Popular celebrities from different work and talent backgrounds disguised as weird characters, masked head to toe, battling against each other to win the title, well that’s ‘The Masked Singer’ for you. An alternative show, The Masked Singer UK, premiered its initial season on January 4, 2020, on ITV. That season declared Nicola Roberts as the winner. She kept herself disguised as the ‘Queen Bee’ in the entire stretch of the show. Jason Manford disguised as Hedgehog secured second place, and Katherine Jenkins disguised as Octopus secured third place. The show features Ken Jeong, Davina McCall, Rita Ora, and Jonathan Ross as the panel of judges and is hosted by Joel Dommett.
‘The Masked Singer UK’ is currently airing its second season and has moved forward with four episodes as of now. 12 celebrities present their favorite songs while they aim to remain unrecognized. Each week as the content, masked head to toe perform, they give the panelists some clues as to who they could be. So far, we’ve discovered the identity of four characters after four episodes went on air.
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Season 2 Recap
The season has aired episodes for four weeks till now and each has unveiled a new singer after a sing-off. However, the battle goes on and the show has a lot more characters that are still a total mystery.
Alien Gets Unmasked in Week 1
In the initial week of the show, Alien got unmasked after she failed to beat Robin in the sing-off, and it was Sophie Ellis-Bextor. She’s an English singer, songwriter, and model who has given the music industry songs like ‘Murder On the Dancefloor’, ‘Take Me Home’, and ‘Wild Forever.’
Seahorse Gets Unmasked in Week 2
Seahorse gets unmasked after she got knocked out opposite Viking and Mo Gilligan was quite sure who it was. And as per the correct predictions, it was Mel B behind the seahorse costume. She is a British singer, songwriter, actress, and rapper. She has lent her voices to songs like ‘Want You Back’ and ‘For Once In My Life’ and been a part of shows like ‘America’s Got Talent’ and ‘The X Factor.’
Swan Gets Unmasked in Week 3
After a sing-off with Sausage, it was time for Swan to leave the show and guess who he was? Well, behind the swam costume, it was Martine McCutcheon who was guessed correctly by Jonathan Ross. She is an English singer and a television personality. She has been a part of projects like ‘Love Actually’, ‘Echo Beach’ and ‘The Bromley Boys.’
Grandfather Clock Gets Unmasked in Week 4
By the end of his performance in the fourth week, Grandfather Clock too had to bid goodbye to the show as he failed to beat Viking in the knockout out, and he was identified as Glenn Hoddle. He is a former English footballer and is currently working as a commentator for ITV Sport and BT Sport.
So far, four celebrities have been unmasked, and The Masked Singer UK Season 2 will air its 5th episode on 23 January 2021. We get another celebrity unmasked in the new episode that will air on the ITV hub. Let’s see who gets one step close to winning the title and who has to bid a final goodbye to the show.