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Miss Universe 2023

John Legend to grace the 72nd Miss Universe with his musical brilliance

His inclusion as a performer is sure to elevate the event to new heights

The 72nd Miss Universe competition, hosted by the Miss Universe Organization (MUO), is just around the corner! The event is set to take place on November 18 in San Salvador and promises to be a grand spectacle featuring a unique blend of talent and glamour. This year’s show has an exciting addition - the multi-talented artist John Legend will be present to make it even more thrilling and unforgettable.

John Legend, an EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony) recipient, is not just a remarkable musician but also a songwriter, producer, and activist. With 12 Grammy Awards to his name, he is celebrated for his contributions to various music genres, including soul, R&B, gospel, and pop. His inclusion as a performer at the 72nd Miss Universe is sure to elevate the event to new heights.

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The Miss Universe Organization’s President and the program’s executive producer, Paula Shugart, expressed her excitement about John Legend’s involvement. She shared, “I first met John when he performed at Miss Universe in 2010 with The Roots. I have been a huge fan ever since, both of his music and his charity and social impact work. I know he’ll bring something very special to our stage and will take the event to a whole new level.”

The 72nd Miss Universe is all set to redefine the boundaries of beauty pageantry by embracing diversity, advocating for social issues, and empowering women from all walks of life. In a world where beauty goes beyond physical appearance, the Miss Universe pageant is making conscious efforts to be a platform for change, where intelligence, talent, and compassion are also celebrated.

For those who can’t make it to the live event, the 72nd Annual Miss Universe competition will be accessible through multiple platforms. The show will be available for streaming on The Roku Channel, ensuring that viewers from around the world can tune in to witness the magic unfold. For viewers in the United States, the broadcast will be carried by Telemundo, adding to the widespread accessibility of the event.

Miss Universe Preliminary Competitions

The 72nd edition of Miss Universe is set to kick off with a series of thrilling preliminary competitions in San Salvador, El Salvador, on November 15 and 16, 2023. Additionally, this year’s pageant introduces some groundbreaking changes in Miss Universe’s history, emphasizing a commitment to progress and inclusivity.

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The preliminary competition will commence at 8:00 p.m. EST on November 15, while the national costume competition will follow on November 16 at 9:00 p.m. EST. A notable feature of this year’s event is the partnership with Live Bash, a platform that will be livestreaming both competitions. For a nominal fee of $5, viewers from around the globe can purchase a ticket and enjoy these spectacular shows from the comfort of their homes.

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