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The Masked Singer UK FINAL: 2020 winner Nicola Roberts RETURNS to the show

Nicola Roberts returned to The Masked Singer UK on Saturday night’s final after she was crowned the winner of the 2020 series.

During the finale, the Girls Aloud star, 35, hilariously told contestant Ne-Yo, 41, that she had been listening to his music in the shower before he was unveiled as Badger.

Saturday’s final saw Joss Stone crowned as the winner after she was revealed to be Sausage while Ne-Yo finished in second and Aston Merrygold, who was Robin, came third.

Yay! Nicola Roberts returned to The Masked Singer UK on Saturday night’s final after she was crowned the winner of the 2020 series

Nicola correctly guessed Ne-Yo’s identity ahead of his unmasking and admitted she recognised his voice as she is a fan.

After he was revealed, the singer quipped: ‘I was listening to your song this morning in the shower!’

Ne-Yo performed an incredible version of Miley Cyrus’ Wrecking Ball prior to his unmasking. 

Talking after his identity was revealed, he said: ‘I have had so much fun with this, I really have, I will have to do it again but work a little harder to fool you guys!’ 

Hilarious: During the finale, the Girls Aloud star, 35, hilariously told contestant Ne-Yo, 41, that she had been listening to his music in the shower before he was unveiled as Badger

Hilarious: During the finale, the Girls Aloud star, 35, hilariously told contestant Ne-Yo, 41, that she had been listening to his music in the shower before he was unveiled as Badger

2020 winner! Nicola was revealed as Queen Bee, after she was crowned the winner of The Masked Singer UK in 2020 (pictured)

2020 winner! Nicola was revealed as Queen Bee, after she was crowned the winner of The Masked Singer UK in 2020 (pictured) 

Ne-Yo soared to fame in 2004 when he wrote Let Me Love You for singer Mario, he has also wrote music for stars such as Beyonce, Alexandra Burke and Cheryl.

The musician went on to launch his own successful music career and has hits such as Miss Independent, Sexy Love and So Sick.  

Nicola was revealed as Queen Bee, after she was crowned the winner of The Masked Singer UK in 2020, she joined the judging panel on Saturday’s final.

Viewers were a big fan of the star joining the judging panel and even declared that she be made a permanent judge on the next series.

Crowned the wiener! Joss Stone was revealed as Sausage after she was crowned the winner of The Masked Singer UK final on Saturday night

Crowned the wiener! Joss Stone was revealed as Sausage after she was crowned the winner of The Masked Singer UK final on Saturday night

Runner-up: The singer , 33, who was heavily pregnant at the time and has since welcomed her first child, removed her mask after beating Badger, who was revealed to be singer Ne-Yo (pictured)

Third place: Aston Merrygold was revealed to be Robin, he finished in third place

Runner-ups: The singer, 33, who was heavily pregnant at the time and has since welcomed her first child, removed her mask after beating Badger (Ne-Yo), L, and Robin (Aston Merrygold), R 

Fan! Nicola correctly guessed Ne-Yo's identity ahead of his unmasking and admitted she recognised his voice as she is a fan

Fan! Nicola correctly guessed Ne-Yo’s identity ahead of his unmasking and admitted she recognised his voice as she is a fan 

One person said: ‘Can we have Nicola as a full time judge please? #MaskedSingerUK #maskedsinger.’ 

A different fan put: ‘So glad to have Nicola on the panel this week #MaskedSinger.’ 

While another follower added: ‘#maskedsinger please, please, please, please, please have Nicola Roberts as a permanent judge next year.’ 

Elsewhere Joss was revealed as Sausage after she was crowned the winner of The Masked Singer UK final on Saturday night.

Hilarious: After he was revealed, the singer quipped: 'I was listening to your song this morning in the shower!'

Hilarious: After he was revealed, the singer quipped: ‘I was listening to your song this morning in the shower!’

So talented: Ne-Yo performed an incredible version of Miley Cyrus' Wrecking Ball prior to his unmasking

So talented: Ne-Yo performed an incredible version of Miley Cyrus' Wrecking Ball prior to his unmasking

So talented: Ne-Yo performed an incredible version of Miley Cyrus’ Wrecking Ball prior to his unmasking 

The singer, 33, who was heavily pregnant at the time of filming and has since welcomed her first child, removed her mask after beating Badger and Robin. 

Talking after her identity was disclosed, Joss, who revealed as one of her clues that she ate a plant-based diet, revealed why she dressed up as a Sausage.

