The Masked Singer

Monster with 'The Masked Singer' host Nick Cannon

Monster with ‘The Masked Singer’ host Nick Cannon | Michael Becker/FOX/Getty Images

The Masked Singer is a singing game show TV series that originated in South Korea as The King of Mask Singer. It features mystery celebrities dressed in elaborate costumes performing in front of a live studio audience.

In each round, the contestant with the lowest number of votes, based on the studio audience’s vote, is eliminated and subsequently unmasked to reveal their identity. A panel of judges offers feedback and guesses regarding the masked singers’ identities based on clues given about them. Through the seasons, contestants in the Fox series have been revealed to be Grammy Award winners, YouTube influencers, professional athletes, among other categories of celebrity.


  • Genres: Music game show
  • Premiere Date: Jan. 2, 2019
  • Hosts: Nick Cannon
  • Judges: Ken Jeong, Jenny McCarthy Wahlberg, Nicole Scherzinger, and Robin Thicke
  • Where to Watch: Fox

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Learn more about The Masked Singer on Fox’s website.

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