Celebrity Judges Announced for 2017 Miss America Pageant

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The team behind the Miss America pageant has announced this year's celebrity judges.

Former American Idol winner and pop star Jordin Sparks, and country music star Thomas Rhett will be taking their seats at the judges table this year along with model Molly Sims, and People magazine editor Jess Cagle.

The Miss America Pageant will be hosted by Chris Harrison from ABC's The Bachelor, and ESPN's Sage Steel.

The annual event is set to take place in Atlantic City on Sunday, September 10th. 

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