The 13th ALMA Awards honors the accomplishments made by Hispanics in film, television, and music in 2011. The awards were taped on September 16, 2012 at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium for broadcast on NBC on September 21, 2012. The show was co-hosted by Eva Longoria and George Lopez, marking their third consecutive year as hosts.[1] The awards ceremony was sponsored by the National Council of La Raza.

13th ALMA Awards
DateSeptember 16, 2012 (taping)
September 21, 2012 (airing)
SitePasadena Civic Auditorium, Pasadena, California
Hosted byEva Longoria and George Lopez
Television coverage

The winners were chosen based on online voting, box office figures, Nielsen and Billboard rankings, and Comedy..l of the NCLR ALMA Awards production leadership team.[1]

Jennifer Lopez had nominations in all three media formats: Favorite Movie Actress Comedy/Musical; Favorite TV Reality, Variety, or Comedy Personality or Act; and Favorite Female Music Artist. Naya Rivera won both of her nominations: Favorite Female Music Artist and Favorite TV Actress Comedy. The film Savages had four overall nominations in the Favorite Acting categories, while the films The Way and Cristiada (For Greater Glory) had three overall nominations, including Favorite Movie, which was won by triple-nominee Girl in Progress.

The ceremony aired on NBC for the second consecutive and last year before moving to sister channel MSNBC.

Winners and nomineesEdit

Cheech Marin holding his ALMA Career Achievement award
Diego Boneta, Favorite Movie Actor winner.
Christina Aguilera on the red carpet at the ALMA Awards
Constance Marie kissing her trophy at the ALMA Awards

The following is a list of the 65 nominees from film, television, and music. Winners are listed first and highlighted in bold:[2]

Honorary awardsEdit


Favorite Movie Favorite Movie Actor
Favorite Movie Actress Drama/Adventure Favorite Movie Actress Comedy/Musical
Favorite Movie Actor Supporting Role Favorite Movie Actress Supporting Role


Favorite TV Reality, Variety, or Comedy Personality or Act Favorite TV Actor
Favorite TV Actress Drama Favorite TV Actress Comedy
Favorite TV Actor Supporting Role in a Drama Favorite TV Actor Supporting Role in a Comedy
Favorite TV Actress Supporting Role


Favorite Male Music Artist Favorite Female Music Artist

Televised ceremony ratingsEdit

The ceremony, which was televised by NBC on September 21, 2012, was watched by 2.41 million viewers.[5]


  1. ^ a b Gratereaux, Alexandra (July 10, 2012). "2012 NCLR/ ALMA Awards Nominees Include Jennifer Lopez, Pitbull & Selena Gomez". Fox News Channel. Retrieved August 10, 2012.
  2. ^ "NCLR ALMA AWARDS RECIPIENTS". July 2012. Retrieved August 10, 2012.
  3. ^ "Veteran Actor Henry Darrow Honored at ALMA Awards and Gene Autry Museum This Weekend". September 14, 2012. Retrieved September 30, 2012.
  4. ^ a b Reynoso, Naibe (September 17, 2012). "Alma Awards: A Touch of Music, Politics and Olympic Gold". Fox News Channel. Retrieved September 28, 2012.
  5. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (September 24, 2012). "Friday Final TV Ratings: No Adjustments to 'Shark Tank', 'America's Next Top Model', '20/20' or 'Alma Awards'". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved September 25, 2012.

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