The 2009 National Council of La Raza (NCLR) Alma Awards airs Friday evening on ABC. The Alma awards honor outstanding Latino artistic achievement in television, film and music.

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Host

Host Eva Longoria Parker smiles on stage during the taping of the 2009 NCLR Alma awards at the Royce Hall in Los Angeles September 17, 2009. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Canadian

Canadian singer Nelly Furtado performs during the taping of the 2009 NCLR Alma awards at the Royce Hall in Los Angeles September 17, 2009. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Actress

Actress Salma Hayek accepts the Anthony Quinn Award for Industry Excellence during the taping of the 2009 NCLR Alma awards at the Royce Hall in Los Angeles September 17, 2009. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Actor

Actor Benjamin Bratt accepts the Year in Television Drama award for outstanding actor during the taping of the 2009 NCLR Alma awards at the Royce Hall in Los Angeles September 17, 2009. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Actor

Actor Oscar Nunez accepts the Year in Television Comedy award for outstanding actor during the taping of the 2009 NCLR Alma awards at the Royce Hall in Los Angeles September 17, 2009. The show airs September 18 on ABC. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Boxer

Boxer Oscar De La Hoya accepts a Special Achievement in Sports Television award during the taping of the 2009 NCLR Alma awards at the Royce Hall in Los Angeles September 17, 2009. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Sean

Sean Kingston (R) performs during the taping of the 2009 NCLR Alma awards at the Royce Hall in Los Angeles September 17, 2009. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Singer

Singer David Archuleta performs during the taping of the 2009 NCLR Alma awards at the Royce Hall in Los Angeles September 17, 2009. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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A recorded message from First lady Michelle Obama is displayed during the taping of the 2009 NCLR Alma awards at the Royce Hall in Los Angeles September 17, 2009. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni