'The Masked Singer': Find out who made the final and who was unmasked

·TV Reporter, Yahoo Entertainment UK
·2-min read
Editorial use only  Mandatory Credit: Photo by ITV/Vincent Dolman/Shutterstock (11112942c)  Alien, Robin, Badger, Swan, Dragon and Sausage [all appearing in Ep1].  'The Masked Singer' TV Show, Series 2, UK - 26 Dec 2020
The Masked Singer (Photo by ITV/Vincent Dolman/Shutterstock)

The Masked Singer has named its finalists as Sausage, Robin and Badger after revealing Gabrielle and Sue Perkins as two of the contestants.

Harlequin and Dragon were both voted out in the semi-final - but while viewers had been convinced for weeks that Harlequin was Gabrielle, Dragon’s unmasking as Sue Perkins was more surprising.

In the first unmasking of the episode, the former Bake Off host admitted to a terror of public singing.

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - AUGUST 21: Presenter and Comedian Sue Perkins at the Edinburgh TV Festival on August 21, 2019 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by Ken Jack/Getty Images)
Sue Perkins is Dragon (Photo by Ken Jack/Getty Images)

Perkins said: “Being dragon is liberating and brilliant, I’ve been able to be really playful and childlike and scary and all those things that sometimes you can’t be. Every second has been brilliant.

“I would never, ever sing and that’s why I so wanted to do this, I am terrified of performing any kind of music in public.”

Surprisingly, singer Gabrielle gave a similar reason for wanting to do the show.

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 02:  Gabrielle performs on stage at O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire on April 2, 2019 in London, England.  (Photo by Ollie Millington/Redferns)
Gabrielle is Harlequin (Photo by Ollie Millington/Redferns)

She said: “I’m a very nervous performer and I thought doing this, maybe I could come out of my comfort zone.”

The clues also mentioned that she had once turned down performing with Prince because she was too nervous.

Matt Lucas joined the panel this evening as the semi-final’s guest judge, having been a popular guess for Bush Baby’s identity earlier in the series before he was unmasked as John Thomson.

The finalist masked singers all impressed with their vocal talents, with some of the strongest contestants left in the competition.

Badger and Robin’s dance moves also won them some fans tonight.

Lots of the show’s fans and judge Rita Ora were still insisting that Robin was former JLS star Aston Merrygold, while Stacey Solomon is still the most popular guess for Sausage’s identity.

Next week, The Masked Singer final will unmask the three remaining contestants and declare the series two winner.

Watch: Rita Ora claims The Masked Singer UK is harder than ever this year

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