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[08/30/18 - 06:00 AM]
Laila Ali, Bobby Bones, Jessie James Decker, Randy Jackson, Soledad O'Brien, Alli Webb and Carnie Wilson Comprise the Celebrity Judge Panel of "The 2019 Miss America Competition," Live on ABC
This year's panel of judges includes a diverse group of artists and entrepreneurs from various fields, including music, television, radio, and health and wellness.

[via press release from ABC]

LAILA ALI, BOBBY BONES, JESSIE JAMES DECKER, RANDY JACKSON, SOLEDAD O'BRIEN, ALLI WEBB AND CARNIE WILSON COMPRISE THE CELEBRITY JUDGE PANEL OF 'THE 2019 MISS AMERICA COMPETITION,' LIVE ON ABC

'The 2019 Miss America Competition' to Broadcast Live Sunday, Sept. 9, at 9:00 p.m. EDT From Atlantic City's Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall on The ABC Television Network

Today, the Miss America Organization and ABC announced the celebrity judges for the final night of "The 2019 Miss America Competition," airing live on ABC from Atlantic City's Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall on SUNDAY, SEPT. 9 (9:00 - 11:00 p.m. EDT).

This year's panel of judges includes a diverse group of artists and entrepreneurs from various fields, including music, television, radio, and health and wellness. Featuring former boxer, author and television personality Laila Ali; nationally syndicated on-air personality and author Bobby Bones; country music singer/songwriter Jessie James Decker; award-winning music producer and television host Randy Jackson; news anchor Soledad O'Brien; entrepreneur and founder of Dry Bar Alli Webb and singer, songwriter, author and television host Carnie Wilson, these judges will evaluate the candidates during the "The 2019 Miss America Competition," when 51 exceptional women take center stage showcasing intellect and talent while representing their home states (and District of Columbia) all competing for the job and coveted title of Miss America 2019.

Laila Ali

Laila Ali is a world-class athlete, fitness and wellness expert, television host, cooking enthusiast, founder of the Laila Ali Lifestyle Brand and mother of two. The youngest daughter of late beloved global icon and humanitarian Muhammad Ali, she is a three-time boxing hall of fame inductee and four-time undefeated boxing world champion, whose stellar record includes 24 wins (21 of which were "knockouts") and zero losses. Laila is heralded as the most successful female in the history of women's boxing. In 2012, when women's boxing was included in the Olympics for the first time, Laila was the first woman in history to provide expert commentary for NBC Sports. Laila is the host of the OWN Emmy(R) Award-winning series "Home Made Simple" and the author of the best-selling cookbook "Food For Life: Delicious & Healthy Comfort Food From My Table To Yours!"

Bobby Bones

Dubbed "The most powerful man in country music" by Forbes Magazine, Bobby Bones continues to be an unstoppable force. His nationally syndicated radio show, "The Bobby Bones Show," broadcasts to more than 120 stations and is the No. 1 Country morning show with millions of listeners each week. The show recently garnered its third ACM Award for National On-Air Personality of the Year. The show also won a 2017 Country Music Association award for National Broadcast Personality of the Year and earned Bones the title of youngest ever inductee into the prestigious National Radio Hall of Fame. With his undeniable knack for recognizing and supporting new talent, Bones brought his expertise to the latest season of ABC's "American Idol" as a mentor. Bones is also a touring stand-up comedian, philanthropist, two-time No. 1 New York Times best-selling author and chart-topping comedy artist - a true "jack of all trades" (ESPN).

Jessie James Decker

Jessie James Decker is a country music singer/songwriter, style entrepreneur, television personality and author. Her most recent album, "Southern Girl City Lights," debuted at No. 1 on the iTunes Top Country Albums Chart and Billboard's Hot 100 following the success of her gold-certified single "Wanted." She is the star of the hit reality show "Eric and Jessie" and the creator and designer of Kittenish, a playful fashion line inspired by her personal style. Decker's first book, "Just Jessie," is her guide to love, life, family and food, and will be released on Oct. 2, 2018, from Harper Collins Publishers.

Randy Jackson

Randy Jackson is a GRAMMY Award(R)-winning producer, musician, songwriter and record-industry executive, business entrepreneur, best-selling author, talent manager, television producer and beloved television personality. Jackson has lent his talents to hit records by Smokey Robinson, Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin and Madonna, to name a few. He has also lived in the rock 'n' roll world, recording and performing with legendary musicians such as Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Bon Jovi, Keith Richards, Journey, Carlos Santana, Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir and countless others. All in all, he has over 1,000 gold and platinum plaques to his name, with collective sales exceeding 200 million copies. However, it is on television where Randy Jackson became a household name and reached iconic status within pop culture as a judge on "American Idol" for 13 seasons.

