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Previous Winners List.

This is a list of previous winners, listed by year, and then alphabetically.

2018

DIVA Rising Star - Pomara Fifth

Entertainer of the Year - Minnie Cooper

Show of the Year - Arqrylic

2017

DIVA Rising Star - Sia Tequila

DJ of the Year - Shane Davidson

Entertainer of the Year - Coco Jumbo

Most Popular Venue - Stonewall Hotel

2016

Belle of the Ball - Decoda Secret

Bitch of the Year - Marylin Mootrub

DIVA Rising Star - Hannah Conda

DIVA Variety Award - Minnie Cooper's Drags To Riches - ARQ

Entertainer of the Year - Hannah Conda

Most Popular DJ - Victoria Anthony

Most Popular Male Performer - Thomas Peisley

Most Popular Show - Gayme of Thrones - Midnight Shift

Most Popular Venue - Arq

Sydney’s Favourite Drag Personality - Coco Jumbo

Technical Achievement - Ashley Penin - Dream Syndicate

2015

Best Costumed Show - Villainess

Bitch of the Year - Penny Tration

DIVA Rising Star - Coco Jumbo

Entertainer of the Year - Maxi Sheild

Miss Congeniality - Minnie Cooper & Charisma Belle

Most Popular DJ - Victoria Anthony

Most Popular Male Performer - Ripley Waters

Most Popular Show - Drag Becomes Her

Most Popular Venue - Stonewall Hotel

Queen of Hearts - Candy Box

Show of the Year - Transisters

Sydney’s Favourite Drag Personality - Karen Kardashian

Technical Achievement - Wigs By Vanity

The DIVA Moment - Minnie Cooper and her Tap Dancing Mongrels - DIVA 2014 Opening Show

Variety Award - Tranny Bingo

2014

Best Costumed Show - Tworking Girls

Bitch of the Year - Minnie Cooper

DIVA Rising Star - Nikita Van Der Camp

Entertainer of the Year - Charisma Belle

Miss Congeniality - Minnie Cooper

Most Popular DJ - Shane Davidson

Most Popular Male Performer - Ripley Waters

Most Popular Show - Cirque Du So Gay – Imperial Hotel

Most Popular Venue - Stonewall Hotel

Queen of Hearts - House of Priscilla - Chelsea Bunn

Show of the Year - Tworking Girls - Arq

Sydney’s Favourite Drag Personality - Karen Kardashian

Technical Achievement - Airhead Audio – Sound

The DIVA Moment - The Little Merdrag Tribute – Stonewall Hotel

Variety Award - Meals On Heels

2013

Best Costumed Show - Drag N Fly - Arq

Bitch of the Year - Charisma Belle

DIVA Rising Star - Marie Claire

Entertainer of the Year - Decoda Secret

Miss Congeniality - Charisma Belle

Most Popular Male Performer - Thomas Peisley

Most Popular Show - Glamorous Life - Imperial

Most Popular Venue - Stonewall Hotel

Queen of Hearts - Beverly Buttercup

Show of the Year - Drag N Fly - Arq

Sydney’s Favourite DJ - Kitty Glitter

Sydney’s Favourite Drag Personality - Charisma Belle

Technical Achievement - Basim – In The Dark Posters

The DIVA Moment - Kitty Glitter’s Entrance to Mardi Gras

Variety Award - Tranny Bingo

2012

Belle of the Ball - Millie Poppins

Best Costumed Show - Aquatica

Bitch of the Year - Tora Hymen

DIVA Rising Star - Carmen Geddit

Entertainer of the Year - Minnie Cooper

Miss Congeniality - Minnie Cooper & Christina Dior (tied)

