The Masked Singer: From Stacey Solomon to Joe Wicks — who could be behind this year’s masks?


THE Masked Singer, which sees viewers turn into sofa detectives, is the biggest guessing game on TV.

A new bunch of outrageous characters has got the nation puzzled, along with show host Joel Dommett and judges Rita Ora, Davina McCall, Jonathan Ross and newcomer Mo Gilligan.

Host Joel Dommett and judges Davina McCall, Mo Gilligan, Rita Ora and Jonathan Ross have been left puzzled by this year’s stars
Sophie Ellis-Bextor was unmasked as Alien
Mel B was revealed to have been behind Seahorse

Sophie Ellis-Bextor (Alien) and Mel B (Seahorse) have already been unmasked.

But now fans are trying to piece together the clues to name the remaining ten mystery contestants.

We have compiled the hints and tips so far, plus the judges’ and viewers’ guesses.

See if you can find out who is the star behind the mask . . . 


Swan’s clues included saying they’d had a ‘very honoured’ career

GENDER: Female

JOB: Singer

VIDEO HINT: Ballet studio. Red carpet

SHOW CLUE: “My career has been very honoured.”

The judges’ guesses included Ashley Roberts, Kimberley Wyatt, Michelle Visage and Darcey Bussell

WHAT THEY SAID: “Becoming a swan has felt like I’ve come full circle from where it all began.”

JUDGES’ GUESSES: Mo: Ashley Roberts, Davina: Kimberley Wyatt, Rita: Michelle Visage, Jonathan: Darcey Bussell

VIEWERS’ GUESSES: Julianne Hough, Nadine Coyle


The rainbow colours on Dragon’s costume could be a clue


JOB: TV presenter

VIDEO HINT: Model house with cash inside. Rainbow colours on costume

SHOW CLUE: “I might be cute but sometimes I have a fiery temper.”

The judges’ guessed Dragon could be Dion Dublin, Sandi Toksvig, Jesse Tyler Ferguson or Kevin McCloud

WHAT THEY SAID: “Dragons – they’re all fire and strength on the outside but underneath I just want to be loved.”

JUDGES’ GUESSES: Mo: Dion Dublin, Davina: Sandi Toksvig, Rita: Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Jonathan: Kevin McCloud

VIEWERS’ GUESSES: Todrick Hall, Courtney Act

Bush Baby

Bush Baby displayed some terrible magic tricks in their video hint


JOB: TV star

VIDEO HINT: Aussie accent. Terrible magic tricks

SHOW CLUE: “A lot of my wardrobe has been seen on TV.”

The judges’ guesses included Joe Swash, Matt Lucas, Jamie Oliver and Peter Andre

WHAT THEY SAID: “I’m a nocturnal creature. Night time is where you might find me up and about.”

JUDGES’ GUESSES: Mo: Joe Swash, Davina: Matt Lucas, Rita: Jamie Oliver, Jonathan: Peter Andre

VIEWERS’ GUESSES: Matt Lucas, Matt Smith


Viking said they ‘also wear another kind of armour’


JOB: Actor

VIDEO HINT: Castle setting. “Kings Rock” written on side of wall

SHOW CLUE: “I may be a Viking but I also wear another kind of armour.”

The judges thought Viking could be Ricky Wilson, Ledley King, Alfie Allen or Taron Egerton

WHAT THEY SAID: “You’re curious how I am, I’m curious too and that’s the thing about a Viking. We are a curious kind.”

JUDGES’ GUESSES: Mo: Ricky Wilson, Davina: Ledley King, Rita: Alfie Allen, Jonathan: Taron Egerton

VIEWERS’ GUESSES: Joe Hart, Glenn Hoddle


Blob revealed they had recorded a demo for Simon Cowell


JOB: Comedian

VIDEO HINT: School setting. “C – cake” underlined on alphabet board

SHOW CLUE: “I have recorded a demo for Simon Cowell.”

The judges’ guesses were Harry Hill, Greg Davies, Andi Peters and Romesh Ranganathan

WHAT THEY SAID: “I’m big, bright and loud – and it’s not the first time I’ve been called four eyes.”

JUDGES’ GUESSES: Mo: Harry Hill, Davina: Greg Davies, Rita: Andi Peters, Jonathan: Romesh Ranganathan

VIEWERS’ GUESSES: Lenny Henry, Rev Richard Coles


Harlequin says they once played a male lead in a musical

GENDER: Female

JOB: Pop star

VIDEO HINT: Old stately home setting. Newspaper front page

SHOW CLUE: “I once played a male lead in a musical.”

The judges thought Harlequin could be Scarlett Moffatt, Beverley Knight, Tracy Chapman or Justin Timberlake

WHAT THEY SAID: “A harlequin is a bit of a clown, although I’m no fool, you could say I’m a bit of a jack.”

JUDGES’ GUESSES: Mo: Scarlett Moffatt, Davina: Beverley Knight, Rita: Tracy Chapman, Jonathan: Justin Timberlake

VIEWERS’ GUESSES: Emeli Sande, Gabrielle


Robin’s hints included a boxing ring and an Albert Square street sign


JOB: Sportsman

VIDEO HINT: Boxing ring. Albert Square street sign

SHOW CLUE: “I may be a robin but I’ve been known to fly without wings.”

The judges’ guesses were Bruno Mars, Dean Gaffney, Yung Filly and Joe Wicks

WHAT THEY SAID: “Fast, light on my feet and ready to go the distance. I’m certainly no square.”

JUDGES’ GUESSES: Mo: Bruno Mars, Davina: Dean Gaffney, Rita: Yung Filly, Jonathan: Joe Wicks

VIEWERS’ GUESSES: Olly Murs, Aston Merrygold


Badger revealed they were used to being ‘totally anonymous’


JOB: Rock star

VIDEO HINT: Fixing motorbikes. Rock ’n’ roll theme

SHOW CLUE: “I see things like a virtual world.”

The judges guessed Badger was David Myers, Andy Serkis, Jay Kay or The Cheeky Girls

WHAT THEY SAID: “Badger is a pretty unmistakable animal. In my career I’m used to being totally anonymous.”

JUDGES’ GUESSES: Mo: David Myers, Davina: Andy Serkis, Rita: Jay Kay, Jonathan: The Cheeky Girls

VIEWERS’ GUESSES: Ne-Yo, Damon Albarn


Sausage’s video hints included a burger bar and a beach setting

GENDER: Female

JOB: Singer

VIDEO HINT: Burger bar. Beach setting

SHOW CLUE: “My performances are something of a balancing act.”

The judges thought Sausage might be Maya Jama, Billie Piper, Stacey Solomon or Edwina Currie

WHAT THEY SAID: “I love a bit of glam but that doesn’t mean I can’t have fun. I’m a bit of a silly sausage.”

JUDGES’ GUESSES: Mo: Maya Jama, Davina: Billie Piper, Rita: Stacey Solomon, Jonathan: Edwina Currie

VIEWERS’ GUESSES: Ed Gamble, Zoella

Grandfather Clock

Grandfather Clock said they had been called a ‘genius’ in their show clue


JOB: Footballer

VIDEO HINT: Three lions. Spurs on cowboy boots

SHOW CLUE: “I have been called a genius.”

The judges thought Grandfather Clock might be David James, Les Ferdinand, Des Lynam or David Seaman

WHAT THEY SAID: “I’ve had the good fortune to spend many hours looking after a great estate.”

JUDGES’ GUESSES: Mo: David James, Davina: Les Ferdinand, Rita: Des Lynam, Jonathan: David Seaman

VIEWERS’ GUESSES: Joe Hart, Glenn Hoddle

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