Posts tagged "Miss America"

Miss New York Kira Kazantsev Channels Anna Kendrick with Red Cup Performance to Pharrell’s ‘Happy’

There were many memorable moments from the Miss America competition last night. One that definitely stood out though was the performance from Miss New York aka Kira Kazantsev! For her talent, Kira did a performance using a red cup, channeling Anna Kendrick's character from Pitch Perfect. While she did her red cup performance, Kira also…

By: Jess Cohen / September 15, 2014

Miss New York Nina Davuluri Crowned Miss America

Meet Nina Davuluri. The 24-year-old native of Syracuse, N.Y. was crowned Miss America 2014 Sunday night. Davuluri, who aspires to be a doctor, is the second Miss New York in a row to win the title. For her talent, she performed a Bollywood-inspired dance. She competed with a platform of "Celebrating Diversity through Cultural Competency." She i…

By: Robert Kessler / September 16, 2013

Miss America Mallory Hagan: Why I Would Have Been Happy With Runner-up (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

Just seconds before being crowned the newest Miss America, Mallory Hagan's heart may have been racing. But her mind was at ease with one thought: A worthy woman would win the title. "I was just standing there and trying to be calm and understand that either way, Miss America was going to have a great…

By: Celebuzz / January 15, 2013

Miss New York Mallory Hytes Hagan Crowned Miss America (PHOTOS)

Hello, New York! Mallory Hytes Hagan of New York is bringing the crown to the Big Apple. The 23-year-old beauty from the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, N.Y. was crowned Miss America 2013 on Saturday night during the annual competition, held in Las Vegas’ Planet Hollywood. Miss South Carolina, Ali Rogers, was named runner u…

By: Peggy Truong / January 13, 2013