12 ‘The Masked Singer’ contestants’ identities, clues, guesses

Based on the South Korean singing competition program “King of Mask Singer,” “The Masked Singer” is a new singing competition show on Fox. Nick Cannon serves as the host while Ken Jeong, Jenny McCarthy, Nicole Scherzinger and Robin Thicke are the judges.

“The Masked Singer” features 12 celebrity contestants. The contestant who gets the lowest votes from the judges and the audience will reveal his or her identity at the end of every episode.

Here are the contestants:

The Hippo is Antonio Brown, an NFL player who plays as wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers.  He was voted out after singing “My Prerogative” by Bobby Brown in episode 1, which aired on January 2, 2019.

  • Clues: He loves breakfast, bowling and dancing.
  • Guesses: Odell Beckham Jr., Deion Sanders, Allen Iverson


The Pineapple is Tommy Chong, a comedian, actor, musician, director, writer and cannabis rights activist. He and Cheech Marin are known as the Cheech and Chong comedy duo.

  • Clues: He beat a life-threatening disease and he loves weed.
  • Guesses: Tommy Chong, Cheech Marin


The Deer is Terry Bradshaw, a retired National Football League player. He played as a quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers from 1970 to 1983.

  • Clues: He has been knocked down many times and he loves horses.
  • Guesses: Peyton Manning, Terry Bradshaw, Dwayne Johnson, Tom Brady

The Peacock

  • Clues: He loves the spotlight and his fans are now mothers.
  • Guesses: Donny Osmond, Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Jimmy Kimmel, Cory Feldman, David Hasselhoff

The Monster

  • Clues: He has been on a hiatus.
  • Guesses: Gucci Mane, Justin Bieber, Brian McKnight, AJ McLean, Cee-Lo Green, T-Pain

The Unicorn

  • Clues: She grew up in a rich neighborhood and dreamt of singing but was told she was tone deaf.
  • Guesses: Lindsay Lohan, Paris Hilton, Ireland Baldwin, Kylie Jenner, Tori Spelling

The Lion

  • Clue: She used to be Hollywood royalty.
  • Guesses: Lady Gaga, Mel B, Rumor Willis, Michelle Williams, Tracee Ellis Ross, Jodie Sweetin

The Raven

  • Clues: She has hosted a talk show and she dedicated her song to a loved one who passed away.
  • Guesses: Ricki Lake, Rosie O’Donell, Vicki Lawrence

The Alien

  • Clue: She has many sisters.
  • Guesses: Bella Hadid, La Toya Jackson, Noah Cyrus

The Poodle

  • Clues: She comes from a musical family but she is known for “a different kind of talent.
  • Guesses: Maya Rudolph, Margaret Cho, Debbie Harry

The Bee

  • Clue: She has been singing since the 1950s.
  • Guesses: Gladys Knight, Tina Turner, Jenifer Lewis

The Rabbit

  • Clues: He was once a member of a boy band.
  • Guesses: Hugh Jackman, JC Chasez, Joey Fatone

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