Award Winners and Exclusive Photos from the First Ever Shooting Star Awards

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On Friday night, the first ever Shooting Star Awards were presented to a sold out audience in Columbus, Ohio at Axis Nightclub. The night included special appearances and performances by several national and international drag queen performers, including April Carrion, Lineysha Sparx, Misty Eyez, Nina West, Stacy Lane Matthews, among others.

Award Winners:

There were 18 awards presented during the event to some of the fiercest drag queens, LGBT community icons and local businesses:

Queen of the Year – Nina West
Queen of the Decade – Virginia West
Best New Queen – Plenty O’Smiles and Boyonce (tie)
Best Dancer – Mari Jane
Person of the Year – Sam Schisler
Photogenic Queen – Amaya Sexton
Best Attitude – Freesia Ballz
Showgirl of the Year – Akasha O’Hara Lords
Best Costumes – Danyel Vasquez
Comedy Queen – Nina West
Male Entertainer of the Year – Rex Matthews
Stripper of the Year – Johnny Dangerously and Dontae Morningwood (tie)
Best Bar – Legends Bar Toledo
Best Nightclub – Axis Nightclub
Pageant Promoter of the Year – Johnathan Thacker
Icon Award – Virginia West
Legendary Award – Misty Knight
Inspiration Award – Tabbi Katt

The 2014 Keeping Drag Alive honorees:

  • Krystal Something Something
  • Sonshine La Ray
  • Nicki Adams O’Hara
  • Deja Dellataro
  • Amber Stone
  • Sharon Snatch
  • Nikita Diamond
  • KarKar Larue O’Daniels
  • Mikayla Denise Robinson
  • Amanda Sue Punckfuk

Shooting Star Awards Exclusive Photos

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Shooting Star Awards 2014 misty eyez

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Shooting Star Awards 2014 lineysha sparx

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Shooting Star Awards 2014 misty eyez

Shooting Star Awards 2014 misty eyez

Shooting Star Awards 2014 misty eyez

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Shooting Star Awards 2014

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Shooting Star Awards 2014 stacy layne matthews

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Shooting Star Awards 2014 april carrion

Shooting Star Awards 2014 april carrion

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