‘Masked Singer’: 2 TV Stars Get Unmasked in Outer Area-Themed Week 9

'Masked Singer': 2 TV Stars Get Unmasked in Outer Space-Themed Week 9

The Masked Singer returned for the ninth week of season 9 on Wednesday, and the present was out of this world with a particular sci-fi-tinged, outer area themed “Masked Singer In Area Night time!”

Helmed by host Nick Cannon and overseen by stalwart panelists Robin Thicke, Ken Jeong, Jenny McCarthy and Nicole Scherzinger, Wednesday’s “Nation Night time” episode noticed the return of final week’s champion, The Dandelion, going through off in opposition to two new challengers — The Lamp and The UFO!

So who went dwelling and who moved on? Every week, ET might be breaking down the largest moments and most stunning unmaskings in every new episode of the hit actuality singing competitors sequence.

Here is how Wednesday’s “Masked Singer In Area Night time” shook out, when all of the songs had been sung and votes had been forged!

The Masked Singer Week 9 — “Masked Singer In Area Night time”

The reigning champ, The Dandelion, was the primary to hit the stage, and she or he wowed the panel and the viewers from the beginning when she got here out taking part in the piano (making her the primary feminine contestant to play the piano throughout a efficiency within the present’s historical past) and delivered a surprising cowl of Muse’s “Starlight” that left everybody in awe.

“Dandelion, you had been an intergalactic rock star on that stage tonight!” Nicole exclaimed after her gorgeous look.

The Lamp was up subsequent, and credit score is as a result of costume crew for making a surprising ensemble that appears a lot like a Tiffany lamp dropped at life by way of magic. The hanging ensemble complimented the enjoyable and energetic efficiency of “Venus” by Bananarama.

“Proper from the very first word, there was confidence, you had swagger, I believed you lit up the stage, Lamp!” Thicke praised.

The final act of the evening was The UFO, who impressed the judges together with her power and her distinctive costume earlier than she even opened her mouth and confirmed off her delicate and exquisite voice as she sang a captivating and heartwarming rendition of Coldplay’s iconic single “Yellow.”

“Can I simply let you know? You pulled my heartstrings,” McCarthy shared. “The sensation, the emotion that you just pulled out of all of our hearts, you’re a pure star.”

After all of the songs had been sung, it was time to vote. As soon as all of the votes had been forged, the gifted and beautiful Dandelion was the primary to get voted off. After all of the votes had been forged (and, shockingly, solely Jeong guessed accurately), The Dandelion unmasked and revealed herself to be celebrated actress and songstress Alicia Witt!

When requested how she ready for her time on The Masked Singer, Witt joked, “Nicely, nothing might put together me for making an attempt to play the piano and sing and catch my breath with all of this on!”

“However I am actually glad I attempted,” she added with a smile. “The factor I beloved probably the most is getting to hook up with individuals with my music. And this has been among the best experiences of my entire life.”

With Dandelion floating off into the wind, this meant The Lamp and The UFO needed to face off within the evening’s Battle Royal, with every belting out verses from the thematically on-point track selection of Elton John’s “Rocketman.” Whereas each put in a valiant effort, The UFO’s vocal texture and tackle the tune edged out The Lamp, and secured The UFO the evening’s win.

This meant that The Lamp’s time on the present was up, however this additionally meant followers bought an opportunity to search out out who she actually was. After the judges made their closing guesses, The Lamp unmasked and delighted everybody when she revealed herself to be TV sitcom icon, Melissa Joan Hart!

“This was one thing I wished to do for my children and for myself — I wished to beat one thing. I’ve by no means sung in entrance of individuals earlier than. It’s terrifying to me,” she revealed. “So this was like overcoming a worry, and I did it, guys! I did not fall! I did not vomit!

The Masked Singer Week 8 — “WB Film Night time”


The Masked Singer Week 7 — “’80s Night time”

Nobody goes to overlook The Doll, who hit the stage decked out as a spooky, retro, haunted voodoo doll to carry out a enjoyable and fascinating rendition of “Do not You (Overlook About Me)” by Easy Minds.

