FANDOM'S Next Drag
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Season 1 of Fandom's Next Drag was announced on the Discussions page on November 4th 2020 with auditions opening the same day. It was announced that 10 contestants will compete for the title of Fandom's Next Drag with the cast being revealed 18th November 2020.

The season was originally due to air from 8th December 2020 but aired early from 25th November 2020 to 2nd December 2020.

The winner of Season 1 was Scarlett Velvet with Ombreanna placing as 2nd runner-up.

On February 19, 2021, it was announced that Arsinoe, Genie, Ivana Kiki & Nikky Fox would return to Redemption 1.

~ about ~

FANDOM'S NEXT DRAG is a brand new Fan Race that is hosted by Camillaron ( @Cjxx04 ) with recurring judges Beth the Cool Mum ( @Lace2000 ) , Poison Six ( @Poison Six ) , Orangiá Peel ( @Theorangepeel ) and Dee Pression ( @Griffh13 ). The combination of some iconic judges from iconic shows will help us decipher that out of 10, who is FANDOM'S NEXT DRAG.

~ judges ~

Camillaron called for a search for 4 recurring judges for Season 1 of Fandom's Drag Race on 31st October 2020. They didn't know at the time they were going to be part of a new show and they were revealed on 4th November 2020 as casting opened for contestants.

Judge Episodes 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Camillaron Host
Orangiá Peel Recurring Recurring Recurring
Beth the Cool Mum Recurring Recurring
Dee Pression Recurring
Poison Six Recurring Recurring
The judge appeared in the episode
The judge didn't appear in the episode.

~ cast ~

Auditions for Season 1 opened November 4th 2020, auditioning for 10 contestants. The cast was then revealed on 18th November 2020.

  1. Shimmer ~ @IndiaXAlexis | Age 24 | Pageant Drag
  2. Genie ~ @Geniedemon | Age 27 | Performance Drag
  3. Blueberry ~ @Fusion53 | Age 28 | Pageant/Performance Drag
  4. Kit Anna ~ @Jermiyas | Age 24 | High Fashion/Performance Drag
  5. Scarlett Velvet ~ @Teasip | Age 25 | High Fashion/Avant-Garde Drag
  6. Taylor Ocean ~ @Pxrks | Age 19 | High Fashion/Design Drag
  7. Ombreanna ~ @Ombreanna | Age 21 | Horror/Fashion Drag
  8. Nikky Fox ~ @HamburgerNik | Age 22 | Glam/Campy Drag
  9. Bela C. Tella ~ @Storyfaerie | Age 23 | Pageant/Comedy Drag
  10. Ivana Kiki ~ @S119616 | Age 21 | Unique/Outside the Box Drag
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Shimmer
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Genie
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Kit Anna
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Scarlett Velvet
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Taylor Ocean
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Ombreanna
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Nikky Fox
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Bela C. Tella
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Ivana Kiki

~ contestant progress ~

Cast Photo Rank Ep 1 Ep 2 Ep 3 Ep 4 Ep 5 Ep 6 Ep 7 Ep 8
Scarlett Velvet
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1st WIN SAFE BTM WIN WIN HIGH WIN 1st
Ombreanna
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2nd HIGH HIGH WIN LOW WIN BTM BTM 2nd
Shimmer
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3rd HIGH LOW LOW WIN LOW WIN WIN 3rd
Taylor Ocean
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4th WIN WIN LOW HIGH HIGH WIN ELIM JURY
Genie
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5th SAFE LOW WIN HIGH BTM ELIM
Ivana Kiki
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6th LOW WIN HIGH BTM ELIM PD
Nikky Fox
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7th SAFE BTM HIGH ELIM JURY
Blueberry
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8th LOW HIGH ELIM
Kit Anna
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9th BTM ELIM
Bela C. Tella
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10th ELIM
The contestant won FANDOM'S Next Drag.
The contestant was voted the People's Drag.
The contestant was a Runner-Up, eliminated in the the lip-sync for the Crown (2nd).
The contenstant was a Runner-Up, eliminated before the lip-sync for the Crown (3rd).
The contestant won the main challenge.
The contestant won the runway.
The contestant was safe with positive critiques
The contestant was safe with critiques.
The contestant was safe with negative critiques.
The contestant was in the bottom, but ultimately saved by their fellow competitors.
The contestant was in the bottom and was eliminated by their fellow competitors.
The contestant returned for the finale as a jury member to vote for who should not move to the Top 2.