Most Popular Male Performer - Ripley Waters

Most Popular Show - The Priscilla Experience

Most Popular Venue - The Midnight Shift

Queen of Hearts - Candy Box

Show of the Year - Aquatica

Sydney’s Favourite DJ - Kitty Glitter

Sydney’s Favourite Drag Personality - Charisma Belle

Technical Achievement - Nick Craven, Lighting

The DIVA Moment - Rhuma, Sooki, Ivy - I Look To Love at Marquee

Variety Award - Trevor Ashley - Fat Swan

2011

Bitch of the Year - Tora Hymen

Costume Design of The Year - Mama Shirl

DIVA Rising Star - Lil’ X

Entertainer of the Year - Decoda Secret

Miss Congeniality - Chelsea Bun

Most Popular Male Performer - Ripley Waters

Most Popular Show - Twisted Fairytales

Most Popular Venue - The Midnight Shift

Queen of Hearts - Joyce Maynge

Show of the Year - Twisted Fairytales

Sydney’s Favourite DJ - Kitty Glitter

Sydney’s Favourite Drag Personality - Charisma Belle

Technical Achievement - Hank Adam

The DIVA Moment - Mardi Gras Show “Born This Way/ Express Yourself” Feat. Dallas Dellaforce

Variety Award - Rock Your Box Flash Mobs

2010

Bitch of the Year - Polly Petrie

Costume Design - Kirsten Damned

DIVA Rising Star - Christina Dior

Entertainer of the Year - Decoda Secret

Favourite Drag Personality - Charisma Belle

Miss Congeniality - Charisma Belle

Most Popular DJ - Kitty Glitter

Most Popular Male Dancer - Daniel Garofali

Most Popular Show - Going Gaga

Most Popular Venue - Stonewall Hotel

Queen of Hearts - Candy Box

Show of the Year - Loony Parq

Technical Contribution - Clutching At Curls

Variety Award - Vampire Stories

2009

Belle of the Ball - Summer Salt

Bitch of the Year - Tora Hymen

DIVA Rising Star - Decoda Secret

DIVA Variety Award - Trevor Ashley

Entertainer of the Year - Trevor Ashley

Miss Congeniality - Minnie Cooper

Most Popular Male Performer - Daniel Garofali

Most Popular Show/Showcast - Country Ladies

Most Popular Venue - Stonewall Hotel

Outstanding Technical Contribution - Decoda Secret

Queen of Hearts - Mitzi Macintosh

Show of the Year - Gentlemen Prefer Blokes

Sydney's Favourite Drag Personality - Tora Hymen

2008

Bitch of the Year - Tora Hymen

Choreographer of the Year - Antony Ginandjar

Costume Design of The Year - Mitzi Macintosh

DIVA Rising Star - Natasha Knowles

DIVA Variety Award - Tora Hymen

Entertainer of the Year - Mitzi Macintosh

Most Popular DJ - Kitty Glitter

Most Popular Male Performer - David Olsen

Most Popular Showcast - Sunday School At Arq

Most Popular Venue - Stonewall Hotel

Outstanding Achievement by an Individual - Colleen Windsor

Outstanding DIVA Moment - Gash Flash! (Britney Unhinged)

Outstanding Technical Contribution - Wigs By Vanity

Queen of Hearts - Maxi Shield

Show of the Year (3 or Less) - Hairspray - The Drag Show

Show of the Year (4 and Over) - Queen Of Clubs: From Leather To Feather

Showgirls' Choice - Miss Tiffany

Sydney's Favourite Drag Queen - Tora Hymen

Sydney's Favourite Female Performer - Shauna Jensen

2007

Bitch of the Year - Penny D

Choreographer of the Year - Shelley Legs Diamond

Costume Design of The Year - Kirsten Damned

DIVA Rising Star - Beyonce G-Spot

DIVA Variety Award - Courtney Act

Entertainer of the Year - Minnie Cooper

Most Popular DJ - Kitty Glitter

Most Popular Male Performer - Ripley Waters

Most Popular Showcast - The Little Merdrag

Most Popular Venue - Stonewall Hotel

Outstanding Achievement by an Individual - Gem Masters

Outstanding Achievement in Media - Queer Out West

Outstanding DIVA Moment - Birth of Venus (Little Merdrag)

