Dressed in a beautiful yellow gown, Virginia native Caressa Cameron was crowned the new Miss America during the 2010 Miss America pageant Saturday night (Jan 30) at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. The beautiful 22-year-old broadcast journalism major wowed judges with her rendition of Beyonce‘s “Listen” (from Dreamgirls) and looked amazing and flawless in her black bikini for the swimsuit portion of the show.

In addition to bragging rights, the crown, and a ton of press, Cameron received a $50,000 scholarship to continue her studies as an aspiring news anchor at Virginia Commonwealth University. Continue reading to see a video clip of Caressa giving Beyonce a run for money as she sings “Listen” during the show’s talent competition…