The RESULTS are in! The winners have been crowned! Now get a glimpse of the acts awarded 2nd Runner Up, 1st Runner Up and Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque. Sydni Deveraux from New York was awarded third place in the Miss Exotic World category, and 1st Runner Up was awarded to Sweetpea from Minneapolis. Finally, Medianoche, also from New York, was crowned Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque 2017.
Quoted in major international newspapers and held in high esteem and affection by the international burlesque community, 21st Century Burlesque Magazine has documented the contemporary burlesque scene since 2007. Founded and edited by Holli-Mae Johnson.
The Editor of 21st Century Burlesque Magazine, Holli Mae Johnson, addresses rumours that the Burlesque Top 50 – the annual event when burlesque professionals, peers and fans vote for their most influential industry figures of the past year – will come to an end after this year’s poll. As years go, 2018 has been […]
9. Lola Van Ella “I am an international burlesque performer, singer, producer, instructor, choreographer, a sometimes aerialist, and performing fool! Everything else is van-ella frosting on my delicious cake of a life!” Striptease and song is so often a marriage that doesn’t quite work. So few performers can do both to a high standard, […]