NBC, Donald Trump and Paula M. Shugart, President, Miss Universe Organization, today announced the celebrity judges for the "2008 Miss USA Pageant" on NBC on Friday, April 11 (9-11 p.m. ET).

The judges are: Heather Mills, contestant on season four of "Dancing With the Stars"; Rob Schneider; Joey Fatone, host of "The Singing Bee"; Kristian Alfonso, entrepreneur and star of NBC's "Days of our Lives"; Olympic gold-medal swimmer Amanda Beard; Christian Siriano, this season's winner of Bravo's hit show "Project Runway"; San Diego Chargers linebacker Shawne "Lights Out" Merriman; celebrity hairstylist Ken Paves; Kelly Carlson, star of "Nip/Tuck"; and Vanity Fair's celebrity journalist George Wayne.

Rock band Finger Eleven will perform their hit song "Paralyzer" live at this year's pageant.