Meet the Season 6 Contestants for The Masked Singer

Ahead of the Sept. 22 premiere of The Masked Singer, take a closer look at the costumed contestants who will be singing their hearts out.

By Alyssa Ray Sep 22, 2021 11:29 PMTags
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It seems like only yesterday that Nick Lachey was crowned the winner of season five of The Masked Singer

Alas, the 98 Degrees singer, who previously competed as Piglet, must end his reign, as season six premieres tonight, Sept. 22. Thankfully, he seems as excited as we are, writing on Twitter, "This little [Piglet] is excited to find out who the next winner is!! Good luck to the new masks performing tonight in #TheMaskedSinger premiere!"

And, like in the previous seasons, a group of celebrities are ready to don outrageous costumes and sing pop hits. This season, the alter egos include everything from a baby to a beach ball to a mallard.

In fact, as E! News previously teased in a sneak peek, one competitor dressed as Mother Nature has judge Ken Jeong thinking that Tiffany Haddish is participating in season six. Per Jeong, Mother Nature has a "'She Ready' kind of vibe" about her.

"Mother nature is a force to be reckoned with," the unidentified celebrity shared in the preview. "She's beautiful and scary at the same time."

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Speaking of the judges, in addition to Jeong, season six has Robin Thicke, Jenny McCarthy and Nicole Scherzinger all returning to the judges' table. Nick Cannon is also returning to his hosting role.

So, in celebration of the season six premiere, take a closer look at the contestants by scrolling through the gallery below!

Cupcake

The Cupcake was revealed to be Ruth Pointer of The Pointer Sisters at the end of week five. She gave a sweet first performance by singing "Heatwave" by Martha Reeves & the Vandellas, and she later sang "Finesse" by Bruno Mars

Here are some important clues: Says it's been a while since she's been solo, has a loved one with bad health and claims food makes them feel better.

Baby

In episode four, the Baby was revealed to be Larry the Cable Guy. On night two, Baby was introduced and sang "You're the First, the Last, My Everything" by Barry White.

Here are some important clues: Describes himself as "larger than life," claims to have replaced Arnold Schwarzenegger in a film, was a part of a "baby rat pack" and has been featured in blockbuster films, an award-winning album and a radio play.

Dalmatian

Dalmatian was revealed to be rapper Tyga during week three of The Masked Singer. Before his elimination, he had the following clues: Always wanted to "play in the big leagues," used to feel like an underdog and said he played by his own rules growing up.

Kylie Jenner's ex sang "Beautiful" by Snoop Dogg and Pharrell Williams on the show.

Octopus

The clue that featured the Octopus dunking a cookie in some milk should've been a giveaway about this contender! Why? Well, as was revealed on night one of season six, the Octopus was none other than All-NBA Team honoree Dwight Howard. During his brief stint on The Masked Singer, the basketball star sang Little Richard's "Tutti Frutti".

Mother Nature

The Masked Singer season 6 featured a first-ever double elimination in the premiere. However, the episode ended on a cliffhanger, so you'll have to watch part two of the premiere on Sept. 23.

While we wait for the reveal, here are some important clues: She's "done it all." Claims she's never had the chance to be a mother, but is embracing the family she already has with season two's winner Wayne Brady. Sang "I'm Coming Out" by by Diana Ross.

In episode two, it was revealed that Mother Nature was Vivica A. Fox.

Pufferfish

Pufferfish performed "Say So" by Doja Cat on night one, keeping her the game a bit longer.

Here are some important clues: Reveals she chose the Pufferfish because she knows how to defend herself. Claims she couldn't blend in for most of her life. Notes that her voice was "always different, not necessarily in a good way."

In episode two, the Pufferfish was revealed to be Toni Braxton.

Skunk

Skunk has sung "Diamonds" by Sam Smith, "It's a Man's, Man's, Man's World" by James Brown and "Midnight Train to Georgia" by Gladys Knight & the Pips in the competition.

Here are some important clues: Has a reputation that she's "quick to get into a fight," but claims "honey, that couldn't be further from the truth." Says she relates to the Skunk because of "the duality, the yin and yang." Lots of lavish goods are shown, including a vase that has a D inscribed on it.

Bull

For night one, Bull sang "Drops of Jupiter" by Train. And, on night two, Bull sang "What Hurts the Most" by Rascal Flatts. On episode four, he performed "Circus" by Britney Spears.

Here are some important clues: This may be "a huge surprise," but he's "actually quite shy about singing." Claims to be from a "small, small town." Says he's his own boss, and that Hollywood and Forbes have taken notice."

Hamster

During night two of the premiere, the Hamster was introduced and sang "Oh, Pretty Woman" by Roy Orbison. On episode four, he opted for "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" by Queen.

Here are some important clues: Mentions jumping between famous friends' projects, has a clue referencing Alcatraz Island and promises to to be the teacher's pet.

Queen of Hearts

During week three, Queen of Hearts sang "Born This Way" by Lady Gaga. Week five featured a rendition of "La Vie en Rose" by Édith Piaf.

Here are some important clues: Seems to consider Hilary Swank a BFF, left her home at a young age, says she's spent her life championing her own heart.

Mallard

Mallard also made its debut in week three, singing "Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy)" by Big & Rich. In week five, he performed "My House" by Flo Rida.

Here are some important clues: Claims to have an "entertainer on a bus" act, the old west is teased, considers Chris Pratt a BFF and reveals he has a bestselling book and a platinum album.

Banana Split

This duo is certainly interesting, as they sang "A Million Dreams" by Pink, and later did "Cry Me a River" by Michael Bublé.

Here are some important clues: They may've worked together previously, the male competitor sticks with the female contestant through the "sweet and sour," says there's no such thing as overnight success.

Pepper

Pepper impressed the panelists with a performance of "Jealous" by Labrinth.

Here are some important clues: They had some kind of major viral moment in the last year, and they played tic-tac-toe on stage, possibly suggesting this is a TikTok star.

Caterpillar

Caterpillar proved to have legs in the competition, kicking things off with an initial performance of "If I Were a Boy" by Beyoncé

Here are some important clues: Has undergone "metamorphosis" throughout life, endured a "lonely" childhood that led him to leave home at a young age and later spent time in jail.

Beach Ball
Jester

Catch The Masked Singer's special two-night premiere, which airs Wednesday, Sept. 22 and Thursday, Sept. 23 at 8 p.m. on Fox.

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