Belfast Telegraph

Monday 22 September 2014

Aguilera and Gomez given Alma nods

Christina Aguilera has received three nominations for the awards

Christina Aguilera and Selena Gomez are the leading nominees for the Alma Awards honouring the artistic accomplishments of Latinos in music, television and film.

The Voice star Christina and Monte Carlo actress Selena are each up for three gongs for their work in music and on the big and small screens.

Both are nominated in the female music artist category and for favourite movie actress in a comedy or musical - Christina for Burlesque and Selena for Monte Carlo.

Christina was also nominated for reality TV personality for her work on The Voice and Selena is up for favourite TV actress in a comedy for Wizards of Waverly Place, which was nominated for favourite TV series alongside CSI: Miami, Desperate Housewives and Modern Family.

Jennifer Lopez and Glee star Naya Rivera have two nominations each, with both up for female music artist. J-Lo is also nominated in the reality TV category for American Idol and Naya is nominated for favourite TV actress in a comedy for Glee.

For the first time, fans are being invited to help choose the recipients by voting online. Winners will then be determined by fan votes, box-office, Nielsen and Billboard rankings, and the Alma Awards production team.

The Almas will be presented on September 16 during an hour-long special on NBC hosted by George Lopez and Eva Longoria.

Nightlife Galleries

More

Latest Entertainment News

Latest Music News

Latest Film & TV News

Latest Eating Out News

Horoscopes

Your Horoscopes by Russell Grant

Virgo:

A home improvement project will grind to a halt. Someone who is close to your heart may need some peace and quiet. Be prepared to send a repair professional away while your loved one recovers. If you're renting a space, your landlord may tell you to leave with very little notice. Stay calm. It will be easier to find new living arrangements if you remain logical. Spread the word on social media. Be specific about your needs. A friend or acquaintance may hear of somewhere suitable for you.More