ByJancy Richardson, writer at Creators.co
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Jancy Richardson

13 queens, a $100,000 cash prize and sickening looks coming at you faster than you can snatch a wig... it's gotta be the long-awaited ninth season of . After the intense drama and controversy of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Season 2, RuPaul's Drag Race Season 9 will have to BRING IT. Gentlemen, start your engines, and may the best woman WIN...

Yass Gaga, Yass!

Check out this emotional clip of Gaga meeting the Season 9 queens, with some moving reactions, particularly from Gaga mega-fan Eureka O’Hara.

'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season 9 News & Rumors

RuPaul's Drag Race has a tradition of featuring some of the fiercest talents in music, comedy, dance, fashion and general fabulousness, but really pushed the boat out with Season 9... No T, no shade, but you know your fave drag show has hit the big time when Lady freakin' Gaga shows up...

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'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season 9 Premiere Date

Start your engines in March 2017, which will be the RuPaul's Drag Race Season 9 premiere date. The show will air every week on Logo, with a specific date and time to be confirmed.

'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season 9 Trailer

Desperate times call for dragtastic measures! The new RuPaul's Drag Race Season 9 trailer is serving pastel-licious Holi Festival of Colors realness.

You can also get to know our new queens a little with this fun little quick-fire question section.

'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season 9 Queens & Cast

The cast members were revealed on February 2, 2017, and include the following contestants (rankings will be added in as the season progresses):

Aja

'RuPaul's Drag Race Season 9' [Credit: Logo]
'RuPaul's Drag Race Season 9' [Credit: Logo]
  • Non-drag name: Jay Rivera
  • Age: 22
  • Location: Brooklyn, NY

Alexis Michelle

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'RuPaul's Drag Race Season 9' [Credit: Logo]
  • Non-drag name: Alex Michaels
  • Age: 33
  • Location: New York, NY

Charlie Hides

'RuPaul's Drag Race Season 9' [Credit: Logo]
'RuPaul's Drag Race Season 9' [Credit: Logo]
  • Non-drag name: Charlie Hides
  • Age: 52
  • Location: London, UK

Eureka O’Hara

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'RuPaul's Drag Race Season 9' [Credit: Logo]
  • Non-drag name: David Huggard
  • Age: 25
  • Location: Johnson City, TN

Farrah Moan

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'RuPaul's Drag Race Season 9' [Credit: Logo]
  • Non-drag name: Cameron Clayton
  • Age: 23
  • Location: Las Vegas, NV

Jaymes Mansfield

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'RuPaul's Drag Race Season 9' [Credit: Logo]
  • Non-drag name: James Wirth
  • Age: 26
  • Location: Madison, WI

Kimora Blac

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'RuPaul's Drag Race Season 9' [Credit: Logo]
  • Non-drag name: Von Nguyen
  • Age: 28
  • Location: Las Vegas, NV

Nina Bo'nina Brown

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'RuPaul's Drag Race Season 9' [Credit: Logo]
  • Non-drag name: Pierre Leverne Dease
  • Age: 34
  • Location: Atlanta, GA

Peppermint

'RuPaul's Drag Race Season 9' [Credit: Logo]
'RuPaul's Drag Race Season 9' [Credit: Logo]
  • Peppermint is the first contestant to enter RuPaul's Drag Race as a transgender woman.
  • Age: 37
  • Location: New York, NY

Sasha Velour

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'RuPaul's Drag Race Season 9' [Credit: Logo]
  • Non-drag name: Alexander Steinberg
  • Age: 29
  • Location: Brooklyn, NY

Shea Couleé

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'RuPaul's Drag Race Season 9' [Credit: Logo]
  • Non-drag name: Jaren Shea Merrell
  • Age: 27
  • Location: Chicago, IL

Trinity Taylor

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'RuPaul's Drag Race Season 9' [Credit: Logo]
  • Non-drag name: Ryan Taylor
  • Age: 31
  • Location: Orlando, FL

Valentina

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'RuPaul's Drag Race Season 9' [Credit: Logo]
  • Non-drag name: James Levya
  • Age: 25
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA

For more info and to see the new Season 9 cast members out of drag see here.

You can watch previous contestants Raven and Raja's characteristically honest and funny Photo Fashion Ruview of the RuPaul's Drag Race Season 9 queens' looks below. Get tooting and booting!

'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season 9 Recap

Episode 1: 'Oh My Gaga

  • Eliminated: In a shock twist, nobody was eliminated this week. In fact, another queen was added to the competition, their identity to be revealed in episode 2.
  • Guest(s): Lady freakin' Gaga!
  • Challenge winner: Nina Bo'Nina Brown

Challenges: Courage, Uniqueness, Nerve & Talent Pageant: a double catwalk with two looks — one displaying each queen's city/state of origin, one inspired by a previous Lady Gaga look.

Episode 2

Guest(s): Lisa Kudrow

Challenge: It looks like we've got a cheerleading challenge! Bring it on!

Watch 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season 9 Online

The show will air from an as-yet-unspecified date in March 2017, when you will be able to watch RuPaul's Drag Race Season 9 online on Logo TV.

Poll

Is there any way that 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season 9 can top 'RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars 2'? The library is open!

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