Toni-Ann Singh is receiving the congratulations and adulation of people around the globe after being crowned Miss World 2019. The 23-year-old was crowned on Sat., Dec. 14, 2019 during official ceremonies held at the ExCeL exhibition centre in London, England.
Singh brought down the house and received a standing ovation during the talent competition with her rendition of Whitney Houston’s hit “I Have Nothing.” The first runner up was Miss France, Ophely Mezono, with Miss India, Suman Rao, receiving the position of second runner up. Singh was crowned by Miss World 2018, Vanessa Ponce of Mexico.
The new Miss World is the fourth Jamaican to win the coveted title. Carole Joan Crawford was the first to take the title in 1963. She was followed in 1976 by Cynthia Jean Cameron Breakspeare, and Lisa Rene Hanna won the crown in 1993.
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