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

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

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

  1. The Masked Singer series 2: Viking clues

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

    So far, Viking has revealed:

    - Was 'curious'

    - Referenced the 'king' part of Viking

    - An explorer

    - Looking for a 'voice'

    - Wears 'another kind of armour'

    - “By my beard, they haven’t got a clue.”

    - Left great footprints in countries outside of his own.

    - “Doing my own thing underlies everything I do, including breaking the rules.”

    - “Vikings are not bound by any chains and sometimes success can be found when I break something.”

    - "My career has been one of billions"

    - He relies on tools he was born with, and tools he can create. Steel has apparently proved to be useful

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

    Guesses for Viking so far include:

    - Morten Harket

    - Aled Jones

    - Ricky Wilson

    - Mika

  3. Viking unmasked!

    In week 6, Viking lost out in the battle, and was revealed to be...

    A-ha singer Morten Harket!

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