Fox’s The Masked Singer is about to launch into season 10 (premiering Sept. 27, with a particular kick-off episode on Sunday, Sept. 10), so Billboard goes again by means of each successful artist who unmasked themselves for the grand reveal.
Hosted by Nick Cannon, the singing competitors sequence premiered on Fox in 2019 as a manner for superstar contestants to carry out anonymously in head-to-toe costumes whereas clues about their actual identification are given all through the competitors earlier than they’re unmasked one after the other.
Judges-turned-detectives Ken Jeong, Jenny McCarthy Wahlberg, Nicole Scherzinger and Robin Thicke have used clue after clue to get nearer to uncovering who’s hiding behind every masks, however the remaining reveals at all times go away their jaws on the ground.
Over 10 seasons, all kinds of celebrities have competed on the fact contest, from sports activities superstars to comedians to actors and past, however on the subject of the winners, they’ve all been musicians at the start. The very first winner was hip-hop crooner T-Ache, who left his trademark Auto-Tune behind to point out off his pipes au naturel.
Under is a whole checklist of which thriller musician unmasked themselves to disclose the winner on the finish of every season.
Oh they couldn’t consider it! T-Ache shocked thousands and thousands of viewers together with his Monster win to cap the primary season of The Masked Singer, proving as soon as extra that he doesn’t want Auto-Tune to hold a tune.
Winner’s Costume: Monster
Winner’s Actual Id: T-Ache
Who was it anyway? Between being mistaken as Thingamajig or Fox, Whose Line Is It Anyway? and Let’s Make a Deal star Wayne Brady minimize by means of the fierce competitors and proudly lifted his snout after a stirring rendition of Otis Redding’s “Try a Little Tenderness” that was full with an improvised rap about his 30 years within the recreation.
Winner’s Costume: Fox
Winner’s Actual Id: Wayne Brady
Defeating the likes of iconic singers Miss Monster Chaka Khan and Mouse Dionne Warwick and dusting off her finale efficiency of Tina Turner’s “River Deep, Mountain High” together with her glittery arms, Grammy-winning songwriter, former Xcscape member and The Actual Housewives of Atlanta actuality TV star Kandi Burruss was the Night time Angel in disguise in spite of everything.
Winner’s Costume: Night time Angel
Winner’s Actual Id: Kandi Burruss
From her titanic opening-night cowl of Lizzo’s “Cuz I Love You” to her tear-jerking covers of Billie Eilish’s “When the Party’s Over” and Kesha’s “Praying,” it was Solar that shone by means of and glimmered even brighter with the crown on prime of legendary nation singer LeAnn Rimes.
Winner’s Costume: Solar
Winner’s Actual Id: LeAnn Rimes
When it finally got here right down to a three-way face-off between the Black Swan, Chameleon and Piglet, however this little piggy gained the entire competitors and revealed his identification as actuality TV star and 98 Levels co-founder Nick Lachey.
Winner’s Costume: Piglet
Winner’s Actual Id: Nick Lachey
A diamond within the tough! Because the Queen of Hearts, singer-songwriter Jewel stole our hearts and gained season 6 after a decent race towards the Bull.
Winner’s Costume: Queen of Hearts
Winner’s Actual Id: Jewel
When up towards the Ringmaster and the Prince, Firefly shone shiny with covers of choose Robin Thicke’s “Lost Without U” and Chaka Khan’s “Ain’t Nobody.” The highly effective voice proved to be none aside from Teyana Taylor.
Winner’s Costume: Firefly
Winner’s Actual Id: Teyana Taylor
Harp plucked the judges’ heartstrings from her very first second on stage when she make P!nk’s “Perfect” her personal, proper up till she cemented her season-long front-runner standing with a efficiency of Woman Gaga’s “The Edge of Glory,” which sealed her win over three-headed rivals The Lambs. The highly effective voice beneath the gilded crown was none aside from Glee and Broadway veteran Amber Riley.
Winner’s Costume: Harp
Winner’s Actual Id: Amber Riley
Like one thing straight out of Greek mythology, Medusa’s journey to the Masked Singer crown was a heroic one. All through the season, Bishop Briggs wowed judges with mystical, highly effective renditions of Billie Eilish’s “Happier Than Ever,” Rihanna’s “Diamonds,” Shawn Mendes’ “Mercy,” My Chemical Romance’s “Welcome to the Black Parade” and extra.
Winner’s Costume: Medusa
Winner’s Actual Id: Bishop Briggs