Jamaica at major beauty pageants

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This is a list of Jamaica's official representatives and their placements at the Big Four international beauty pageants, considered the most important in the world.

The country has won four victories:

  • Four — Miss World crowns (1963 • 1976 • 1993 • 2019)

Hundreds of beauty pageants are conducted yearly, but the Big Four are considered the most prestigious,[1] widely covered and broadcast by media.[2] The Wall Street Journal,[3] BBC News,[4] CNN,[5] Xinhua News Agency,[6] and global news agencies such as Reuters[7] and Agence France-Presse[8][9] collectively refer to the four major pageants as "Big Four" namely: Miss Universe, Miss World, Miss International and Miss Earth.[10][11][12]

Jamaica's Big Four titleholders[edit]

Jamaica has been represented in the Big Four international beauty pageants, the four major international beauty pageants for women.[3][13] These are Miss World, Miss Universe, Miss International and Miss Earth.[14][15][16]

Color Key
  •      Ended as Runner-up
  •      Ended as one of the Finalists or Semi-finalists
YEAR MISS UNIVERSE MISS WORLD MISS INTERNATIONAL MISS EARTH
2021 TBA TBA TBA TBA
2020 Miqueal-Symone Williams
Top 10
↑ No Pageant Held Catherine Harris
2019 Iana Tickle Garcia Toni-Ann Singh
WINNER
× ×
2018 Emily Maddison
Top 20
Kadijah Robinson
Top 5
× ×
2017 Davina Bennett
2nd Runner-Up
Solange Sinclair
Top 10
× ×
2016 Isabel Dalley Ashlie Barrett × ×
2015 Sharlene Rädlein Sanneta Myrie
Top 5
× ×
2014 Kaci Fennell
4th Runner-Up
Laurie-Ann Chin × ×
2013 Kerrie Baylis Gina Hargitay
Top 10
× ×
2012 Chantal Zaky Deanna Robins
Top 7
× ×
2011 Shakira Martin Danielle Crosskill × ×
2010 Yendi Phillips
1st Runner-Up
Chantal Raymond Lesa-Gayle Wee Tom Kai Ayanna McDonald
2009 Carolyn Yapp Kerrie Baylis × Jenaae Jackson
2008 April Jackson Brittany Lyons × Simone Burke
2007 Zahra Redwood Yendi Phillips
Top 16
× ×
2006 Cindy Wright Sara Lawrence
Top 6
× ×
2005 Raquel Wright Terri-Karelle Griffith
Top 15
× Daisi Pollard
2004 Christine Straw
Top 10
Tonoya Toyloy × ↑ No Pageant Held
(established in 2001 in Manila, Philippines. Jamaica sent the first delegate in 2005.)
2003 Michelle Lecky Jade Fulford
Top 20
×
2002 Sanya Hughes Danielle O'Hayon ×
2001 Zahra Burton Regina Beaver ×
2000 Sapphire Longmore Ayisha Richards ×
1999 Nicole Haughton
Top 10
Desiree Depass ×
1998 Shani McGraham Christine Straw
Top 10
×
1997 Nadine Thomas Michelle Moodie ×
1996 Trudi-Ann Ferguson Selena Delgado ×
1995 Justine Willoughby Imani Duncan ×
1994 Angelie Martin Johanna Ulett ×
1993 Rachel Stuart Lisa Hanna
WINNER
×
1992 Bridgette Rhoden Julie Bradford ×
1991 Kimberley Mais
Top 6
Sandra Foster
Top 5
×
1990 Michelle Hall Erica Aquart
Top 10
×
1989 Sandra Foster
Top 10
Natasha Marcanik Loceilia Stephenson
1988 Leota Suah Andrea Heynes Michelle Williams
Top 15
1987 Janice Sewell Janice Whittingham Denise Thompson
Top 15
1986 Liliana Cisneros Lisa Mahfood ×
1985 × Alison Barnett
Top 7
×
1984 × Jacqueline Crichton Kelly Anne O'Brien
1983 × Catherine Levy
Top 7
×
1982 × Cornelia Parchment ×
1981 × Sandra Cunningham
2nd Runner-Up
×
1980 × Michelle Harris
Top 15
×
1979 × Debbie Campbell
2nd Runner-Up
×
1978 × Joan McDonald ×
1977 × × ×
1976 × Cindy Breakspeare
WINNER
×
1975 Gillian King × ×
1974 Lennox Black Andrea Lyon
Top 15
×
1973 Reta Chambers Patsy Yuen
2nd Runner-Up
×
1972 Grace Wright Gail Phillips ×
1971 Suzette Wright Ava Gill
4th Runner-Up
×
1970 Sheila Neil Elizabeth Lindo ×
1969 Carol Gerrow Marlyn Taylor
Top 15
Audrey Dell
1968 Marjorie Bromfield Karlene Waddell ↑ No Pageant Held
(established in 1960 in California, United States and then it was transferred in 1968 in Tokyo, Japan. Jamaica send their first delegate in 1969)
1967 × Laurel Williams
1966 Beverly Savory Yvonne Walter
1965 Virginia Redpath Carol McFarlane
1964 Beverly Berrie Erica Cooke
Top 7
1963 June Brown Carole Crawford
WINNER
1962 × Chriss Leon
Top 15
1961 Marguerite LeWars ×
1960 ↑ No Pageant Held
(established in 1952 in California, United States and then it was transferred in 1960 in Florida, United States. Jamaica send their first delegate in 1961)
×
1959 Sheila Chong
Top 11
↑ No Pageant Held
(established in 1951 in England, United Kingdom. Jamaica sent their first delegate in 1959)


