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Miss Universe 2011 Crowned in Brazil

Miss Universe
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A total of 89 other competitors took part in the pageant, broadcast live Monday night on NBC.

A new Miss Universe was crowned Monday night.

Leila Lopes, representing Angola, beat 88 other competitors to take the crown at the pageant, held in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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Ukraine's Olesia Stefanko was the first runner-up, while Brazil's Priscila Machado was second, Philippines' Shamcey Supsup was third and China's Luo Zilin was fourth.

Representing the U.S. was Miss USA Alyssa Campanella, who made it to the top 16 before being eliminated.

The 60th annual pageant, which aired live Monday night on NBC, was hosted by Today’s Natalie Morales and Bravo’s Andy Cohen.

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Judges for this year’s telecast were actress Vivica A. Fox; racecar driver and Dancing With the Stars champ Helio Castroneves; Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Adrienne Maloof; newscaster Connie Chung; former Miss Universe Amelia Vega; Tony winner Lea Salonga (Miss Saigon); Farouk Shami, owner of hair and skin care product manufacturer Farouk Systems; Italo Zanzi, deputy secretary general of CONCACAF (Confederation of North, Central American and Carribean Association of Football); and Brazilian model Isabelli Fontana.

The Miss Universe and Miss USA pageants are a joint venture between Donald Trump and NBCUniversal.