Watch Our Interviews from the Red Carpet at the 2016 Miss America Competition

There she is!

Earlier this week, Miss Georgia Betty Cantrell was crowned the Miss America 2016 at the birthplace of the legendary competition in Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall.

The 95th annual competition consisted of 52 competitors, who represented all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Celebrity judges Brett Eldredge, Taya Kyle, Danica McKellar, Kevin O’Leary, Amy Purdy and Zendaya evaluated the contestants’ performances in the following categories during the live broadcast: Lifestyle and Fitness in Swimsuit, Evening Wear, Talent, Interview and On-Stage questions.  These young women showcased their incredible blend of intelligence, leadership, talent, physical fitness and dedication to community service as they competed for the title of Miss America 2016.

CelebSecrets4U hit up the red carpet to chat with former Miss America Kira Kazantsev and judges Brett Eldredge, Zendaya, and Amy Purdy. Check out the videos below!

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.