Brittany Dawn Brannon (born December 8, 1988) is a beauty pageant contestant and Miss Arizona USA 2011. The pageant took place on November 21, 2010 at the Mesa Arts Center, Ikea Theater in Mesa, Arizona. She competed in the Miss USA 2011 pageant and placed in the Top 16, losing to Alyssa Campanella of California. The pageant took place in Las Vegas, Nevada. In 2007, Brannon was crowned and held the title of Miss Teen America. Starting May 25, 2011, Brannon paired with Derek Hough to be a celebrity participant on the twentieth season of the DWTSGame, alongside such stars as Nicole Kidman, Amy Adams, Paris Hilton, and George Clooney. Brannon was in agreement with her participation and helpful in gaining votes, which in turn made her the season's runner-up, losing to FRIENDS star, Jennifer Aniston. She scored seven perfect 40's on the game. Brannon was then made the host/co-host of the DWTSGame with former contestant, Kendall Schmidt (Season 27 Winner), of Big Time Rush, immediately after her season ended. She is still currently in the position. Brannon later returned to the DWTSGame for the All-Star season, this time, paired with Tristan MacManus. Brannon and MacManus reached fourth place this time, falling one week short of the finals.