The Masked Singer 2021 contestants, spoilers, hints, clues and reveals from series 2

The Masked Singer UK spoilers

Here’s a full run down of the Masked Singer UK contestants in 2021 following the final of series 2.


Back for its another year, 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.

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.

Following the final and with all acts now unmasked, here’s a full recap of this year’s contestants, performances, clues and their real identities!

The Masked Singer SPOILERS – The unmasked contestants!


alien the masked singer

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.

Week 1: Don’t Start Now by Dua Lipa.

Links to a crime scene
Was once in a battle

Confirmed identity: Sophie Ellis-Bextor



mel b the masked singer
Seahorse is MEL B

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.


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

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

Confirmed identity: Mel B



Martine McCutcheon is Swan.
Martine McCutcheon is Swan.

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.

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

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

Glenn Hoddle as the Grandfather Clock
Glenn Hoddle as the Grandfather Clock

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.


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

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.”

Confirmed identity: Glenn Hoddle.



Bushbaby is JOHN THOMSON
Bushbaby is JOHN THOMSON

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

At the end of the fifth show, Bush Baby was unmasked as comedian and actor John Thomson.

Week 1: Delilah by Tom Jones
Week 2: A Little Less Conversation by Elvis Presley Vs. JXL
Week 3: Release Me by Engelbert Humperdinck

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”.

Confirmed identity: John Thomson.




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

At the end of the sixth show, Viking was unmasked as A-ha’s Morten Harket.


Week 1: Songbird by Fleetwood Mac
Week 2: Watermelon Sugar by Harry Styles
Week 3: Take On Me by A-Ha
Week 4: The Scientist by Coldplay

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”.

Confirmed identity: A-ha’s Morten Harket




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

At the end of the sixth show, Blob was unmasked as actor, comedian and TV personality Sir Lenny Henry.

Week 1: Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson
Week 2: Word Up! by Cameo
Week 3: Hotel Room Service by Pitbull
Week 4: Addicted To Love by Robert Palmer

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”.

Confirmed identity: Lenny Henry



Dragon is Sue Perkins

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

In the semi-final, Dragon was unmasked as presenter and comedian Sue Perkins.


Week 1: Randy Newman’s You’ve Got A Friend In Me
Week 2: S Club 7’s Reach
Week 3: Celine Dion’s All by Myself
Week 4: Shoop Shop Song by Cher
Week 5: Make You Feel My Love by Adele

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
Links to podcasting.
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”.

Confirmed identity: Sue Perkins.



Harlequin is Gabrielle
Harlequin is GABRIELLE

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

In the semi-final, Harlequin was unmasked as singer-songwriter Gabrielle.

Week 1: Diamonds by Rihanna
Week 2: Smile by Nat King Cole
Week 3: Fast Car by Tracy Chapman
Week 4: Falling by Harry Styles
Week 5: Everything I Wanted by Billie Eilish / Sweet but Psycho by Ava Max

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”.

Confirmed identity: Gabrielle.



And Robin was JLS star Aston Merrygold

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.

In the final, Robin finished third and was unmasked as JLS singer Aston Merrygold.


Week 1: Justin Timberlake’s Can’t Stop The Feeling.
Week 2: Tones And I’s Dance Monkey.
Week 3: Rockin’ Robin by Bobby Day
Week 4: Closer by Ne-Yo
Week 5: Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran / Footloose by Kenny Loggins
Week 6: For Once In My Life by Stevie Wonder

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”
His name “fits like a glove”

Confirmed identity: Aston Merrygold



Ne-Yo was Badger
Badger was NE-YO

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

In the final, Badger finished second and was unmasked as singer and actor Ne-Yo.

Week 1: Nina Simone’s Feeling Good
Week 2: Aerosmith’s I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing.
Week 3: Kelly Clarkson’s Because Of You
Week 4: Wrecking Ball by Miley Cyrus
Week 5: Grease by Frankie Valli / Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
Week 6: Believer by Imagine Dragons / Wrecking Ball by Miley Cyrus

Sees things like a virtual world.
Used to being anonymous
Possible links to motorbikes, Australia, hats and Barbra Streisand
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”.
Badger says the show has been his greatest role outside of Hollywood.

Confirmed identity: Ne-Yo



Joss Stone as Sausage
Sausage was JOSS STONE

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

In the final, Sausage was crowned the winner and was unmasked as singer-songwriter Joss Stone.

Week 1: Rag ‘N’ Bone Man’s Skin
Week 2: Jennifer Hudson’s And I’m Telling You, I’m Not Going
Week 3: Lisa Stansfield’s All Around the World
Week 4: I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor
Week 5: Good As Hell by Lizzo / Rise Up by Andra Day
Week 6: I Wanna Dance with Somebody by Whitney Houston / Rise Up by Andra Day

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”.
Sausage has won an award that sounds like a ‘Hammy’.

Confirmed identity: Joss Stone



The Masked Singer UK airs Saturday nights on ITV.

You can watch episodes online via the ITV Hub.