Lopez Leads Latino Pack of Teen Choice Awards Nominees

The first wave of Teen Choice Awards nominations has been revealed… And, the world’s most powerful celebrity Jennifer Lopez leads the Latino pack of nominees.

The 42-year-old Puerto Rican singer/actresswho has won 11 Teen Choice Awards in her career, including Choice Television Personality for American Idol and Choice Red Carpet Icon last year—received five nominations for this year’s show.

Jennifer Lopez

In the movies section, Lopez has been nominated in the Choice Movie Actress: Comedy category for her role in What to Expect When You’re Expecting. She’ll will face off against her co-star in the film, Cameron Diaz, as well as American Reunion’s Alyson Hannigan, Crazy, Stupid Love’s Emma Stone and This Means War’s Reese Witherspoon.

In the television section, the American Idol judge has been nominated in the Choice TV: Female Personality category, alongside The Voice’s Christina Aguilera, America’s Next Top Model’s Tyra Banks, Dancing with the StarsCarrie Ann Inaba and Fashion Star’s Jessica Simpson.

In the music section, Lopez is nominated for Choice Female Artist, as well as Choice Single by a Female Artist for her dancetastic single “Dance Again.”

Lastly, Lopez—who was the blue-ribbon beauty at this year’s Oscars—will face off against Miley Cyrus, Zooey Deschanel, Nicki Minaj and Katy Perry in the Choice Fashion Icon: Female.

But Lopez wasn’t the only Hispanic celebrity to receive multiple nominations.

Pitbull followed close behind with four nods; Selena Gomez received three nominations; and Bruno Mars, Scotty McCreery and Christina Aguilera received two.

Other Latino/a nominees include: Salma Hayek, Noomi Rapace, Zoe Saldana, Cameron Diaz, Adam Rodriguez, Lea Michele, Sofia Vergara, William Levy, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, Albert Pujols and Demi Lovato.

Fans between the ages of 13-19 can vote once each day per category on the official Teen Choice Awards website. Winners will be announced on the awards show on July 22.

Here’s a look at all the Latino/a nominees and their competition:


Choice Movie Actress: Action
Salma Hayek, “Puss in Boots”
Milla Jovovich, “The Three Musketeers”
Paula Patton, “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol”
Noomi Rapace, “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows”
Zoe Saldana, “Colombiana”

Choice Movie Actress: Comedy
Cameron Diaz, “What to Expect When You’re Expecting”
Alyson Hannigan, “American Reunion”
Jennifer Lopez, “What to Expect When You’re Expecting”
Emma Stone, “Crazy, Stupid, Love.”
Reese Witherspoon, “This Means War”


Choice TV Actor: Action
LL Cool J, “NCIS: Los Angeles”
Daniel Dae Kim, “Hawaii Five-O”
Zachary Levi, “Chuck”
Adam Rodriguez, “CSI: Miami”
Shane West, “Nikita”

Choice TV Actress: Comedy
Miranda Cosgrove, “iCarly”
Kaley Cuoco, “The Big Bang Theory”
Zooey Deschanel, “New Girl”
Lea Michele, “Glee”
Sofia Vergara, “Modern Family”

Choice TV: Female Personality
Christina Aguilera, “The Voice”
Tyra Banks, “America’s Next Top Model”
Carrie Ann Inaba, “Dancing With The Stars”
Jennifer Lopez, “American Idol”
Jessica Simpson, “Fashion Star”

Choice TV: Male Reality Star
Paul “DJ Pauly D” DelVecchio, “Jersey Shore” and “The Pauly D Project”
Rob Dyrdek, “Fantasy Factory” and “Ridiculousness”
William Levy, “Dancing With The Stars”
Scotty McCreery, “American Idol”
Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino, “Jersey Shore”

Choice TV: Female Reality Star
Lauren Alaina, “American Idol”
Melanie Amaro, “The X Factor”
The Kardashians, “Keeping Up With The Kardashians”
Tia & Tamera Mowry, “Tia & Tamera”
Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, “Jersey Shore”


Choice Male Artist
Justin Bieber
Bruno Mars
Blake Shelton

Choice Female Artist
Jennifer Lopez
Katy Perry
Taylor Swift

Choice Music Group
Selena Gomez & The Scene
Gym Class Heroes
Lady Antebellum
The Wanted

Choice R&B/Hip-Hop Artist
Flo Rida
Nicki Minaj
Kanye West

Choice Single by a Group
“We Are Young,” fun. featuring Janelle Monáe
“Hit The Lights,” Selena Gomez & The Scene
“Ass Back Home,” Gym Class Heroes featuring Neon Hitch
“Party Rock Anthem,” LMFAO featuring Lauren Bennett & GoonRock
“Moves Like Jagger,” Maroon 5 featuring Christina Aguilera

Choice Single by a Female Artist
“Set Fire to the Rain,” Adele
“Stronger,” Kelly Clarkson
“Dance Again,” Jennifer Lopez featuring Pitbull
“Part of Me,” Katy Perry
“Eyes Open,” Taylor Swift

Choice Single by a Male Artist
“Boyfriend,” Justin Bieber
“Take Care,” Drake featuring Rihanna
“Good Feeling,” Flo Rida
“It Will Rain,” Bruno Mars
“Give Me Everything (Tonight),” Pitbull featuring Ne-Yo, AfroJack & Nayer

Choice Male Country Artist
Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Hunter Hayes
Scotty McCreery
Blake Shelton

Choice Country Group
The Band Perry
Eli Young Band
Lady Antebellum
Rascal Flatts
Thompson Square


Choice Fashion Icon: Female
Miley Cyrus
Zooey Deschanel
Jennifer Lopez
Nicki Minaj
Katy Perry

Choice Female Hottie
Miley Cyrus
Selena Gomez
Katy Perry
Kate Upton


Choice Male Athlete
David Beckham (Soccer)
Kobe Bryant (Basketball)
Albert Pujols (Baseball)
Tim Tebow (Football)
Shaun White (Snowboarding/Skateboarding/Surfing)


Choice Twit
Justin Bieber
Miley Cyrus
Jimmy Fallon
Demi Lovato
Ryan Seacrest

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