Nominees for 2002 ALMA Awards

April 17, 2002 at 7:23 PM

LOS ANGELES, April 17 (UPI) -- Here is a list of nominees for the 2002 American Latino Media Arts (ALMA) Awards, announced this week in Los Angeles by the National Council of La Raza:

Outstanding motion picture: "Bread and Roses"; "Crazy/Beautiful"; "King of the Jungle"; "Piñero"; "Spy Kids"; "Tortilla Soup"

Actor in a motion picture: Antonio Banderas, "Spy Kids"; Benjamin Bratt, "Piñero"; Hector Elizondo, "Tortilla Soup"; Jay Hernandez, "Crazy/Beautiful"; John Leguizamo, "King of the Jungle"

Actress in a motion picture: Penélope Cruz, "Vanilla Sky"; Laura Elena Harring, "Mulholland Drive"; Jennifer Lopez, "Angel Eyes"; Pilar Padilla, "Bread and Roses"; Jacqueline Obradors, "Tortilla Soup"

Supporting actor in a motion picture: Clifton Collins Jr., "The Last Castle"; Benicio Del Toro, "The Pledge"; Andy Garcia, "Ocean's Eleven"; John Leguizamo, "Moulin Rouge"; George Lopez, "Bread & Roses"; Paul Rodriguez, "Tortilla Soup"

Supporting actress in a motion picture: Julie Carmen, "King of the Jungle"; Elpidia Carrillo, "Bread and Roses"; Cameron Diaz, "Vanilla Sky"; Eva Mendes, "Training Day"; Elizabeth Peña, "Tortilla Soup"; Roselyn Sanchez, "Rush Hour 2"; Talisa Soto, "Piñero"

Director for a motion picture: Alejandro Amenábar, "The Others"; Leon Ichaso, "Piñero; Luis Mandoki, "Angel Eyes"; María Ripoll, "Tortilla Soup"; Robert Rodriguez, "Spy Kids"

Screenplay: "Behind Enemy Lines" (David Veloz, Zak Penn); "Piñero" (Leon Ichaso); "Spy Kids" (Robert Rodriguez); 'The Others" (Alejandro Amenábar); "Tortilla Soup" (Ramon Menendez, Tom Musca, Vera Blasi)

Song in a motion picture soundtrack: "Lady Marmalade" ("Moulin Rouge," Christina Aguilera); "Milagros" ("The Princess Diaries," Myra); "Oye Como Spy" ("Spy Kids," Los Lobos); "Polkas Palabras" ("The Fast and The Furious," Molotov); "Siempre" ("Crazy/Beautiful," La Ley);

Independent motion picture: "Bro," Joe Cardona/Mario de Varona; "Manito," Eric Eason; "No Turning Back," Jesus Nebot; "The Blue Diner," Jan Ealeson; "The Woman Every Man Wants," Gabriela Taglavini

Foreign film: "Amores Perros"; "Devil's Backbone"; Rata, Ratones, Rateros"; "Vengo"

Excellence in make-up in television and film: Rebecca De Herrera, "Scary Movie 2"; Ken Diaz, "Training Day"; Rosanna Montes, "Power Rangers"; Mark Sanchez, "The Brothers Garcia" (Nickelodeon); Luis Garcia/Jay Wejbe, "Road Dogz" (HBO/Cinemax)

Television series: "Oz" (HBO); "Resurrection Blvd." (Showtime); "Six Feet Under" (HBO); "Strong Medicine" (Lifetime)

Actor in a television series: Eddie Cibrian, "Third Watch" (NBC); Michael DeLorenzo, "Resurrection Blvd."; Esai Morales, "NYPD Blue" (ABC); Tony Plana, "Resurrection Blvd."; Freddy Rodriguez, "Six Feet Under"; Charlie Sheen, "Spin City" (ABC); Martin Sheen, "The West Wing" (NBC); Wilmer Valderrama, "That '70s Show" (Fox)

Actress in a television series: Jessica Alba, "Dark Angel" (FOX); Rosa Blasi, "Strong Medicine"; Rita Moreno, "Oz"; Judy Reyes, "Scrubs" (NBC); Jamie-Lynn Sigler, "The Sopranos" (HBO); Christina Vidal, "Taina" (Nickelodeon); Lisa Vidal, "The Division" (Lifetime); Lauren Velez, "Oz"

Supporting actor in a television series: Luis Avalos, "Resurrection Blvd."; David Barrera, "24" (Fox); Alexis Cruz, "The District" (CBS); Demetrius Navarro, "ER" (NBC); Luis Antonio Ramos, "The Huntress" (USA Networks)

Supporting actress in a television series: Lourdes Benedicto, "ER"; Anne Betancourt, "Mysterious Ways" (PAX-TV); Maria Canals, "The Brothers Garcia"; Marita De Leon, "Strong Medicine"; Alex Meneses, "Everybody Loves Raymond" (CBS); Shelley Morrison, "Will & Grace" (NBC); Jacqueline Obradors, "NYPD Blue"

Made for television movie or mini-series: "In the Time of the Butterflies" (Showtime); "The Princess and the Marine" (NBC); "The Way She Moves" (VH1)

