RuPaul's Drag Race (season 10)

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RuPaul's Drag Race
Season 10
RuPauls-Drag-Race-S10.jpeg
Promotional poster for season ten
Hosted byRuPaul
Judges
No. of contestants14
WinnerAquaria
Runner-up
Miss CongenialityMonét X Change
Companion showRuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked!
Country of originUnited States
No. of episodes14
Release
Original networkVH1
Original releaseMarch 22 (2018-03-22) –
June 28, 2018 (2018-06-28)
Season chronology
← Previous
Season 9
Next →
Season 11
List of episodes

The tenth season of RuPaul's Drag Race began airing on March 22, 2018, on VH1. The premiere was broadcast one week after the finale of the third season of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars,[1] and episodes are to be followed by RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked.[2][3] Contestants were officially announced on February 22, 2018, in a teaser trailer “Ruveal” during an episode of All Stars 3 later followed by a special "Meet the Queens" live-stream on Facebook, hosted by season nine winner, Sasha Velour.[4] This season saw the return of season 9 contestant Eureka O'Hara who was removed from her original season after tearing her ACL. The prizes for the winner of this season include a one-year supply of Anastasia Beverly Hills cosmetics and a cash prize of $100,000. This is the first season in which each episode was 90 minutes long.[5]

The theme song played during the runway segment every episode was "Snapshot", and the song played during the closing credits was "Rock It (To The Moon)", both songs from the album Remember Me: Essential, Vol. 1.

Much like the previous season, it featured the top four contestants of the season advance to the finale, and feature the "Lip-Sync for the Crown" " where there will be two rounds of lipsyncs and the winner of both lipsyncs will move ahead to the final lipsync and who ever wins the final lipsync will be declared as the winner.

The winner of the tenth season of RuPaul's Drag Race was Aquaria, with Kameron Michaels and Eureka being the runners-up, and Monét X Change being Miss Congeniality. It was the first time in the show's history to feature three queens compete for the crown under the new format.

Contestants[edit]

Ages, names, and cities stated are at time of filming.

Contestant Age Hometown Outcome
Aquaria 21 Brooklyn, New York Winner
Eureka[a][b] 27 Johnson City, Tennessee Runners-up
Kameron Michaels 31 Nashville, Tennessee
Asia O'Hara[c] 35 Dallas, Texas 4th Place
Miz Cracker 33 Harlem, New York 5th Place
Monét X Change 27 The Bronx, New York 6th Place[d]
The Vixen 26 Chicago, Illinois 7th Place
Monique Heart 31 Kansas City, Missouri 8th Place
Blair St. Clair 22 Indianapolis, Indiana 9th Place
Mayhem Miller 35 Riverside, California 10th Place
Dusty Ray Bottoms 29 New York City, New York 11th Place
Yuhua Hamasaki 27 New York City, New York 12th Place
Kalorie Karbdashian Williams 27 Albuquerque, New Mexico 13th Place
Vanessa Vanjie Mateo 25 Tampa, Florida 14th Place
  1. ^ Eureka O'Hara is simply referred to as Eureka this season
  2. ^ Eureka was removed from the ninth season due to injury and was invited to return to compete this season.
  3. ^ Asia T. O'Hara is simply referred to as Asia O'Hara
  4. ^ Monét X Change was voted Miss Congeniality.

Contestant progress[edit]

Legend:

  Aquaria won RuPaul's Drag Race.
  Eureka and Kameron Michaels were the runners-up.
  Monét X Change was voted Miss Congeniality (Miss C) by fellow contestants.
  WIN indicates the contestant won the challenge in that episode.
  SAFE indicates that the contestant was declared safe by the judges in that episode.
  BTM (Bottom) indicates that the contestant had to lip sync in that episode.
  ELIM (Eliminated) indicates that the contestant was eliminated in that episode.
  Guest indicates that the contestant returned as a guest in that episode.
Progress of contestants including rank/position in each episode
Contestant Episode
1[6] 2[7] 3[8] 4[9] 5[10] 6[11] 7[12] 8[13] 9[14] 10[15] 11[16] 12[17] 13[18] 14[19]
Aquaria SAFE SAFE SAFE WIN SAFE SAFE WIN SAFE SAFE SAFE WIN SAFE Guest Winner
Eureka SAFE BTM SAFE SAFE WIN WIN SAFE SAFE BTM SAFE SAFE SAFE Guest Runner-up
Kameron Michaels SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE WIN BTM BTM BTM SAFE Guest Runner-up
Asia O'Hara SAFE SAFE WIN SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE BTM WIN SAFE SAFE SAFE Guest Eliminated
Miz Cracker SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE WIN ELIM Guest Guest
Monét X Change SAFE SAFE SAFE BTM BTM SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE ELIM Guest Miss C
The Vixen SAFE WIN SAFE SAFE SAFE BTM BTM ELIM Guest Guest
Monique Heart SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE ELIM Guest Guest
Blair St. Clair SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE ELIM Guest Guest
Mayhem Miller WIN SAFE BTM SAFE ELIM Guest Guest
Dusty Ray Bottoms SAFE SAFE SAFE ELIM Guest Guest
Yuhua Hamasaki SAFE SAFE ELIM Guest Guest
Kalorie Karbdashian Williams BTM ELIM Guest Guest
Vanessa Vanjie Mateo ELIM Guest Guest