She quipped: ‘Who doesn’t love sausage and chips! I’m dressed as a sausage, what are you going to do but laugh?!’ 

Host Joel Dommett pointed out that Joss was heavily pregnant at the time of filming, the star welcomed her first child, a daughter named Violet Melissa, with American musician boyfriend Cody DaLuz earlier this month. 

Fun: Talking after his identity was revealed, he said: 'I have had so much fun with this, I really have, I will have to do it again but work a little harder to fool you guys!'

Fun: Talking after his identity was revealed, he said: ‘I have had so much fun with this, I really have, I will have to do it again but work a little harder to fool you guys!’ 

Talking about why she decided to take part, Joss said: ‘Why not?! Life can be so serious, we should just dress up as chips and sausage to have a sing song.

‘This has been the funniest and most hilarious job I have ever had, I’ve laughed so much!’ 

Joss also took to her Instagram to announce the news as she shared a shot of herself on the show.

She penned: ‘Well what a relief to no longer be a secret sausage! It was hard to keep it in as you can imagine. it’s one of my proudest moments!! 

Judge Nicola! Viewers were a big fan of the star joining the judging panel and even declared that she be made a permanent judge on the next series

Judge Nicola! Viewers were a big fan of the star joining the judging panel and even declared that she be made a permanent judge on the next series 

‘Big thank you to @staceysolomon and @sheridansmithster for taking the heat whilst I hid in the kitchen. This truly was the funniest gig I have ever done I am so happy to be part of it. What a laugh and a half!’ 

Prior to her unmasking, judges Jonathan Ross, Mo Gilligan, Davina McCall and Rita Ora all guessed who the contestant could be.

The foursome were joined by 2020 winner, Nicola Roberts, on the panel who was able to offer her guidance.

The judges all guessed the wrong celebrity with Jonathan saying Sheridan Smith, Rita guessing Leona Lewis, Nicola questioning whether it was Stacey Solomon, Davina guessing Fergie and Mo predicting Beverley Knight. 

Winner! Elsewhere Joss was revealed as Sausage after she was crowned the winner of The Masked Singer UK final on Saturday night.

Hilarious: She quipped: 'Who doesn't love sausage and chips! I'm dressed as a sausage, what are you going to do but laugh?!'

Winner! Elsewhere Joss was revealed as Sausage after she was crowned the winner of The Masked Singer UK final on Saturday night.

Yay! Joss also took to her Instagram to announce the news as she shared a shot of herself on the show

Yay! Joss also took to her Instagram to announce the news as she shared a shot of herself on the show 

In 2012, Joss was said to be the fifth richest British singer under 30 with an estimated net worth of £10 million. She has hits such as Super Duper Love, Right to Be Wrong and Tell Me What We’re Gonna Do Now.  

As well as her music career, Joss is also close friends to Prince Harry and attended his royal wedding to Meghan Markle in 2018. 

The singer has been friends with both Prince Harry, 36, and Prince William for years due to her humanitarian work. She was also a guest at the Duke of Cambridge’s wedding to Kate Middleton in 2011. 

Prior to her unmasking, Badger was revealed as singer Ne-Yo, who finished in second place, while Robin was unmasked as JLS star Aston, who came third. 

Fun times: Talking about why she decided to take part, Joss said: 'Why not?! Life can be so serious, we should just dress up as chips and sausage to have a sing song.'

Fun times: Talking about why she decided to take part, Joss said: ‘Why not?! Life can be so serious, we should just dress up as chips and sausage to have a sing song.’ 

Last week, singer Gabrielle was revealed as Harlequin with former Great British Bake Off host Sue Perkins unmasked as Dragon.  

Prior to this the previous week, Sir Lenny Henry was revealed as Blob while A-Ha singer Morten Harket was unmasked as Viking. 

Elsewhere, Cold Feet star John Thomson was unveiled as Bush Baby whilst Seahorse was revealed to be Mel B. 

Glenn Hoddle was the Grandfather Clock and Martine McCutcheon was unmasked as Swan. 

Sophie Ellis Bextor was booted out of the competition first, leaving her Alien alias to be revealed.

Wrong! Prior to her unmasking, judges Jonathan Ross, Mo Gilligan, Davina McCall and Rita Ora all wrongly guessed who the contestant could be, they were joined by 2020 winner Nicola Roberts

Wrong! Prior to her unmasking, judges Jonathan Ross, Mo Gilligan, Davina McCall and Rita Ora all wrongly guessed who the contestant could be, they were joined by 2020 winner Nicola Roberts 


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