Milkshake singer Kelis was the latest star to be revealed on The Masked Singer, as she was confirmed to be behind the character of Daisy.
Saturday’s show saw the American star, 40, unmasked after she lost out to Monster in the bottom two, despite stunning the panel with her vocals.
The revelation left judge and superfan Rita Ora delighted as she was the first judge to guess one of the celebrities correctly, after claiming she recognised the star simply by the way she was breathing.
Look who it is! Milkshake singer Kelis was the latest star to be revealed on The Masked Singer, as she was confirmed to be behind the character of Daisy
After Daisy removed her mask, Rita couldn’t contain her joy at seeing it was Kelis, as she gushed: ‘One of the most important artists when I was growing up ever, you have the most iconic music videos.’
Jonathan Ross then added that Rita had told him she was convinced Daisy was Kelis, as ‘she knows the way Kelis breathes.’
Asked by host Joel Dommett why she wanted to take part in the show, Kelis said: ‘People have been telling me my voice is distinct my whole career, so I thought let’s see how distinct it is.’
Over the moon: The revelation left judge and super fan Rita Ora delighted as she was the first judge to guess one of the celebrities correctly
Giddy: Jonathan Ross then added that Rita had told him she was convinced Daisy was Kelis, as ‘she knows the way Kelis breathes’
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Kelis released her debut studio album Kaleidoscope in 1999, but it was her third release in 2003 that rocketed her to stardom thanks to the now-iconic single Milkshake.
In November she announced she would be heading embarking on a UK and European tour to celebrate the release of her debut album, and also announced that month that she was hoping to release new music sometime this year.
Her unmask proved a surprise for many viewers, especially after they were left baffled by Jonathan Ross’ claims that Daisy could be Natalie Cole, who passed away in 2015.
Before… Guesses about Daisy’s identity had previously included Fleur East, and the truth was finally revealed in Saturday’s show
… After! Kelis released her debut studio album Kaleidoscope in 1999, but it was her third release in 2003 that rocketed her to stardom thanks to the now-iconic single Milkshake
Legendary: The star released her debut album in 1999, and recently announced she would be going on tour to celebrate the album’s 20th Anniversary (above in 2003)
The judges were once again asked the make the difficult call to send one of the characters home, after the eight remaining contestants performed head-to-head for the first time.
Monster surprised the panel by offering a gender-flipped version of The Pussycat Dolls’ hit Don’t Cha,’ while Fox stunned with a beautiful rendition of On My Own from Les Miserables.
Queen Bee took to the stage with Girl On Fire by Alicia Keys, while Octopus performed Diamonds Are Forever by Shirley Bassey.
Unicorn offered a hilarious rendition of Sharp Dressed Man” by ZZ Top, and Hedgehog belted out Don’t Look Back in Anger by Oasis.
Battling it out: Daisy went head-to-head with Monster in the bottom two, with the judges choosing to send the fluffy blue creature through to the next round
Amazing: Queen Bee once again stunned the panel with a performance of Girl On Fire by Alicia Keys
Closing the show in spectacular fashion, Duck stunned the panel with a performance of Stormzy’s Blinded by Your Grace, Pt. 1.
The show once again featured all manner of bizarre guesses, ranging from Liz McClarnon, Claire Danes, Michael Ball and John Barrowman.
Next week will see two more character eliminated and unmasked, and it was also announced that Sharon and Kelly Osborne would be making guest appearances on the judging panel.
The Masked Singer continues on Saturday at 7pm on ITV.
Sensational: Closing the show in spectacular fashion, Duck stunned the panel with a performance of Stormzy’s Blinded by Your Grace, Pt. 1