WE HAVE A NEW MISS AMERICA!!!! Congratulations to Miss New York, Nia Franklin, Miss America 2019!!! If you missed last night's pageant I've got a full recap coming at you right now.....
To start off the night, they cut the contestants down to Top 15: Florida, Minnesota, District of Columbia, Colorado, Idaho, Wisconsin, Louisiana, Indiana, Massachusetts, Washington, Nebraska, New York Connecticut, Oklahoma, Alabama....these 15 ladies competed in a new competition...they answered questions asked by other top 15 candidates, then the judges made the next cut!
Top 10 competing in the Red Carpet competition and Talent included: District of Columbia (Piano), Lousiana (Vocal), Alabama (Dance), Colorado (Poem), Florida (Piano), Massachusetts (Vocal), Connecticut (Dance), Nebraska (Monologue), New York (Vocal), Idaho (Piano).
And the final cut....Top 5 where each contestant was asked a classic "final question" from the judges....this created the final result:
4th Runner-Up: Massachuetts, Grabriela Taveras
3rd Runner-Up: Florida, Taylor Tyson
2nd Runner-Up: Lousiana, Holli' Conway
1st Runner-Up: Connecticut, Bridget Oei
Miss America 2019: New York, Nia Franklin