ALMA Awards honor America Ferrera

Mon Aug 18, 2008 10:19am EDT
 
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LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - America Ferrera was named the Chevy Entertainer of the Year for her role in "Ugly Betty" at the 2008 ALMA Awards, which recognize outstanding artistic achievement of Latinos in film, television and music.

Other honorees this year include recording artists Linda Ronstadt and Shakira.

The two-hour program, taped Sunday at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, will air September 12 on ABC.

Reuters/Hollywood Reporter

 
<p>America Ferrera reacts as she is presented with the Chevy Entertainer of the Year award during the taping of the 2008 "NCLR Alma" awards at the Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California, August 17, 2008. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni</p>