarlett’s Cabaret in Hallandale, FL, took home the prestigious Overall Gentlemen’s Club of the Year Award, and the Penthouse Clubs walked away with the coveted Club Chain of the Year Award. The show was held at the House of Blues in Las Vegas on August 19th, and hosted by top comedian Ralphie May, who has been named by Variety as one of their top 10 comics to watch. The ED’s Awards Show is presented and produced by ED (EXOTIC DANCER) Publications each year during the Annual Gentlemen’s Club EXPO, also presented and produced by ED Publications. The 22nd Annual EXPO was held at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, August 17-20.


In all, 13 awards were presented, including Club of the Year and “Small”Club of the Year in four regions (East, South, Midwest and West), along with the aforementioned Club Chain of the Year and Overall Entertainer of the Year. In addition, the Newcomer Entertainer of the Year Award was presented to the beautiful Angela Sommers, while Bill Love of Al’s Diamond Cabaret in Reading, PA, was presented with the General Manager of the Year Award. John Gray, the Founder, Chairman & CEO of the Spearmint Rhino club chain, was inducted into the EXOTIC DANCER Hall of Fame. [A complete list of ED’s 2014 Award Winners is attached.]


“Thank you so much to everyone who voted me Entertainer of the Year,”says Lacey Rain. It was her second straight year as a nominee for the Overall Entertainer of the Year Award. “I don't think I will ever be able to adequately express how much this means to me, but I will do my best to make everyone in this industry proud!”


“Our four Overall Entertainer of the Year nominees—which also included Roxi D’Lite, Simone Danalustrous and Tali De’Mar—represented the top touring ‘showgirl’feature entertainers in our industry, and their performances at the House of Blues certainly supported their nomination,”says ED Publications’Associate Publisher, Dave Manack. “And, ofcourse, our club nominees—highlighted by Scarlett’s, which took home the prestigious Overall Gentlemen's Club of the Year Award—represented the best-of-the-best in clubs of all sizes, both big and small.”


Voting for the 2014 ED's Awards was held online only at TheEDawards.comin July 2014. Club, entertainer and staff nominees were gathered mainly from pre-nomination votes placed at throughout the month of May.


To make sure that the ED's Awards Show remained a slim, trim two-hour presentation, a select few awards were moved to a special presentation during the Opening Night '80s Dance Party attheluxurious LIGHT Nightclub inside Mandalay Bay on August 18th. At the OpeningNightParty, the following awards were presented: “Feature”Club of the Year, Club Favorite Entertainer of the Year, Adult Movie Feature Entertainer of the Year, Miss of the Year, DJ of the Year and Club Employee of the Year.


For more information on ED Publications, the Annual EXPO or the ED’s Awards Show, please visit or call (727) 726-3592.


The following clubs and individuals are 2014 EDs Award Winners:


Overall Feature Entertainer of the Year


Lacey Rain


Overall GentlemensClub of the Year


Scarletts Cabaret, Hallandale, FL


Club Chain of the Year


Penthouse Clubs




John Gray, Spearmint Rhino


Club of the Year East


Scores, Baltimore, MD


Small Club of the Year East


Deja Vu, Lexington, KY


Club of the Year South


Monroes of Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, FL


Small Club of the Year South


Treasure Club, Asheville, NC


Club of the Year Central


Ricks Cabaret, San Antonio, TX


Small Club of the Year Central


Yellow Rose, Austin, TX


Club of the Year West


Larry Flynts Hustler Club, San Francisco


Small Club of the Year West


Players Club, Denver


Feature Clubof the Year


Sapphire, New York City


General Manager of the Year


Bill Love, Als Diamond Cabaret, Reading, PA


Club Employee of the Year


Tusha Nagapoollay, Tootsies Cabaret, Miami


DJ/Emcee of the Year


Tony Batman,A Entertainment/


NewcomerEntertainer of the Year


Angela Sommers


Club FavoriteEntertainer of the Year


Phoenix Phires


Adult MovieEntertainer of the Year


Bonnie Rotten


Miss of the Year


Bambu Jessica



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