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Miss USA 2017

Miss USA 2017 was the 66th Miss USA pageant. It was held on May 14, 2017 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The show was hosted by Julianne Hough and Terrence J, reprising their 2016 hosting roles. Model and body activist Ashley Graham also returned as backstage host. Brett Eldredge, Pitbull, and the cast of Michael Jackson: One by Cirque du Soleil performed.

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Miss USA 1994

Miss USA 1994, the 43rd Miss USA pageant, was televised live from the South Padre Island Convention Centre on South Padre Island, Texas on 11 February 1994. At the conclusion of the final competition, Lu Parker of South Carolina was crowned by outgoing titleholder Kenya Moore of Michigan.

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Miss USA 2016

Miss USA 2016 was the 65th Miss USA pageant. It was held at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on June 5, 2016. All fifty states and the District of Columbia competed. Olivia Jordan of Oklahoma crowned her successor, Deshauna Barber of the District of Columbia, at the end of the event. This was the first Miss USA pageant to be broadcast on Fox Network. Barber represented the United States at the Miss Universe 2016 pageant, where she placed in the Top 9.

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Miss USA 2015

Miss USA 2015, the 64th Miss USA pageant, was held at the Raising Cane's River Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 12, 2015. All fifty states and the District of Columbia competed. Nia Sanchez of Nevada crowned Olivia Jordan of Oklahoma at the end of the event. Olivia represented the United States in the Miss Universe 2015 competition and placed 2nd runner-up. In its broadcast through YouTube, the pageant managed to gather 1.45 million viewers, down from 5.5 million people that viewed the previous edition.

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Miss USA 2010

Miss USA 2010, the 59th Miss USA pageant, was held at the Theatre for the Performing Arts in Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 16, 2010. Kristen Dalton of North Carolina, crowned her successor, Rima Fakih of Michigan as Miss USA 2010 at the end of this event.

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Miss USA 2012

Miss USA 2012, the 61st Miss USA pageant, was held on June 3, 2012, at The AXIS in Las Vegas, Nevada. Alyssa Campanella of California crowned her successor Olivia Culpo of Rhode Island at the end of the event. Culpo represented the U.S. at Miss Universe 2012 and became the eighth American to win Miss Universe.

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Miss USA 2014

Miss USA 2014, the 63rd Miss USA pageant, was held at the Raising Cane's River Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on June 8, 2014. All fifty states and the District of Columbia competed. The preliminary competition was not webcast live for the first time in five years, but excerpts were distributed post-competition via website Hulu. The final night of competition was televised on NBC.

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Miss USA 2013

Miss USA 2013, the 62nd Miss USA pageant, was held on June 16, 2013 at The AXIS in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Miss USA 1993

Miss USA 1993, the 42nd Miss USA pageant, was televised live from the Century II Convention Center in Wichita, Kansas on 19 February 1993.

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Miss USA 2011

Miss USA 2011, the 60th anniversary of the Miss USA pageant, was held on the Las Vegas Strip at the Theatre for the Performing Arts in the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino, Paradise, Nevada on Sunday, June 19, 2011. Rima Fakih of Michigan crowned her successor, Alyssa Campanella of California, at the end of this event. She represented the United States at the Miss Universe 2011 pageant in São Paulo, Brazil on September 12, 2011. For the first time ever, one of the sixteen semifinalists was selected exclusively by fans via online voting and SMS messaging. Due to this, the competition formats were changed to reality series style group eliminations, Top 16, Top 8 and Top 4.

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Miss USA 2009

Miss USA 2009, the 58th Miss USA pageant was held at the Theatre for the Performing Arts in Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on April 19, 2009. At the conclusion of the final night of competition, Kristen Dalton of North Carolina was crowned by outgoing titleholder Crystle Stewart of Texas.

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Miss USA 1995

Miss USA 1995, the 44th Miss USA pageant, was held at South Padre Island, Texas culminating in the final competition and crowning on February 10, 1995.

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Miss USA 1986

Miss USA 1986, the 35th Miss USA pageant, was televised live on May 20 from Miami, Florida on CBS. The ceremonies were hosted by Bob Barker. At the conclusion of the final competition, Christy Fichtner of Texas was crowned Miss USA, becoming the second consecutive winner from Texas.

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Miss USA 2008

Miss USA 2008, the 57th Miss USA pageant, was held in Las Vegas, Nevada on April 11, 2008. At the conclusion of the final night of competition, Crystle Stewart of Texas was crowned the winner by outgoing titleholder Rachel Smith of Tennessee. Crystle represented the United States at the Miss Universe 2008 pageant, which was held in Vietnam, where she placed in the Top 10. This is the first time in Miss USA history that two consecutive women of African-American descent have been crowned.

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Miss USA 1996

Miss USA 1996, the 45th Miss USA pageant, was held at South Padre Island, Texas culminating in the final competition and crowning on February 2, 1996.