Lip syncs[edit]

Episode Contestants Song Eliminated
1 Kalorie Karbdashian Williams vs. Vanessa Vanjie Mateo "Ain't No Other Man"
(Christina Aguilera)
Vanessa Vanjie Mateo
2 Eureka vs. Kalorie Karbdashian Williams "Best of My Love"
(The Emotions)
Kalorie Karbdashian Williams
3 Mayhem Miller vs. Yuhua Hamasaki "Celebrity Skin"
(Hole)
Yuhua Hamasaki
4 Dusty Ray Bottoms vs. Monét X Change "Pound the Alarm"
(Nicki Minaj)
Dusty Ray Bottoms
5 Mayhem Miller vs. Monét X Change "Man! I Feel Like a Woman!"
(Shania Twain)
Mayhem Miller
6 Blair St. Clair vs. The Vixen "I'm Coming Out"
(Diana Ross)
Blair St. Clair
7 Monique Heart vs. The Vixen "Cut to the Feeling"
(Carly Rae Jepsen)
Monique Heart
8 Asia O'Hara vs. The Vixen "Groove Is in the Heart"
(Deee-Lite)
The Vixen
9 Eureka vs. Kameron Michaels "New Attitude"
(Patti LaBelle)
None
10 Kameron Michaels vs. Monét X Change "Good as Hell"
(Lizzo)
Monét X Change
11 Kameron Michaels vs. Miz Cracker "Nasty Girl"
(Vanity 6)
Miz Cracker
12 Aquaria vs. Asia O'Hara vs. Eureka vs. Kameron Michaels "Call Me Mother"
(RuPaul)
None
14 Asia O'Hara vs. Kameron Michaels "Nasty"
(Janet Jackson)
Asia O’Hara
Aquaria vs. Eureka "If"
(Janet Jackson)
None
Aquaria vs. Eureka vs. Kameron Michaels "Bang Bang"
(Jessie J, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj)
Eureka
Kameron Michaels
  The contestant was eliminated after their first time in the bottom two.
  The contestant was eliminated after their second time in the bottom two.
  The contestant was eliminated after their third time in the bottom two.
  The contestant was eliminated after the first round of the finale lip-sync tournament
  The contestant was eliminated after the second round of the finale lip-sync tournament.

Guest judges[edit]

Listed in chronological order:[20]

Special guests[edit]

Guests who appeared in episodes, but did not judge on the main stage.[21][22]

Episode 1

Episode 2

Episode 4

Episode 5

  • Ross Mathews

Episode 7

Episode 8

  • Chad Michaels, runner-up of season 4 and winner of All Stars season 1
  • Todrick Hall, singer, director, and choreographer

Episode 9

Episode 10

  • Anthony Padilla, actor, comedian, and YouTube personality
  • Chester See, singer, actor, and YouTube personality
  • Frankie Grande, dancer, actor, singer, and YouTube personality
  • Kingsley, comedian, blogger, and YouTube personality
  • Raymond Braun, actor, and YouTube personality
  • Tyler Oakley, author, and YouTube personality

Episode 11

Episode 14

Episodes[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
1181"10s Across the Board[25]"March 22, 2018 (2018-03-22)[1]

13 new queens enter the workroom. Eureka, who was removed last season due to an injury, was invited back to compete with this season's queens. For the first mini-challenge, the queens must stand out on the runway among a sea of legendary queens from past seasons. Monét X Change wins the mini-challenge. For the main challenge, the queens must design an outfit made from items found at a 99 cent store.

