The Masked Singer 2024 final has arrived and tonight, one elaborately disguised celebrity will be revealed as the winner!


Since December, 12 celebrities all took centre stage to perform to the best of their abilities, in the hopes of not being unmasked by the super sleuthing panel.

Fans will know that nine celebrities have already been unmasked and revealed to the audience and panel, who were absolutely gobsmacked by the reveals.

Keala Settle and Tiffany Darwish were the latest famous faces to be eliminated from the competition, following on from Dionne Warwick, Alexander Armstrong, Shirley Ballas, Julia Sawalha, Lorraine Kelly, Nicky Campbell and Melody Thornton.

Joining the panellists tonight is Rob Brydon, who will be sleuthing away to catch out the remaining celebrities as they sing their hearts out in the hopes of winning the competition.

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We'll keep you updated right here with more theories and guesses as to who the contestants could be, so keep your eyes peeled.

Read on for everything you need to know about The Masked Singer season 5 cast – including the clues we have so far.

The Masked Singer season 5 cast: Who are the characters?


A celebrity disguised in the "Piranha" costume on The Masked Singer season 5
Piranha on The Masked Singer. ITV

Hoping to sink their teeth into their performance is Piranha.


  • Week 2 - It's All Coming Back to Me Now by Celine Dion
  • Week 4 - Treasure by Bruno Mars
  • Week 5 - How Am I Supposed to Live Without You by Michael Bolton
  • Week 6 - Since U Been Gone by Kelly Clarkson
  • Week 7 - Without You by Harry Nilsson and In the Name of Love by Martin Garrix and Bebe Rexha


  • "Everything about this show is completely surreal."
  • "The motion (of being underwater) makes me a little sick."
  • "Piranhas are hungry, piranhas do bite, but I’d rather munch popcorn on this special night."
  • There was a map highlighting Scotland, Ireland and Wales.
  • A Brazilian Portuguese English dictionary, a sketchbook and a guidebook to fish in the Amazon.
  • Someone who is shy and scared and said they were "terrified" of the panel hearing them song.
  • "That performance last week was everything I could have dreamed of. I really confused the panel. It shows that practising my scales has really paid off."
  • "I was a little nervous out there, larking about on stage. But then again, everything makes me a little...nervous. I'm not ready to be taken home."
  • "Who wants to be stuck in the Amazon? Or thousands of leagues under the sea? People think Piranhas are scary, but I'm the only one that's frightened of my"
  • "It must be a world record. The others ha-ha at this piranha. I've got to get myself into gear and show I'm a different...kettle Whoa! What was that?"
  • "Is this a dream? Is this a fantasy? I don't want to get caught just yet."
  • "It doesn't take much to get my knees knocking...and my body rocking, but this is fin-tastic."
  • "Standing up in front of the dads and mums, daughters and the rest, I'm not letting stage fright freeze me in place. Waah!"
  • "A piranha's usually less barker, more biter. But I'm such a nervous fish, I should see a doctor to master my fears."
  • "There's still a fair way to go. My goal is to just keep swimming."
  • "Please give me your love tonight. Not another seagull! Me no likey!"
  • The week 5 item clues include a fortune teller with the words "puzzling" and mysterious", a stop and go sign and a magpie.
  • "Last week, the panel had some strong guesses...but I don't think they're on my tail just yet. Some might say I'm so-fish-ticated."
  • "Fancy? Me? In these PJs? I hope I've shown some talent. No reality check needed. I'm willing to do a lot to make sure this panel don't guess me."
  • "Things can be t-tough when you're a panicky piranha."
  • "You might notice a theme, I'm still a 'Brit' nervous...but I'm not about to bolt, although biting my tongue is leaving it a little sore."
  • "Time to rock and roll. I'm not ready to write myself off, and I've been dreaming day and night about my next performance. I really hope it has the desired effect."
  • "I am v excited, plus a little nervous if it goes badly. But I'm not going to potter about. Once more around the block."
  • "Ok, this scaredy-locks might have to call mum. Is trying to work out who I am driving you round the river bend?"


