Miss

Miss Venezuela Stefania Fernandez celebrates onstage after winning the Miss Universe 2009 annual pageant at Atlantis on Paradise Island in the Bahamas August 23, 2009. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Miss Universe 2009 crown was taken by Miss Venezuela, Stefanía Fernández, for a second year in a row.

Fernandez, 18, became the 58th winner of the title in the international pageant broadcast live around the world from the Atlantis, Paradise Island resort in the Bahamas.

The top five had three Latinas; Miss Puerto Rico, Miss Dominican Republic, Miss Venezuela, Miss Australia and Miss Kosovo were part of the top five.

Previously Venezuela won the Miss Universe title five times.

The first and second runners up were Miss Dominican Republic and Miss Australia.

American

American rapper Flo Rida (R) performs during the swimsuit competition at the Miss Universe 2009 annual pageant held at Atlantis on Paradise Island in the Bahamas August 23, 2009.REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
Winner

Winner of Miss Universe 2009, Miss Venezuela Stefania Fernandez, takes part in the swimsuit competition at the annual pageant held at Atlantis on Paradise Island in the Bahamas August 23, 2009. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
Contestants

Contestants take part in the opening number of the Miss Universe 2009 annual pageant held at Atlantis on Paradise Island in the Bahamas August 23, 2009. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
Reigning

Reigning Miss Universe Dayana Mendoza (R) of Venezuela congratulates Miss Venezuela Stefania Fernandez, winner of the Miss Universe 2009 annual pageant, held at Atlantis on Paradise Island in the Bahamas August 23, 2009. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson