Season 2 of “The Masked Singer” is beginning to wind down, with only seven costumed celebrities still in the running to win Fox’s reality TV competition. The show is off this week for the Thanksgiving holiday, but it returns on December 4 with the return of Butterfly, Fox, Thingamajig and Tree. After these four competitors perform, two will automatically advance to the Top 6, while the two lowest vote-getters will face off in an epic smackdown, with one being eliminated. Below, get a closer look at the “Masked Singer” journeys so far by this talented foursome.
Butterfly started out the season by performing “Bang Bang” by Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj in the first episode. She returned in the fifth hour and took on “Livin’ on a Prayer” by Bon Jovi. For her third song choice in the sixth episode Butterfly wowed the panelists with her cover of “Don’t Know Why” by Norah Jones. Some of the judges’ guesses throughout the season have included Fantasia, Mel B, Twiggy, Leona Lewis and Jones herself.
For Fox’s first time in the spotlight, he took on “This Love” by Maroon 5 in the fourth hour. The smart dresser next performed “Hey Look Ma, I Made It” by Panic! at the Disco in the sixth episode, followed by “Every Little Step” by Bobby Brown in episode eight. The panelists are convinced he’s a big name, having thrown out such A-listesr as Wesley Snipes, Anthony Mackie, Tyrese Gibson, Jamie Foxx, AJ McLean and Ne-Yo.
Thingamajig’s voice has been overshadowed in recent weeks by his hilarious showmance with Nicole Scherzinger. His three performances so far on “The Masked Singer” have included “Easy” by Commodores in the first episode, “Rainbow” by Kacey Musgraves in the fifth outing and “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg” by The Temptations in the seventh hour. The judges suspect he may be an athlete, guessing LeBron James, Dwight Howard, Montell Jordan, Tony Parker, Dennis Rodman and Ronnie DeVoe.
Finally, there’s Tree, who’s hoping not be cut down by the judges this round. This flamboyant performer has taken on the following three songs during her tenure: “High Hopes” by Panic! at the Disco in the season premiere, “Think” by Aretha Franklin in the sixth episode and most recently “No Excuses” by Meghan Trainor. Some of the suggestions from our panel include Amy Sedaris, Molly Shannon, Cheri Oteri, Lauren Graham, Rachael Ray, Zooey Deschanel and Padma Lakshmi.
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