  • Jamie Cullum
  • Sting
  • Steven Seagal
  • Jordan Knight
  • Keith Duffy
  • Gaz Coombes
  • Donnie Wahlberg
  • Marti Pellow
  • Nicola Sturgeon
  • Ray Quinn
  • Danny Jones
  • Paddy McGuinness
  • Zac Efron
  • Darren Criss
  • Michael Bolton
  • Ant and Dec
  • Max George
  • Daniel Beddingfield
  • Robert Pattinson
  • Brandon Flowers


A celebrity disguised in the "Cricket" costume on The Masked Singer
Cricket on The Masked Singer.

Cricket will take to the stage for season 5, but will they be able to bowl over the audience and detective panel?


  • Week 1 - Place Your Hands by Reef
  • Week 3 - Of the Night by Bastille
  • Week 5 - How Deep Is Your Love by Calvin Harris & Disciples
  • Week 6 - Antenna by Fuse ODG
  • Week 7 - I Can't Make You Love Me by Bonnie Raitt and As It Was by Harry Styles


  • "I like the fun content of The Masked Singer, I could be creative!"
  • "Hello there. Cricket's the name. Absolutely marvellous. And what a jolly good day for Cricket it is, too."
  • "I'm sure that you can spot that I'm a top cricketer, the best in the village."
  • "Crikey I don't want to sound all pompous, but my scores aren't just all about cricket. On the contrary, after some ins and outs...I became a rather big hitter."
  • "It's fantastic to be invited to play for you all this evening. I'm going to make it a jolly good knees up."
  • "I hope my performance was bowling you over, like when I got dizzy while perched on a sofa."
  • Within the items clues there was gold dust, a total of 60 cricket numbers and a cricket gazette that read: "Best cricket pair of 2024" Bow Tuffers and Moe Wiggo
  • "After last week's performance, I'm feeling completely bowled over. If you ask me the entire panel are all out."
  • "I may be coming across all airs and graces, but one could say I have a bit of a reputation. I've always had potential. Different from the team pursuit."
  • "I don't want to take you on a ride but competing you Knowles it allowed my talent to grow."
  • "The competition has been rather thrilling. Hasn't it? Let's hope tonight's performance isn't a duck."
  • "Last week was super fun. The panel played a jolly good game with their guesses. But they are no masterminds."
  • "Hello there. Marvellous. One has had a few marks on the board. And jolly good innings."
  • "Whoops! I was in a league of my own. It was my calling. I went from playing the village green to playing arenas and winning awards."
  • "You must be going around in circles guessing. It's rather fun confusing you, I must confess."
  • "And tonight, a marvellous opportunity to have a jolly good bash."
  • Cricket's week 5 item clues included a cricket ball smashing the screen, a microphone, a note that read: "To Cricket Love from MB xx", Junior Winner: SW Ebbe and a Next match: Haringey vs Herne Hill sign.
  • "Last week, jolly good! The panel's comments - wow! Huh, huh, huh?! Golly. What a competition."
  • "Everyone's being such jolly good sports. What a great line-up of talent. Very competitive. The way I like it."
  • "Don't go cricket-green with envy, but I've had success in my field. I've made a splash, that's for sure."
  • "Anyway, I'm really growing in this competition. Time to hit the stage. Let me clear my throat."
  • "Jolly good. I've not been ushered here. It's been my destiny since I was a child."
  • "It's not been an easy cruise. It could break your heart, but there is justice with everyone banding together."
  • "I've had success. I've hit the stump seven times before."


  • Jay Blades
  • Levi Roots
  • Stuart Broad
  • David Gower
  • Mr Motivator
  • Marvin Humes
  • Lemar
  • Mary Berry
  • Seal
  • Simon Webbe
  • Tom Hanks
  • Taio Cruz
  • Gregory Porter
  • Craig David
  • Tom Cruise


A celebrity disguised in the "Big Foot" costume on The Masked Singer season 5
Big Foot on The Masked Singer season 5.

Things are about to get hairy... it's Bigfoot!


