Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas is the most star-studied place in the USA for 51 women compete for the most-coveted title and crown of Miss USA. Erin Brady from East Hampton was crowned Miss USA 2013. This 25-year old beauty will represent the USA at Miss Universe 2013 in Moscow, Russia this November 9.
1st Runner Up is Alabama's Mary Margaret McCord, 2nd Runner Up is Illinois' Stacie Juris, 3rd Runner Up is Marissa Powell from Utah, 4th Runner Up is Texas' Ali Nugent who happened to enter the final cut because she had the greatest number of tweets and the 5th Runner Up is South Carolina's bet Megan Pinckney.
Completing the Top 10: Louisiana, North Carolina, Ohio and Nevada. Completing the Top 15: California, Maryland, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
Miss Photogenic is Utah's Marissa Powell who will receive $1000 and will have a one-night stay at Trump Hotel in Las Vegas. Miss Congeniality goes to Oregon's Gabrielle Neilan.
The event is hosted by Giuliana Rancic and Nick Jonas. The Jonas Brothers and DJ Pauly D became the eye candies of the show.
Just like Rhode Island last year, it's Connecticut's first time to win the Miss USA crown and title. Erin was crowned Miss Connecticut USA right after the saddening shooting at a school in Connecticut.