Ashley Graham Will Be Backstage Host for 2016 Miss USA Competition
The 52 contestants won’t be the only talent taking the stage at this year’s Miss USA competition.
The Miss Universe Organization announced the official hosts and musical performers for the 2016 pageant on Thursday.
Terrence “J” Jenkins will be co-host of the show, and boundary-breaking model Ashley Graham, will be backstage host.
The Backstreet Boys and Chris Young will both perform as the contestants strut their stuff during the competition rounds in front of a panel of judges, which will include Joe Zee, Ali Landry and former Miss USA Crystle Stewart.
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Miss USA recently announced that in addition to the contestants from all 50 states and the District of Columbia, a 52nd contestant would be taking the stage after a nationwide fan voting contest. Alexandra Miller will finally have the chance to compete for the crown after being a two-time first runner-up for Miss Oklahoma.
Miss USA will air live on June 5 at 7pm EST on FOX.