  • Week 1 - You're Welcome by Dwayne Johnson from Moana
  • Week 3 - Come Fly with Me by Frank Sinatra
  • Week 5 - Re-Rewind by Artful Dodger featuring Craig David
  • Week 6 - Shut up and Dance by Walk The Moon
  • Week 7 - Everybody (Backstreet's Back) by Backstreet Boys and Never Forget by Take That


  • "Bigfoot just wants to have a good time and for the audience to have a good time!"
  • "Hello! It's me, Bigfoot. Silly me! I keep doing that. I need to 'sasq-watch' what I'm doing. Hope I didn't scare you. I'm always putting my big foot in it. Whoops!"
  • "It's great being out in nature. What mores could you want? Just marvel at those views. I've got a whole cast of friends out here. Hello, birds. Hello, rocks. Hello, hills and stream. I just love it here."
  • "But it's time to get my act together. Wish me good luck. 'Break a leg.' Bit late for that I suppose!"
  • "Woohoo! Through on the first take. Solving the mystery of Bigfoot is no small feat. I thought I'd feel a bit awkward on stage but it was great."
  • "You've got to snatch opportunities when they come to you. I feel really loved. Hogwarts and all. Now I'm ready to take it to the Maximus."
  • "Whoa! It doesn't matter if it's not perfect if everybody is having fun. Act your age not your shoe size unless your feet are as big as mine! Here's hoping I can knock your sock off tonight."
  • "Woohoo! After last week's performance, I feel like I can really stand up tall. I let my fluffy hair down."
  • "This Bigfoot is a wild target to catch. Bigfoot's back all right, and I'm having a ball."
  • "You might be surprised to know your furry friend loves being part of a pack #squadgoals. But I'm a good sport. And even when I'm out there alone...that stage feels a lot like home."
  • "Whoops-a-daisy. I better be careful...or it could cost-a my place in the competition."
  • "And no one wants to be sent off out of here. Have you worked out who I am? Not yeti!"
  • Bigfoot's week 5 item clues include water, petrol and diesel, a Loch Ness postcard and another postcard that read: "To Bigfoot, You're such a great influence! Love Nessie Loch Ness".
  • "I'm so excited to have made it this far. The panel tried to guess my name...but this Bigfoot hasn't been caught just yet."
  • "I'm having a scream. This Bigfoot's a keeper. It's so much fun, fielding guesses left, back and forward."
  • "I'm friendly as well as furry, more than one member of the panel knows that. They should have a sporting chance of working out who I am, as long as they don't leap to conclusions."
  • "I'm enjoying myself too much, pottering about on that stage. You'll have to get a tow truck to get rid of this Bigfoot."
  • "I can't believe I've made it to the semi-final. This is definitely something to write home about."
  • "I've got to press on. I can see the finish lines, man."
  • "Some people might not believe in Bigfoot, but I enjoy proving people wrong."
  • "I might be too clumsy for the kitchen, but I'm good at grilling."
  • "I hope this encourages people to come visit me, I love guests."


  • Bradley Walsh
  • Ray Mears
  • Nick Mohammed
  • Hugh Laurie
  • David Seaman
  • Rupert Grint
  • Vinnie Jones
  • Tom Jones
  • Alex Brooker
  • Antony Costa
  • Adam Hills
  • Frankie Boyle
  • Craig David
  • Ashley Cole
  • Joe Hart
  • Alex Brooker
  • Wayne Bridge
  • Ian Wright
  • Richard Arnold

Former The Masked Singer season 5 contestants


A celebrity disguised in the "Weather" costume on The Masked Singer season 5
Weather on The Masked Singer. ITV

Weather was the first contestant to be unmasked in the new series – when it was revealed that none other than legendary American soul singer Dionne Warwick was behind the outlandish costume.

Warwick sang I Can See Clearly Now by Johnny Nash, while the clue provided for viewers was: "You know the weather is very unpredictable."

Chicken Caesar

A celebrity disguised in the "Chicken Ceasar" character for The Masked Singer season 5
Chicken Caesar on The Masked Singer ITV

Ready to take it to the maximum, it's Chicken Caesar. But will they have the hen-durance to make it to the final, or will the detectives be able to guess who is behind the mask?

Chicken Caesar became the second contestant be be unmasked and was revealed to be Pointless host Alexander Armstrong.

Armstrong sang Under the Bridge by the Red Hot Chili Peppers and gave the clue that he was a "salad of great ambition".


