After 11 weeks of competition, Joshua Lance Dixon  survived 40 competitors to be named the 2016 winner of Mama's Next BIG Act! First runner up was Cheo Bourne. The other remaining competitors in the top five were JD Killikelly, Lena Moy-Borgen and Julissa Miranda. Joshua’s prizes include $1,500 toward a cabaret act, to be performed in early 2017 at the venue, a graphic design package, an article in Cabaret Scenes, a spot on Seth Rudetsky’s SiriusXM radio show, a show poster which will hang in Don’t Tell Mama, AND… a Hamilton Beach Blender!