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Perfect Pageant Playlist: Beauty Within

Apr 30, 2013

While many people think beauty pageants are about judging young women based on their looks, they’re also about so much more. Competing in a beauty pageant can make a young woman feel like she’s beautiful both inside and out, and can give her the boost of courage and motivation she may need to succeed in other areas of her life.

Every month we’ll provide you with list of music that’s perfect for motivating girls in every pageant. This first playlist includes songs about inner beauty, and will remind pageant girls to look for the beauty within.

  1. “What Makes You Beautiful” – One Direction
  2. Jovani Beauty Pageant Dress“Just the Way You Are” – Bruno Mars.
  3. “Beautiful” – Christina Aguilera
  4. “Respect” – Aretha Franklin
  5. “This One’s For The Girls” – Martina McBride
  6. “Unwritten” – Natasha Bedingfield
  7. “Born This Way” – Lady Gaga
  8. “Beautiful Soul” – Jesse McCartney
  9. “Perfect” – Pink
  10. “Who You Are” – Jessie J
  11. “I Hope You Dance” – Lee Ann Womack
  12. “Unpretty” – TLC
  13. “Freckles” – Natasha Bedingfield
  14. “How To Love” – Lil Wayne
  15. “This is Me” – Demi Lovato
  16. “Thank U” – Alanis Morissette
  17. “True Colors” – Cyndi Lauper
  18. “The Middle” – Jimmy Eat World
  19. “Today” – The Smashing Pumpkins
  20. “Everybody Hurts” – REM
  21. “Beautiful Day” – U2

As you walk across the stage in your sparkling beauty pageant dress, keep these uplifting songs in mind. Make sure you check back with us next month for another Perfect Pageant Playlist!

Pageant Trivia: How’s Your Pageant Knowledge?

Mar 22, 2013

From famous beauty pageant contestants to the Miss America pageant, how much do you know about beauty pageants? Take our beauty pageant quiz to find out!

  1. What year was the first Miss America pageant held?
  2. In what year did the Miss America Organization found the platform concept, which requires each contestant to choose an issue which she cares about and is relevant to our society?
  3. True or False – The Miss Universe beauty pageant was founded in 1952 by Pacific Mills, a California clothing company.
  4. What year was the Miss America pageant broadcast live for the first time?
  5. What famous actress was crowned Miss Teen All America 1985 and Miss Ohio-USA 1986?
  6. True or False – The Miss World pageant took place in the United States one time in 1989.
  7. Who was the first woman with a disability to become Miss America? (*Hint* This beauty queen was crowned in 1994.)
  8. Which famous news anchor was crowned America’s Junior Miss in 1963?
  9. Looking fantastic in her beauty pageant dress, who was the first African American woman to be crowned Miss America?
  10. True or False – In 2000, state and local Miss America contestants dedicated 571,177 hours to volunteering.

Take your time answering the questions, and then check below to see how well you did.

Pageant Trivia Answers