Christina Aguilera, Selena Gomez Lead 2011 ALMA Award Nominations

The ALMA Awards are coming up and the nominees were just announced by The National Council of La Raza.

The ALMA Awards Are Back With George Lopez & Eva Longoria As Hosts!

Selena Gomez and Christina Aguilera lead the pack with three nominations each. They share two categories, female music artist and favorite movie actress in a comedy or musical. Aguilera is nominated for Burlesque and Gomez is nominated for Monte Carlo. Aguilera is also nominated for favorite TV personality for The Voice while Gomez is being recognized in the favorite TV actress in a comedy for Wizards of Waverly Place, which will compete against Desperate Housewives, CSI: Miami, and Modern Family.

Other front runners, Jennifer Lopez and Glee star Naya Rivera are both nominated for two awards for favorite female music artist as well as Lopez for reality TV for American Idol and Rivera for favorite TV actress in a comedy for her work on Glee.

Latino Stars to Shine Bright at the 2009 ALMA Awards

The ALMA Awards, hosted by George Lopez and Eva Longoria, will be presented in an hour-long special on NBC on Sept. 16 at 8PM. This year, for the first time, fans will have the opportunity to vote online for their favorite Latino stars.

The complete list of nominees can be accessed at