All Of The UNEXPECTED ‘Masked Singer’ Reveals Ever On The Show [VIDEO]

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Everyone’s favorite talent competition, The Masked Singer is gearing up for its fourth season set to premiere this fall. And before we get to see all of the new amazing performances, we definitely have to take a look back at some of the most shocking celebrity reveals of all time. Some of them were so hard to guess!

Most Shocking ‘Masked Singer’ Reveals Of All Time

Season One of The Masked Singer was the first time American audiences were introduced to the show. And they absolutely fell in love with the concept of guessing which celebrities are behind the masks each week. In certain cases, the judges could not even guess the celebrities correctly which adds to the excitement of the show.


‘Masked Singer’ Season One Reveal Of The Poodle

Season one of the show definitely saw one of the most shocking reveals ever when The Poodle was unmasked. After a decent performance of “Time After Time” by Cyndi Lauper, The Poodle left the judges shaking their heads. Nicole Scherzinger guessed that it was fitness trainer Jillian Michaels. Robin Thicke guessed it was Judge Judy. Jenny McCarthy was on the right track with her guess of comedian Kathy Griffin. Ken Jeong guessed it was Melissa Rivers. The Poodle was then revealed to be Emmy and Grammy-nominated comedian Margaret Cho. Ken was particularly surprised because he had worked with Margaret on his show “Dr. Ken.”

‘Masked Singer’ Season One Reveal Of The Lion

When it came to the identity of the powerhouse vocalist, The Lion, the judges were way off. Robin guessed it was actress Michelle Williams. Jenny guessed it was Destiny’s Child member Kelly Rowland. Ken guessed it was Dawn Robinson. And Nicole guessed it was singer and actress Hailee Steinfeld. But, they were pretty off when The Lion was revealed to be Hollywood royalty, Rumer Willis. The eldest daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore had crisp vocals and an amazing stage presence.

‘Masked Singer’ Season One Reveal Of ‘The Masked Singer’ Winner, The Monster

The Monster had the most incredible soulful voice so it was no surprise when he was crowned the winner of season one. Nick Cannon said he knew who the monster was and even correctly predicted his identity. Robin guessed it was actor Jamie Foxx, the most popular guest every season. Jenny guessed it was football player Michael Vick. Ken guessed it was country music superstar Darius Rucker. And Nicole guessed it was singer CeeLo Green. Imagine their surprise when rapper T-Pain removed his monster mask. Fans of the rapper know he has also dabbled in singing in the past and was able to keep his identity hidden super well.


Season Two ‘Masked Singer’ Premiere Reveal Of The Ice Cream

Season two kicked off with the adorable Ice Cream. He sang a fun version of “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus. The judges didn’t think he was a professional singer and were leaning towards more of a DJ. Robin guessed that it was DJ DeadMau5. Jenny thought it was television personality Rob Dyrdek. Ken was leaning towards it being YouTuber PewDiePie. Nicole thought it was DJ Marshmallow. Needless to say the judges were stumped and show=cked when The Ice Cream was unmasked and revealed to be YouTuber and gamer Ninja.

‘Masked Singer’ Season 2 Reveal Of The Eagle

Ok, this one was probably the hardest one to guess. Nobody saw this one coming at all. After his performance of “I’d Do Anything for Love (But I Won’t Do That)” by Meat Loaf, the judges were left shaking their heads. Robin guessed it was former ‘AGT’ judge Howard Stern. Jenny guessed it was radio personality Adam Corolla. Ken thought it was comedian Craig Ferguson. Nicole guessed it was comedian Jeff Foxworthy. The Eagle actually turned out to be addiction specialist and reality television personality Drew Pinsky. We have only ever seen a more serious side of him on television so he was the last person we expected to appear on The Masked Singer.


Season Two Reveal Of The Ladybug

With an accent that was throwing everybody off, the identity of The Ladybug was extremely hard to place. The judges were convinced it was actress Lindsay Lohan under the mask. But, they were all shocked to find out it was television personality Kelly Osbourne, daughter of Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne. This one was especially crazy because Kelly has interviews almost all of the judges on red carpets or worked with them in the past.

