The 世界小姐 is one of the oldest beauty pageants amongst the Big 4 (four) international beauty pageants. Established in the year 1951, the idea of 世界小姐 beauty pageant was conceptualized by late Eric Morley as the first edition of the 世界小姐 beauty pageant was held in United Kingdom. 世界小姐 is one of the most publicized beauty pageants alongside 环球小姐 and 地球小姐 pageants.
世界小姐起初是节日比基尼大赛，但尴尬的英国媒体决定以更谦虚的名字来称呼它，‘Miss World’. The pageant was met with a lot of criticism in the beginning, so much so that the swim suit was replaced with more modest swim suits after the first contest. The first 世界小姐 (originally Festival Bikini Contest) was Kerstin "Kiki" Hå坎森来自瑞典斯德哥尔摩。她是第一个也是最后一个穿着比基尼被加冕的获胜者。
《世界小姐》于1959年由BBC播出，并在此后大受欢迎，并且种类繁多。在1980年，选美大赛采用了口号‘有目的的美丽’并增加了智力和性格测试，以避免批评客观女性。世界小姐已经看到了很多争议。 1970年，女权主义抗议者通过向正在进行的现场选美比赛投掷面粉炸弹来破坏选美比赛。 1976年的选美大赛包括南非的高加索和非洲代表，这引起了极大的轰动，许多参加国决定抵制选美。
Venezuela and India have dominated the 世界小姐 pageant with six titles so far, followed by United Kingdom and Jamaica with five and four wins respectively.
Agbani Darego from Nigeria was crowned 世界小姐 2001 at the finale held at Sun City Entertainment Centre, South 非洲 on 16th November 2001.
Azra Akin from Turkey was crowned 世界小姐 2002 at the finale held at Alexandra Palace, London on 7th December 2002.
Rosanna Davison was crowned 世界小姐 2003 at the finale held at Crown of Beauty Theatre, China on 6th December 2003.
三月ía Julia Mantilla was crowned 世界小姐 2004 at the finale held at Crown of Beauty Theatre, China on 4th December 2004.
Unnur Birna Vilhjálmsdóttir was crowned 世界小姐 2005 at the finale held at Crown of Beauty Theatre, China on 10th December 2005.
达ána Kucharová from Czech Republic was crowned 世界小姐 2006 at the finale held at Palace of Culture and Science, Poland on 30th September 2006.
Zhang Zilin from China was crowned 世界小姐 2007 at the finale held at Crown of Beauty Theatre, China on 1st Decembe 2007.
Ksenia Sukhinova from Russia was crowned 世界小姐 2008 at the finale held at Sandton Convention Centre, South 非洲 on 13th December 2008.
Kaiane Aldorino from Gibraltar was crowned 世界小姐 2009 at the finale held at Gallagher Convention Centre, South 非洲 on 12th December 2009.
Alexandria Mills from USA was crowned 世界小姐 2010 at the finale held at Crown of Beauty Theatre, China on 30th October 2010.
Ivian Sarcos from Venezuela was crowned 世界小姐 2011 at the finale held at Earls Court Exhibition Centre, United Kingdom on 6th November 2011.
Yu Wenxia from China was crowned 世界小姐 2012 at the finale held at Dongsheng Fitness Center Stadium, China on 18th August 2012.
Megan Young from Philippines created history by winning the first ever title for her country as she was crowned 世界小姐 2013 at the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center, Indonesia on 28th September 2013.
Rolene Strauss from South 非洲 was crowned the 世界小姐 2014 at ExCeL London, United Kingdom on 14th December 2014.
Mireia Lalaguna from Spain was crowned the 世界小姐 2015 at Crown of Beauty Theatre, China on 19th December 2015.
Stephanie Del Valle from Puerto Rico was crowned 世界小姐 2016 at MGM National Harbor, United States on 18th December 2016.
Manushi Chhillar from India was crowned 世界小姐 2017 at the Sanya City Arena, China on 18th November 2017.
Vanessa Ponce from Mexico was crowned 世界小姐 2018 at the Sanya City Arena, China on 8th December 2018.
Toni-Ann Singh from Jamaica was crowned 世界小姐 2019 at Excel London, United Kingdom on 14th December 2019.