“Yeah, I like the track selection, and and I believe there was such an magnificence, [you’re] a seasoned performer,” Robin marveled. “This individual is aware of the right way to work a crowd. You bought the group within the palm of your hand, straight away.”

Scorpio hit the stage subsequent, stinging the competitors with a vibrant, energetic and pleasant cowl of “Women Simply Need to Have Enjoyable” by Cyndi Lauper. The efficiency satisfied the panel that Scorpio is probably going an expert dancer of some form, or on the very least she’s used to performing in entrance of a crowd.

The Moose got here out to spherical out the performances. Performing solely whereas seated, The Moose nonetheless managed to ship a mesmerizing supply of “The Energy of Love” by Huey Lewis & the Information. Whereas The Moose’s voice was uniquely recognizable, it was unattainable to inform who is definitely was.

After all of the votes had been counted, The Moose, sadly, the primary to get kicked off. After the panelists all made their closing guesses, The Moose unmasked and revealed himself to be sitcom icon and Cheers star George Wendt!

After Jeong expressed his adoration for Wendt and his position on the beloved comedy sequence, the longtime TV star lovingly described his expertise on the present as “profoundly ridiculous.”

Wendt’s unmasking left Scorpio and The Doll going through off in a Battle Royal, the place every sang verses from Duran Duran’s “Hungry Just like the Wolf.” Regardless of an evenly matched showdown, The Doll managed to eek out a win, and thus was topped the champion.

This left Scorpio on the chopping block, and after the panelists made their closing guesses, she unmasked and revealed her true id — Promoting Sundown‘s Christine Quinn!

“I’ve all the time beloved the present, and I used to be like, ‘I wanna be on that present. That is so enjoyable! I wanna do it!'” Quinn defined. “I name myself a closet singer. So the truth that I am right here on the stage singing in entrance of individuals simply goes to point out that something is feasible should you put your thoughts to it and observe.”

The Masked Singer Week 6 — “Nation Night time”

The Fairy kicked issues off in cowboy boot fashion with a surprising and exquisite rendition of Bonnie Raitt’s “Angel From Montgomery” which left the panel in awe of her expertise and vocal styling. It was a efficiency befitting a reigning champ and set the bar excessive for the evening.

The character with presumably the cutest costume of your complete season hit the stage subsequent, The Axolotl, and the pink, frilled amphibian delivered a candy cowl of “Cannot Combat the Moonlight” by LeAnn Rimes — who additionally occurs to be a Masked Singer Golden Masks winner, from again in Season 4.

Lastly, The Macaw flew out for a robust efficiency of “Dwell Like You Had been Dying” by Tim McGraw that received over the viewers and left the panel very impressed.

After all of the votes had been counted, the lovable Axolotl was, sadly, the primary to get kicked off. After the panelists all made their closing guesses, The Axolotl unmasked and revealed herself to be WWE star Alexa Bliss!

“This was one thing that was private for me as a result of I’ve truly crippling stage fright on the subject of singing,” Bliss shared with the panel. “I truly cried backstage earlier than popping out right here ‘trigger I used to be simply so nervous. However I’m simply so happy with myself, as a result of I conquered my worry!”

This left The Fairy and The Macaw going through off in a Battle Royal, and each stars delivered skillful and, paradoxically, spectacular variations of Shania Twain’s “That Do not Impress Me A lot.” Nevertheless, the panel was clearly extra impressed by The Macaw, who was topped the victor and introduced The Fairy’s run to an finish.

In spite of everything the ultimate guesses to The Fairy’s id had been made — and all had been means off — The Fairy revealed her true self, actress Holly Robinson Peete!

“How did you not comprehend it was me?” Peete requested in disbelief. “I really feel like I do know all people on that panel!”

The Masked Singer Week 5 — “Sesame Road Night time”

Returning champ The Squirrel kicked the enjoyable, Sesame Road-themed episode off with a enjoyable, skillful efficiency of “Simply the Two of Us” by Grover Washington Jr. that includes Invoice Withers. It was a soulful tune befitting the significant legacy of Elmo, Large Chook and all of the beloved Sesame Road characters who made visitor appearances all through the evening.