~ scoring ~

Fandom's Next Drag uses the following scoring system as a helpful determining factor on who to crown the winner. It also uses this same scoring system to determine how each contestant scores per episode.

Contestsant's Episode Outcome Score PPE Score
Scoring Methods
Runway Challenge WIN +4 To determine PPE, the total score of a contestant is divided by the amount of episodes they compete in.
Main Challenge WIN +4
HIGH +3
SAFE +2
LOW +1
BOTTOM 0
ELIMINATED -1
CAST Placement Score PPE Score
Scarlett Velvet 1st 21 3
Ombreanna 2nd 15 2.1
Shimmer 3rd 18 2.6
Taylor Ocean 4th
Genie 5th 9 1.5
Ivana Kiki 6th 7 1.4
Nikky Fox 7th 4 1
Blueberry 8th 3 1
Kit Anna 9th -1 -0.5
Bela C. Tella 10th -1 -1

~ elimination method ~

Fandom's Next Drag uses an elimination process of two contestants landing in the Bottom, facing the chance of being eliminated, to which everyone in the competition will vote for who goes home. The table below displays each contestant's voting.

At the Top 3, the eliminated contestants will return to join the judges in the jury. They will cast their votes on who they think should be eliminated before Top 2 based off their jury speeches. (The jury votes can be seen at Episode 8).

Contestants Episode #
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Shimmer Bela Kit Blueberry Nikky Ivana Ombreanna Shimmer
Genie Bela Kit Blueberry Nikky Ivana Ombreanna
Blueberry Bela Nikky Scarlett
Kit Anna Bela Nikky
Scarlett Velvet Bela Kit Blueberry Nikky Ivana Genie Shimmer
Taylor Ocean Bela Kit Scarlett Nikky Ivana Genie Ombreanna
Ombreanna Bela Kit Blueberry Nikky Genie Genie Shimmer
Nikky Fox Bela Kit Blueberry Ivana
Bela C. Tella Kit
Ivana Kiki Bela Kit Blueberry Nikky Genie
The contestant was in the bottom, but ultimately saved by their fellow competitors.
The contestant was in the bottom and was eliminated by their fellow competitors.
The contestant was unable to vote as they were no longer in the competition.

~ episodes ~

Series # Episode # Episode Title Air Date
1 1 GOTHIC November 25, 2020
2 2 DESIGN November 26, 2020
3 3 FANDOM'S got talent November 27, 2020
4 4 DANCE November 28, 2020
5 5 NOTE BALL November 29, 2020
6 6 MAKEOVER November 30, 2020
7 7 STAND UP December 1, 2020
8 8 CORONATION DAY December 2, 2020

Episode 1 - "GOTHIC"

10 contestants entered the competition and then for the challenge they had to take their promo photo in their Gothic looks which they then would present on the runway.

  • Recurring Judge: Orangiá Peel
  • Challenge: Promo Shoot
    • Challenge Winner: Taylor Ocean
  • Runway Theme: Gothic
    • Runway Winner: Scarlett Velvet
  • Bottom Two: Bela C. Tella & Kit Anna
    • Eliminated: Bela C. Tella
      • Exit Message: "Catch me on Broadway!"


Episode 2 - "DESIGN"

9 contestants entered the competition and then for the challenge they had to design their runway presentation using Animal Print scraps.

  • Recurring Judge: Beth the Cool Mum
  • Challenge: Design Challenge
    • Challenge Winner: Taylor Ocean
  • Runway Theme: Animal Print
    • Runway Winner: Ivana Kiki
  • Bottom Two: Kit Anna & Nikky Fox
    • Eliminated: Kit Anna
      • Exit Message: "At least I can go on grindr dates now haha"

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Episode 3 - "FANDOM'S got talent"

8 contestants entered the competition and then for the challenge they had to perform in the “FANDOM’s got talent” Talent Show and then for the runway they present their “Dress On A Dress” looks.

  • Recurring Judge: Dee Pression
  • Challenge: "FANDOM'S got talent" Talent Show
    • Challenge Winner: Ombreanna
  • Runway Theme: Dress On A Dress Reveal
    • Runway Winner: Genie
  • Bottom Two: Blueberry & Scarlett Velvet
    • Eliminated: Blueberry
      • Exit Message: "I'm feeling blue"
Contestant Talent Show Choice Mean Score
Shimmer Opera Singing 6/10
Genie Singing 9/10
Blueberry Dancing 7/10
Scarlett Velvet Comedy 5/10
Taylor Ocean Lip-Sync Performance to “Lost” by Frank Ocean 6.5/10
Ombreanna Burlesque 9.5/10
Nikky Fox Fire Tricks with Comedy 7/10
Ivana Kiki Burlesque 8/10


Episode 4 - "DANCE"

7 contestants entered the competition and then for the challenge they had to perform a choreographed solo dance to “Where Have You Been” by Rihanna and then for the runway they present their “Glitter” looks.

