Ultimate Miami, LLC, creator of Miamiâ€™s talent competitions showcasing local rising stars in the fields of mixology, entertainment and culinary arts, will feature finalists competing for a cash prize of $5,000 and the title of Ultimate Miami Drag Queen. Celebrities Perez Hilton, Chad Michaels and Thelma Houston will headline the eveningâ€™s entertainment.
â€œWeâ€™re thrilled to host this saucy event featuring South Floridaâ€™s most flamboyant divas,â€ said Scott Savin, Chief Operating Officer of Magic City Casino. â€œHaving Perez Hilton, Chad Michaels and Thelma Houston star as part of the show will certainly make this raucous event even more memorable. Itâ€™s going to be quite the evening!â€
Miami-native celebrity gossip blogger and TV personality, Perez Hilton, will lend his unique hand to the signature event by serving as the celebrity judge. Hiltonâ€™s blog, perezhilton.com, blends star gossip with his own entertaining and sometimes controversial take on celebrity happenings. In 2012, Hilton made a guest appearance on the hit show, â€œGlee.â€ The panel of judges will be completed by Where Magazine South Florida editor, Aurora Rodriguez, and radio personality and co-host of South Floridaâ€™s First News on News Talk WIOD 610AM/100.3, Manny Munoz.
The eveningâ€™s entertainment will include a performance by drag entertainer, Chad Michaels. Originally a Cher impersonator, Michaels became famous as the runner up on the fourth season of â€œRuPaulâ€™s Drag Raceâ€ and as the winner of â€œRuPaulâ€™s All Stars Drag Race.â€ Michaels will be accompanied by Grammy-Award winning R&B artist, Thelma Houston, whose best known song is â€œDonâ€™t Leave Me This Way.â€ She has recently made appearances on â€œAmerican Idolâ€ and â€œAmericaâ€™s Got Talent.â€
Ultimate Miami, LLC was formed to promote, through competition, Miami’s outstanding eclectic composition of talent in various subsets in the fields of mixology, entertainment and culinary arts. The company’s goal is to showcase rising stars that call Miami home and derive the essence of their skills from the experiences of their surroundings. For more details, visit www.theultimatemiami.comThank you for using Soul Of Miami!