On the runway, Blair St. Clair, Mayhem Miller, Miz Cracker and Yuhua Hamasaki receive positive critiques, with Mayhem Miller winning the challenge. Dusty Ray Bottoms, Kalorie Karbdashian Williams and Vanessa Vanjie Mateo receive negative critiques, with Dusty Ray Bottoms being safe. Kalorie Karbdashian Williams and Vanessa Vanjie Mateo lip-sync to "Ain't No Other Man" by Christina Aguilera. Kalorie Karbdashian Williams wins the lip-sync and Vanessa Vanjie Mateo sashays away.

  • Guest Judge: Christina Aguilera
  • Alternating Judges: Carson Kressley and Ross Mathews
  • Mini-Challenge: Stand out on the runway among a sea of legendary queens from past seasons
  • Mini-Challenge Winner: Monét X Change
  • Mini-Challenge Prize: $2,000 gift card to FierceQueen.com
  • Main Challenge: Design an outfit made from items found at a 99 cent store
  • Challenge Winner: Mayhem Miller
  • Maxi Challenge Prize: A luxury Hawaiian getaway to Hale Mohalu Guesthouse and Retreat
  • Bottom Two: Kalorie Karbdashian Williams and Vanessa Vanjie Mateo
  • Lip Sync Song: "Ain't No Other Man" by Christina Aguilera
  • Eliminated: Vanessa Vanjie Mateo
  • Farewell message: "Ladies I ❤ U The Vanjie way! xoxo Vanessa ❤!"
1192"PharmaRusical[25]"March 29, 2018 (2018-03-29)[26]

For this week's mini-challenge, the queens participate in the Hay Girl Hay hoedown. Asia O'Hara and The Vixen win the mini-challenge and become team captains for the main challenge. For the main challenge, the queens will perform in PharmaRusical. Asia chooses Aquaria, Dusty Ray Bottoms, Eureka, Kalorie Karbdashian Williams, Monique Heart and Yuhua Hamasaki for her team. The Vixen chooses Blair St. Clair, Kameron Michaels, Mayhem Miller, Miz Cracker and Monét X Change for her team.

On the runway, category is Very Best Drag. Team The Vixen is declared the winning team, with The Vixen winning the overall challenge. Team Asia is the losing team. Asia O'Hara and Dusty Ray Bottoms receive positive critiques. Eureka, Kalorie Karbdashian Williams and Monique Heart receive negative critiques, with Monique Heart being safe. Eureka and Kalorie Karbdashian Williams lip-sync to "Best of My Love" by The Emotions. Eureka wins the lip-sync and Kalorie Karbdashian Williams sashays away.

  • Guest Judges: Halsey and Padma Lakshmi
  • Alternating Judge: Ross Mathews
  • Mini-Challenge: Participate in the Hay Girl Hay hoedown
  • Mini-Challenge Winners: Asia O'Hara and The Vixen
  • Main Challenge: Perform in PharmaRusical
  • Runway Theme: Very Best Drag
  • Challenge Winner: The Vixen
  • Maxi Challenge Prize: Jewelry from Fierce Drag Jewels and a $2,000 gift card to Nailed by Cristy
  • Bottom Two: Eureka and Kalorie Karbdashian Williams
  • Lip Sync Song: "Best of My Love" by The Emotions
  • Eliminated: Kalorie Karbdashian Williams
  • Farewell message: "Thank you Sisters. I'm So Blessed to have met you all. Keep it Kute! KKW"
1203"Tap That App[25]"April 5, 2018 (2018-04-05)[26]

For this week's mini-challenge, the queens will perform in a screen test for Ru's provactive new RuPaul's Chocolate Bar campaign. Blair St. Clair, Monét X Change and Monique Heart win the mini-challenge and become team captains for the main challenge. For the main challenge, the queens will film ads for new dating apps.

  • End of Days - Blair St. Clair, Eureka, Miz Cracker and The Vixen
  • Fibstr - Dusty Ray Bottoms, Kameron Michaels, Mayhem Miller and Monique Heart
  • Madame Buttrface - Asia O'Hara, Aquaria, Monét X Change and Yuhua Hamasaki

On the runway, category is Feathers. Asia O'Hara, Blair St. Clair and Eureka receive positive critiques, with Asia O'Hara winning the challenge. Kameron Michaels, Mayhem Miller and Yuhua Hamasaki receive negative critiques, with Kameron Michaels being safe. Mayhem Miller and Yuhua Hamasaki lip-sync to "Celebrity Skin" by Hole. Mayhem Miller wins the lip-sync and Yuhua Hamasaki sashays away.