  • Recurring Judge: Poison Six
  • Challenge: Choreograph and perform a solo dance to "Where Have You Been" by Rihanna
    • Challenge Winner: Shimmer
  • Runway Theme: Glitter
    • Runway Winner: Scarlett Velvet
  • Bottom Two: Ivana Kiki & Nikky Fox
    • Eliminated: Nikky Fox
      • Exit Message: "chille yall will still gag"


Episode 5 - "NOTE BALL"

6 contestants entered the competition and then for the challenge they had to design 3 looks to present on the runway and had to perform a group dance for the Note Ball.

  • Recurring Judge: Beth the Cool Mum & Dee Pression
  • Challenge: Ball Challenge - perform in a group dance and then serve 3 looks.
    • Challenge Winner: Ombreanna
  • Runway Theme: Rocker, Disco. Pop
    • Runway Winner: Scarlett Velvet
  • Bottom Two: Genie & Ivana Kiki
    • Eliminated: Ivana Kiki
      • Exit Message: "Stupid bitches!"


Episode 6 - "MAKEOVER"

5 contestants entered the competition and then for the challenge they had to makeover contestants from the judges’ shows and then both had to present their “Alien Takeover” on the runway.

  • Recurring Judge: Orangiá Peel
  • Challenge: Makeover contestants of the judges' shows.
    • Challenge Winner: Taylor Oceans
  • Runway Theme: Alien Takeover
    • Runway Winner: Shimmer
  • Bottom Two: Ombreanna & Genie
    • Eliminated: Genie
      • Exit Message: "Oh well, since I am gone, may the second best woman wins!"
Contestant Makeover Partner (Show they were on)
Shimmer Miss Frances Michaels (Poison's Drag Race)
Genie Sophia E. Bates (Dee Pression's Drag Race)
Scarlett Velvet Elena (Camillaron's Drag Race)
Taylor Ocean Zelda (Drag Island)
Ombreanna The Godmother (Beth the Cool Mum's Summer Camp)


Episode 7 - "STAND UP"

4 contestants entered the competition and then for the challenge they had to perform a stand up comedy routine and then present their “Movie Night Premiere” on the runway.

  • Recurring Judge: Poison Six
  • Challenge: Stand Up Comedy
    • Challenge Winner: Scarlett Velvet
  • Runway Theme: Movie Night
    • Runway Winner: Shimmer
  • Bottom Two: Taylor Ocean & Ombreanna
    • Eliminated: Taylor Ocean
      • Exit Message: N/A


Top 3 Statistics
Contestant Name Contestant Picture Wins Times Up For Elimination
Runway Challenge
Scarlett Velvet
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3 (Ep 1, 4, 6) 1 (Ep 7) 1 (Ep 3)
Ombreanna
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0 2 (Ep 3, 5) 2 (Ep 6, 7)
Shimmer
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2 (Ep 6, 7) 1 (Ep 4) 0


Episode 8 - "CORONATION DAY"

10 contestants entered the competition and now only 3 remain. The FINAL 3 reunite with the eliminated contestants who vote one last time to eliminate someone from the Top 3 after they give their speeches leaving it to a lip-sync for the crown.

  • Recurring Judge: Beth the Cool Mum, Dee Pression, Poison Six, Orangiá Peel
  • Challenge: Preach to the Jury
  • Eliminated by Jury (Jury votes can be seen in jury voting chart) : Shimmer
    • Exit Message: "Shimmer forever ladies"

Jury Votes

The eliminated contestants return to decide the Top 2 by voting for who should be eliminated. The 2 contestants with the least votes move to the Top 2.

Jury Members Jury Votes
Vote for who to not move forward to Top 3
Bela C. Tella Ombreanna
Kit Anna Shimmer
Blueberry Shimmer
Nikky Fox Ombreanna
Ivana Kiki Shimmer
Genie Scarlett Velvet
Taylor Ocean Shimmer
  • Top Two: Scarlett Velvet & Ombreanna
  • Lip-Sync Song: "Till The World Ends" by Britney Spears
  • Winner of Fandom's Next Drag: Scarlett Velvet
  • The People's Drag: Ivana Kiki

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