FAVORITES: Who will succeed South Africa's Zozibini Tunzi as Miss Universe?

In just a few hours, South Africa's Zozibini Tunzi will crown her successor at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida.

The 69th Miss Universe pageant that airs live tonight at 8 p.m. ET will be hosted by former Miss Universe Olivia Culpo and "Access Hollywood" co-host Mario Lopez.

Former Miss USA Cheslie Kryst along with past winners Paulina Vega and Demi-Leigh Tebow will serve as correspondents.

An all-women panel of judges including former Miss Universe Zuleyka Rivera and Brook Lee will select the most deserving woman to win the coveted title.

Who will be the next Miss Universe? Meet our final favorites to win the crown:

BRAZIL - Julia Gama

CANADA - Nova Stevens

COLOMBIA - Laura Olascuaga

JAMAICA - Miqueal-Symone Williams

MEXICO - Andrea Meza

NEPAL - Anshika Sharma

PERU - Janick Maceta

PUERTO RICO - Estefanía Soto

ROMANIA - Bianca Tirsin

THAILAND - Amanda Obdam

Close shots: Dominican Republic, Philippines, Finland, France, India, Vietnam, Costa Rica, USA, Venezuela, South Africa, Indonesia

Photos: Miss Universe Organization

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