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Rapper will be first female musical guest at annual “Oscars of porn”

Cardi B will become the first woman to serve as the featured musical guest at the AVN Awards, otherwise known as the “Oscars of porn.”

The 2019 AVN Awards will take place January 26th at the Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The AVN Awards are part of the larger AVN Adult Entertainment Expo, which will be held January 23rd through the 26th.

“I’m so excited that the AVN Awards chose me to be their first female performer ever!” Cardi B said in a statement. “I can’t wait!”

AVN President Tony Rios also noted that the 2019 AVN Awards will mark the first time that the whole show will feature an “all-female cast.” Adult film superstars Romi Rain and Bailey Rayne will host the show, while Rios said that the featured comedian will also be a woman, Esther Ku.