Who is The Masked Singer? Season 2 spoilers, theories and clues revealed

Will it be Badger, Robin or Sausage?

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It’s time for the The Masked Singer finals, meaning we’ll finally get to find out who is behind the costumes of the three remaining contestants.

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We’ve already seen nine celebrities unveiled on the show, including Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Mel B, Martine McCutcheon, Glenn Hoddle, John Thomson, Sir Lenny Henry and Morten Harket.

And during the semi-finals, presenter Sue Perkins and singer Gabriele were revealed in a double unmasking.

Following her stint, Gabrielle revealed she almost quit The Masked Singer, telling RadioTimes.com: “I was convinced it was going to end my career.”

When it comes to Sausage, over 73 per cent of fans said that actress Sheridan Smith is behind the belting bratwurst in a RadioTimes.com poll, while many believe Aston Merrygold is the show’s Robin.

Badger seems to have the judges Mo Gilligan, Davina McCall, Rita Ora, Jonathan Ross and viewers at home with multiple names being touted.

From US singer Ne-Yo, to UK gardener Alan Titchmarsh and former Hollyoaks actor Will Mellor, we just can’t seem to work out who is behind the mask.

Read on for everything you need to know about this year’s contestants, including all the clues, guesses and unmasked celebs.


The Masked Singer season two finalists

Who is Sausage?

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Sausage is all wrapped up in a newspaper, but will they be the talk of the town?

Songs:

Week One – Skin by Rag’n’Bone Man

Week Three – And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going from Dreamgirls

Week Five – All Around the World by Lisa Stansfield

Week Six- I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor

Week Seven – Good as Hell by Lizzo and Rise Up by Andra Day

Clues:

  • This is a female sausage.
  • They have a strong connection to the beach and the coast.
  • She is a girly girl who “loves a bit of glam”.
  • Sausage says: “My performances are something of a balancing act.”
  • “Regular” and “no-nonsense” Sausage who “loves the simple life”.
  • Potentially linked to Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps.
  • She says that someone once said she “looks like a horse”
  • This is not the first time she’s made sure you can’t see her face in her work

“Two lies and one truth” clues:

  • “Hair colour certified is by law.”
  • Someone told her she looks like a pop star and sounds like a pop star.
  • She owes her career to a horse.

Guesses:

  • Kirsty Allsop
  • AJ Odudu
  • Stacey Dooley
  • Sheridan Smith
  • Maya Jama
  • Billie Piper
  • Ella Henderson
  • Meghan Trainor
  • Stacey Solomon

Who is Badger?

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Badger steps out of the sett but will this badger stand out from the crowd?

Songs:

Week One – Feeling Good by Michael Buble

Week Three – I Don’t Want to Miss A Thing by Aerosmith

Week Five – Because of You by Kelly Clarkson

Week Six – Wrecking Ball by Miley Cyrus

Week Seven – Grease by Frankie Valli and Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana

Clues:

  • Used to being anonymous.
  • Not easily recognised on the street.
  • Possible motorbike enthusiast.
  • Badger says: “I see things like a virtual world!”
  • Badger said the judges will have to get up early to see who he is.
  • He was “shy” when younger and kept his talent hidden.
  • Once he showed what he can do, his talent “blossomed”.
  • An Australian cork hat was seen in his workshop.
  • He says that he’s on “cloud nine” about leaving the panel flummoxed.
  • He says that badgers are “very homely” and that he grew up in a large household: “I guess you can say I was one of a kind, my family were all very creative.”
  • “It was mum who opened me up to my gift when I was very young. With so many of us under one roof, there was little room to spare. There wasn’t even room for a mouse in the house.”

“Two lies and one truth” clues

  • “I’m good at dodging furniture.”
  • “When working, I’m often found in green.”
  • “Strictly speaking, dancing is something I’m known for.”

Guesses:

  • Will Young
  • Brian Cox
  • Alan Titchmarsh
  • David Myers
  • Jay Kay
  • Idris Elba
  • Andy Serkis
  • Ne-Yo
  • Ben Shepherd
  • Will Mellor

Who is Robin?

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Rockin’ Robin will be hoping to deliver tweet harmonies and show that he’s not just for Christmas, but planning to go the distance.

