LAS VEGAS (AP) — A parade of beauty queens in swimsuits and evening gowns are competing to become the next Miss USA in Las Vegas.
Miss USA 2011 Alyssa Campanella will crown her successor during the competition at the Planet Hollywood casino on the Las Vegas Strip Sunday night.
The judge’s panel includes Chef Cat Cora, TV personality Arsenio Hall, singer Joe Jonas and reality TV star Rob Kardashian. The show will also feature performances from Akon and Cobra Starship. Andy Cohen and Giuliana Rancic will host.
The pageant has three competitions: swimsuit, evening gown and interview question.
The winner will represent the United States at the 61st Miss Universe pageant later this year.
An American has not been named Miss Universe since Brook Lee won the title in 1997.
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