  • Guest Judges: Courtney Love and Nico Tortorella
  • Alternating Judge: Carson Kressley
  • Mini-Challenge: Perform in screen tests for Ru's provocative new RuPaul's Chocolate Bar campaign.
  • Mini-Challenge Winners: Blair St. Clair, Monét X Change, and Monique Heart
  • Main Challenge: Film ads for new dating apps
  • Runway Theme: Feathers
  • Challenge Winner: Asia O'Hara
  • Maxi Challenge Prize: $2,000 gift card to Casper Sleep and a $3,000 gift card to Catherine D'Lish
  • Bottom Two: Mayhem Miller and Yuhua Hamasaki
  • Lip Sync Song: "Celebrity Skin" by Hole
  • Eliminated: Yuhua Hamasaki
  • Farewell message: "我爱 you (I love you all! Season 10 is going to be amazing! - Yuhua Hamasaki)"
1214"The Last Ball on Earth[25]"April 12, 2018 (2018-04-12)[26]

For this week's mini-challenge, the queens will photobomb iconic celebrity pictures. Aquaria wins the mini-challenge. For the main challenge, the queens will design three looks based on climate change for the Last Ball on Earth, with categories being: Alaskan Winter Realness, Miami Summer Realness and Martian Eleganza Extravaganza.

On the runway, Aquaria, Kameron Michaels and Miz Cracker receive positive critiques, with Aquaria winning the challenge. Asia O'Hara, Dusty Ray Bottoms and Monét X Change receive negative critiques, with Asia O'Hara being safe. Dusty Ray Bottoms and Monét X Change lip-sync to "Pound the Alarm" by Nicki Minaj. Monét X Change wins the lip-sync and Dusty Ray Bottoms sashays away.

  • Guest Judges: Logan Browning and Tisha Campbell Martin
  • Alternating Judge: Ross Matthews
  • Mini-Challenge: Photobomb iconic celebrity pictures
  • Mini-Challenge Winner: Aquaria
  • Mini-Challenge Prize: $1,000 credit to Postmates
  • Main Challenge: The Last Ball on Earth
  • Runway Themes: Alaskan Winter Realness, Miami Summer Realness and Martian Eleganza Extravaganza
  • Challenge Winner: Aquaria
  • Maxi Challenge Prize: $2,000 gift card to D Bleu Dazzled and wigs courtesy of RockStar Wigs
  • Bottom Two: Dusty Ray Bottoms and Monét X Change
  • Lip Sync Song: "Pound the Alarm" by Nicki Minaj
  • Eliminated: Dusty Ray Bottoms
  • Farewell message: "NEVA LAVD YA! ❤ Dusty"
1225"The Bossy Rossy Show[25]"April 19, 2018 (2018-04-19)[26]

For this week's mini-challenge, the queens will create a military inspired outfit to enlist in the Drag Army. The Vixen wins the mini-challenge. For the main challenge, working in pairs, the queens must improvise in the new day-time talk show "Bossy Rossy". For winning the mini-challenge, The Vixen gets to decide all the pairings.

  • I Married A Cactus - Blair St. Clair and Monique Heart
  • My Freaky Addiction Is Ruining My Life! - Kameron Michaels and Monét X Change
  • Save Me From My Deadly Fear of... Pickles! - Mayhem Miller and Miz Cracker
  • Why Are You So Obsessed With Me? - Asia O'Hara and The Vixen
  • Look At Me! I'm A Sexy Baby! - Aquaria and Eureka

On the runway, category is Denim and Diamonds. Eureka, Miz Cracker and Monique Heart receive positive critiques, with Eureka winning the challenge. Mayhem Miller, Monét X Change and The Vixen receive negative critiques, with The Vixen being safe. Mayhem Miller and Monét X Change lip-sync to "Man! I Feel Like a Woman!" by Shania Twain. Monét X Change wins the lip-sync and Mayhem Miller sashays away.