Songs:

Week One – Can’t Stop the Feeling! by Justin Timberlake

Week Three – Dance Monkey by Tones and I

Week Five – Rockin’ Robin by Michael Jackson

Week Six – Closer by Ne-Yo

Week Seven – Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran and Footloose by Kenny Loggins

Clues:

  • Robin is “fast on their feet” and “ready to go the distance”.
  • The VT showed Albert Square from EastEnders.
  • They have been “trained” and have “fighting feet”.
  • Robin said: “I may be a Robin, but I’ve been known to fly without wings.”
  • He said: “I felt like I was in a world of my own.”
  • Sport has always been a huge part of Robin’s life – he was spotted with a football and failed IQ test.
  • He always knew he’d be a footballer and “represented his country”.
  • “Feather in my cap” – possible England player?
  • They said that the panel “need the luck of the Irish” to pin the right name on them.
  • Robins “might have wings, but we don’t stray far”.
  • They’ve “migrated all over the world” but not all locations are for them.
  • “I don’t want to waste any time not doing things I love,” he says.

“Two lies and one truth” clues:

  • “My real name is out of this world.”
  • “This robin’s habitat is more tropical than you think.”
  • “I started performing by doing impressions.”

Guesses:

  • Aston Merrygold
  • Olly Murs
  • Nicky Byrne
  • Michael Owen
  • Robin Van Persie
  • Marcus Rashford
  • Amir Khan
  • Bruno Mars
  • Yung Filly
  • Joe Swash
  • Ne-Yo

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Who is Dragon?

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Dragon is a cutie but when they open their mouth to sing, can they bring the fire?

Who is Dragon? In Week Seven, during a double unmasking, Dragon was revealed to be TV presenter Sue Perkins.

Songs:

Week One – You’ve Got a Friend in Me by Randy Newman

Week Three – Reach by S Club 7

Week Five – All by Myself by Celine Dion

Week Six – Shoop Shoop Song by Cher

Week Seven – Make You Feel My Love by Adele

 Clues:

  • A picture of money inside a house
  • Dragon says they “mustn’t drag on” – possible drag connection
  • Rainbow coloured costume – possible LGBTQ+ ally
  • Dragon says: “I might be cute but sometimes I have a fiery temper!”
  • They say they can “perform in a way they would never be able to normally”.
  • Spotted in a “Dragon’s Den”.
  • They can’t decide if they’re “brave or silly” and it was a dare that started their career.
  • Spotted near a one hour timer while talking about meeting a partner.
  • Dragon said they had been “all over the world”
  • They said that there’s “destiny” in them becoming the Dragon: “It’s like my journey started and ended with a giant winged costume. It’s true, I’m no oath breaker.”

“Two lies and one truth” clues:

  • “My name is my biggest clue.”
  • “I once had an embarrassing incident with a famous shoe.”
  • “I know my own IQ backwards.”

Guesses:

  • Lily Savage
  • Miranda Hart
  • Katherine Ryan
  • Elijah Wood
  • Rebel Wilson
  • Sara Blakely
  • Amy Schumer
  • Courtney Act
  • Jessie Tyler Ferguson
  • Kevin McCloud
  • Dion Dublin
  • Sandi Toksvig
  • Sue Perkins

Who is Harlequin?

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Harlequin could be a joker in the pack or a stunning singer…

Who is Harlequin? In Week Seven, Harlequin was revealed to be singer Gabriele.

Songs:

Week Two –  Diamonds by Rihanna

Week Four – Smile by Nat King Cole

Week Five – Fast Car by Tracy Chapman

Week Six – Falling Again by Harry Styles

Week Seven – Everything I Wanted by Billie Eilish and Sweet But Psycho by Ava Max

Clues:

  • A bit of a “joker”
  • Someone who is often in the tabloids
  • Harlequin felt nervous to sing on stage
  • Possible royal connection
  • Harlequin says: “I once played a male lead in a musical.”
  • The panel’s guesses were “absolute comedy” according to Harlequin.
  • “You’ve got to be quick to catch this Harlequin.”
  • Harlequin is “fascinated by stories and loves to read” – “She especially liked to be scared and enjoyed tales of horror and gore.”
  • She “also liked to tell stories of her own”, with her words spreading around the world. “Her stories became legend, and even joined another famous story.”
  • Before her performance, she said that despite her colourful appearance, “the panel can’t help but see grey” – referring to their guess that Harlequin could be singer Macy Gray.
  • She said that while she cleaned up with some comments from the panel, “it’s not the first time [she’s] cleaned up”.
  • “A tidy home makes me very happy indeed – happy home happy mind.”
  • You’re more likely to catch Harlequin at home than “out partying” but she “loves a festival” – you could say she’s “lit”.

“Two lies and one truth” clues:

  • “My bodyguard received a lot of attention.”
  • “I get up before the sun for work.”
  • “I once turned down a prince.”

