The Masked Singer recruits Rita Ora, Davina McCall and Jonathan Ross to judge celebrity performances alongside join Ken Jeong in new show

The Masked Singer recruits Rita Ora, Davina McCall and Jonathan Ross to judge celebrity performances alongside join Ken Jeong in new show

- in Gossip
37
0

THE judging panel of ITV’s new singing competition has been revealed.

Rita Ora, Davina McCall and Jonathan Ross will join Hollywood actor and comedian, Ken Jeong, who also appears on the panel of The Masked Singer in the US.

Rita Ora is joining the judging panel of The Masked Singer
Getty – Contributor

The Masked Singer will hit screens in 2020 and is a brand new UK version of the American show.

I’m A Celeb star Joel Dommett will present the show that was adapted from the South Korean format King of Mask Singer.

The singing competition is described as a “surreal and surprising guessing game that will see 12 famous faces compete to pull off the best performance, with their identity elaborately and imaginatively concealed behind the mask”.

The celebrities won’t be judged on their singing but need to give their best performance to avoid being eliminated.

Davina McCall is also joining the panel
Rex Features
Jonathan Ross has a lot of experience on chat shows
Rex Features

The panel have to try and guess the masked singers’ identities before they are unmasked as they leave the competition.

Host Joel says: “The panel is brilliant and it’s an incredible idea – I think the UK is going to love it.”

Jonathan Ross says: “I loved the American version of the show so can’t wait to try and uncover the mystery UK superstars hiding beneath the masks. It should be great fun!”

Rita Ora says: “I’m a huge fan of The Masked Singer, it’s such a fresh and original show. I can’t wait for it to come to the UK and to get started – it’s going to be so much fun.”

Hollywood star Ken Jeong is on the panel as he makes the American version of the show
The Mega Agency


Davina McCall says: “I love this show! I’m so excited and I can’t wait to join Rita, Jonathan and the inimitable Ken on the panel and see just what amazing costumes and performances our celebrities will be bringing to the show.”

Ken Jeong says: “As the smartest judge on the US Masked Singer, it is truly an honour and privilege to take my talents to the UK!

“As everyone knows, I am extremely knowledgeable about UK culture, and I can’t wait to see my favourite British singers dressed in beautiful costumes based on their native kangaroos and dingos.”

 


Got a story? email [email protected] or call us direct on 02077824220.

We pay for videos too. Click here to upload yours.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

You may also like

Christmas post chaos feared as Royal Mail staff vote to strike over festive season

POSTIES have voted to bring havoc to Christmas