The Masked Singer what is the prize for winning the ITV show?


THE last masks battling for The Masked Singer title and prize are Octopus, Queen Bee and Hedgehog.

But what will the winner actually get for their weeks of singing in disguise?

Only Octopus, Hedgehog or Queen Bee can walk away with The Masked Singer title and prize

What is The Masked Singer prize?

No mention has been made of a prize for the winner of ITV’s The Masked Singer.

If it follows the format of the American version, the victor will bag a trophy – and no monetary prize.

After winning the US show, T-Pain won a golden mask-shaped trophy.

As far as we know the rapper did not receive any form of prize money – but people have claimed it’s more about the “bragging rights”.

Some of The Masked Singer UK costumes
Some of The Masked Singer UK costumes

What is The Masked Singer?

The Masked Singer is not really the correct name for this crazy show, as the singers are not just behind a mask but a detailed, bizarre costume.

Each contestant is dressed in a heavy and hot fancy costume in order to hide their identities and sing incognito.

The 12 characters for the UK show are Butterfly, Tree, Pharaoh, Unicorn, Monster, Fox, Chameleon, Daisy, Octopus, Duck, Hedgehog and Queen Bee

Each week the singers give clues to their identity, with their voices “masked”.

Host Joel Dommett prances around with Unicorn on The Masked Singer

Host Joel Dommett prances around with Unicorn on The Masked Singer

The only time the audience and judges hear their real voices is when they sing.

It’s then up to the show’s judges – Jonathan Ross, Davina McCall, Rita Ora and Ken Jeong – to guess the identity of the singing star.

The bottom one or two are eliminated each week after a vote by the audience.

The crowd shout “take it off” when the masked singer is about to be revealed

Joel Dommett is the host of the show that’ s been dubbed “TV’s greatest guessing game”.

Ken Jeong poses with a masked celebrity, Pharaoh

Ken Jeong poses with a masked celebrity, Pharaoh

Who has been revealed on The Masked Singer so far?

Nine contestants have been eliminated from The Masked Singer so far.

Butterfly was thefirst to be unmasked, revealing formerEastEndersactressPatsy Palmer.

Next, politicianAlan Johnsonwas unmasked as Pharaoh made his exit.

SingerJustin Hawkins was the man behind the Chameleon maskin week three and ex-footballerTeddy Sheringhamwasunveiled as Tree in week four.

Daisy removed her maskin week five – only to reveal music legendKelis.

DuckandUnicornwereboth unmasked in week sixas Skin, from Skunk Anansie, and Scissor Sisters’Jake Shearsrespectively.

Week seven saw the outing ofDenise Van OutenasFoxandCeeLo Green as Monster.

The final takes place on Saturday, February 15, when the final three of Octopus, Hedgehog and Queen Bee will be unmasked.

Don’t miss it on ITV at 7pm.


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