A Lip Sync Extravaganza or Rusical is a challenge combining lip syncing or singing live and dancing. Some of these challenges were called Rusical by name, but it can also refer to any challenge where the Queens have to lip sync, sing live, and/or dance as part of the main challenge.
Lip Sync/Rusical Winners
These are the queens who won the Lip Sync challenge in their respective season.
In this episode, the queens were tasked to take part in 'HERstory of the World'. Detox and Alyssa were declared the top 2 for their portrayals of Marie Antoinette and Annie Oakley. Alaska, Phi Phi O'Hara and Roxxxy Andrews were declared safe. Ginger Minj and Katya received negative critiques and placed in the bottom for their portrayals of Catherine the Great and Princess Diana. Alyssa wins the lip-sync to 'Tell It To My Heart' by Taylor Dayne and chooses to eliminate Ginger.
This episode the queens were tasked to take part in 'Reality Stars: The Musical'. Shea Couleé, Peppermint and Alexis Michelle all received positive critiques for their portrayals of Blac Chyna, Britney Spears and Kris Jenner respectively, with Shea being declared the winner of the challenge. Aja, Trinity Taylor, Sasha Velour, Eureka and Valentina are declared safe. This leaves Nina Bonina Brown, Farrah Moan and Cynthia Lee Fontaine in the bottom for their portrayals of Khloe Kardashian, Kylie Jenner and Kim Kardashian. Farrah and Cynthia had to lip-sync to 'Woman Up' by Meghan Trainor. However, Eureka was forced to leave the competition under medical grounds, so both Farrah and Cynthia stayed.
The queens are tasked to take part in VH1 Divas Live: Tribute To RuPaul. BenDeLaCreme, Shangela and Bebe Zahara Benet all received positive critiques for their portrayals of Julie Andrews, Mariah Carey and Diana Ross respectively. Aja, Trixie Mattel and Milk are all declared safe. Chi Chi DeVayne, Kennedy Davenport and Thorgy Thor all received negative critiques for their portrayals of Patti Labelle, Janet Jackson and Stevie Nicks respectively. Ben and Shangela are announced the top two of the week and lipsync to Jump (For My Love) by the Pointer Sisters. Shangela wins the lip-sync and eliminates Thorgy Thor.
The seven remaining queens were tasked to take part in Cher: The Unauthorised Rusical and play different versions of Cher. Kameron Michaels and Monét X Change received positive critiques for their portrayal of 60s Cher and 70s Variety Show Cher with Kameron winning the challenge. Eureka and Miz Cracker were declared safe, whilst Aquaria, Asia O'Hara and The Vixen all received negative critiques for their portrayals of Disco Cher, Movie Cher and the 2nd Variety Show Cher respectively. Asia O'Hara and The Vixen lip-sync and The Vixen is sent home.
The remaining queens are tasked to take part in Trump: The Rusical, and play the women in his 'inner circle'. Silky Nutmeg Ganache, Brooke Lynn Hytes and Yvie Oddly all received positive critiques for their portrayals of Oprah, Ivana Trump and Kellyanne Conway respectively with Silky being declared the winner. A'keria Chanel Davenport, Ariel Versace, Nina West, Shuga Cain, Plastique Tiara and Scarlet Envy are declared safe. Vanessa Vanjie Mateo, Ra'Jah O'Hara and Mercedes Iman Diamond all received negative critiques with their portrayals of Rosie O'Donnell, Omarosa and Ivanka Trump respectively. Mercedes Iman Diamond and Ra'Jah O'Hara lip-sync to James Brown's Living in America and Mercedes gets eliminated.