Soledad O'Brien

Soledad O'Brien is an award-winning journalist, speaker, author and philanthropist who anchors and produces the Hearst Television political magazine program "Matter of Fact with Soledad O'Brien." O'Brien, founder and CEO of Starfish Media Group, also reports for HBO Real Sports, the PBS NewsHour, WebMD and has authored two books. She has appeared on the Fox and Oxygen networks and has anchored and reported for NBC, MSNBC and CNN. She has won numerous awards, including three Emmys, the George Peabody award, an Alfred I DuPont prize and the Gracie. Newsweek Magazine named her one of the "15 People Who Make America Great." With her husband, she is the founder of the PowHERful Foundation that helps young women get to and through college.

Alli Webb

Alli Webb is an entrepreneur, New York Times bestselling author and founder of Drybar. After spending 15 years as a professional hair stylist, Webb left the hair industry in 2005 to start a family. A few years later, she began offering affordable in-home blowout services to mommy friends, which quickly expanded into a mobile operation by 2009. In 2010, Webb opened the first Drybar in Brentwood, California. Eight years later, there are over 100 locations across the U.S. Webb also diversified the Drybar brand, creating a line of products and tools. Webb has been named one of the "100 Most Creative People in Business" by Fast Company, featured on Fortune's "40 Under 40" list, and Marie Claire's "Most Fascinating Women." Recently, Webb launched a podcast with her brother and business partner, Michael Landau, called "Raising the Bar," the latest extension of her ever-expanding empire. The weekly show provides a platform to budding entrepreneurs.

Carnie Wilson

Carnie Wilson, daughter of legendary Beach Boy founder, Brian Wilson, has a varied career as a singer, songwriter, actress, voice-over artist, author and talk show host. She currently is a regular guest co-host for CBS'S "The Talk" and has guest co-hosted "The View" and is Emmy Award-nominated for hosting "The Newlywed Game" and E!'s "100 Celebrity Slimdowns." As a member of Wilson Phillips, Carnie achieved unparalleled first album success, selling ten million albums with three #1 hit singles, including the song "Hold On," which was featured in her cameo role in the movie "Bridesmaids." The group's second album achieved international multiplatinum success selling three million albums. Carnie is the founder and co-owner of a national dessert company featuring delicious bite-size desserts called "Love Bites by Carnie."

About The Miss America Organization

The Miss America Organization, a 501(c) 4 non-profit corporation, awards millions of dollars in annual college scholarship assistance making it the largest scholarship program for women in the United States. MAO is comprised of 51 organizations, including all 50 states and the District of Columbia. MAO contestants contribute over 500,000 hours of community service annually and have raised over $16 million for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals since 2007.

About ABC Entertainment

ABC Entertainment airs compelling programming across all day parts, including the No. 1 new drama on television, "The Good Doctor," and the return of "American Idol"; in addition to upcoming new dramas "A Million Little Things" and "The Rookie," starring Nathan Fillion; new comedies "The Kids Are Alright" and "Single Parents"; and the new prime-time talk show, "The Alec Baldwin Show." The ABC Television Network is also home to the groundbreaking dramas "How to Get Away with Murder" and "Grey's Anatomy"; the Emmy Award-winning "Modern Family" and trailblazing comedy favorites "black-ish," "American Housewife," "Fresh Off the Boat," "The Goldbergs," "Speechless" and midseason breakout, "Splitting Up Together"; hit game shows "The $100,000 Pyramid," "Celebrity Family Feud," "Match Game" and "To Tell the Truth"; reality phenomenon "Shark Tank," iconic "The Bachelor" franchise, long-running hits "Dancing with the Stars" and "America's Funniest Home Videos"; "General Hospital," which has aired for over 50 years on the network; and late-night talk show "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" The network also boasts some of television's most prestigious awards shows, including "The Oscars(R)," "The CMA Awards" and "The American Music Awards."

ABC's multiplatform business initiative also allows viewers to watch current episodes of their favorite ABC shows anytime, anywhere on ABC.com and the ABC app for desktop, smartphone, tablet or connected television devices.

To purchase tickets to "The 2018 Miss America Competition," please visit http://www.ticketmaster.com/Miss-America-Competition-tickets/

For more information on "The 2019 Miss America Competition," please visit Miss America Organization's website at www.missamerica.org.





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