COUNTRY STAR BRETT ELDREDGE IS THE FIRST CELEBRITY JUDGE TAPPED FOR THE
“The 2016 Miss America Competition” To Broadcast Live on Sunday, September 13 from
Country star Brett Eldredge is the first of seven judges to be announced for the live
broadcast of the 95th anniversary of the “2016 Miss America Competition.” Miss America returns to
Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall on SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 (9:00–11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC
Television Network. The evening will be filled with glitz and glam when 52 women representing their
home states and territories compete to bring home the crown and scholarship.
“I get to judge Miss America. Are you kidding me?!” said Eldredge. “Talk about a dream
come true! I can’t wait to be a part of this.”
Additional hosts and judges for the “2016 Miss America Competition” will be announced in
the coming weeks.
Brett Eldredge is the reigning CMA New Artist of the Year and is enjoying three consecutive
No. 1 hits with the platinum-certified “Don’t Ya,” Billboard’s No. 1 song on Country Airplay in 2014,
and gold-certified “Beat of the Music,” and the gold-certified “Mean To Me.” His current single, “Lose
My Mind,” was recently named USA Today’s Song of the Week. Eldredge’s sophomore album,
Illinois, will be released Friday, September 11. He’s on tour this summer with Darius Rucker on his
“Southern Style” tour. For more information, visit www.BrettEldredge.com, on Facebook
www.facebook.com/BrettEldredge and Twitter @BrettEldredge.
Tickets for “The 2016 Miss America Competition” are now on sale and can be purchased at
ticketmaster.com. For more information on “The 2016 Miss America Competition,” please visit Miss
America Organization’s website at www.missamerica.org.
For the latest news, be sure to follow Miss America on social and join the conversation by
using the official hashtag for the show, #MissAmerica.
95TH ANNIVERSARY BROADCAST OF MISS AMERICA
Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall on the ABC Television Network