A celebrity disguised in the "Rat" costume for The Masked Singer season 5
Rat on The Masked Singer. ITV

Get ready to scream and jump on a chair, it's Rat. The celeb will take to the stage for the new season, but will their performance be squeaky clean or just another cheesy act?

Rat was the third celebrity to be revealed on The Masked Singer and it was none other than Strictly Come Dancing head judge, Shirley Ballas.

Following her exit from the show, Ballas told and other press: "I have to say I've had many experiences. That's by far the highlight of my career. I enjoyed every minute of it. And I am desperately wanting them to give me the rat so I can stuff him and put him in a corner in my house because he is family for me now."

Bubble Tea

A celebrity disguised in the "Bubble Tea" costume for The Masked Singer season 5
Bubble Tea on The Masked Singer. ITV

Hoping to put on a tea-rific performance, it's Bubble Tea. But will they be ballsy enough to fool the judges?

Bubble Tea was unmasked on The Masked Singer in Week 4 as actress Julia Sawalha, who had some major stage fright before performing.

Following her exit from the show, Julia told Lorraine Kelly: "I had a blackout just before I went to do my sing off, I just stood there and could hear Owl singing. I thought, 'I only know my name is Julia!' I could feel the security guards and I thought, 'I don't know what I'm doing!' It's the first time I've ever had stage fright."


A celebrity disguised in the "Owl" costume on The Masked Singer season 5
Owl on The Masked Singer. ITV

Owl was the fifth celebrity to be unmasked on The Masked Singer, with the character revealed to be none other than Lorraine Kelly!

Speaking of her time on the show, Kelly said: "I was quite nervous. The worst thing was trying to remember the words. For the S Club 7 song Don't Stop Moving, I kept forgetting that.

"Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep is quite easy because basically it's just 'chirpy chirpy cheep cheep' – even I can do that."


A celebrity disguised in the "Maypole" costume on The Masked Singer season 5
Maypole on The Masked Singer. ITV

Melody Thornton of The Pussycat Dolls was revealed to be Maypole on week 6's episode of The Masked Singer.

Thornton previously won the fourth season of The Masked Singer Australia, where her character was Mirrorball.

Following the reveal, she said: "I think that the thing about this show is that it's all positive. You actually just get to have fun, and it's been lovely bringing this character to life! What I've enjoyed most is that Maypole is so positive."

Dippy Egg

A celebrity disguised in the "Dippy Egg" costume for The Masked Singer season 5
Dippy Egg on The Masked Singer. ITV

Broadcaster Nicky Campbell was revealed to be hiding under the Dippy Egg mask, following week 6's double elimination.

Speaking of his Dippy Egg costume, Campbell said: "The worst thing about being in the costume is when the lid goes on the top of Dippy Egg, and all of a sudden, it's like you're in a deep-sea diving suit!"

Air Fryer

A disguised celebrity dressed in an air fryer costume for The Masked Singer season 5
Air Fryer on The Masked Singer. ITV

As part of a double elimination for the semi-final, Air Fryer was unmasked as American actress, singer and star of The Greatest Showman, Keala Settle.

Following her reveal, Settle said that taking part in the show was "petrifying and freeing all at the same time" and noted how many close guesses there were from the judges.

She said: "There were so many times when I was swaying back and forth thinking, 'Please don’t guess me!' Then with guest judges that you’ve had on the show, I actually knew Jennifer Saunders! I did Sister Act in the West End with her. I was standing there going, 'Please don’t guess me'."

Eiffel Tower

A celebrity disguised in a "Eiffel Tower" costume for The Masked Singer season 5
Eiffel Tower. ITV

In the semi-final, as part of a double elimination, Eiffel Tower was revealed to be none other than American singer/songwriter Tiffany, best-known for her cover of the song I Think We're Alone Now.

Asked what made her do The Masked Singer, Tiffany said: "I wanted to do The Masked Singer because I am a huge fan of the show, so this was a blast. It's different watching the show at home than being in one of these fantastic costumes and the energy here is just amazing."

The Masked Singer season 5 continues on ITV1 and ITVX on Saturday 17th February.

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