(Last update: March 8, 2023)
Paramount+ today announced the premiere date and legendary line-up for the highly anticipated second season of QUEEN OF THE UNIVERSE. Hosted by five-time BAFTA TV award winner Graham Norton, the new season will premiere exclusively on the service on Friday, March 31 in the US and Canada, and April 1 in the UK, Latin America, Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Australia.
QUEEN OF THE UNIVERSE follows the world’s most talented drag queens as they battle for global dominance, and countries compete to shine a light on their best talents.
Each episode will feature the world’s fiercest queens as they debut a new musical performance in front of a live audience and the panel of Pop Diva judges in hopes of being crowned “Queen of the Universe”. This season, global superstar Mel B joins returning judges, including platinum recording artist, triple Emmy producer and “RuPaul’s Drag Race” judge Michelle Visage; multi-Emmy and GRAMMY® nominee Vanessa Williams; and American drag superstar Trixie Mattel.
Meet the Cast of Season 2 of QUEEN OF THE UNIVERSE:
- ETERNAL AURA (Palermo, Italy) Instagram: @aura_eternal
Having already participated in the second season of “Drag Race Italia” where she placed in the top three, Aura Eternal has already demonstrated sickening skills in her native country. But now Aura is ready to show the rest of the world that she has vocal chops to match her stunning looks and is ready to become the next global singing drag queen sensation!
- CHLOE V (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) Instagram: @dragchloe
As Brazil won Queen of the Universe last season, Chloe V knows she has some big stilettos to fill. But with a powerful voice and a gag-worthy look that could make a drag queen green with envy, she’s sure no one in the competition can knock her down and steal that crown!
- ROYAL JAZELL (Orlando, Florida, USA) Instagram: @jazellbarbieroyale
Jazell Royale is more than just a gorgeous face and an award-winning pageant queen, and now is the time for her star to shine. She may be known in the US for her many viral headlines and videos, but she hopes the QUEEN OF THE UNIVERSE stage will remember her for her greatest asset: her voice!
- I LOVE MASIS (Amsterdam, Netherlands) Instagram: @lovemasisi
Having lived in several different countries throughout their adventurous lives, Love Masisi is now proud to call the Netherlands home. After a previous appearance on “Drag Race Holland” Season 2, they are ready to show their passion for music and spread a message of hope and love around the world.
- MAX (Manila, Philippines) Instagram: @maxieandreison
Maxie may already be known in the Philippines as a top performer and LGBTQ advocate, but now she’s poised to be known as a universal singing sensation! Although she has appeared on television several times since she was just a child, she has never left her home country. Now she is ready to step onto the QUEEN OF THE UNIVERSE stage to make her dream come true.
- MILITIA SCUNT (San Francisco, CA, USA) Instagram: @militiasf
Known in California for her edgy drag looks and soulful singing voice, Militia Scunt is ready to conquer the universe and become the next singing drag queen superstar. A triple threat with singing, dancing and styling skills, she’s convinced she’s got what it takes to crush the competition and bring the crown back to the United States – period!
- Miss SISTRATA (Tel Aviv, Israel) Instagram: @misssistrata
Miss Sistrata, reportage for beauty! This former soldier is ready to step onto the QUEEN OF THE UNIVERSE stage like the true diva she is. And with vocal abilities and looks that leave audiences gagged and wanting more, she’s ready to leave her mark on the competition.
- TAIGA BRAVA (Cancún, Mexico) Instagram: @taigabrava
Taiga Brava arrives on the main stage from the sunny shores of Cancun, ready to do her homeland and family proud with her vocal talents and jaw-dropping drag looks. With her effervescent personality and unwavering confidence, she’s convinced she has what it takes to bring the crown back to Mexico.
- TREVOR-ASHLEY (Sydney, Australia) Instagram: @trevor_ashley
Trevor Ashley is a seasoned drama queen who has been part of the Australian drag community for over 20 years. Despite her many professional successes (including winning Australia’s equivalent of the Tony Award), this is her first televised singing competition – and the diva from Down Under is ready to deliver!
- ALTO (Coventry, England, UK) Instagram: @playedbyviola
At just 19 years old, Viola may be the youngest contestant in the competition, but make no mistake: she is a talented musician who has worked her whole life for this opportunity. Having joined the drag community only a few years ago, this rising star is ready to show the universe just how bright she can shine.
Global drag icon and multiple Emmy® Award winner RuPaul serves as an executive producer on the series, alongside MTV Entertainment Studios and World of Wonder, producers of the Emmy Award-winning “RuPaul’s Drag Race” franchise.
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