Season 2 Reveal Of The Rottweiler

The Rottweiler threw everyone for a loop with his rockstar voice. Finishing in second place, his vocal talent really shined through. Nicole and Robin were convinced it was Glee actor Darren Criss. Jenny thought it was singer Jason Mraz and Ken thought it was actor Dave Franco. They did not have even the slightest clue that it was none other than American Idol alum Chris Daughtry who is no stranger to talent competitions.


Season 3 ‘Masked Singer’ Premiere Reveal Of The Robot

This next reveal was the one that broke the internet and our television screens. The robot probably had the coolest costume and a clue package that had everyone shaking their heads. His performance of “Are You Gonna Go My Way” by Lenny Kravitz left nothing but confusion on the brain. Robin guessed it was Olympian Shaun White. Jenny thought it was daredevil Johnny Knoxville. Ken had an inkling it was rapper Flavor Flav. Nicole got bold with her guess of boxer Floyd Mayweather. Nobody ever expected that The Robot was five-time Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne. He rocked out to the song in what he says is something that he did to make his kids happy in one of the most shocking Masked Singer reveals of all time.

‘Masked Singer’ Season 3 Reveal Of The Elephant

When The Elephant chose to sing “Friday I’m in Love” by The Cure, the judges were confused. Robin thought it was stunt performer Travis Pastrana. Jenny guessed it was cyclist Lance Armstrong. Ken thought it was politician Beto O’Rourke. Nicole guessed it was DJ Steve Aoki. It turned out to be the iconic pro-skater Tony Hawk.

Season 3 Reveal Of The Taco Was Huge Shock To Nicole Scherzinger

The Taco had an incredible Frank Sinatra style voice that everyone fell in love with on The Masked Singer. Robin and Robin guessed it was actor and comedian Martin Short. Jenny thought it was television host Jerry Springer. Nicole thought it was singer Barry Manilow. She was most shocked when The Taco was identified as Dancing With The Stars host Tom Bergeron whom Nicole worked with on the show.


‘Masked Singer’ Season 3 Reveal Of The Bear

The Bear put on a bold performance of “Baby Got Back” by Sir Mix-a-Lot. She twerked and danced all over the stage which the judges were convinced meant it had to be someone funny. Robin guessed it was actress Tina Fey. Jenny guessed it was actress Candace Cameron-Bure. Ken thought it was actress Jodie Sweetin. Nicole thought it had to be actress Christina Applegate. Gasps fell over the crowd when The Bear was revealed to be former Governor of Alaska and Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin. She was defintiely the last person we expected to see on The Masked Singer.

Season Three Reveal Of The Swan

“I Hate Myself For Loving You” by Joan Jett & the Blackhearts was a bold choice for The Swan on season three. She hinted that she had worked with Ken in the past but he still incorrectly guessed she was Olivia Munn. Robin thought it was actress Nina Dobrev. Jenny thought it was actress Kristen Stewart and Nicole thought it was actress Megan Fox. So when The Swan was revealed to be Ken’s “The Duff” co-star Bella Thorne he was freaking out that he didn’t pick up on any of the clues.

Season 3 Reveal Of The Kitty

The sultry vocal stylings of The Kitty totally captivated The Masked Singer stage. She totally seemed super confident and was such a force on the show. Robin guessed it was Disney star, Ashley Tisdale. Jenny thought it was Glee actress Lea Michele. Ken guessed it was actress Anna Kendrick. Nicole thought it was actress Vanessa Hudgens. However, they were all incredibly off with their guesses when they learned it was America’s Got Talent alum Jackie Evancho. Nick Cannon worked with her in the past and we all knew her as just an opera singer but she showed she is so much more than that.


Which ‘Masked Singer’ reveal do you think is the most shocking one of all time?


Samantha Agate
Samantha Agate

Samantha Agate is a contributor and host for Talent Recap on YouTube with a previous byline at The Blast. She graduated from Hunter College in 2019 with a degree in Media Studies and a Concentration in Journalism. When she isn't binge-watching reality television shows or binge-eating fried food, she loves hanging out with her friends and family and petting puppies.

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