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The Talent Show challenge is a maxi challenge of the Drag Race franchise, where contestants showcase their talents in live performances.

The Talent Show was featured as a Maxi Challenge in the Drag Race Franchise on the first season of RuPaul's Drag Race Down Under. Prior to this, it had been featured only on Non-Drag Race series.

Talent Show challenge is a similar challenge to the Variety Show, which is performed usually as the debut of All Stars with an exception of All Stars 1.

Challenge's Timeline

Show Season
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
US
AS All Star Variety Show
DRT
UK
CDR
DRH
DRDU
DRES
DRIT
RPDRvsTW
The challenge never appeared in the season.
The challenge appeared in the season once.
The challenge appeared in the season twice.
The challenge appeared in the season thrice.
The challenge appeared in the season once under another format.

Talent Show Winners

Talent Show Eliminated

All Talent Shows

Episode 7: "Talent Show Extravaganza"

See: Episode 7: "Talent Show Extravaganza"
Down Under Season 1 contestants that competed in the challenge, and the talent showcased.

Queen Perf. Order Show Results
Scarlet Adams 4th ScarletAdamsTalentShow.jpg
Pole Dancing
WINNER
Art Simone 2nd ArtSimoneTalentShow.jpg
Contemporary Mouth Art
LOW
Karen From Finance 1st KarenTalentShow.jpg
Ballooning
LOW
Kita Mean 3rd KitaTalentShow.jpg
Quick Change Magic
BOTTOM 2
Elektra Shock 5th ElektraShockTalentShow.jpg
Modern Dance
ELIMINATED

Episode 1: "Who's That Queen?"

See: Episode 1: "Who's That Queen?"
Holland Season 2 contestants that competed in the challenge, and the talent showcased.

Queen Perf. Order Show Results
Keta Minaj 10th KetaMinajTalentShow.jpg
Magic Show
WINNER
My Little Puny 3rd MyLittlePunyTalentShow.jpg
Pole Dancing
HIGH
Vanessa Van Cartier 9th VanessaVanCartierTalentShow.jpg
Performance Art
HIGH
Vivaldi 1st VivaldiTalentShow.jpg
Burlesque
HIGH
Love Masisi 6th LoveMasisiTalentShow.jpg
Singing
SAFE
Tabitha 5th TabithaTalentShow.jpg
Salsa Dancing
SAFE
The Countess 7th TheCountessTalentShow.jpg
Piano
SAFE
Ivy-Elyse 2nd Ivy-ElyseTalentShow.jpg
Silk Veil Poi
LOW
Reggy B 4th ReggyBTalentShow.jpg
Rapping
BOTTOM 2
Juicy Kutoure 8th JuicyKutoureTalentShow.jpg
Posing/Spoken Word
ELIMINATED

Episode 8: "Spectacular Spectacle"

See: Episode 8: "Spectacular Spectacle"
House of Drag (Season 2) contestants that competed in the challenge, and the talent showcased.

Queen Perf. Order Show Results
Spankie Jackzon 3rd SpankieJacksonSpectacleLook.jpg
Improv Live Singing
WINNER
Elektra Shock 2nd ElektraShockSpectacleLook1.jpgElektraShockSpectacleLook2.jpgElektraShockSpectacleLook3.jpg
Dancing
Lip-Syncing
SAFE
Bionica 1st BionicaSpectacleLook.jpg
Dancing
SAFE
Claire Voyant 4th ClaireVoyantSpectacleLook1.jpgClaireVoyantSpectacleLook2.jpg
Lip-Syncing
BOTTOM 2
Miss Geena 5th MissGeenaSpectacleLook1.jpgMissGeenaSpectacleLook2.jpg
Lip-Syncing to own Rap Track
Free-Style Rapping
ELIMINATED

Episode 1: "La Más Suertuda"

See: Episode 1: "La Más Suertuda"
La Más Draga (Season 3) contestants that competed in the challenge, and the talent showcased.

Queen Perf. Order Show Results
Mista Boo 9th MistaSuertuda*.jpg
Monologue/Lipsyncing
19 WINNER
Memo Reyri 11th MemoSuertuda.jpg
Lipsyncing/Fire Show
17 HIGH
Aviesc Who? 8th AviescWhoSuertuda.jpg
Painting
14 HIGH
Raga Diamante 7th RagaDiamanteTalentLookA.jpg
Singing
12 SAFE
Rudy Reyes 1st RudyReyesTalentLookA.jpg
Dancing
12 SAFE
Luna Lansman 4th LunaLansmanTalentLookA.jpg
Magic Show
11 SAFE
Huntyy B 3rd HuntyyBTalentLookA.jpgHuntyyBTalentLookB.jpgHuntyyBTalentLookC.jpg
Burlesque
11 SAFE
Madison 2nd MadisonTalentLookA.jpg
Lip Syncing
8 SAFE
Regina Bronx 6th ReginaSuertuda.jpg
Rhytmic Gymnastic
7 SAFE
Wynter 13th WynterTalentLookA.jpg
Lipsyncing
7 SAFE
Iviza Lioza 10th IvizaLiozaTalentLookA.jpg
Monologue
6 LOW
StupiDrag 12th StupiSuertuda.jpg
Lipsyncing/Fire Show
5 BTM 2
Yayoi Bowery 5th YayoiBoweryTalentLookA.jpg
Singing
5 BTM 2

Episode 1: "Big Opening No. 1"

See: Episode 1: "Big Opening No. 1"

Season 14 contestants that competed in the challenge, and the talent showcased.

