Miss Universe 2019 to be held in Atlanta, Georgia

MANILA, Philippines — The Miss Universe Organization announced that the pageant's 2019 edition will be held in Atlanta, Georgia on December 8 (December 9, Manila time).

The organization made the announcement through its social media accounts. 

It’s official!  The 2019 #MissUniverse competition is heading to ATLANTA, GA USA.  The show airs LIVE from @TPStudios Dec 8th at 7/6c on @FOXtv, additionally in Spanish on @Telemundo. For more show and ticket information, visit https://t.co/kohkaXVrAZ. pic.twitter.com/4rSIgreM1c — Miss Universe (@MissUniverse) October 31, 2019

The pageant will held at the Tyler Perry Studios with the candidates staying at Atlanta Marriott Marquis.

The Miss Universe pageant was last held in the US in 2017 when it was hosted in Las Vegas.

Filipina Catriona Gray is set to crown her successor in the December event.

The Philippines' bet this year, Gazini Ganados,  hopes to become the country's 5th Miss Universe titleholder. (READ: Who is Gazini Christiana Ganados, Miss Universe Philippines 2019?— Rappler.com