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The Masked Singer 2021 contestants spoilers, hints, clues, guesses and reveals so far

The Masked Singer UK spoilers

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Here's a full run down of the Masked Singer UK contestants in 2021 plus all the hints and clues to their identity.

Back for its second series, The Masked Singer sees twelve celebrities competing in a singing show all while dressed head to toe in elaborate costumes, their identities are hidden on and off stage.

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As each celebrity sings, a superstar panel, along with the studio audience, are left guessing who’s behind the mask as the celebrity singers try to throw them off the scent.

Here's all we know so far about the contestants, the hints and clues to their identities plus the popular guesses so far...

The Masked Singer contestants

Alien (Unmasked)

Alien. Picture: ITV
Alien. Picture: ITV

Alien hoped to dazzle earthlings with out of this world performances.

At the end of the first show, Alien was unmasked as singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor.

Performances
Week 1: Don't Start Now by Dua Lipa.

Clues
Links to a crime scene
Was once in a battle

Confirmed identity: Sophie Ellis-Bextor

 

Seahorse (Unmasked)

Sea Horse. Picture: ITV
Sea Horse. Picture: ITV

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

At the end of the second show, Seahorse was unmasked as Spice Girl Mel B.

Clues
Once stole toilet roll from a legend's house
Has a Northern accent

Performances
Week 1: Can't Get You Out Of My Head by Kylie Minogue

Confirmed identity: Mel B

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Swan (Unmasked)

Swan. Picture: ITV
Swan. Picture: ITV

Swan will be confidently swanning into town but when swan sings will they ruffle feathers?

At the end of the third show, Swan was unmasked as Martine McCutcheon.

Performances
Week 1: Shania Twain's That Don't Impress Me Much.
Week 2: Gloria Gaynor's I Am What I Am

Clues
Their career has been very honoured.
Links to a British Prime Minister and an American President
Two lies and a truth: "I used to be part of a girl band", "I'm not as a grand as my name suggests", "I might be a swan but I'm also something of a cat-woman".

Confirmed identity: Martine McCutcheon.

 

Grandfather Clock (Unmasked)

Grandfather Clock. Picture: ITV
Grandfather Clock. Picture: ITV

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

At the end of the fourth show, Grandfather Clock was unmasked as former Swindon & England footballer and manager Glenn Hoddle.

Clues
Never been academic but has been called a genius
Connection to football
Link to Swindon
Two lies and a truth: "I've never worked in a bank but I'm great at saving", "A Prime Minister once compared our jobs", "People always give me stuff they don't like."

Performances
Week 1: Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley
Week 2: You Make Me Feel So Young by Frank Sinatra

Confirmed identity: Glenn Hoddle.

 

Robin

Robin. Picture: ITV
Robin. Picture: ITV

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

Performances
Week 1: Justin Timberlake's Can't Stop The Feeling.
Week 2: Tones And I's Dance Monkey.

Clues
May be a Robin but has been known to fly without wings
Possible Links to boxing and fitness
Possible link to EastEnders
Link to football
Two lies and a truth: "My real name is out of this world", "This Robin's habitat is more tropical than you think" and "I started performing by doing impressions"

Popular guesses: Aston Merrygold, Joe Swash, Matt Willis

 

Dragon

Dragon. Picture: ITV
Dragon. Picture: ITV

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

Performances
Week 1: Randy Newman's You've Got A Friend In Me
Week 2: S Club 7's Reach

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Clues
They might be cute but sometimes they have a fiery temper
Possible links to the drag and LGBTQ+ communities
A picture of a house filled with cash
Two lies and a truth: "My name is my biggest clue", "I one had an embarrassing incident with a famous shoe", "I know my own IQ backwards".

Popular guesses: Michelle Visage, Courtney Act, Sandi Toksvig, Sue Perkins

 

Sausage

Sausage. Picture: ITV
Sausage. Picture: ITV

Sausage is all wrapped up in a newspaper BUT will Sausage be the talk of the town?

Performances
Week 1: Rag 'N' Bone Man's Skin
Week 2: Jennifer Hudson's And I'm Telling You, I'm Not Going

Clues
Their performances are something of a balancing act
Perceived as "a bit of a tomboy" but is really a "girly girl".
Possible links to the seaside, DIY and crisps
Two lies and a truth: "My hair colour is officially certified by law", "Someone once said I look like a popstar, I sound like a popstar and I am a popstar", "I owe my career to a horse".

Popular guesses: Billie Piper, Sheridan Smith, Joss Stone and Stacey Solomon

 

Badger

Badger. Picture: ITV
Badger. Picture: ITV

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

Performances
Week 1: Nina Simone's Feeling Good
Week 2: Aerosmith's I Don't Want To Miss A Thing.

Clues
Sees things like a virtual world.
Used to being anonymous
Links to motorbikes, Australia
Seen playing the guitar
Two lies and a truth: "I'm good at dodging furniture", "When working I'm often found in green", "Strictly speaking, dancing is something I'm well known for".

Popular guesses: Carl Fogarty, Guy Martin, David Myers, Damon Albarn

 

Viking

Viking. Picture: ITV
Viking. Picture: ITV

Viking is armed with a sword and wearing a helmet and clearly taking this battle seriously!

Clues
Maybe a Viking but also wears another kind of armour
Links to The Voice and Kings
Link to America
Two lies and a truth: "I am the proud owner of a Blue Peter badge", "My first hit dialled M for Murder", "My early career relied on brotherly love".

Performances
Week 1: Songbird by Fleetwood Mac
Week 2: Watermelon Sugar by Harry Styles

Popular guesses: A-ha's Morten Harket, Kaiser Chiefs' Ricky Wilson and Spandau Ballet's Martin Kemp.

 

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Blob

Blob. Picture: ITV
Blob. Picture: ITV

Blob has many eyes but will all eyes and ears be on Blob?!

Clues
Has recorded a demo for Simon Cowell
Big, bright and loud
Wears glasses
Link to schools/teaching
Two lies and a truth: "I was named after a doctor", "This blob is anything but squishy", "I'm related to my sidekick".

Performances
Week 1: Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson
Week 2: Word Up! by Cameo

Popular guesses: Lenny Henry

 

Harlequin

Harlequin. Picture: ITV
Harlequin. Picture: ITV

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

Clues
Once played a male lead in a musical
A "bit of a joker"
A connection to the news/newspapers
Two lies and a truth: "My bodyguard received a lot of attention", "I get up before the sun for work", "I once turned down a Prince".

Performances
Week 1: Diamonds by Rihanna
Week 2: Smile by Nat King Cole

Popular guesses: Gabrielle, Macy Gray, Des'ree

 

BushBaby

Bushbaby. Picture: ITV
Bushbaby. Picture: ITV

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

Clues
A lot of his wardrobe has been seen on screen
Connection to Australia
Possibly a magician, chef or comedian
Good at accents
Two lies and a truth: "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".

Performances
Week 1: Delilah by Tom Jones
Week 2: A Little Less Conversation by Elvis Presley Vs. JXL

Popular guesses: Brian Conley, Matt Lucas, Omid Djalili, John Thomson.

 

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The Masked Singer UK airs Saturday nights on ITV.

You can watch episodes online via the ITV Hub.