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Miss USA 2016 Results: Who Was Crowned the Winner? (VIDEO)

Miss USA 2016 aired live tonight on FOX, and it features the biggest lineup in the pageant’s history, as a fan-voted 52nd contestant was added to the lineup as a wildcard! But who went home with the crown? The results are in!

From the very beginning of the night, Miss Hawaii was the heavy favorite with the crowd, although Miss California was voted fan favorite by the home audience, while Miss Alabama earned fan-voted top scores from the viewers. It was a huge night as the women were cut down until we were left with just three. The night also featured some awkward moments, such as the question-and-answer round which saw some women get tougher questions than others. The show had some iffy musical performances too (Chris Young was alright, but what was up with Brian Littrell of Backstreet Boys missing all his cues?) It was a noteworthy night, and you can check out the full results below:

Miss USA 2016 Results Who Was Declared the Winner

Screencap (Credit: FOX)

FINAL 15

Miss South Carolina Leah Lawson
Miss Ohio Megan Wise
Miss Georgia Emanii Jovan Davis
Miss Arizona Chelsea Elizabeth Myers
Miss Alabama Peyton Brown
Miss West Virginia Nichole Greene
Miss District of Columbia Deshauna Barber
Miss California Nadia Grace Mejia
Miss Missouri Sydnee Stottlemyer
Miss Connecticut Tiffany Ann Teixeira
Miss Hawaii Chelsea Hardin
Miss South Dakota Madison McKeown
Miss Arkansas Abby Floyd
Miss Virginia Desi Williams
Miss Oklahoma Taylor Gorton

FINAL 10

Miss Virginia Desi Williams
Miss Alabama Peyton Brown
Miss California Nadia Grace Mejia
Miss Georgia Emanii Jovan Davis
Miss Connecticut Tiffany Ann Teixeira
Miss D.C. Deshauna Barber
Miss Missouri Sydnee Stottlemyer
Miss Arkansas Abby Floyd
Miss South Dakota Madison McKeown
Miss Hawaii Chelsea Hardin

FINAL 5

Miss Alabama Peyton Brown
Miss California Nadia Grace Mejia
Miss D.C. Deshauna Barber
Miss Georgia Emanii Jovan Davis
Miss Hawaii Chelsea Hardin

FINAL 3

Miss D.C. Deshauna Barber
Miss Georgia Emanii Jovan Davis
Miss Hawaii Chelsea Hardin

WINNER RESULTS

2nd Runner-Up: Miss Georgia Emanii Jovan Davis
1st Runner-Up: Miss Hawaii Chelsea Hardin

MISS DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA DESHAUNA BARBER WINS MISS USA 2016!

The crowd is pretty shocked, and even Barber seems stunned to have won. She’s in tears as they place the crown on her head and hand her the bouquet. She takes her first walk, and it’s a lovely, triumphant moment for the U.S. Army Officer.

But what did you think of the results? Sound off in the comments!

And for more on Miss USA 2016, check out the hilarious sketch in which Steve Harvey prepares the host for the moment of truth!

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