The most dazzling show of the year 2015 Miss America Competition will begin tonight, Sept. 14, 2014, at 9 p.m. ET, where 53 national contestants will compete for the Miss America crown and the winner will be crowned. The 94-year old beauty pageant can be watched online through live stream below (free with subscription) or on ABC Television Network.
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Just an hour before the competition, the "Countdown to Miss America," hosted by "Good Morning America's" Amy Robach, will cover every aspect of this year's competition, including behind the scene footages of the 53 national contestants, vying for the 2014 Miss America crown. The special edition will begin airing at 8 p.m. ET on ABC introduce viewers to more than 30 former Miss Americas, including Lee Meriwether, who was the first Miss America to be crowned on live television in 1955.
The hosts of the final 2015 Miss America Competition are Chris Harrison, host of "The Bachelor", and Lara Spencer from "Good Morning America." The illustrious judges panel includes: television producer and writer Marc Cherry; Super Bowl Champion and former Green Bay Packer Donald Driver; CEO and designer Kathy Ireland; U.S. Olympic Gold Medalist Shawn Johnson; West Point graduate and senior Army aviator General Anne Macdonald; Former Miss America and actress Lee Meriwether, and CEO and author Gary Vaynerchuk.
The 2015 Miss America Preliminary Competitions winner have been announced:
Miss Pennsylvania Amanda Fallon Smith was named Thursday night's preliminary talent winner for her vocal performance to the song "Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again" from the musical Phantom of the Opera in Boardwalk Hall. Amanda will receive a $2,000 scholarship. Also capturing the spotlight was Miss Maryland Jade Kenny who was the preliminary Lifestyle and Fitness winner in a two-piece, pink Catalina swimsuit. Jade will receive a $1,000 scholarship.
Miss Kentucky Ramsey Carpenter was named Wednesday night's preliminary talent winner for her fiddle performance to "Sally Goodin" and "Orange Blossom Special" in Boardwalk Hall. Ramsey will receive a $2,000 scholarship. Also capturing the spotlight was Miss Oklahoma Alex Eppler, who won the preliminary Lifestyle and Fitness in a two-piece, pink Catalina swimsuit. Alex will receive a $1,000 Scholarship.
Miss Ohio Mackenzie Bart was named Tuesday night's preliminary Talent winner for her ventriloquism performance to "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious". Mackenzie will receive a $2,000 scholarship. Also capturing the spotlight was Miss Florida Victoria Cowen, who was the preliminary Lifestyle and Fitness winner in a pink Catalina swimsuit. Victoria will receive a $1,000 scholarship.
"Countdown to Miss America" airs on Sunday, September 14 at 8 p.m. This special leads up to the 2015 Miss America Competition at 9 p.m. on ABC. Click Here for the live stream for Miss America 2015.