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And the Nominees for the 2009 ALMA Awards Are...

Entertainment Tonight, Tuesday, August 25, 2009, 10:02am (PDT)

From Christina Aguilera to Eva Longoria Parker and Charlie Sheen -- ET has the nominees for the 2009 ALMA Awards (American Latino Media Arts), which will be hosted by Longoria Parker and George Lopez.

"I am proud that we will be able to pay tribute to a record number of Latino performers and just thrilled to have one of the funniest men on the planet, George Lopez, as my co-host this year. If you know me and you know George, anything can happen so tune in!" says Longoria Parker.

The nominees were announced this morning at Beso, Longoria Parker's Latin-themed restaurant in Hollywood.

This year the Fashion Icon award will be presented based on Internet voting, so click here to vote for the best style icon in this list: Jessica Alba, Alessandra Ambrosia, Elsa Benitez, Gisele Bundchen, Fergie, Daisy Fuentes, Adriana Lima, Jennifer Lopez and Eva Longoria Parker.

This year, the show will have a significant format change with specially produced packages highlighting Latinos in their entertainment field. One of the Latino performers in each category will be honored for Special Achievement.

YEAR IN TELEVISION

Special Achievement Honorees

COMEDY

Actor

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

Actress

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

DRAMA

Actor

Adam Rodriguez, "CSI Miami," CBS

Amaury Nolasco, "Prison Break," FOX

Benito Martinez, "The Shield," FX

Benjamin Bratt, "The Cleaner," A&E

Cristian de la Fuente, "In Plain Sight," USA

Danny Pino, "Cold Case," CBS

Edward James Olmos, "Battlestar Galactica," SYFY

Enrique Murciano, "Without a Trace," CBS

Esai Morales, "Jericho," CBS

Jimmy Smits, "Dexter," SHO

Jorge Garcia, "Lost," ABC

Miguel Sandoval, "Medium," NBC/CBS

Nestor Carbonell, "Lost," ABC

David Zayas, "Dexter," SHO

Carlos Bernard, "24," FOX

Actress

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

Paula Garcés, "The Shield," FX

Roselyn Sanchez," Without a Trace," CBS

Sara Ramirez, "Grey's Anatomy", ABC

YEAR IN FILM

Special Achievement Honorees

Actor

Alfred Molina, 'Pink Panther 2'

Cheech Marin, 'Race To Witch Mountain'

Freddy Rodriguez, 'Nothing Like the Holidays'

Oscar Nunez, 'The Proposal'

Clifton Collins Jr. , 'Star Trek; Crank: High Voltage'

Efren Ramirez, 'Crank: High Voltage'

Javier Bardem, 'Vicky Cristina Barcelona'

Joaquin Phoenix, 'Two Lovers'

John Leguizamo, 'Nothing Like the Holidays'

Luis Guzmán, 'The Taking of Pelham 123'

Ramon Rodriguez, 'Transformers: Revenge of The Fallen'

Actress

Elisabeth Peña, 'Nothing Like the Holidays'

Sofía Vergara, 'Madea Goes to Jail'

Cameron Diaz, 'My Sister's Keeper'

Eva Mendes, 'The Women, The Spirit'

Michelle Rodriguez, 'Fast & Furious'

Penélope Cruz, 'Vicky Cristina Barcelona'

Rosario Dawson, 'Seven Pounds'

Zoe Saldana, 'Star Trek'

YEAR IN MUSIC

Special Achievement Honorees

Music

David Archuleta -- Male Rising Star

Enrique Iglesias

Maxwell

Pitbull -- Hot Track

Christina Aguilera

Demi Lovato

Kat DeLuna -- Female Rising Star

Lynda Carter

Black Eyed Peas

Other special tributes and honors:

Anthony Quinn Award for Industry Excellence

Salma Hayek

Special Achievement in Sports Television

Oscar De La Hoya

Tribute to Ricardo Montalban

Presented by Rita Moreno

Catch the awards show when it airs Friday, Sept. 18 at 8 p.m. on ABC.

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