Queen of Hearts - Sandy Toggs

Show of the Year (3 or Less) - Ho' Town

Show of the Year (4 and Over) - Immaculate Confessions - The Madonna Show

Showgirls' Choice - Minnie Cooper

Sydney's Favourite Drag Queen - Minnie Cooper

Sydney's Favourite Female Performer - Hugo Retro

2006

Bitch of the Year - Penny D

Choreographer of the Year - Minnie Cooper

Costume Design of The Year - Dallas Della Force

DIVA Rising Star - Rubella

DIVA Variety Award - Hats Off

Entertainer of the Year - Amelia Airhead

Most Popular DJ - Dan Murphy

Most Popular Male Performer - Kane Bonke

Most Popular Showcast - Queen

Most Popular Venue - Stonewall Hotel

Outstanding Achievement by an Individual - Shauna Jensen

Outstanding Achievement in Media - Carol Langley (Beneath The Sequined Surface)

Outstanding DIVA Moment - We Will Rock You (Gay School 2)

Queen of Hearts - Maxi Shield

Show of the Year (3 or Less) - Rough Trade (Hers)

Show of the Year (4 and Over) - Dancing Queen

Showgirls' Choice - Amelia Airhead

Sydney's Favourite Drag Queen - Kitty Glitter

Sydney's Favourite Female Performer - Hans Sparrow

2005

Bitch of the Year - Penny D

Choreographer of the Year - Minnie Cooper

Costume Design of The Year - Mitzi Macintosh

DIVA Rising Star - Stacii Gayski

DIVA Variety Award - Trevor Ashley/Cleopatra Coupe (Pop Princess 2)

Entertainer of the Year - Minnie Cooper

Most Popular DJ - Sveta

Most Popular Male Performer - Marcello Costa

Most Popular Showcast - The Wizard of Oz

Most Popular Venue - The Midnight Shift

Outstanding Achievement by an Individual - Paul Dillon

Outstanding DIVA Moment - It's All Coming Back To Me Now (Viva Las Vegas)

Outstanding Technical Contribution - Ian Gordon

Queen of Hearts - Mitzi Macintosh

Show of the Year (3 or Less) - That's Hot

Show of the Year (4 and Over) - The Wizard Of Oz

Showgirls' Choice - Minnie Cooper

Sydney's Favourite Drag Queen - Mitzi Macintosh

Sydney's Favourite Female Performer - Sexy Galexy

2004

Bitch of the Year - Candy Box

Choreographer of the Year - Ashley Swift

Costume Design of The Year - Chelsea Bun

DIVA Rising Star - Minnie Cooper

DIVA Variety Award - Maxi Shield

Entertainer of the Year - Courtney Act

Most Popular DJ - Jimmy Dee

Most Popular Male Performer - Antony Ginandjar

Most Popular Showcast - Supernatural / The Sound of Music

Most Popular Venue - Arq Sydney

Outstanding Achievement by an Individual - Jamie Dunbar

Outstanding Achievement in Media - Courtney Act

Outstanding DIVA Moment - Work It (Dolly Pops)

Queen of Hearts - Naomi Palmer

Show of the Year (3 or Less) - Filthy Dirty Whores

Show of the Year (4 and Over) - Gearshift

Showgirls' Choice - Wyness Mongrel-Bitch

Sydney's Favourite Drag Queen - Dallas Della Force

Sydney's Favourite Female Performer - Sexy Galexy

2003

Bitch of the Year - Mitzi Macintosh

Choreographer of the Year - Brett Rosengreen

Costume Design of The Year - Chelsea Bun

DIVA Rising Star - Dallas Della Force

DIVA Variety Award - Drag Survivor

Entertainer of the Year - Vida Las Vegas

Most Popular DJ - Jimmy Dee

Most Popular Male Performer - Phillip Filo

Most Popular Showcast - Divastated

Most Popular Venue - The Midnight Shift Hotel

Outstanding Achievement by an Individual - Elizabeth Riley

Outstanding Achievement in Media - Verushka's Closet

Outstanding DIVA Moment - Liberty X (Divastated)

