Christina Aguilera will be honored with 2012 NCLR Special Achievement Award during the 2012 NCLR ALMA Awards, being broadcast on Friday, September 21, 2012, on NBC Television Network. The ALMA Awards will be hosted by Eva Longoria and George Lopez for the third year in a row.
The NCLR ALMA Awards celebrate the accomplishments of some of the most prolific Latinos in the entertainment industry, including music, television and film.
Aguilera is a five-time Grammy winner and an accomplished, prolific performer. The star is also a coach on the NBC vocal competition "The Voice." The Special Achievement Award is being bestowed upon Aguilera for her incredible career and her exceptional work in philanthropy.
According to information from NBC, Aguilera has sold more than 30 million albums worldwide and won five Grammy Awards. She has released seven albums, with pop hits that include “Beautiful,” “Genie in a Bottle” and “Dirrty.”
Over her career, Aguilera has been nominated for ten ALMA Awards and has taken home three ALMAS.
Aguilera has served as global spokesperson for Yum! Brands’ World Hunger Relief effort since 2009 where her participation has helped raise over $80 million for the World Food Programme (WFP) and other hunger relief agencies. She also serves as an “Ambassador Against Hunger” for WFP and has traveled on relief trips with the organization to Haiti and Guatemala. Aguilera continues to also fight for gay and lesbian rights as well as helping victims of domestic violence, a cause close to her heart.