The Masked Singer is back for its fourth season on Fox despite circumstances that have kept other big TV shows off the fall schedule, and the show wasted no time in getting wild. Between the costumes that have somehow gotten even more elaborate in Season 4, the measures taken to give the impression of a packed audience, and the identities of the unmasked celebrities so far, there's no saying what will happen each week.
Now that several celebrities have been unmasked in Season 4 (and the ratings prove that The Masked Singer came back as strong as ever), let's take a look at all the Season 4 reveals so far!
Warning: spoilers ahead for The Masked Singer Season 4 through the November 18 episode, "The Group A Play Offs."
The Masked Singer kicked off Season 4 with a strong crop of competitors, including The Sun, The Dragon, Popcorn, Giraffe, and the Snow Owls as the show's first-ever duet act. Despite a performance of LL Cool J's "Mama Said Knock You Out," the Dragon didn't leave as strong of an impression on voters as the other masked singers, and he lost his mask to reveal none other than rap legend Busta Rhymes! Losing a music legend so early came as a bit of a surprise, but his elimination is a sign of just how strong the competition is in Group A.
The Gremlin was the second masked celebrity to go from The Masked Singer Season 4 and the first of Group B, also comprised of Crocodile, Baby Alien, Seahorse, Whatchamacallit, and Serpent, and his unmasking as Mickey Rourke made history. He went for a shaky performance of Ben E. King's "Stand By Me" that wasn't the strongest of the night, but he didn't wait around to find out if voters wanted him out. Shortly after singing his final note, Gremlin went right ahead and removed his own mask, resulting in The Masked Singer's very first self-elimination. The mask was seemingly so uncomfortable that he wanted it off, so maybe The Masked Singer needs to do something about those masks!
Giraffe marks the first elimination of Season 4 who had to lose the mask after not one but two performances. After an energetic performance of "Let's Get It Started" by Black Eyed Peas in the Season 4 premiere that was enough to keep him in the mix over Dragon, his version of Kool & the Gang's "Get Down On It" turned out to be his downfall, and he was unmasked as Beverly Hills,90210 alum (and close personal friend of judge Robin Thicke) Brian Austin Green. He leaves behind some strong singers in Popcorn, Snow Owls, and Sun, but I'll miss his him for his costume more than anything. A giraffe dressed up like an 18th century aristocrat? I don't 100% get it, but I loved it!
Another Group B singer bit the dust, and Baby Alien was voted out despite a catchy rendition of Imagine Dragons’ “It’s Time.” The judges were conflicted in their guesses, with Jenny McCarthy going for Nick Kroll, Nicole Scherzinger suggesting puppet expert Jeff Dunham, Ken Jeong citing Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Friends connections to guess Freddie Prinze Jr., Robin Thicke going in an Orange Is the New Black direction for Jason Biggs, and guest judge Joel McHale pitching Eric Bana. They were all wrong in the end, and Baby Alien was revealed to be retired NFL quarterback and sports commentator Mark Sanchez! He might not have won, but he fooled the judges, and that’s its own kind of victory.
The first night of Group C singers was packed with some entertaining performers, but Squiggly Monster, Mushroom, Jellyfish, Broccoli, and Lips couldn’t all stay in the running for the top prize. Despite a rendition of Odyssey’s “Native New Yorker” and flirty exchanges with Nick Cannon, Lips was voted out and unmasked to be revealed as none other than talk show host Wendy Williams. Both Jenny McCarthy and Nicole Scherzinger were correct with their first impressions that Wendy Williams was Lips, but Ken Jeong’s first impression of Mariah Carey was wildly (but hilariously) off.
The remaining secret celebrity singers of Group C were back on November 4, and it was down to Squiggly Monster, Mushroom, Jellyfish, and Broccoli. Despite Squiggly Monster hitting the stage with all his extra arms for a satisfying rendition of The Rolling Stones' "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction," he didn't get enough votes to stay, and he was unmasked as none other than Bob Saget. His voice was distinctive enough that Jenny McCarthy and Robin Thicke both had him figured out from their first impressions, and all the judges (including guest judge and former Masked Singer Fox Wayne Brady) guessed that Squiggly Monster was Saget, other than Nicole Scherzinger.
The Masked Singer made history in Season 4 with the first-ever duet act. The Snow Owls impressed the judges and voters enough to last through to the Group A Finals, but their journey would end there. Despite joining voices with Sun and Popcorn for a group performance of Pink’s “Raise Your Glass” and an emotional rendition of Andrea Bocelli and Celine Dion’s “The Prayer,” they wound up in the bottom two with Popcorn. The Snow Owls vs. Popcorn smackdown saw Popcorn come out on top with her performance of Bryan Adams’ “(Everything I Do) I Do It For You,” and the Snow Owls were revealed as none other than Clint Black and Lisa Hartman Black after their version of Celine Dion’s “Because You Loved Me” wasn’t enough to send them to the finals.
The Group B Finals were also the first double elimination of the season, meaning that only two of Crocodile, Whatchamacallit, Serpent, and Seahorse would make it to the final six. Whatchamacallit successfully performed despite his especially wild costume, with an energetic rendition of "Lean Back" by Terror Squad featuring Fat Joe and Remy, but he didn't have enough votes to beat Crocodile and Seahorse. He was unmasked as none other than basketball player Lonzo Ball, making Ken Jeong correct with his final guess (after definitely not nailing to first impression).
The second singer of the Group B final four to be cut was none other than Serpent. He channeled his inner Jonas Brother for a performance of "Cool," which had the judges guessing everybody from Jamie Foxx to Scrubs veteran Donald Faison to Dr. Elvis. Serpent was unmasked to reveal that Nicole Scherzinger was on the money with her final guess, having performed with Dr. Elvis in the past. She was the only one (including guest judge Cheryl Hines) to correctly guess Serpent's identity.
These are the Masked Singer Season 4 eliminations so far, but many more are yet to come, so be sure to check back with CinemaBlend each week for the latest updates. New episodes of The Masked Singer air Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET on Fox, usually ahead of Ken Jeong's bonkers new musical competition series. For some more of what you can watch now and in the coming weeks, check out our 2020 fall TV premiere schedule!
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