  • Guest Judges: Carrie Preston and Shania Twain
  • Alternating Judge: Carson Kressley
  • Mini-Challenge: Create a military inspired outfit to enlist in the Drag Army
  • Mini-Challenge Winner: The Vixen
  • Main Challenge: Working in pairs, improvise in the new day-time talk show "Bossy Rossy"
  • Runway Theme: Denim and Diamonds
  • Challenge Winner: Eureka
  • Maxi Challenge Prize: 2 VIP tickets to Cirque du Soleil: Zumanity in Las Vegas, including flights and accommodation.
  • Bottom Two: Mayhem Miller and Monét X Change
  • Lip Sync Song: "Man! I Feel Like a Woman!" by Shania Twain
  • Eliminated: Mayhem Miller
  • Farewell message: "I ❤ to PARTY xoxo May"
1236"Drag Con Panel Extravaganza[25]"April 26, 2018 (2018-04-26)[26]

For this week's mini-challenge, the queens must identify objects only by sitting on them. Asia O'Hara wins the mini-challenge. For this week's main challenge, in teams, the queens will create and produce RuPaul's DragCon panels on hair, face, and body in front of a live audience.

  • Body - Eureka, Kameron Michaels and Monét X Change
  • Face - Asia O'Hara, Aquaria and Monique Heart
  • Hair - Blair St. Clair, Miz Cracker and The Vixen

On the runway, category is Hats Incredible. Eureka, Kameron Michaels and Monét X Change receive positive critiques, with Eureka winning the challenge. Blair St. Clair, Miz Cracker and The Vixen receive negative critiques, with Miz Cracker being safe. Blair St. Clair and The Vixen lip-sync to "I'm Coming Out" by Diana Ross. The Vixen wins the lip-sync and Blair St. Clair sashays away.

  • Guest Judges: Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon
  • Alternating Judge: Ross Mathews
  • Mini-Challenge: Identify objects only by sitting on them
  • Mini-Challenge Winner: Asia O'Hara
  • Mini-Challenge Prize: $2,000 hair care package from Art Lab Salon
  • Main Challenge: In teams, create and produce RuPaul's DragCon panels on hair, face, and body in front of a live audience.
  • Runway Theme: Hats Incredible
  • Challenge Winner: Eureka
  • Maxi Challenge Prize: Four-night stay and spa treatments for 2 at Saguaro in Palm Springs
  • Bottom Two: Blair St. Clair and The Vixen
  • Lip Sync Song: "I'm Coming Out" by Diana Ross
  • Eliminated: Blair St. Clair
  • Farewell message: "Let me be your STAR! xoxo Blair St. Clair"
1247"Snatch Game[25]"May 3, 2018 (2018-05-03)[26]

For this week's mini-challenge, the queens read each other to filth. Eureka wins the mini-challenge. For the main challenge, the queens play the Snatch Game. Audra McDonald and Kate Upton star as the celebrity contestants. The cast consisted of:

On the runway, category is Mermaid Fantasy. Aquaria, Eureka and Monét X Change receive positive critiques, with Aquaria winning the challenge. Asia O'Hara, Monique Heart and The Vixen receive negative critiques, with Asia O'Hara being safe. Monique Heart and The Vixen lip-sync to "Cut to the Feeling" by Carly Rae Jepsen. The Vixen wins the lip-sync and Monique Heart sashays away, after being messy during the lip-sync and not knowing the words.

  • Guest Judges: Audra McDonald and Kate Upton
  • Alternating Judge: Carson Kressley
  • Mini-Challenge: Reading Is Fundamental
  • Mini-Challenge Winner: Eureka
  • Mini-Challenge Prize: $2,000 gift card to l.a.Eyeworks
  • Main Challenge: Impersonate celebrities in the annual comedy challenge of Snatch Game
  • Runway Theme: Mermaid Fantasy
  • Challenge Winner: Aquaria
  • Maxi Challenge Prize: 6-night stay at Grove Hotel on Fire Island
  • Bottom Two: Monique Heart and The Vixen
  • Lip Sync Song: "Cut to the Feeling" by Carly Rae Jepsen
  • Eliminated: Monique Heart
  • Farewell message: "Always abide in love & learn your words! Facts are facts"
1258"The Unauthorized Rusical[25]"May 10, 2018 (2018-05-10)[26]

For this week's mini-challenge, the queens play a game called Slap Out of It in which they must make RuPaul slap them. Asia O'Hara wins the mini-challenge. For the main challenge, the queens will sing live in Cher: The Unauthorized Rusical.

