The Masked Singer UK: Who is Blob? Clues and theories for series 2

29 January 2021, 17:15 | Updated: 12 February 2021, 11:12

The Masked Singer UK: Who is Blob? Clues and theories for series 2
The Masked Singer UK: Who is Blob? Clues and theories for series 2. Picture: ITV

By Tom Eames

The Masked Singer is back in the UK for a second series! But which celebrities will be behind the elaborate costumes?

After a hugely popular first series in early 2020, the guessing game is back for series 2 on ITV.

First airing on Boxing Day 2020, The Masked Singer will continue into early 2021 with 12 more famous faces singing classic tunes for judges Jonathan Ross, Davina McCall, Rita Ora and new member Mo Gilligan, alongside host Joel Dommett.

Series 1 featured celebrities and singers including Jason Manford, Denise Van Outen, Katherine Jenkins, CeeLo Green, Jake Shears and winner Nicola Roberts.

As each episode passes, we'll look at the theories and clues behind each mask, including Blob:

  1. The Masked Singer series 2: Blob clues

    The Masked Singer series 2: Blob clues
    The Masked Singer series 2: Blob clues. Picture: ITV

    So far, Blob has revealed:

    - Is "big, bright and loud"

    - Had a school classroom setting

    - Has been called 'four-eyes'

    - Wanted to be James Bond or Batman as a kid

    - Recorded a demo for Simon Cowell

    - “As a musician, I’ve had the great fortune to duet with some amazing artists over the years, which has led me to come face-to-face with some legends and personal heroes of mine.”

    - Has “played to large audiences, and also intimate celebrity gigs.”

    - They’ve also played “for a top political journalist”.

    - Has “written songs”, adding, “My career has seen me record with the best, like when I worked with George Michael’s producer.”

    - He always stands up for the things he believes in.

    - He wants to put smiles on people’s faces, and that he’s ‘got talent’

  2. The Masked Singer series 2: Blob guesses and theories

    So far, clues for Blob include:

    - Lenny Henry

    - Romesh Ranganathan

    - Harry Hill

  3. Blob unmasked!

    In week 6, Blob lost out in the vote, and was revealed to be...

    Comedy legend Sir Lenny Henry!

The Masked Singer UK series 2 contestants for 2021:

- Alien - unmasked as Sophie Ellis-Bextor in week 1

- Seahorse - unmasked as Mel B in week 2

- Swan - unmasked as Martine McCutcheon in week 3

- Grandfather Clock - unmasked as Glenn Hoddle in week 4

- Bush Baby - unmasked as John Thomson in week 5

- Viking - unmasked as Morten Harket in week 6

- Blob - unmasked as Lenny Henry in week 6

- Dragon - unmasked as Sue Perkins in week 7

- Harlequin - unmasked as Gabrielle in week 7

- Robin

- Sausage

- Badger