The Fairy was the subsequent singer to hit the stage — in a fancy dress that Scherzinger mentioned made it seem like she’s “going to Coachella” — and she or he wowed with a enjoyable, powerfully sung rendition of Linda Ronstadt’s “You are No Good.”

Final however not least, The Jackalope got here out to try to make individuals consider in cryptids. The costumed contestant delivered a fiery, high-energy efficiency of Shakira’s “Each time, Wherever.” It left Scherzinger surprised and delighted the viewers.

After all of the votes had been counted, The Squirrel was the primary to get voted off, which means her efforts to get to the finale got here to an finish. After the panel made their closing guesses, The Squirrel unmasked and revealed herself to be none aside from actress (and one in all Jeong’s former co-stars) Malin Akerman!

Subsequent, The Jackalope and The Fairy confronted off in a Battle Royal, and each stars delivered skillful, and really related, covers of “On High of the World” by Think about Dragons. This made the panel’s determination very troublesome, however they finally voted to crown The Fairy because the week’s winner and ship The Jackalope packing.

After the regal Large Chook anointed The Fairy because the champ, it was time for The Jackalope to unmask, and she or he revealed herself to be actress and web star Lele Pons!

The Masked Singer Week 4 — “DC Superheroes Night time”

The Gargoyle was the primary new contestant to take the stage, and he wowed with an exquisite and transferring rendition of Charlie Puth’s “One Name Away,” which felt extremely on-theme — not simply because it actually namechecks Superman, however simply the final on a regular basis heroism vibe of the tune as an entire.

The Wolf, with a way more gravelly tone, positioned himself as a darker anti-hero together with his seasoned and skilled cowl of The Doorways’ “Break on By means of” which undoubtedly embraced the grittier DC comics aesthetic. 

Lastly, The Squirrel was the final to hop on the stage and she or he delivered a enjoyable and energetic cowl of Pink’s “Strive” that embodied the heroic nature of the evening’s theme completely (though her costume carefully evoked the Marvel comics’ character Squirrel Lady, however that is clearly only a coincidence).

After all of the votes had been counted, The Wolf was the primary to get voted off, and he revealed himself to be none aside from music legend and best-selling artist Michael Bolton!

This left The Gargoyle and The Squirrel to face off in a Battle Royale spherical, the place every was made to sing totally different elements of the identical track.

Protecting to the theme, each contestants belted out strains from the three Doorways Down track “Kryptonite,” and whereas each impressed the panel, they ended up voting for The Squirrel to maneuver on, and The Gargoyle to unmask.

Nevertheless — for the second week in a row — the panel felt it wasn’t time for The Gargoyle to go dwelling simply but! As an alternative, they rang the “Ding Dong, Depart It On” bell — which was beforehand launched as a one-time-only factor, however apparently not. So, followers will nonetheless have to attend to see which silky-voiced singer is underneath the Gargoyle masks.

The Masked Singer Week 3 — “New York Night time”

Medusa made her third look this season — after wowing with unimaginable vary twice earlier than — and confronted off in opposition to two new hopefuls as she fought for her place within the finals. Medusa was the primary to hit the stage, and belted out a completely unique and distinctive cowl of Frank Sinatra’s “New York New York” that surprised the panel.

The Polar Bear hit the stage subsequent, and introduced numerous persona to his tackle Blondie’s iconic retro hit “Rapture.”

Lastly, the California Roll delivered the ultimate shock for the evening when it seems that they’re truly the California Rolls! 5 performers collectively as one act, and collectively they delivered an thrilling cowl of Woman Gaga’s “Paparazzi.”

After all of the votes had been counted, The Polar Bear was the primary to get voted off, and he revealed himself to be none aside from hip-hop legend Grandmaster Flash!

When requested why he wished to be on the present, Grandmaster Flash shared, “On the planet right this moment, there may be numerous unhappiness, and after I noticed this present on a tough day…  It truly had me laughing! And it permits you to let your guard down and simply have enjoyable. It is an amazing present.”

After the primary unmasking, The California Rolls and Medusa went face to face in a battle royale which noticed every of them belting out totally different verses from Billy Joel’s “Uptown Lady,” and every gave very totally different takes on the identical tune.