  • Asia O'Hara - Movie Star Cher
  • Aquaria - Disco Cher
  • Eureka - Rockstar Cher
  • Kameron Michaels - 60s Cher
  • Miz Cracker - Comeback Cher
  • Monét X Change - 70s Variety Show Cher
  • The Vixen - 70s Variety Show Cher

On the runway, category is Glitterific. Kameron Michaels and Monét X Change receive positive critiques, with Kameron Michaels winning the challenge. Asia O'Hara, Aquaria and The Vixen receive negative critiques, with Aquaria being safe. Asia O'Hara and The Vixen lip-sync to "Groove Is In the Heart" by Deee-Lite. Asia O'Hara wins the lip-sync and The Vixen sashays away.

  • Guest Judges: Billy Eichner and Andrew Rannells
  • Alternating Judge: Carson Kressley
  • Mini-Challenge: Attempt to make RuPaul slap them in a game called Slap Out of It
  • Mini-Challenge Winner: Asia O'Hara
  • Mini-Challenge Prize: $2,000 gift card to Sparkles Rhinestones
  • Main Challenge: Sing live in Cher: The Unauthorized Rusical
  • Runway Theme: Glitterific
  • Challenge Winner: Kameron Michaels
  • Maxi Challenge Prize: A luxury VIP getaway to Sofitel Hotel in Los Angeles
  • Bottom Two: Asia O'Hara and The Vixen
  • Lip Sync Song: "Groove Is In the Heart" by Deee-Lite
  • Eliminated: The Vixen
  • Farewell message: "EVIL Triumps when good queens do nothing! Buy My Album The Vixen"
1269"Breastworld[25]"May 17, 2018 (2018-05-17)[26]

For this week's mini-challenge, the queens have to find matching pairs of the Pit Crew's underwear in a game called Pants Down Bottoms Up. Aquaria wins the mini-challenge. For the main challenge, the queens will act in a new hit series called "Breastworld". Asia O'Hara plays Para Salin, Aquaria plays Dyslexa, Eureka plays Rosi, Kameron Michaels plays Muffy, Miz Cracker plays Julie and Monét X Change plays Viv.

On the runway, category is Silver Foxy. Asia O'Hara, Aquaria and Monét X Change receive positive critiques, with Asia O'Hara winning the challenge. Eureka, Kameron Michaels and Miz Cracker receive negative critiques, with Miz Cracker being safe. Eureka and Kameron Michaels lip-sync to "New Attitude" by Patti LaBelle. They are both declared the winners of the lip-sync and no one goes home.

  • Guest Judges: Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer
  • Alternating Judge: Ross Mathews
  • Mini-Challenge: Find matching pairs of Pit Crew underwear in a game called Pants Down Bottoms Up
  • Mini-Challenge Winner: Aquaria
  • Main Challenge: The queens must act in the new hit series, "Breastworld"
  • Runway Theme: Silver Foxy
  • Challenge Winner: Asia O'Hara
  • Maxi Challenge Prize: 4-night stay at Frog Meadow Farm in Vermont
  • Bottom Two: Eureka and Kameron Michaels
  • Lip Sync Song: "New Attitude" by Patti LaBelle
  • Eliminated: None
12710"Social Media Kings Into Queens[25]"May 24, 2018 (2018-05-24)[27]

For this week's mini-challenge, the queens participate in a manly photoshoot advertising a new body spray, Trade. Eureka wins the mini-challenge. For the main challenge, the queens will give drag makeovers to social media superstars.

On the runway, Asia O'Hara, Eureka and Miz Cracker receive positive critiques, with Miz Cracker winning the challenge. Aquaria, Kameron Michaels and Monét X Change receive negative critiques, with Aquaria being safe. Kameron Michaels and Monét X Change lip-sync to "Good as Hell" by Lizzo. Kameron Michaels wins the lip-sync and Monét X Change sashays away.

  • Guest Judges: Miles Heizer and Lizzo
  • Alternating Judge: Ross Mathews
  • Mini-Challenge: Participate in a manly photoshoot advertising a new body spray, Trade
  • Mini-Challenge Winner: Eureka
  • Mini-Challenge Prize: $2,000 gift card to MuLondon
  • Main Challenge: Give drag makeovers to social media superstars
  • Challenge Winner: Miz Cracker
  • Maxi Challenge Prize: $2,000 gift card to Jane Doe Latex for the queen and a $2,000 gift card to Klein, Epstein, and Parker for their partner
  • Bottom Two: Kameron Michaels and Monét X Change
  • Lip Sync Song: "Good as Hell" by Lizzo
  • Eliminated: Monét X Change
  • Farewell message: "Long Live the Sponge!!! MXC"
12811"Evil Twins[25]"June 7, 2018 (2018-06-07)[27]

For this week's mini-challenge, the queens must decorate a pancake in edible drag. Asia O'Hara wins the mini-challenge. For the main challenge, the queens must present two different looks on the runway, one for their best self and the other for their evil twin.

