And the ALMA Awards go to…
It was a heck of a party at the Pasadena Convention Center
Originally published at Se Fija!
Published on LatinoLA: September 20, 2012
Beautiful gowns, beautiful tuxes, and plenty of happy surprises as the 2012 NCLR ALMA Awards® were announced. (You can see an edited version of the show on Friday, September 21 at 8 PM on NBC).
Eva Longoria and George Lopez co-hosted; presenters included Robert Rodriguez, Zoë Saldaña, Michael Peña, Jake Gyllenhaal, Nicole Richie, Ryan Lochte, America Ferrera, Wilmer Valderrama, Andy Garcia, Natalie Morales, Ana Ortiz, Dania Ramirez, Edy Ganem, Judy Reyes, Rafael Amaya, Rodrigo Santoro and Taboo. Martina McBride performed with Luis Fonsi and rap superstar Flo Rida performed with Roselyn Sanchez.
Special Achievement Awards were given to Christina Aguilera, veteran character actor (and our friend) Henry Darrow, the legendary Cheech Marin, and director Patricia Riggen. The NCLR offered a touching tribute to Lupe Ontiveros to commemorate her passing.
And the winners were:
"Girl in Progress"
Favorite Movie Actor
Diego Boneta, "Rock of Ages"
Favorite Movie Actress--Drama/Adventure
Zoë Saldaña, "Colombiana"
Favorite Movie Actress--Comedy/Musical
Aubrey Plaza, "Safety Not Guaranteed"
Favorite Movie Actor--Supporting Role
Édgar Ramírez, "Wrath of the Titans"
Favorite Movie Actress--Supporting Role
Cierra Ramirez, "Girl in Progress"
Favorite TV Reality, Variety, or Comedy Personality or Act
Christina Aguilera, "The Voice" (NBC)
Favorite TV Actor
Tyler Posey, "Teen Wolf" (MTV)
Favorite TV Actress--Drama
Lana Parrilla, "Once Upon a Time" (ABC)
Favorite TV Actress--Comedy
Naya Rivera, "Glee" (FOX)
Favorite TV Actor--Supporting Role in a Drama
Jon Huertas, "Castle" (ABC)
Favorite TV Actor--Supporting Role in a Comedy
Rico Rodriguez, "Modern Family" (ABC)
Favorite TV Actress--Supporting Role
Constance Marie, "Switched at Birth" (ABC Family)
Favorite Male Music Artist
Favorite Female Music Artist