The ALMA Awards‘«™Minute by Minute Results!

We were right--it IS a hell of a party! Don't miss the event on Friday, September 16th on NBC

By Se Fija!
Published on LatinoLA: September 12, 2011

The ALMA Awards‘«™Minute by Minute Results!

The opening was wild! A high-energy performance by Pitbull and an appearance by Marc Anthony singing on video. This place is rockin'‘«™Celebs on site include Jessica Alba, Sarah Shahi (looking incredible), Eva La Rue, Cote de Pablo, Adam Rodriguez, Cheech Marin, Felicity Huffman, Gloria and Emilio Estefan, Benjamin Bratt & Marcia Cross, Michael Pe??a‘«™a big chunk of Latino Hollywood, right here and now‘«™wow.

Demi Lovato performed live, in English and in Spanish. That girl can sing!

Watching the seat fillers. Host Eva Longoria was one of those in the early days of the awards. Maybe future stars are with us now!

Did you know that the husband of "Dexter"'s Lauren Velez is the man who created "Dexter"? They're here together tonight!

‘«™and who were those two beauties who left with Oscar Nu??ez? We'll find those name later‘«™

LOL! Be sure to watch the show on Friday to see Felicity Huffman translating Eva Longoria's English‘«™into Spanish!

‘«™and the show's ending with the incredible Gloria Estefan singing us out with her new single, "Wepa." Everyone is up on their feet, confetti falling, every star on stage. It's Party Time!


Wow, here's a surprise! Naya Rivera is awarded Favorite Female Music Artist! The competition: Christina Aguilera, Selena Gomez, Jennifer Lopez and Shakira!

Favorite TV Series: "Desperate Housewives." A fitting tribute as the show enters its final phenomenal season!

Adam Rodriguez of "CSI: Miami" takes the Favorite TV Actor--Leading Role--ALMA, and that's impressive: his competition was Ricardo Chavira ("Desperate Housewives"), Ian Gomez of "Cougar Town," "Chuck"'s Joshua Gomez, and James Roday, Psych himself.

Fave Male Music Artist: Pitbull!

Maria Canals-Barrera from "The Wizards of Waverly Place" is this year's Favorite TV Actress, Supporting Role. Congratulations!

Jessica Alba takes Favorite Movie Actress, Drama or Adventure for her tough-chick turn in Machete. The list was hugely impressive, including Penelope Cruz, Rosario Dawson, Zo?Ĺ Salda??a and Michelle Rodriguez. She was so surprised and excited she nearly tripped getting up to the stairs, where she thanked Robert Rodriguez for all the great roles.

Demi Lovato takes the ALMA for Favorite TV Actress in a Leading Role in a Comedy for "Sonny with a Chance." And she's keeping some pretty power company: Selena Gomez, "Wizards of Waverly Place," Victoria "Justice of Victorious," Naya Rivera in "Glee," and Sof?°a Vergara in "Modern Family."

This year's Favorite TV Actress‘«ŰLeading Role in a Drama: Cote de Pablo for "NCIS." Quite an array: Eva LaRue of "CSI: Miami," Francia Raisa of "The Secret Life of the American Teenager," Sara Ramirez of "Grey's Anatomy" and Sarah Shahi of Fairly Legal Wow, what a list!

Favorite Actress in a Comedy or Musical: Alexa Vega for From "Prada to Nada." Proof positive she can do more than just be a "Spy Kid"!

The fans voting on the NCLR web site voted for their favorite movie: Chris Weitz' amazing "A Better Life."

Rico Rodriguez is Favorite TV Actor, Supporting Role. The young man from "Modern Family" was up against stalwarts like Oscar Nu??ez of "The Office," the amazing David Zayas of "Dexter," and fellow newcomers Michael Trevino ("Vampire Diaries") and Tristan Wilds ("90210").

Favorite Movie Actor goes to Antonio Banderas for "You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger." Who spoke about being an actor "Do it with love‘«™give your alma (soul)‘«™remember where you come from‘«™," advice he's been given his young nephew (in audience), who want's to be an actor.

George Lopez gets final laugh, taking Favorite TV Reality, Variety, or Comedy Personality or Act. The show may be gone, but George isn't going anywhere.

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