On the runway, Asia O'Hara, Aquaria and Eureka receive positive critiques, with Aquaria winning the challenge. Kameron Michaels and Miz Cracker receive negative critiques and are the bottom two. They lip-sync to "Nasty Girl" by Vanity 6. Kameron Michaels wins the lip-sync and Miz Cracker sashays away.

  • Guest Judges: Lena Dunham and Ashanti
  • Alternating Judge: Carson Kressley
  • Mini-Challenge: Decorate a pancake in edible drag
  • Mini-Challenge Winner: Asia O'Hara
  • Mini-Challenge Prize: $2,000 gift card to The Spa on Rodeo
  • Main Challenge: Present two characters on the runway: best self and evil twin
  • Challenge Winner: Aquaria
  • Maxi Challenge Prize: A trip for 2 to The Grand Resort and Spa in Fort Lauderdale and two luggage sets from Radden Luggage
  • Bottom two: Kameron Michaels and Miz Cracker
  • Lip Sync Song: "Nasty Girl" by Vanity 6
  • Eliminated: Miz Cracker
  • Farewell message: "KNOW YOURSELF M"
12912"American[25]"June 14, 2018 (2018-06-14)[27]

For the final challenge of the season, the queens must write, record and perform their own verses to RuPaul's song "American". The queens then walk the runway for the final time. For the final time, the queens all lip-sync to "Call Me Mother" by RuPaul. RuPaul then tells them that they all will be advancing to the finale, and that the lip-sync for the crown format is returning.

  • Guest Judge: Todrick Hall
  • Alternating Judges: Carson Kressley and Ross Mathews
  • Main Challenge: Write, record, and perform their own verses to RuPaul's song "American"
  • Runway Theme: Final Four Eleganza Extravaganza
  • Lip Sync Song: "Call Me Mother" by RuPaul
  • Eliminated: None
13013"Queens Reunited[25]"June 21, 2018 (2018-06-21)[27]
The queens all return to talk about the season. Discussions include, Vanessa Vanjie Mateo becoming a viral sensation, epic lip-sync moments of the season, The Vixen's confrontational moments, and the eliminated queens all pick who they think deserves the crown.
13114"Grand Finale[25]"June 28, 2018 (2018-06-28)[27]

All the queens return for the grand finale. Miss Congeniality is awarded to Monét X Change. RuPaul then announces that the queens will take part in the lip-sync smackdown for the crown. The first lip-sync is between Asia O'Hara and Kameron Michaels. They lip-sync to "Nasty" by Janet Jackson. Kameron Michaels wins the lip-sync and Asia O'Hara is eliminated. The second lip-sync is between Aquaria and Eureka. They lip-sync to "If" by Janet Jackson. They both win the lip-sync and move on to the final round. The final lip-sync is between Aquaria, Eureka and Kameron Michaels. They lip-sync to "Bang Bang" by Ariana Grande, Jessie J, and Nicki Minaj. It is announced that Aquaria is the winner, leaving Eureka and Kameron Michaels as the runners-up.

  • Finals venue: Ace Theater, Los Angeles, California
  • Final Four: Aquaria, Asia O'Hara, Eureka and Kameron Michaels
  • Miss Congeniality: Monét X Change
  • Lip Sync Smackdown #1: Asia O'Hara vs. Kameron Michaels
  • Lip Sync Song: "Nasty" by Janet Jackson
  • Eliminated: Asia O'Hara
  • Lip Sync Smackdown #2: Aquaria vs. Eureka
  • Lip Sync Song: "If" by Janet Jackson
  • Eliminated: None
  • Lip Sync Smackdown #3: Aquaria vs. Eureka vs. Kameron Michaels
  • Lip Sync Song: "Bang Bang" by Ariana Grande, Jessie J, and Nicki Minaj
  • Runners-up: Eureka and Kameron Michaels
  • Winner of RuPaul's Drag Race Season Ten: Aquaria

Ratings[edit]

