63rd Annual Miss Universe Pageant - Miss Colombia Paulina Vega Miss Universe 2014Sunday, January 25, 8pm-11pm – FIU Arena, 1180 S.W. 113th Ave, Miami 

Miss Colombia Paulina Vega is crowned Miss Universe 2014 during the 63rd Annual Miss Universe Pageant at Florida International University Arena. Miss Universe 2013, Gabriela Isler crowned her successor with the new DIC crown. The 63rd Annual Miss Universe Pageant featured 88 contestants from across the globe, judged in three categories: swimsuit, evening gown and interview. The panel of judges included: DeSean Jackson, Emilio Estefan, Giancarlo Stanton, Kristin Cavallari, Lisa Vanderpump, Louise Roe, Manny Pacquiao, Nina Garcia, Rob Dyrdek, & William Levy. This year’s pageant was hosted by TODAY’s” Natalie Morales and MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts, Jeannie Mai took viewers behind-the-scenes, and fetured the live musical performances by Nick Jonas, Prince Royce and Gavin DeGraw.

Vega, a 22-year-old student of business administration from Barranquilla, Colombia, is a granddaughter of a legendary tenor, Gastón Vegaand, and the contests leading up to Miss Universe were the first she had participated in. Nia Sanchez, the 24-year-old Miss USA was the second runner-up, followed by Miss Ukraine Diana Harkusha, and Miss Jamaica Kaci Fennell. #MissUniverse @MissUniverse

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