The Masked Singer returned on Wednesday, with thrilling performances and new clues from Group B! ET is following alongside all through your entire present to interrupt down all the largest moments, finest performances and most revealing clues.
The present’s stalwart panel of superstar “detectives” — together with Robin Thicke, Nicole Scherzinger, Ken Jeong and Jenny McCarthy — in addition to longtime host Nick Cannon, are all doing their finest to determine what celebs are beneath the frilly costumes earlier than they must unmask.
This week, The Queen of Hearts, The Mallard, The Cupcake, Banana Cut up and the brand new wild card contestant The Caterpillar will give it their all to wow the group and baffle the judges within the ongoing battle for the Golden Masks trophy.
The enjoyable begins at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Fox, so watch and comply with alongside as we delve into the wonderful insanity and weird, fascinating chaos that’s The Masked Singer season 6!
So Who’s Beneath the Masks?
After all of the guesses, it seems Nicole was spot on!
The Cupcake is none different the Ruth Pointer!
Because it seems, she was imagined to be joined by her sister, Anita, however Anita abruptly confronted some well being issues proper earlier than the present began.
After sharing a message of affection for her sister, Ruth regales the viewers with an unmasked efficiency that’s simply implausible.
First Impressions and Ultimate Guesses:
Ken’s First Impression: Angela Bassett
Ken’s Ultimate Guess: Tina Turner
Jenny’s First Impression: Roberta Flack
Jenny’s Ultimate Guess: Ruth Pointer
Robin’s First Impression: RuPaul
Robin’s Ultimate Guess: Leslie Jones
Nicole’s First Impression: RuPaul
Nicole’s Ultimate Guess: Grace Jones
It is Time to Vote!
As soon as once more, it is everybody’s least favourite time — voting time!
As with most weeks, it is tremendous laborious to inform who’s gonna get the axe!
After the all of the votes are solid, the singer who apparently received the least votes is The Cupcake!? That is elimination that hurts.
The Caterpillar Transforms
After an enormous, bombastic gentle present to open his quantity, The Caterpillar then surprises everybody with a delicate, lovely and undeniably spectacular voice.
The Caterpillar brings Nicole to tears nearly instantly together with his rendition of “If I Have been a Boy” by Beyoncé, and it appears that evidently he is already a fan favourite.
No back-up dancers, no overtly flashy or bizarre stage design, simply The Caterpillar singing his coronary heart out.
“What simply occurred on that stage?” Nicole marvels.
“You undoubtedly touched my heartstrings,” Jenny says. “This appeared like a frontrunner efficiency.”
Bonus Clues/Velocity Courting Questions:
After all of the panelists submitted their First Impression guesses — utilizing a “caterpillar catapult” that launched the guesses onto the stage the place Nick caught them with a web — it was time for the velocity courting questions.
Robin: Have you ever ever ghosted somebody after a date?
Caterpillar: In all probability.
Jenny: Have you ever ever been cheated on?
Caterpillar: Have not all of us, Jenny?
Ken: Do you favor to name or textual content?
Caterpillar: Textual content. Do not name me!
Nicole: How do you destress?
Caterpillar: Getting dressed up in a freakin’ Caterpiller costume.
The Caterpillar then says he connects most with Robin, “As a result of I can not take my eyes off all his printed shirts.”
Robin guesses Howie Dorough or AJ McClean from Backstreet Boys.
Ken thinks it may be Aaron Carter.
Nicole says AJ McLean as nicely.
The Caterpillar — FIRST CLUES!!
– Says he selected the caterpillar costume as a result of his life “has been all about metamorphosis.”
– We see a hurricane on TV.
– Says he was lonely rising up, and rebelled so much, earlier than leaving residence at a younger age.
– He says he lived in his automobile when he was younger.
– We see him strolling in entrance of a backdrop of the London skyline.
– Says, “I used to be homeless and I even began stealing to make ends meet.”
– Says, “My mother and father used to inform me I used to be going to finish up in jail. And boy have been they proper.”
– We identical a framed photograph of the good lakes.
The Mallard Makes the Stage His Dwelling
The Mallard is definitely altering issues up this week! After delivering a rustic tune final week, The Mallard is throwing the panel for a loop with a stellar efficiency of “My Home” by Flo Rida.
The Mallard’s move is surprisingly respectable and his vocals work very well for the tune — begging the query of how this tune hasn’t already spawned successful nation cowl but!
That is undoubtedly a greater efficiency that his first time round, which was already spectacular.
“That was superior,” Robin says.
“I assumed for certain that was a rustic singer and now you are rapping and dancing!” Nicole says. “You smashed it!”
Bonus Clues/Velocity Courting Questions:
Jenny: Who was your first superstar crush.
Mallard: Olivia Newton John
Ken: Lights on or off.
Mallard: On, for certain.
Robin: What’s your favourite bodily attribute about your self?
Mallard: My dimples.
Nicole: Actually furry or utterly bald?
Mallard: Extraordinarily furry.
Mallard says he connects most with Jenny, “As a result of I really feel like we might get on the sofa and get on the identical wavelength.”
Robin appears completely satisfied it is Freddie Prinze Jr. or Mario Lopez.
Ken says it might be Nick Offerman.
Jenny thinks it may be Jon Bon Jovi.
The Mallard — NEW CLUES!!
– Says, “I imagine you may fall in love at first sight.”
– Says he met his spouse in 4th grade.
– Says he requested his spouse to marry him on a moonlit hike.
– Reveals that his spouse is within the studio throughout rehearsal to help him.
– Says his tune tonight is “out of his zone.”
