KXNT_35x90 cbssports1140-horizontal-small

News

51 Pageant Queens Compete In Vegas For Miss USA

View Comments
The Miss USA 2012 contestents appear at the Chinese Laundry at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on May 22, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo Credit: David Becker / Getty Images For Chinese Laundry)

The Miss USA 2012 contestents appear at the Chinese Laundry at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on May 22, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo Credit: David Becker / Getty Images For Chinese Laundry)

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

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.

(© Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,007 other followers