Hey, America, you have a new Miss America!

Miss New York, Nia Franklin, was crowned Miss America 2019 last night at Boardwalk Hall and on ABC-TV.

The classically trained opera singer was announced the winner, with Miss Connecticut, Bridget Oei taking runner-up.

The new format did not include swimsuits, and put more emphasis on the talent competition and just what the contestants had to say. Two different question and anserr sessions were included in Sunday's broadcast.

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