When the time got here to vote, the panel selected The California Rolls to maneuver on to the subsequent spherical of the competitors. Nevertheless, whereas issues appeared bleak for Medusa, a last-minute change of coronary heart noticed the panel use their one-time-only “Ding Dong, Depart It On” bell!.

This meant Medusa did not should unmask however would get one other likelihood to battle her means again into the competitors. 

The Masked Singer Week 2 — “ABBA Night time”

After gorgeous the judges final week, Medusa was the primary to take the stage this time round, and she or he confirmed off a very totally different aspect to her unimaginable voice, belting out ABBA’s iconic “Dancing Queen.”

Night time Owl took the stage subsequent, wowing together with her feathery costume earlier than blowing the judges away with a clearly skillful and sure professionally educated rendition of the ABBA hit “Fernando.”

Rock Lobster was the final of the evening’s three contestants, and he was clearly there for comedic impact as he carried out an entertainingly chaotic cowl of ABBA’s “SOS” that had the judges cracking up.

Unsurprisingly, Rock Lobster was the primary to get voted off (as is so usually the case with the comedic contestants) and he revealed himself to be none aside from America’s Bought Expertise choose Howie Mandel.

Mandel shared some love with Cannon — who used to host AGT years in the past — and defined why he wished to be on the present, sharing, “Whenever you watch this present, that is enjoyable, and I simply wished to have enjoyable!”

After Mandel’s unmasking, Night time Owl and Medusa went face to face in a battle royale which noticed every of them belting out totally different verses from ABBA’s aptly named “The Winner Takes It All.” For the second week in a row, Medusa emerged victorious, and Night time Owl bought despatched to the chopping block.

In spite of everything the ultimate guesses had been made, Night time Owl unmasked and revealed herself as pop icon Debbie Gibson! And, because it seems, her involvement with the present was surprisingly sudden even to Gibson herself.

“So to not carry the tone down, however to maintain it actual — I misplaced my mother one yr in the past and it was the anniversary yesterday, and I used to be flying again from New York. I used to be boarding the airplane and my supervisor texts, and she or he goes, ‘Any person could be sick and may’t do the present. You’d should be in LA tomorrow,'” Gibson shared. “So, bought in late final evening, and I am so glad I bought to be right here with you guys right this moment.”

The Masked Singer Week 1 — “Premiere Night time”

The brand new season launched followers to the primary three performers that followers would get to fulfill this time round — The Mustang, The Gnome and Medusa.

The Mustang was the primary character to hit the stage, rocking an all-black, leather-based ensemble and an enormous, red-eyed horse head. She selected to showcase her weak voice with a canopy of Whitesnake’s “Right here I Go Once more” which earned a large standing ovation from the viewers.

The Gnome introduced a smile to everybody with a lighthearted rendition of Billie Vacation’s “When You are Smiling” which was a complete delight from begin to end.

 Medusa hit the stage rocking a next-level costume lined in snakes and completely dripping with thriller and intrigue. With a voice each delicate and heartbreaking, whereas concurrently highly effective and full-bore rock n’ roll, Medusa carried out a canopy of Billie Eilish’s “Happier Than Ever,” which could be probably the most jaw-dropping efficiency in latest reminiscence.

Sadly, it was The Gnome who was the primary to go — however his unmasking proved to be some of the memorable in Masked Singer historical past. The Gnome revealed himself to be none aside from display screen legend and comedy icon Dick Van Dyke!

After the unmasking — which prompted Scherzinger to burst into tears of pleasure — the Mary Poppins star bid farewell with a efficiency of “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” and confirmed off his dance strikes to the amazement of everybody within the viewers.

Subsequent up, The Mustang and Medusa confronted off in a Battle Royal spherical, the place every needed to sing a verse from Rihanna’s “Diamonds.” Each stars introduced actual ability and expertise to the problem, however Medusa managed to eke out a win.

This implies Medusa strikes on to face off in opposition to one other group of contestants, whereas The Mustang needed to unmask. Because it seems, The Mustang was, in actual fact, celebrated nation singer Sara Evans!

The Masked Singer airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Fox.

Try the gallery under for a have a look at each single contestant who has ever needed to “take it off” all through the historical past of the present!

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