‘Tis the Season for Awards!

By: Daisy Diaz
The 2013 awards season is in full swing, and we’re excited to see how Latinos are stacking up! ALMA stars have been busy with important fashion decisions like what to wear to the Academy Awards, writing speeches for the Golden Globes, and working on perfecting performances for the Grammy’s. Just in case you haven’t been keeping track, here’s a recap of awards in 2013 so far and how Latinos are doing:

 

 

People’s Choice Awards-

Jan. 9

Christina Aguilera nominated for Favorite Celebrity Judge

Jennifer Lopez nominated for Favorite Celebrity Judge

Demi Lovato nominated for Favorite Celebrity Judge- WINNER

Pitbull nominated for Favorite Hip Hop Artist

Bruno Mars nominated for Favorite R&B Artist

Christina Aguilera nominated for special award, The People’s Voice- WINNER

Sofia Vergara nominated for Favorite Comedic TV Actress

 

Golden Globe Awards-

Jan. 13

Sofia Vergara nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-series or TV Movie

Joaquin Phoenix nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture

Louis C.K. nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series—Comedy or Musical

 

Screen Actors Guild Awards-

Jan. 27

Sofia Vergara and the cast of Modern Family nominated for Best Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series- WINNER

Sofia Vergara nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series

Javier Bardem nominated for Outstanding Male Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role

Louis C.K. nominated for Outstanding Male Actor in a Comedy Series

 

NAACP Image Awards -
Feb. 1

Bruno Mars nominated for Outstanding Male Artist

Miguel nominated for Outstanding Male Artist

Tatyana Ali nominated for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series- WINNER

Erik Valdez Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama Series

 

The Grammy Awards-

Feb. 10

Miguel’s “Adorn” nominated for Song of the Year

Miguel’s “Adorn” nominated for Best R&B Performance

Miguel’s “Adorn” nominated for Best R&B Song- WINNER

Miguel’s album Kaleidoscope Dream nominated for Best Urban Contemporary Album

Miguel and Wale’s song “Lotus Flower Bomb” nominated for Best Rap Song

Juanes’ album MTV Unplugged Deluxe Edition nominated for Best Latin Pop Album- WINNER

Romeo Santos’ album Formula Vol. 1 nominated for Best Tropical Latin Album

Esperanza Spalding’s album Radio Music Society nominated for Best Jazz Vocal Album- WINNER

Esperanza Spalding’s “City of Roses” nominated for Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)- WINNER

Esperanza Spalding’s “Radio Music Society” nominated for Best Long Form Music Video


Other Winner highlights:

Quetzal’s album Imaginaries won Best Latin Rock, Urban, or Alternative Album

Lila Downs’ album Pecados Y Milagros won Best Regional Mexican Music Album (including Tejano)

Marlow Rosado Y La Riqueña’s album Retro won Best Tropical Latin Album

 

The Oscars-

Feb. 24

Joaquin Phoenix nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his role in The Master

Paco Delgado nominated for Best Costume Design in Les Misérables

Claudio Miranda nominated for Best Cinematography in Life of Pi

Gael Garcia Bernal’s film No is nominated for Best Foreign Language Film

José Antonio García nominated for Best Achievement in Sound Mixing in Argo

Edgar Ramirez's Zero Dark Thirty is nominated for Best Picture

 

Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards-

Mar. 23

Victoria Justice's show Victorious nominated for Favorite TV Show

Selena Gomez's show Wizards of Waverly Place nominated for Favorite TV Show

Christina Aguilera's show The Voice nominated for Favorite Reality Show

Jake T. Austin nominated for Favorite TV Actor

Carlos Pena nominated for Favorite TV Actor

Selena Gomez nominated for Favorite TV Actress

Victoria Justice nominated for Favorite TV Actress

Bruno Mars nominated for Favorite Male Singer

 

The MTV Movie Awards-

Apr. 14

Javier Bardem nominated for Best WTF Moment for his role in Skyfall

Javier Bardem nominated for Best Villian for his role in Skyfall

Adam Rodriguez nominated for Best Musical Moment along with Channing Tatum, Matt Bomer, Joe Manganiello and Kevin Nash for their roles in Magic Mike

 

The Billboard Latin Music Awards released their list of nominees last week and while the show isn’t until April 25, we are thrilled to see the incredible talent that’s been highlighted. Don Omar came back this year with a whopping 18 nominations! In 2012, he was nominated for 16 categories, but just to give you an idea, this year he’s nominated for “Artist of the Year”, “Song of the Year”, and “Male Albums Artist of the Year.” Other top contenders include Romeo Santos with 12 nominations, duo Wisin y Yandel and Jenni Rivera with 11 nominations each. Prince Royce snagged 10 nominations, and Latin sensation Pitbull received 9 nominations including “Social Artist of the Year” and “Latin Rhythm Song of the Year.”

See the full list of Billboard Latin Music Awards nominees here.

Join us on Twitter @ALMAawards as we live-tweet the Billboard Latin Music Awards on April 25.

 

You've seen the list of nominees and winners so far, but we want to know: who do you think is Missing In Action from this year's nominees?

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