Guesses:

  • Sheila Ferguson
  • Naga Munchetty
  • Sarah Ferguson
  • Emeli Sandé
  • Alexandra Burke
  • Macy Gray
  • Des’ree
  • Beverley Knight
  • Scarlett Moffatt
  • Tracy Chapman
  • Justin Timberlake
  • Kym Marsh

Who is Viking? 

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Viking is armed with a sword and wearing a helmet – could the person behind the mask be taking this battle a little too seriously…

Who is Viking? In Week Six, Viking was unmasked as Morton Harket from A-ha.

Songs:

Week Two – Songbird by Fleetwood Mac

Week Four – Watermelon Sugar by Harry Styles, and Crazy by Seal

Week Five – Take on Me by A-ha

Week Six – The Scientist by Coldplay

Clues:

  • Viking is an “explorer” and a “curious kind”
  • Viking says: “We discover answers, and in my career, throughout this competition, I’ll be looking for a voice.”
  • He kept emphasising the King in Viking – perhaps the masked celebrity is an I’m A Celebrity winner?
  • Viking emerged from a castle named King’s Rock
  • He revealed that he may be a Viking, but he also wears “another kind of armour”.
  • In his week 2 VT, Viking said of the panel’s guesses: “By my beard, they haven’t got a clue.”
  • Viking has left great footprints in countries outside of his own.
  • “Doing my own thing underlies everything I do, including breaking the rules.”
  • “Vikings are not bound by any chains and sometimes success can be found when I break something.”
  • He said as for his identity, he’s “never going to give it up”
  • “Vikings might have been around for millennia, but my career has been one of billions – it was over a billion people that watched me do my thing.”
  • He said that he relies on the tool that he “was born with” and the tools that he “creates”.

“Two lies and one truth” clues:

“I am the proud owner of a Blue Peter badge.”
“My first hit dialled M for Murder.”
“My early career relied on brotherly love.”

Guesses:

  • Martin Kemp
  • Chris Evans (the DJ)
  • Lance Armstrong
  • Rick Astley
  • Jerome Flynn
  • Bear Grylls
  • Ledley King
  • Ricky Wilson
  • Taron Egerton
  • Morten Harket
  • James Blunt

Who is Blob? 

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Blob has many eyes but will all eyes and ears be on this colourful monster?

Who is Blob? In Week Six, Blob was unmasked as Sir Lenny Henry.

Songs – 

Week Two – Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars

Week Four – Word Up by Cameo

Week Five – Hotel Room Service by Pitbull

Week Six – Addicted to Love by Robert Palmer

Clues:

  • Wears glasses
  • Possibly a teacher
  • As a kid he wanted to be batman
  • Blob says: “I have recorded a demo for Simon Cowell.”
  • “I’m a bit of an academic.”
  • “As a musician, I’ve had the great fortune to duet with some amazing artists over the years, which has led me to come face-to-face with some legends and personal heroes of mine.”
  • Blob has “played to large audiences, and also intimate celebrity gigs.”
  • They’ve also played “for a top political journalist”.
  • Blob has “written songs”, adding, “My career has seen me record with the best, like when I worked with George Michael’s producer.”
  • Blob said that a wise person once told them that “if you do’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything” which is what led them to “always stand up for the things I believe in”.
  • “Laughter can do truly wonderful things. Like love, it can build bridges and break barriers, which is something I learnt as a young Blob.”
  • All he wants to do is “put a smile on people’s faces”.

“Two lies and one truth” clues:

  • “I was named after a doctor.”
  • “This blob is anything but squishy.”
  • “I’m related to my sidekick.”

Guesses:

  • Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • Stephen Fry
  • Frank Skinner
  • Nile Rodgers
  • Richard Osman
  • Greg Davies
  • Romesh Ranganathan
  • Andi Peters
  • Harry Hill
  • Lenny Henry

Who is Bush Baby? John Thomson 

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Bush Baby is an adorable looking cheeky fluffy fella but will their voice match the cute appearance?

Who is Busy Baby? In Week Five, Baby Baby was revealed to be comedian John Thomson.

Songs:

Week Two – Delilah by Tom Jones

Week Four – A Little Less Conversation by Elvis Presley

Week Five – Please Release Me by Engelbert Humperdinck

Clues:

  • Australian accent
  • Bush Baby is “cheeky” – possible comedian
  • A potato fell out of the hat in his VT when he was performing a trick – possible chef or magician
  • This isn’t his first competition and he’s been training
  • Bush Baby says: “A lot of my wardrobe has been seen on screen.”
  • In week 2’s VT, Bush Baby said: “I used my magic skills to trick the panel, but now the real fun begins as I whip up a special dish of confusion and misdirection with a big dollop of cuteness on the side.”
  • “In my last performance, the panel might not have said ‘Thank you for the music’ but they definitely had a great time.”
  • Bush Baby was also seen wielding a sword and juggling with pineapples in their second VT.
  • “Am I a trickster? That’s the name of the game.”
  • “The winner takes it all.”

