First look at the Miss USA 2012 contestants strutting their stuffs on stage during the preliminary competition.
Get ready for 51 beautiful women in America that will be judged in three categories: swimsuit, evening gown and interview. This year’s star-studded panel of judges includes Joe Jonas, Rob Kardashian, Cat Cora, Ali Fedotowsky, Arsenio Hall, Marilu Henner, George Kotsiopoulos and Dayana Mendoza!
Akon, and American pop band, Cobra Starship will perform during the night of beauties that will be hosted by Andy Cohen and Giuliana Rancic as well as Kelly Osbourne and Jeannie Mai as commentators.
For the first time ever, one of the five questions will come from a real fan via twitter. Fans can ask a Final Question via Twitter by using #AskMissUSA. One lucky fan question will be read to a Top Five finalist during the interview portion of the competition.
Last year’s winner, Miss California Alyssa Campanella, will return to crown her successor.
The winner will represent the United States at the 61st Miss Universe pageant.