is the reigning Miss Universe.
The most beautiful women in the world took center stage at this year's 66th Miss Universe beauty pageant when more than 90 contestants from around the world competed for the crown of Miss Universe 2017.
The Miss Universe Pageant was televised on November 27, 2017 at 7PM ET on FOX from the AXIS at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, Nevaada.
Returning to host this year's festivities was comedian and TV personality Steve Harvey, joined by co-host, model Ashley Graham, with live performances by Fergie and Rachel Platten.
The winner? It was Miss South Africa, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, who took the crown at the end of the night's festivities. First runner-up was Miss Colombia Laura Gonzalez and second runner-up was Miss Jamaica Davina Bennett.
All about Miss Universe
Featuring more than 80 delegates from around the world, Miss Universe remains one of the world's most watched and most popular beauty pageants.
began in 1952 - as a local bathing beauty competition in Long
Beach, CA - has since grown to be showcase that puts the spotlight directly
on the world's most beautiful women.
the evening gown competition, judges pick the Top 10 who go on
to show off their best assets in the traditional and very popular
swimsuit competition, from which the Top 5 are chosen... culminating
in the crowning of Miss Universe.
more information on the universe's most famous beauty pageant
in video clips, pictures, interviews and contestant profiles,
along with past winners, judges, and bit of related history and
trivia at top sites devoted to Miss Universe ...
Check out the pageant's official site with videos, photos, close-up
interviews and profiles of all the contestants.
Miss Universe - Wikipedia - The online encyclopedia offering
extensive information on the selection process, pageant history,
a complete list of winners from 1952 to the present, related links.