× Did not compete
No pageant held

Pageant Placements Best result
Miss Universe 9 1st Runner-up (2010)
Miss World 28 Winner Star*.svg (1963 • 1976 • 1993 • 2019)
Miss International 2 Top 15 (1987, 1988)
Miss Earth 0 None
Total 39 4 TITLES

References[edit]

  1. Ornos, Riza (30 September 2013). "Philippines, Brazil And Venezuela: Three Countries To Win The Big Four International Beauty Pageants". International Business Times. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  2. Kanja, Kirstin (20 December 2019). "Beauty with a purpose: What it means to be Miss World, Miss Universe". Standard Media. Retrieved 26 April 2020.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Jun, Kwanwoo (2003-12-03). "Lost in Storm's Debris: A Beauty Pageant". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  4. Amee, Enriquez (2 February 2014). "Philippines: How to make a beauty queen". BBC News. Retrieved 10 November 2015.
  5. Cabato, Regine (27 January 2017). "How a country hosts a Miss Universe pageant". CNN. Retrieved 31 December 2018.
  6. News, China (3 November 2018). "Myanmar's beauty queen to take part in Miss World pageant 2018 in China". Xinhua News Agency. Retrieved 30 December 2018.
  7. News, Reuters (13 December 2013). "The Philippines earns another crown". Reuters. Archived from the original on December 22, 2015. Retrieved 14 December 2015. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  8. Joel, Guinto (13 March 2015). "PH Cinderellas 'duck walk' to world stage". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Agence France-Presse. Retrieved 10 November 2015.
  9. Joel, Guinto (12 March 2015). "In beauty pageants, Philippines' modern day Cinderellas seize world stage". GMA News Online. Agence France-Presse. Retrieved 10 November 2015.
  10. Vietnam, News (2008-10-08). "Những scandal của Miss World". Vietnam Express. Archived from the original on November 17, 2015. Retrieved 2016-09-11. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  11. Ibrahim, Lynda (2013-09-13). "The misses and missuses of the world". The Jakarta Post. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  12. Lowe, Aya (2016-01-25). "Philippines' Miss Universe returns home, ignites dreams". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  13. Kenya, News (2011-07-15). "Beauty with scandals". Standard Digital News. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  14. Vietnam, News (2008-10-08). "Những scandal của Miss World". Vietnam Express. Archived from the original on November 17, 2015. Retrieved 2016-09-11. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  15. Ibrahim, Lynda (2013-09-13). "The misses and missuses of the world". The Jakarta Post. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  16. Lowe, Aya (2016-01-25). "Philippines' Miss Universe returns home, ignites dreams". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 2016-09-11.

See also[edit]

  • Miss Jamaica Universe
  • Miss Jamaica World
  • Miss Earth Jamaica


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