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Miss Universe 2018

Miss Universe 2018, the 67th Miss Universe pageant, was held on 17 December 2018 at IMPACT Arena, Muang Thong Thani in Nonthaburi Province, Thailand. Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters of South Africa crowned her successor Catriona Gray of the Philippines at the end of the event.


Miss Universe

Miss Universe is an annual international beauty pageant that is run by the American-based Miss Universe Organization. It airs in more than 190 countries worldwide and seen by more than half a billion people annually. Along with Miss World, Miss International, and Miss Earth, Miss Universe is one of the Big Four international beauty pageants.


Miss World 2018

Miss World 2018, the 68th edition of the Miss World pageant, was held on 8 December 2018 at the Sanya City Arena in Sanya, China. Manushi Chhillar of India crowned her successor Vanessa Ponce of Mexico at the end of the event. She is the first Mexican woman to win Miss World. 118 contestants from all over the world competed for the crown.


Femina Miss India

Miss India or Femina Miss India is a national beauty pageant in India that annually selects representatives to compete in Miss World, one of the Big Four major international beauty pageants. It is organised by Femina, a women's magazine published by The Times Group. Since 2013, Femina also organizes Miss Diva separately which sends representatives to Miss Universe.


Miss World

Miss World is the oldest running international beauty pageant. It was created in the United Kingdom by Eric Morley in 1951. Since his death in 2000, Morley's widow, Julia Morley, has co-chaired the pageant. Along with Miss Universe, Miss International and Miss Earth, this pageant is one of the Big Four international beauty pageants—the most coveted beauty titles when it comes to international pageant competitions.


Miss USA 2018

Miss USA 2018 was the 67th Miss USA pageant. It was held on May 21, 2018 at the Hirsch Memorial Coliseum in Shreveport, Louisiana, and was hosted by Nick Lachey and Vanessa Lachey, while Carson Kressley and Lu Sierra served as commentators. Additionally, it featured performances by 98 Degrees and Lee Brice. Kára McCullough of District of Columbia crowned her successor Sarah Rose Summers of Nebraska at the end of the event, becoming the first woman from her state to win the title. Summers will now represent the United States at the Miss Universe 2018 pageant.


Binibining Pilipinas 2018

Binibining Pilipinas 2018 was the 55th edition of Binibining Pilipinas, that took place at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City, Philippines on March 18, 2018. Miss Universe 2017 Top 10 Rachel Peters crowned her successor Catriona Elisa Magnayon Gray as Miss Universe Philippines 2018 at the end of the event while Miss International 2017 Mariel de Leon crowned Ahtisa Manalo as Binibining Pilipinas-International.


Patsy Ramsey

Patricia Ann "Patsy" Ramsey was an American beauty pageant winner who won the Miss West Virginia Pageant at age 20 in 1977. She was best known as the mother of JonBenét Ramsey, a 6-year-old child beauty pageant queen who was murdered in Boulder, Colorado, on December 25/26, 1996.


Miss World 2000

Miss World 2000, the 50th edition of the Miss World pageant, was held on 30 November 2000 at the Millennium Dome in London, United Kingdom. The pageant's swimsuit segment was filmed in the Maldives.

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Brittany Bell

Brittany Mesa Bell is an American beauty pageant winner.


Binibining Pilipinas

Binibining Pilipinas, also known as is a national beauty pageant in the Philippines that selects Filipina representatives to compete in two of the Big Four major international beauty pageants; namely the Miss Universe and Miss International and selects four other titleholders to participate in minor international pageants such as Miss Supranational, Miss Intercontinental, Miss Grand International and Miss Globe.

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Stormi Henley

Stormi Bree Henley, also known simply as Stormi Bree, is an American singer, actress, model and beauty pageant titleholder. At age 18, she was crowned Miss Teen USA 2009, after previously winning Miss Tennessee Teen USA 2009.

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Lee Hanee

Lee Hanee, better known as Honey Lee, is a South Korean actress, model, classical musician, gayageum player and a beauty pageant titleholder. She represented her country at the Miss Universe 2007 pageant at Mexico City and placed 3rd runner-Up behind the grand winner Riyo Mori of Japan.


Miss Universe 2017

Miss Universe 2017, the 66th Miss Universe pageant, was held on 26 November 2017 at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. Iris Mittenaere of France crowned her successor Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters of South Africa at the end of the event.


Miss America

Miss America is a competition that is held annually and is open to women from the United States between the ages of 17 and 25. Originating in 1921 as a "bathing beauty revue", the contest is now judged on competitors' talent performances and interviews. As of 2018, there is no longer a swimsuit portion to the contest, or consideration of physical appearance. Miss America travels about 20,000 miles a month, changing her location every 24 to 48 hours, touring the nation and promoting her particular platform of interest. The winner is crowned by the previous year's titleholder.