Contestant Perf. Order Show Placement
Kornbread "The Snack" Jeté 6th KornbreadTalentShow.jpg
Lip Sync to Original Song
WINNER
Bosco 2nd BoscoTalentShow.jpg
Burlesque
HIGH
Willow Pill 7th WillowPillTalentShow.jpg
Comedy Performance
HIGH
Kerri Colby 4th KerriColbyTalentShow.jpg
Jump Rope/Lipsync
SAFE
Alyssa Hunter 3rd AlyssaHunterTalentShow.jpg
Lipsync
LOW
June Jambalaya 1st JuneJambalayaTalentShow.jpg
African Dance
BOTTOM 2
Orion Story 5th OrionStoryTalentShow.jpg
Comedy Skit
ELIMINATED

Episode 2: "Big Opening No. 2"

See: Episode 2: "Big Opening No. 2"

Season 14 contestants that competed in the challenge, and the talent showcased.

Contestant Perf. Order Show Placement
Angeria Paris VanMicheals 7th AngeriaParisVanMichealsTalentShow.jpg
Original Song
WINNER
Jorgeous 1st JorgeousTalentShow.jpg
Lipsync
HIGH
Lady Camden 4th LadyCamdenTalentShow.jpg
Ballet Number
HIGH
Jasmine Kennedie 2nd JasmineKennedieTalentShow.jpg
Lipsync/Dance
SAFE
Maddy Morphosis 6th MaddyMorphosisTalentShow.jpg
Electric Guitar
LOW
DeJa Skye 5th DejaSkyeTalentShow.jpg
Cheerleading Comedy Routine
BOTTOM 2
Daya Betty 3rd DayaBettyTalentShow.jpg
Lipsync
ELIMINATED

Episode 1: "Global Glamazons"

See: Episode 1: "Global Glamazons"
UK vs The World (2022) contestants that competed in the challenge, and the talent showcased.

Queen Perf. Order Show Results
Pangina Heals 8th PanginaHealsUKvsTW1TalentShowLook.jpeg
Original Song/Waacking
WINNER
Jimbo 5th JimboUKvsTW1TalentShowLook.jpeg
Comedy Performance
WINNER
Baga Chipz 4th BagaChipzUKvsTW1TalentShowLook.jpeg
Original Song
HIGH
Blu Hydrangea 9th BluHydrangeaUKvsTW1TalentShowLook.jpeg
Comedy Lip Sync Performance
HIGH
Cheryl Hole 6th CherylHoleUKvsTW1TalentShowLook.jpeg
Lip Sync to Original Song
SAFE
Jujubee 7th JujubeeUKvsTW1TalentShowLook.jpeg
Original Song
SAFE
Mo Heart 2nd MoHeartUKvsTW1TalentShowLook.jpeg
Original Song
SAFE
Janey Jacké 3rd JaneyJackéUKvsTW1TalentShowLook.jpeg
Runway Performance
BOTTOM 2
Lemon 1st LemonUKvsTW1TalentShowLook.jpeg
Lip Sync Performance
ELIMINATED

Episode 2: "Supremme Elegant Talent Extravaganza"

See: Episode 2: "Supremme Elegant Talent Extravaganza"
España Season 2 contestants that competed in the challenge, and the talent showcased.

Queen Perf. Order Show Results
Sharonne 10th SharonneTalentShow.jpg
Live Singing with Ventriloquist Puppet
WINNER
Diamante Merybrown 11th DiamanteMerybrownTalentShow.jpg
Original Song
HIGH
Drag Sethlas 1st DragSethlasTalentShow.jpg
Canarian Lipsync Show
HIGH
Estrella Xtravaganza 9th EstrellaXtravaganzaTalentShow.jpg
Comedy Lipsync Performance
SAFE
Jota Carajota 2nd JotaCarajotaTalentShow.jpg
Live Singing
SAFE
Juriji Der Klee 4th JurijiDerKleeTalentShow.jpg
Opera Singing
SAFE
Marina 8th MarinaTalentShow.jpg
Lipsync Performance
SAFE
Venedita Von Däsh 6th VeneditaVonDäshTalentShow.jpg
Burlesque
SAFE
Onyx 7th OnyxTalentShow.jpg
Lipsync Performance
LOW
Samantha Ballentines 5th SamanthaBallentinesTalentShow.jpg
Painting
BOTTOM 2
Ariel Rec 3rd ArielRecTalentShow.jpg
Original Song
ELIMINATED

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