“Two lies and one truth” clues:

  • “I’m associated with activities in the night sky.”
  • “I know the recipe to success.”
  • “They say ‘Never work with children or animals’, but I’ve done both.”

Guesses:

  • Rick Stein
  • Mary Berry
  • John Thomson
  • Josh Widdicombe
  • Daniel Day-Lewis
  • Peter Andre
  • Dynamo
  • Jamie Oliver
  • Joe Swash
  • Matt Lucas

Who is Grandfather Clock? 

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Grandfather Clock is the original Tik Tok and will be making every second on stage count.

Who is Grandfather Clock? In Week Four, Grandfather Clock was revealed as Glenn Hoddle.

Songs:

Week Two – Rock Around the Clock by Bill Haley & His Comets

Week Four – You Make Me Feel So Young by Frank Sinatra, and Can’t Smile without You by The Carpenters

Clues:

  • Three lions appeared in Grandfather Clock’s VT
  • During his career, he looked after a large estate
  • Football boots  and pair of boots with spurs on them
  • Young at heart
  • Competitive
  • No stranger to performing
  • Grandfather Clock says: “I’ve never been an academic but I have been called a genius.”
  • Grandfather Clock wants to “save my real identity for as long as possible”
  • “My skills are something that are often commentated on.”
  • “I have definitely seen the Hand of God with my own two eyes.” – a reference to Diego Maradona
  • Grandfather Clock said he was “somewhat of a believer” and was seen playing football in his second VT, as well as holding a postcard from Bulgaria

“Two lies and one truth” clues:

  • “I’ve never worked in a bank but I’m still great at saving.”
  • “A Prime Minister once compared our jobs.”
  • “People always give me stuff they don’t like.”

Guesses:

  • Lee Dixon
  • Gary Lineker
  • Ian Wright
  • Peter Shilton
  • David Seaman
  • Des Lynam
  • Bradley Walsh
  • Frank Skinner
  • Les Ferdinand
  • David James
  • Chris Kamara

Who is Swan?  

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Swan will be confidently swanning into town but when swan sings, will they ruffle feathers in the competition?

Who is Swan? In Week Three, Swan was revealed as Martine McCutcheon.

Songs:

Week One – That Don’t Impress Me Much by Shania Twain

Week Three – I Am What I Am by Gloria Gayner

Clues:

  • They say that they are loyal, strong and independent.
  • They have “the freedom to spread their wings”.
  • They have two interesting connections, one that is to the ballroom and one that is royal.
  • Swan says: “My career has been very honoured.”
  • Lots of references to theatre: “I lost out to Dragon but it was only the opening act.”
  • She said she is “noble” and “regal”.
  • “Served not one but two prime ministers” – said while in a pub.
  • Swan has “rubbed shoulders with famous people”.

“Two lies and one truth” clues

  • “I used to be part of a girl band.”
  • “I’m not as grand as my name suggests.”
  • “I might be a Swan but I’m also something of a Catwoman.”

Guesses:

  • Gwen Stefani
  • Claire Danes
  • Lily James
  • Idina Menzel
  • Michelle Visage
  • Kimberly Wyatt
  • Ashley Roberts
  • Darcey Bussell
  • Nicole Scherzinger

Who is Seahorse? 

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Seahorse is a beautiful marine creature who will be hoping their singing goes swimmingly.

Who is Seahorse? Seahorse was revealed in Week Two as Spice Girls star Mel B, after new judge Mo made a perfect first guess.

Songs:

Week Two – Can’t Get You Out of My Head by Kylie Minogue

Clues: 

  • Some sort of TV presenter
  • Has a Northern accent
  • Possibly someone who performed in the 90s
  • Seahorse says: “I once stole toilet roll from a total legend’s house.”

Guesses:

  • Jessica Ennis-Hill
  • Trisha Goddard
  • Debbie McGee
  • Mel B

Who is Alien?

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Meet Alien, who hopes to dazzle earthlings with out-of-this-world performances.

Who is Alien? Alien was revealed in Week One as ‘Murder on the Dancefloor’ singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor.

Songs:

Week One – Don’t Start Now by Dua Lipa

Clues:

  • A wedding dress.
  • The VT took place in a crime scene.
  • They are fashionable with a possible connection to modelling.
  • Alien says: “I have never been invaded but I have been part of a battle.”

Guesses:

  • Gillian Anderson
  • Sophie Dahl
  • Lily Allen
  • Hannah Cooper
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