Queen of Hearts Is Candy as a Rose
For by no means having sung in French earlier than, The Queen of Hearts belts out “La Vie En Rose” by Edith Piaf like a seasoned professional.
It is an unfathomably lovely vocal showcase that manages to carry all the sweetness and ache and love of the tune to the stage with grace and class.
Actually, that is a type of instances the place the music transcends the craziness of the present and is only a actual, honest-to-goodness second of pure pleasure.
“That’s, by far, one of many vest vocal performances in sixth seasons on this present,” Robin marvels. “You’re the queen of our hearts.”
Bonus Clues/Velocity Courting Questions:
Ken: Would you ever date an ex once more?
Nicole: What’s your favourite exercise in your day without work?
Queen: I wish to learn, experience bikes and hike.
Jenny: What do you discover while you meet somebody new?
Queen: The vibe, like their swagger.
Robin: What’s your favourite place you ever traveled?
Queen: The Alps.
Ken: Are you a e book or film particular person?
Queen: I like books.
The Queen of Hearts says the panelist who captured her coronary heart is Ken: “We’d each have a roasting scorching first date.”
Ken thinks perhaps Eire Baldwin.
Robin suggests Ashley Judd.
Jenny says it may be GaGa (it is not, come on) after which modifications her guess to Miley Cyrus.
The Queen of Hearts — FIRST CLUES!!
The Queen of Hearts:
– Says, “I feel persons are typically stunned that I am shy.”
– She makes a reference to “getting again on the horse” after a break up.
– We see a quill pen.
– She goes on a courting app, Loads of Masks, and swipes via potential suitors.
– Says her superb man “needs to be good, needs to be good-looking, and needs to be outdoorsy.”
The Cupcake Has A number of Lyrical Finesse
Along with her efficiency of “Finesse” by Bruno Mars, The Cupcake is proving she’s undoubtedly a professional, if not an icon.
She’s owns the stage with the catchy tune, and is ready to present loads of character and magnificence — regardless of the unwieldy costume.
“That was candy!” Jenny says.
“I simply love your vitality,” Nicole shares. “You simply come full throttle each efficiency.”
Jenny asks, “What’s the most-used app in your telephone?” The Cupcake says, “Complete Meals.”
Ken askes, “Do you imagine in love at first sight,” and she or he says, “Typically.”
Nicole asks, “If you happen to might give your previous self some courting recommendation, what would it not be?” The Cupcake says, “Date, do not marry.”
The Cupcake says she would join with Nick probably the most, saying, “We each have double bother.”
Jenny suggests Grace Jones.
Ken thinks it might be Tina Turner.
Nicole thinks Tina Knowles.
The Cupcake — NEW CLUES!!
– Says, “I’m a hopeless romantic. I’ve typically referred to as myself a black Liz Taylor as a result of if I fall in love with a man, I am all in.”
– We see a emblem come up that claims, “Say Yup to the Cup.”
– We see The Cupcake getting fitted for wedding ceremony clothes.
-Says, “I’ve discovered so much about love — significantly falling out of it. I’ve had many husbands.”
– We see a task of thread and a needle.
Banana Cut up Cry It Out
The quantity begins centered on Banana as he performs the piano as soon as once more. He is wheeled out onto the stage whereas taking part in, the place Ice Cream is ready to croon.
The tune this week is definitely a wide selection for Ice Cream’s voice, and the panel freak out as she begins to belt out “Cry Me a River” by Michael Buble.
“Oh my gosh! What a efficiency!” Jenny marvels.
“I imply, Nick, are you kidding me?” Nicole says. “Banana Cut up didn’t come to play!”
To suit the theme, tonight’s Bonus Clues are primarily based on “velocity courting.” The panel has an inventory of questions they will ask for a brief, set period of time.
Robin asks, “Do you ever kiss on a primary date.” Ice Cream says, “Heck yeah.”
Jenny asks, “Have you ever ever dated anyone on the panel?” Banana says, “Properly, I went to Costco with Ken.”
Ken asks, “Swimming pool or lake,” and Ice Cream says, “Lake.”
Nicole asks, “Large occasion or small gathering,” and so they each reply, “Large Occasion!”
The Banana Cut up stated they made one of the best reference to Nicole, “As a result of we might have a ball collectively.”
Ken says it might be Craig Robinson and Ashley Tisdale.
Jenny suggests Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes.
Nicole thinks it may be Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban.
Banana Cut up — NEW CLUES!!
Banana Cut up:
– Ice Cream says, “Pay attention, we got here right here to win.”
– The pair are in a kitchen, in a suburban home. They’re studying from a “Tune Recipe Cookbook.”
– They are saying the right components are “a pinch of fantasy,” “a splash of ache,” after which we see a primary assist equipment, “and just a little dab of actuality,” as they maintain a tiny world globe.
– Then she provides in “just a little coronary heart” and mashes all of it collectively.
– There is a white plate with the phrase “nothing” on it.
Nick Brings the Romance
Nick is altering his model up fairly a bit tonight, with some skin-tight skinny denims, a long-sleeved glittery shirt and a black fedora.
He hits the stage with a rose in his hand to set the tone for the episode. It undoubtedly accomplishes that objective.
Then Nick and Ken have a weird Michael Jackson-themed dance off that Nick wins arms down till Ken takes to the stage to even the taking part in discipline.
We’re three minutes in and this present is already off the rails.
It is Date Night time!
Tonight’s Masked Singer is being marketed as a date evening!
And we’re gonna see some dating-inspired clues and a few new performer in Group B!
The Caterpillar might be becoming a member of the competitors, and he seems to be… stunning.
Take a look at the gallery under for a have a look at each single contestant who has ever needed to “take it off” over the previous 5 seasons of the present!