“RuPaul’s Drag Race” has reached the end to another season, and on this tenth grand finale a new winner will be crowned. In a live event before a studio audience Aquaria, Asia O’Hara, Eureka, and Kameron Michaels will battle it out one last time for the crown.
Calling them drag pioneers, RuPaul brings back the queens from season one.
Vangy, Kalorie Kardashian Williams, Huya Hamasaki, Dustry Ray Bottoms, Mayhem Miller, Blair St. Clair, Monique Heart, The Vixen, Monet X Change, and Miz Cracker all return for the festivities to end the season.
And of course, there’s the queen of them all RuPaul!
RuPaul announces that there are no walls to divide anybody here tonight.
Before the battles begin, RuPaul gives a recap of each of the final four queens and speaks with them.
Aquaria has never been in the bottom two this season. She says that she thinks Asia O’Hara is the toughest competition.
Oprah sends congratulations to RuPaul for allowing people to be who they are and offering a truly inclusive environment.
Asia said that she isn’t looking to tear anybody down, but to show she is the best choice. She noted that it was dressing up like a woman where she learned how to be a man.
Dame Jude Dench and Finty Williams sent messages of congratulations to RuPaul…and Michelle Visage.
Eureka notes that the camera doesn’t add just 10 pounds but 43 pounds. She said that if she won the money, she would like to get her family out of debt and give them a fresh start.
RuPaul noted that Kameron Michaels lip synced four times to save herself. Kameron says that it is important to “know your words”!
Sally Jesse Raphael gives a recap of Drag Race through the seasons…and what it has meant to the world.
The queens of season one and 10 get together for a lip sync mega mix 10 years in the making of RuPaul’s music.
In the first lip sync battle of the night Aquaria, Asia O’Hara, Eureka, and Kameron Michaels come to the stage to learn which two queens will battle head to head first.
Kameron Michaes and Asia O’Hara battle it out to the Janet Jackson song “Nasty”. RuPaul named Kameron Michaels as the winner of the first lip sync battle.
Aquaria and Eureka go at it in a lip sync battle of “If” by Janet Jackson. This time around RuPaul named both queens as the winner on the battle that included several costume changes from Eureka.
For the first time in Drag Race herstory, there will be a three way lip sync battle for the crown.
Season one Miss Congeniality winner Nina Flowers returns to present the award that was decided upon by the season 10 queens. Season nine Miss Congeniality Valentina announced that the season 10 Miss Congeniality Award winner is Monet X Change. Monet was very shocked that she was named the winner.
Season nine Drag Race winner Sasha Velour returns to crown a new winner…
…But first there’s one more lip sync battle between Aquaria, Eureka, and Kameron Michaels. IN a lip sync battle royale, the queens must perform “Bang Bang” by Jessie J, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj.
After a battle that brought the house down, RuPaul announced that Aquaria is the season 10 Next Drag Superstar!