Viewership and ratings per episode of RuPaul's Drag Race
No. Title Air date Rating
(18–49)
Viewers
(millions)
1 "10's Across the Board" March 22, 2018 0.39[28] 0.785[28]
2 "PharmaRusical" March 29, 2018 0.29[29] 0.581[29]
3 "Tap That App" April 5, 2018 0.42[30] 0.766[30]
4 "The Last Ball on Earth" April 12, 2018 0.36[31] 0.694[31]
5 "The Bossy Rossy Show" April 19, 2018 0.39[32] 0.692[32]
6 "Drag Con Panel Extravaganza" April 26, 2018 0.41[33] 0.771[33]
7 "Snatch Game" May 3, 2018 0.45[34] 0.840[34]
8 "The Unauthorized Rusical" May 10, 2018 0.37[35] 0.723[35]
9 "Breastworld" May 17, 2018 0.33[36] 0.698[36]
10 "Social Media Kings Into Queens" May 24, 2018 0.35[37] 0.715[37]
11 "Evil Twins" June 7, 2018 0.31[38] 0.631[38]
12 "American" June 14, 2018 0.35[39] 0.761[39]
13 "Queens Reunited" June 21, 2018 0.27[40] 0.632[40]
14 "Grand Finale" June 28, 2018 0.41[41] 0.838[41]

Future appearances[edit]

Vanessa Vanjie Mateo returned to the competition on the eleventh season of RuPaul's Drag Race and placed 5th [42]

Mayhem Miller and Eureka competed on the RuPaul's Drag Race Holi-slay Spectacular on December 7, 2018. They were crowned the Christmas Queen along with the other competing contestants.[43]

Monique Heart and Monét X Change competed on the fourth season of All Stars. Monique placed 3rd/4th with season 8 contestant Naomi Smalls. Monét won the season along with season 9 contestant, Trinity the Tuck.[44]

Asia O'hara, Monique Heart, Monét X Change & Vanessa Vanjie Mateo returned as mentors on RuPaul's Secret Celebrity Drag Race.

Blair St. Clair, Miz Cracker, and Mayhem Miller competed on the fifth season of All Stars. Mayhem placed 7th, Blair placed 4th, and Miz Cracker placed as a runner up alongside season 2 and All Stars season 1 finalist Jujubee.[45]

Eureka competed on the sixth season of All Stars where Mayhem Miller was featured as Lipsync Assassin in the fifth episode. Eureka ultimately placed as a runner-up, alongside season 7 finalist and All Stars season 2 contestant Ginger Minj and season 11 contestant Ra’Jah O’Hara.

Mo Heart was revealed, to be representing the US on Rupaul’s Drag Race UK vs The World, on January 17 2022.

RuPaul's Drag Race[edit]

Contestant Year Season Role Outcome Notes
Aquaria 2019 Season 11 Guest N/A 1 episode
Asia O'Hara 2020 Celebrity Drag Race Mentor N/A 1 episode
2020 Vegas Revue Main cast N/A 6 episodes
Blair St. Clair 2020 All Stars 5 Contestant 4th place 8 episodes
Eureka 2018 Holi-slay Spectacular Contestant Winner 1 episode
2019 Season 11 Guest N/A 1 episode
2021 All Stars 6 Contestant Runner-up 12 episodes
Kameron Michaels 2020 Vegas Revue Main cast N/A 6 episodes
2021 All Stars 6 Guest N/A Episode 9 "Lip Sync Assassin"
Mayhem Miller 2018 Holi-slay Spectacular Contestant Winner 1 episode
2020 Season 12 Guest N/A 2 episodes
2020 All Stars 5 Contestant 7th place 5 episodes
2021 All Stars 6 Guest N/A Episode 5 "Lip Sync Assassin"
Miz Cracker 2020 All Stars 5 Contestant Runner-up 8 episodes
Monét X Change 2018-19 All Stars 4 Contestant Winner 10 episodes
2019 Season 11 Guest N/A 1 episode
2020 Season 12 Guest N/A 1 episode
2020 Celebrity Drag Race Mentor N/A 1 episode
2020 All Stars 5 Guest N/A 2 episodes; episode 3 "Lip Sync Assassin"
Monique Heart 2018-19 All Stars 4 Contestant 3rd/4th place 10 episodes
2020 Celebrity Drag Race Mentor N/A 1 episode
Vanessa Vanjie Mateo 2019 Season 11 Contestant 5th place 14 episodes
2020 Season 12 Guest N/A 3 episodes
2020 Celebrity Drag Race Mentor N/A 1 episode
2020 All Stars 5 Guest N/A Episode 5 "Lip Sync Assassin"
2020 Vegas Revue Main cast N/A 6 episodes

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