Queen of Hearts - Mitzi Macintosh

Show of the Year (3 or Less) - Murder She Mimed

Show of the Year (4 and Over) - Twisted Elegance

Showgirls' Choice - Mitzi Macintosh

Sydney's Favourite Drag Queen - Vida Las Vegas

Sydney's Favourite Female Performer - Sexy Galexy

2002

Bitch of the Year - Portia Turbo

Choreographer of the Year - Michael Boyd

Costume Design of The Year - Chelsea Bun

DIVA Rising Star - Courtney Act

DIVA Variety Award - Cleopatra Coupe

Entertainer of the Year - Trudi Valentine

Most Popular DJ - Jake Kilby

Most Popular Male Performer - Matt Eaton

Most Popular Showcast - Rocky The Drag Show

Most Popular Venue - The Venus Room

Outstanding Achievement by an Individual - Bruce Pollack

Queen of Hearts - Miss Dolly Wood

Show of the Year (3 or Less) - Crisco Disco

Show of the Year (4 and Over) - Supermodel

Showgirls' Choice - Amelia Airhead

Sydney's Favourite Drag Queen - Mitzi Macintosh

Sydney's Favourite Female Performer - Sexy Galexy

2001

Best Special Event - Priscilla/Parade Of Icons

Bitch of the Year - Portia Turbo

Choreographer of the Year - Chris Pinder

Community Service - Sensible Buzzing Project

Costume Design of The Year - LSD

DIVA Rising Star - Vida Las Vegas

DIVA Variety Award - Doreen Manganini

Entertainer of the Year - Vanity Faire

Most Popular DJ - Jake Kilby

Most Popular Male Performer - Chris Pinder

Most Popular Showcast - The Bold, The Brawn & The Beautiful

Most Popular Venue - Caesars Bar

Outstanding Achievement by an Individual - Madelyn Fryer

Queen of Hearts - Mitzi Macintosh / Claire De Lune

Show of the Year (3 or Less) - The Bold, The Brawn & The Beautiful

Show of the Year (4 and Over) - Full On Rouge

Sydney's Favourite Drag Queen - Vanity Faire

2000

Best Special Event - The Fantasy Auction

Bitch of the Year - Portia Turbo

Choreographer of the Year - Ben Pauley

Community Service - Mardi Gras Medical Team

Costume Design of The Year - Trudi Valentine

DIVA Rising Star - Vanity Faire

DIVA Variety Award - Black Eena

Entertainer of the Year - Claire De Lune

Most Popular DJ - Jake Kilby

Most Popular Male Performer - Chris Pinder

Most Popular Showcast - Sunday Scrubbers

Most Popular Venue - Annies Bar

Outstanding Achievement by an Individual - David Buchanan

Queen of Hearts - Claire De Lune

Show of the Year (3 or Less) - Lady Penelope's Baby

Show of the Year (4 and Over) - Sunday Scrubbers

Sydney's Favourite Drag Queen - Mitzi Macintosh

1999

Best Special Event - 20 Years Of Drag

Bitch of the Year - Portia Turbo

Choreographer of the Year - Trudi Valentine

Community Service - MAG (Mature Age Gay Mens Group)

Costume Design of The Year - Mitzi Macintosh

DIVA Rising Star - Farren Heit

DIVA Variety Award - Claire & Verushka’s Happenings

Entertainer of the Year - Mitzi Macintosh

Most Popular DJ - Alex Taylor

Most Popular Male Performer - Paul Bensemann

Most Popular Showcast - The Girly Bassey Show

Most Popular Venue - Annies Bar

Outstanding Achievement by an Individual - Clover Moore

Queen of Hearts - Beverly Buttercup

Show of the Year (3 or Less) - Pleasure Pact

Show of the Year (4 and Over) - Gay Girls

Sydney's Favourite Drag Queen - Mitzi Macintosh

1998

Best Special Event - Boys Own Bake Off

Bitch of the Year - Portia Turbo

Choreographer of the Year - Trudi Valentine

Community Service - Gay & Lesbian Rights Lobby

Costume Design of The Year - Chelsea Bun

DIVA Rising Star - Atlanta Georgia

Entertainer of the Year - Chelsea Bun

Most Popular DJ - Alex Taylor

Most Popular Male Performer - Chris Pinder

Most Popular Showcast - Rist Gay's His & Hercules

Most Popular Venue - Annies Bar

Outstanding Achievement by an Individual - Fabian Lo Schiavo (Mother Abyss)

