Miss Universe 2017
Pia Wurtzbach places the Miss Universe crown on Miss France Iris Mittenaere after the latter was declared winner in the Miss Universe beauty pageant at the Mall of Asia Arena, in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 30, 2017. Reuters

The 66th Miss Universe pageant is all set to be held on November 26 at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, Nevada. Contestants from 93 countries and territories have participated in this year's beauty pageant, surpassing the previous record of 89 contestants in 2011 and 2012. Manuela Bruntraeger will be representing Singapore at the international beauty competition.

This is the sixth time when Vegas will be hosting the yearly beauty pageant event that will witness Miss Universe 2016 winner France's Iris Mittenaere crown her successor. The three-hour special programming event will be aired live on FOX in the United States, starting 7 PM ET.

Miss Universe 2017 will also see the return of Steve Harvey as a host for the third time. The judges panel for the preliminary competition includes Morgan Deane, Isabelle Lindblom, Cecilio Asuncion, Bill Pereira, Megan Olivi, Wendy Fitzwilliam.

Here is the complete list of contestants:

Blerta Leka - Albania

Lauriela Martins - ANGOLA

Stefanía Incandela - ARGENTINA

Alina Mansur - ARUBA

Olivia Rogers - AUSTRALIA

Celine Schrenk - AUSTRIA

Yasmine Cooke - BAHAMAS

Lesley Chapman-Andrews - BARBADOS

Liesbeth Claus - BELGIUM

Gleisy Noguer Hassen - BOLIVIA

Monalysa Alcântara - BRAZIL

Khephra Sylvester - BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

Nikoleta Todorova - BULGARIA

Sotheary By - CAMBODIA

Lauren Howe - CANADA

Anika Conolly - CAYMAN ISLANDS

Natividad Leiva - CHILE

Roxette Qiu - CHINA

Laura González - COLOMBIA

Elena Correa - COSTA RICA

Shanaelle Petty - CROATIA

Nashaira Balentien - CURAÇAO

Michaela Habáňová - CZECH REPUBLIC

Carmen Muñoz - DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Daniela Cepeda - ECUADOR

Farah Sedky - EGYPT

Alisson Abarca - EL SALVADOR

Akinahome Zergaw - ETHIOPIA

Michaela Söderholm - FINLAND

Alicia Aylies - FRANCE

Mariam Gogodze - GEORGIA

Sophia Koch - GERMANY

Ruth Quashie - GHANA

Anna Burdzy - GREAT BRITAIN

Myana Welch - GUAM

Isel Suñiga - GUATEMALA

Rafieya Husain - GUYANA

Cassandra Chery - HAITI

April Tobie - HONDURAS

Arna Ýr Jónsdóttir - ICELAND

Shraddha Shashidhar - INDIA

Bunga Jelitha - INDONESIA

Sarah Idan - IRAQ

Cailín Áine Ní Toibín - IRELAND

Adar Gandelsman - ISRAEL

Maria Polverino - ITALY

Davina Bennett - JAMAICA

Momoko Abe - JAPAN

Kamila Assilova - KAZAKHSTAN

Sewhee Cho - KOREA

Souphaphone Somvichith - LAOS

Jana Sader - LEBANON

Samantha James - MALAYSIA

Tiffany Pisani - MALTA

Angie Callychurn - MAURITIUS

Denisse Franco - MEXICO

Zun Thansin - MYANMAR

Suné January - NAMIBIA

Nagma Shrestha - NEPAL

Nicky Opheij - NETHERLANDS

Harlem-Cruz Atarangi Ihaia - NEW ZEALAND

Berenice Quezada - NICARAGUA

Stephanie Agbasi - NIGERIA

Kaja Kojan - NORWAY

Laura de Sanctis - PANAMA

Ariela Machado - PARAGUAY

Prissila Howard - PERU

Rachel Peters - PHILIPPINES

Katarzyna Włodarek - POLAND

Matilde Lima - PORTUGAL

Danna Hernández - PUERTO RICO

Ioana Mihalache - ROMANIA

Kseniya Alexandrova - RUSSIA

Louise Victor - SAINT LUCIA

Adama Kargbo - SIERRA LEONE

Manuela Bruntraeger - SINGAPORE

Vanessa Bottánová - SLOVAK REPUBLIC

Emina Ekić - SLOVENIA

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters - SOUTH AFRICA

Sofia del Prado - SPAIN

Christina Peiris - SRI LANKA

Frida Fornander - SWEDEN

Lilian Ericaah Maruale - TANZANIA

Maria Poonlertlarp - THAILAND

Yvonne Clarke - TRINIDAD & TOBAGO

Pinar Tartan - TURKEY

Esonica Veira - U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS

Yana Krasnikova - UKRAINE

Marisol Acosta - URUGUAY

Kára McCullough - USA

Keysi Sayago - VENEZUELA

Loan Nguyen - VIETNAM

Isabel Chikoti - ZAMBIA