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The Masked Singer UK FINAL: Contestants revealed as Davina McCall and Rita Ora lead glamour

Aston Merrygold was revealed as Robin on Saturday’s episode of The Masked Singer UK final. 

The JLS star, 33, removed his mask after finishing in third place with fellow contestants Badger and Sausage going through to the final round.

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

Yay! Aston Merrygold was revealed as Robin on Saturday’s episode of The Masked Singer UK final

The foursome were joined by 2020 winner, Nicola Roberts, on the panel with the latter and Rita correctly guessing Aston as Robin.

While Jonathan wrongly predicted Alexandra Burke, Davina guessed Nicky Byrne and Mo questioned whether Olly Murs was under the mask.  

Talking after his unmasking, Aston revealed that his JLS bandmates Marvin Humes, Oritsé Williams and JB Gill had no idea he was doing the show.

Waving to the camera, the singer joked: ‘So hi guys!’, he also added that he has ‘loved’ the ‘brilliant’ competition.

Revealed: The JLS star, 33, removed his mask after finishing in third place

Revealed: The JLS star, 33, removed his mask after finishing in third place

Finalists! Fellow contestants Badger and Sausage have gone through to the final round

Finalists! Fellow contestants Badger and Sausage have gone through to the final round 

Guesses: Prior to the unveiling, judges Jonathan Ross, Mo Gilligan, Davina McCall and Rita Ora all guessed who the contestant could be, they were joined by 2020 winner Nicola Roberts

Guesses: Prior to the unveiling, judges Jonathan Ross, Mo Gilligan, Davina McCall and Rita Ora all guessed who the contestant could be, they were joined by 2020 winner Nicola Roberts 

Prior to his unmasking, Aston sung For Once In My Life by Stevie Wonder while he also teased that his name ‘fits like a glove’, in a nod at Marigold yellow rubber gloves.

Speaking after his identity was revealed, Aston said on why he decided to do the singing competition: ‘I love singing! So what better challenge than to be able to do it behind a mask and it be all about the voice.’

He added about keeping the show a secret: ‘Not as hard as I first thought! It’s actually been quite exciting knowing and my friends and family had no idea.’

Aston also revealed that he ‘loved’ his outfit, he said: ‘I loved my outfit and character. 

Guesses: Jonathan predicted Alexandra Burke, Davina guessed Nicky Byrne and Mo questioned whether Olly Murs was under the mask

Correct! Nicola and Rita guessed Aston

Guesses: Jonathan predicted Alexandra Burke, Davina guessed Nicky Byrne and Mo questioned whether Olly Murs was under the mask, while Nicola and Rita guessed Aston 

No clue! Talking after his unmasking, Aston revealed that his JLS bandmates Marvin Humes, Oritsé Williams and JB Gill had no idea he was doing the show

No clue! Talking after his unmasking, Aston revealed that his JLS bandmates Marvin Humes, Oritsé Williams and JB Gill had no idea he was doing the show

Hello! Waving to the camera, the singer joked: 'So hi guys!', he also added that he has 'loved' the 'brilliant' competition

Hello! Waving to the camera, the singer joked: ‘So hi guys!’, he also added that he has ‘loved’ the ‘brilliant’ competition

Way back when: Aston pictured with his JLS bandmates on The X Factor in 2008

Way back when: Aston pictured with his JLS bandmates on The X Factor in 2008 

‘As soon as your mask goes on something takes over and that’s it you’re a whole different… I was about to say person but, yeah, you’re the furthest thing from being a person on this show!’

Joking about the judges and their guesses over Robin’s identity, Aston quipped: ‘Some of their guesses were very flattering and some I was very confused at! The panel are a great bunch and they bring great energy.’ 

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

The Masked Singer: Gabrielle was unmasked as Harlequin while Sue Perkins was revealed as Dragon in show's semi-final

Unveiled: The former Great British Bake Off host, 51, revealed her identity halfway through the show after not making it to the final

The Masked Singer: Gabrielle was unmasked as Harlequin while Sue Perkins was revealed as Dragon in show’s semi-final

Unmasked: Sir Lenny Henry was revealed as Blob during the double elimination last week

Happy: When asked why he took part, Lenny said: 'I've been in lockdown since March, so I was like yes okay I'll come and do it. So to have you people be so lovely has been amazing'

Unmasked: Sir Lenny Henry was revealed as Blob during the double elimination last week

The Viking! The Viking the first to have his mask removed as he was revealed to be Morten Harket, after failing to win votes with his first of Coldplay's The Scientist

The Viking! The Viking the first to have his mask removed as he was revealed to be Morten Harket, after failing to win votes with his first of Coldplay’s The Scientist

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. 

Look who it is! Cold Feet actor John Thomson was revealed to be Bush Baby

Look who it is! Cold Feet actor John Thomson was revealed to be Bush Baby

The Masked Singer: Glenn Hoddle was revealed as the Grandfather Clock

The Masked Singer: Glenn Hoddle was revealed as the Grandfather Clock

Here she is! Martine McCutcheon was revealed to be the Swan character with Jonathan correctly guessing her identity before the unmasking

Here she is! Martine McCutcheon was revealed to be the Swan character with Jonathan correctly guessing her identity before the unmasking

Star-studded: It comes after last week's show saw Spice Girl Mel B revealed to be the Seahorse character

Opening episode: While Sophie Ellis-Bextor was unmasked as the Alien on the premiere episode on Boxing Day

Star-studded: It comes after Mel B was revealed to be Seahorse last week and Sophie Ellis-Bextor was unmasked as the Alien on the premiere episode on Boxing Day (L-R) 


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