The next Miss America won't hear a familiar refrain when she's crowned in Atlantic City, N.J., in September.
The song, "Miss America," which starts with the words, "There she is, Miss America," will not be part of the pageant.
The song was replaced by instrumental music at the 2013 pageant in January after the widow of the songwriter filed a licensing lawsuit in federal court in California in 2012. The complaint was dismissed in December following a confidential settlement.
The song was not used for three years in the 1980s after a contract dispute.