Queen of Hearts - Ms Beverly Hills

Show of the Year (3 or Less) - Tit Bits

Show of the Year (4 and Over) - Drag Dolls

Sydney's Favourite Drag Queen - Tess Tickle

1997

Best Special Event - BGF Shop Yourself Stupid

Bitch of the Year - Maude Boate

Choreographer of the Year - Ashley Swift

Community Service - P-FLAG

Costume Design of The Year - Chelsea Bun

DIVA Rising Star - Verushka Darling

Entertainer of the Year - Ashley Swift

Most Popular DJ - Alex Taylor

Most Popular Male Performer - Chris Pinder

Most Popular Showcast - Well Seasoned Queens

Most Popular Venue - The Midnight Shift

Outstanding Achievement by an Individual - Gerald Lawrence

Queen of Hearts - Vanessa Wagner

Show of the Year (3 or Less) - Totally Fruit

Show of the Year (4 and Over) - Gaylaxy

Sydney's Favourite Drag Queen - Chelsea Bun

1996

Best Special Event - Live For Fashion 94

Bitch of the Year - Wyness Mongrel-Bitch

Choreographer of the Year - Nigel Shaw

Community Service - 2010

Costume Design of The Year - Maude Boate & Thomas Luscombe

Entertainer of the Year - Maude Boate

Most Popular DJ - Alex Taylor

Most Popular Male Performer - Nigel Shaw

Most Popular Showcast - Gaylaxy

Most Popular Venue - Taxi Club

Outstanding Achievement by an Individual - Don Baxter

Queen of Hearts - Queen Bunny

Show of the Year - Gaylaxy

Sydney's Favourite Drag Queen - Maude Boate

1995

Best Special Event - Boy's Own Bake Off

Bitch of the Year - Simone Troy

Choreographer of the Year - Gil Douglas

Community Service - CSN

Costume Design of The Year - Mitzi Macintosh

DIVA Rising Star - Betty Windsor

Entertainer of the Year - Lady Bump

Most Popular DJ - David Hiscock

Most Popular Showcast - Transformers

Most Popular Venue - The Oxford Hotel

Outstanding Achievement by an Individual - Claude Fabian

Show of the Year - Drag Dolls

Sydney's Favourite Drag Queen - Ian Roberts

1994

Bitch of the Year - Mogadonna

Choreographer of the Year - Billy Forsythe

Community Service - AVP

Costume Design of The Year - Mitzi Macintosh

DIVA Rising Star - Amelia Airhead

Entertainer of the Year - Simone Troy

Most Popular DJ - Alex Taylor

Most Popular Showcast - Simone Troy (SBS / Rascals)

Most Popular Venue - The Exchange Hotel

Outstanding Achievement by an Individual - Maggie Kirkpatrick

Show of the Year - Black T

1993

Bitch of the Year - Cindy Pastel

Choreographer of the Year - Ian Knowles

Community Service - Ankali

Costume Design of The Year - Maude Boate

DIVA Rising Star - Wyness Mongrel-Bitch

Entertainer of the Year - Rose Leaf

Most Popular DJ - Dean Essing

Most Popular Showcast - Transformers

Most Popular Venue - The Midnight Shift

Outstanding Achievement by an Individual - Christie Mcnicol (NRG-2000 Calendar

Show of the Year - Pleasure Pact

1992

Bitch of the Year - Rose Leaf

Community Service - Dykes On Bikes

Costume Design of the Year - Caroline Clark

DIVA Rising Star - Maude Boate

Entertainer of the Year - Leggs Galore

Most Popular DJ - Paul Goodyear

Most Popular Showcast - Scary Fairies

Most Popular Venue - The Oxford Hotel

Outstanding Achievement by an Individual - Bill Paterson (AIDS Unit Manager, St Vincents)

Show of the Year - Transformers

1991

Entertainer of the Year - Miss 3-D

Most Popular Showcast - Kylie Show

1990

Entertainer of the Year - Cindy Pastel