Chef Curtis Stone, Natalie Morales to Host Miss USA

by | April 29, 2010 at 7:11 AM | TV News

Curtis Stone (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Curtis Stone (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

LAS VEGAS

Network and pageant officials say celebrity chef Curtis Stone and NBC correspondent Natalie Morales will host the 2010 Miss USA pageant next month in Las Vegas.

Officials said Wednesday that the show would also feature performances from country star Trace Adkins and pop-rock band Boys Like Girls.

The pageant airs live May 16 from the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip.

Stone is a competitor on NBC’s ‘Celebrity Apprentice‘ with Donald Trump, who owns the pageant in a joint venture with the NBC network.

Morales has been a correspondent and co-host on NBC’s ‘Today‘ show since 2005.

Officials say the broadcast will include Joan Rivers and daughter Melissa as commentators.

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