Archive | May, 2013

Emin Video featuring Olivia Culpo

31 May

Check out the Official Music Video for Amor by EMIN, featuring Miss Universe Olivia Culpo.

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2013 Miss USA hopefuls are en route to Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, Las Vegas

30 May

Contestants of the 2013 Miss USA Pageant arrive today at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, Las Vegas. They have a busy weekend of wardrobe fittings for swimsuits and gowns and then on Monday start a rigorous schedule of filming for the final telecast. Read the full article here.

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Behind-the-Scenes with Miss Universe

22 May

ABC6 – Rhode Island sat down with Olivia to learn more about her life since winning Miss Universe.

Click to watch the full interview.

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Jeannie Mai is Back!

22 May

Jeannie Mai will be returning to the 2013 MISS USA® Competition to take viewers behind-the-scenes to engage with contestants, talent and fans throughout the telecast. Mai is best known as the host of The Style Network’s two-time Emmy nominated television program “How Do I Look?” More than just a fashion-intervention show, Jeannie empowers women to discover their true beauty, overcome their insecurities, and employ fashion to give them the confidence they need to help achieve their career goals. She was recently seen as the digital correspondent for the hit NBC show “Fashion Star,” connecting viewers to the mentors, contestants and stylists through the web.

To learn more about Jeannie, click here.

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Jonas Brothers to Perform LIVE during Miss USA!

21 May

The Jonas Brothers are set to perform during the MISS USA Competition. The band recently returned from a three-year hiatus with the hit single “Pom Poms,” which premiered at #1 on iTunes in 16 countries. The band spent the last year writing and producing their upcoming fifth album, which is scheduled for release under Jonas Enterprises later this year. The band kicks off their upcoming North American tour, presented by Huawei and Huawei W1, this July.

Learn more about the band here.

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Giuliana Rancic and Nick Jonas to Host the 2013 MISS USA® Competition on Sunday, June 16 on NBC

21 May

NBC, Donald J. Trump, and Paula M. Shugart, President of The Miss Universe Organization, announced today that Giuliana Rancic, co-anchor of “E! News,” and Nick Jonas, Grammy-nominated American singer-songwriter, will host the 62nd Annual MISS USA® Competition airing live on NBC Sunday, June 16 (9-11 p.m. ET) from PH Live at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

“We are excited to announce a veteran and a newcomer as hosts for this year’s MISS USA Competition,” says Shugart. “The diverse backgrounds of Rancic and Jonas in the entertainment industry will bring a new and exciting energy to the stage.”

Rancic, who will return as host for the third year, is co-anchor of “E! News,” co-hosts E!’s popular “Fashion Police” and is a mainstay on the network’s biggest “Live From the Red Carpet” shows. She is also the executive producer/star of her hit Style Network reality show, “Giuliana & Bill.”

Joining Rancic for the first time as co-host is Nick Jonas, American singer-songwriter, musician and actor. He is best known as one of the Jonas Brothers, the mega-popular pop-rock band formed with brothers Kevin and Joe. In addition to his hosting duties, Jonas will be joined by his brothers to perform during the MISS USA Competition. The band recently returned from a three-year hiatus with the hit single “Pom Poms,” which premiered at #1 on iTunes in 16 countries. The band spent the last year writing and producing their upcoming fifth album, which is scheduled for release under Jonas Enterprises later this year. The band kicks off their upcoming North American tour, presented by Huawei and Huawei W1, this July.

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Miss USA Contestants Launch Road to the Crown

21 May

Yesterday, the Miss Universe Organization launched the 51 Miss USA contestant Road to the Crown videos presented by High 5 Gaming. The videos explore each contestant’s journey to the Miss USA stage.

Click here to watch the videos.

To learn more about High 5 Gaming, click here.

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Miss USA travels to South Africa

20 May

Nana Meriwether is on her official homecoming visit to South Africa. Miss USA’s tour began in Cape Town on Thursday last week before she arrived in Johannesburg on Friday before paying a visit to Soweto. She continues on to Zambia before returning to the USA to give up her crown in Las Vegas on June 16th. Click here to see more photos of her travels!

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Catching up with Brook Lee and Judy Andersen-Harris

15 May

Fadil Berisha, recently shot Brook Lee, Miss Universe 1997 and Judy Andersen-Harris, Miss USA 1979 in Hawaii. Want to know what these 2 former titleholders have been up to?!

Since giving up her title in 1997, Brook has been busy as a television host and spokesperson for various organizations. She is the proud mother of a 6 year old boy, Fynnegan. She is currently taking mommyhood to a whole new level as a contributor to Mommylovestech.com a website geared to helping mom’s balance tech in the family life. She is also producing an international talk show program with Hawaiian Comedian Andy Bumatai.

Judy Andersen-Harris is a mom to three children. She has recently received her real estate license and manages her youngest daughter’s stand up paddling career.

We loved hearing from you!

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2013 Miss USA Fan Vote presented by OPTX Rhode Island Launches

15 May

The Miss Universe Organization is calling on all Miss USA fans to let their voices be heard during the 2013 MISS USA® Competition by casting a vote for their favorite contestant through the 2013 Miss USA Fan Vote presented by Optx rhode island. The fan vote began today at 12 p.m. ET and ends June 15 at 12 p.m. ET. The lucky winner will earn a spot in the
semifinals at the 2013 MISS USA® Competition which will air LIVE from Las Vegas on NBC Sunday, June 16 (9 p.m. ET) from Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.

Fans with a valid email address can vote for their favorite contestant at http://www.missusa.com up to 10 votes per day from his/her email account. Additionally, fans can vote through the vote icon on the official Miss USA Facebook page and through URLs in the contestant’s twitter bio. To learn more about Optx rhode island, the official sponsor for the vote, please visit OPTX Rhode Island.

To learn more about the 2013 Miss USA contestants and their road to the crown, click here.

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