Actor/actress in a made for television movie or mini-series: Marc Anthony, "In The Time of The Butterflies"; Salma Hayek, "In The Time of The Butterflies"; Marisol Nichols, "The Princess and The Marine"; Edward James Olmos, "The Judge" (NBC); Michelle Rodriguez, "3 A.M." (Showtime); Jacob Vargas, "Road Dogz"

Director of a television drama or comedy: Felix Enriquez Alcala, "ER" "Never Say Never"; Norberto Barba, "Resurrection Blvd." "Diez Y Ocho"; Ricardo Matta, "Nash Bridges" "Cat Fight" (CBS); Linda Mendoza, "The Bernie Mac Show" "The Main Event" (FOX); Jesus Treviño, "Third Watch" "Adam 553" (NBC)

Script for a television drama or comedy: "Ponderosa" "The Legend of John Riley," Rick Najera (PAX-TV); "Resurrection Blvd." "Bruja" Adam Fierro; "Resurrection Blvd." "Compadres" Dennis Leoni/ Luisa Leschin; "Resurrection Blvd." "La Niña Perdida"

Nancy De Los Santos; "Taina" "Quinceañero" Fracaswell Hyman/Maria Perez- Brown

Actor in a daytime drama: Maurice Bernard, "General Hospital" (ABC); Matt Cedeño, "Days of Our Lives" (NBC); Mark Consuelos, "All My Children" (ABC); Kamar de Los Reyes, "One Life to Live" (ABC); A Martinez, "General Hospital"

Actress in a daytime drama: Miriam Colon, "The Guiding Light" (CBS); Eva Tamargo Lemus; "Passions" (NBC); Eva Longoria "The Young and the Restless" (CBS); Saundra Santiago, "The Guiding Light" (CBS); Sandra Vidal, "The Bold and the Beautiful" (CBS)

Correspondent or anchor of a national news program: Jim Avila, 'NBC Nightly News With Tom Brokaw" (NBC); Arnold Diaz, "20/20" (ABC); Soledad O' Brien, "Weekend Today" (NBC); John Quiñones, "20/20"; Geraldo Rivera, "Rivera Live" (CNBC); Rick Sanchez, "America At War" (MSNBC); Elizabeth Vargas, "20/20"

Outstanding documentary: "Accordion Dreams," Hector Galan (PBS); "Calle 54," Fernando Trueba (Miramax); "Intimate Portrait: Rita Moreno," Lee Grant (Lifetime); "The Bronze Screen," Alberto Dominguez, Nancy De Los Santos, Susan Racho (HBO)

Children's television programming: "The Brothers Garcia"; "Dora The Explorer" (Nickelodeon); "Taina"; "Lizzie McGuire" (The Disney Channel)

Performance in a music, variety or comedy special: Christina Aguilera, "The 43rd Grammy Awards" (CBS); Marc Anthony, "Christmas at Rockefeller Center" (NBC); Mariah Carey, "A Tribute to Heroes" (all networks); Los Lobos, "T'was the Night" (HBO); Jennifer Lopez, "Jennifer Lopez In Concert: Let's Get Loud" (NBC); Ricky Martin, "2001 Blockbuster Awards" (Fox)

Spanish Language performance in a television special: Alejandro Fernandez/Julio Iglesias, "Latin Billboard Awards" (Telemundo); Paulina Rubio, "Premio Lo Nuestro" (Univision); Juanes, "Noches De Carnaval" (Univision); Lupillo Rivera, "Latin Rhythm Nights" (Telemundo)

Album of the year: Enrique Iglesias, "Escape"; Jennifer Lopez, "J-Lo"; Shakira, "Laundry Service"; A.B. Quintanilla Y Los Kumbia Kings, "SHHH!"; Ozomatli, "Embrace the Chaos"; Fat Joe, "J.O.S.E."

Spanish language album of the year: Marc Anthony, "Libre"; Alejandro Fernandez, "Origines"; La Ley, "La Ley MTV Unplugged"; Luis Miguel, "Mis Romances"; Laura Pausini, "Lo Mejor de Laura Pausini -- Volvere Junto a Ti"; Jaci Velasquez, "Mi Corazon"; Carlos Vives, "Dejame Entrar"

Music video -- 2002 ALMA People's Choice Award: "El Ultimo Adios," Various Artists; "Love Don't Cost A Thing," Jennifer Lopez; "My Hero," Enrique Iglesias; "Nobody Wants To Be Lonely," Ricky Martin/Christina Aguilera; "Siempre," La Ley' "Whenever/Wherever," Shakira

Male performer: Marc Anthony, Enrique Iglesias, Fat Joe, Ricky Martin

Female performer: Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Lopez, Shakira, Jaci Velasquez

Breakthrough artist/group: Joy Enriquez, Juanes, Laura Pausini, Lupillo Rivera, Ozomatli, Paulina Rubio

Latin group: Intocable, La Ley, Los Tucanes De Tijuana, Ozomatli, A.B. Quintanilla Y Los Kumbia Kings, Son By Four

The 2002 ALMA Awards will be presented at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on May, in ceremonies to be telecast by ABC.

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