Demi, Selena, Jake & More Grab ALMA Nominations


-The 2009 Alma Award Nominees (American Latino Media Arts) were announced this morning. Congrats to Jake T Austin, Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez and more for their nominations. Check out the list below.


Charlie Sheen, Two and a Half Men, CBS
Demián Bichir, Weeds, SHO
George Lopez, Mr. Troop Mom, NICK
Horatio Sanz, In The Motherhood, ABC
Jake T. Austin, Wizards of Waverly Place, DISNEY CHANNEL
James Roday, Psych, USA
Joshua Gomez, Chuck, NBC
Mark Indelicato, Ugly Betty, ABC
Oscar Nunez, The Office, NBC
Ricardo Antonio Chavira, Desperate Housewives, ABC
Tony Plana, Ugly Betty, ABC


America Ferrera, Ugly Betty, ABC
Ana Ortiz, Ugly Betty, ABC
Eva Longoria Parker, Desperate Housewives, ABC
Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Entourage, HBO
Jessica Alba, The Office, NBC
Joanna Garcia, Privileged, CW
Judy Reyes, Scrubs, ABC
Lupe Ontiveros, Reaper, CW
Maria Canals-Barrera, Wizards of Waverly Place, DISNEY CHANNEL
Nadine Velazquez, My Name Is Earl, NBC
Rosie Perez, Lipstick Jungle, NBC
Salma Hayek, 30 Rock, NBC
Selena Gomez, Wizards of Waverly Place, DISNEY CHANNEL

Alana De La Garza, Law & Order, NBC
Cote de Pablo, NCIS, CBS
Dania Ramirez, Heroes, NBC
Eva La Rue, CSI Miami, CBS
Francia Raisa, The Secret Life Of The American Teenager, ABC Family
Julie Gonzalo, Eli Stone, ABC
Justina Machado, ER, NBC
Laura Cerón, ER, NBC
Lauren Vélez, Dexter, SHO
Michelle Rodriguez, Lost, ABC
Paola Turbay, The Secret Life Of The American Teenager, ABC Family; The Closer, TNT
Paula Garcés, The Shield, FX
Roselyn Sanchez, Without a Trace, CBS
Sara Ramirez, Grey’s Anatomy, ABC

Special Achievement Honorees

David Archuleta—Male Rising Star
Enrique Iglesias
Pitbull—Hot Track Christina Aguilera
Demi Lovato
Kat DeLuna—Female Rising Star
Lynda Carter
Black Eyed Peas

The NCLR ALMA Awards will continue its most popular segments, such as performances from the some of the top acts in music today, including David Archuleta, Luis Fonsi, Nelly Furtado, Selena Gomez, Sean Kingston and Pitbull. In addition, Adam Rodriguez, Amaury Nolasco, Benjamin Bratt, Dania Ramirez, Enrique Murciano, Eva La Rue, James Roday, Joanna Garcia, Kat VonD, Nadine Velazquez, Roselyn Sanchez, Efren Ramirez, Sofia Vergara, Michelle Rodriguez, Oscar Nunez, and Rey Mysterio will be presenting awards. The NCLR ALMA Awards will also bestow special honors upon two Latino superstars, actor/producer Salma Hayek and boxer/philanthropist Oscar de la Hoya, as well as host a special tribute to the late Ricardo Montalban, who passed away earlier this year, led by Oscar-, Grammy-, Tony-, and Emmy Award-winning actress Rita Moreno.

The event will take place on September 18th at 8/7c on ABC. To see the full list of nominees, go HERE.