Nicole Scherzinger breaks down in tears amid emotional performance by masked singer

The Masked Singer USA has arrived in the UK and ITV viewers were treated to another episode of the wacky guessing game this afternoon.

Mariah Carey’s ex and presenter Nick Cannon returned as host and panelists Nicole Scherzinger, Robin Thicke, Jenny McCarthy and Ken Jeong were back behind the deal to try to determine which famous face was behind the mask.

Black Widow, Butterfly, Flamingo, Leopard, Skeleton, and Thingamajig have all taken the stage to perform for celebrity sleuths.

Thingamajig reduced Pussycat Dolls singer Nicole to tears with her powerful performance of Kacey Musgrves’ Rainbow.

An emotional Nicole, 42, told the mysterious celebrity: “You have such a beautiful voice.



Nicole Scherzinger was forced to wipe away her tears as Thingamajig belted a rendition of Rainbow by Kacey Musgraves

“You have a real gift and thank you very much for that.”

Nicole must wait at least another week to discover the famous face behind Thingamajig’s disguise as he qualifies for the next round of the competition.

The UK’s first series of The Masked Singer ended earlier this year with Girls Aloud’s Nicola Roberts revealing herself to be under the mask of the Queen Bee.

As UK viewers eagerly await the start of the second season of The Masked Singer UK, ITV has decided to broadcast the second series of the US version.



An emotional Nicole thanked the mysterious celebrity for her powerful performance

Masked Singer US Season 2 originally aired in September 2019 on Fox, with the show ending December 2019.

The third series of the hit show of the US version has already taken place, with the winner revealed on May 20.

The Masked Singer US will air every Saturday on ITV for the next several weeks.

Don’t worry if you miss an episode of The Masked Singer US, you can catch it up via the ITV Hub after the episode airs on ITV.



The panel could not determine the identity of Thingamajig

Big Brother legend Davina McCall, talk show star Jonathan Ross, actor Ken Jeong and singer Rita Ora are panelists on the UK version of the wacky show.

Davina, 52, has confirmed that The Masked Singer UK will begin filming later this year with or without an audience as the coronavirus halted TV production across the world.

Speaking on her podcast, Making The Cut, an excited Davina explained, “He’s coming back! We’re going to start filming in September or October.

“The public situation will be easier with a one-meter ruler. But things are changing so quickly now with the easing that September is a life away.”

“It may well be that social distancing went out the window by then.”

The Masked Singer US airs Saturday on ITV at 5:30 p.m.

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