Miss USA 2016
PARADISE, Nevada - Deshauna Barber (26; Washington, District of Columbia) was crowned Miss USA 2016 at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada on June 5. She will represent the United States in Miss Universe 2016. Chelsea Hardin (Hawaii) was the first runner-up and Emanii Davis (Georgia) was the second runner-up. Peyton Brown (Alabama) and Nadia Mejia (California) completed were the top five finalists.
Abby Floyd (Arkansas), Tiffany Teixeira (Connecticut), Sydnee Stottlemyre (Missouri), Madison McKeown (South Dakota) and Desi Williams (Virginia) were the top ten semifinalists. Chelsea Myers (Arizona), Megan Wise (Ohio), Tylor Gorton (Oklahoma), Leah Lawson (South Carolina) and Nichole Greene (West Virginia) were the top fifteen quarterfinalists. Payton Brown (Alabama) won the Miss Congeniality award while Katherine Redeker (Wisconsin) won the Miss Photogenic award.